Pro video blog…Produced by Philip Johnston DoP/Editor

Day two was more hectic than day one, first stop was to ATOMOS…

I was shown a fantastic HD converter which converts HDMI to HD SDI and fits in your top pocket, runs off a Sony 7.4V battery which is why you now have two choices when it comes to the HDMI Ninja or the HDSDI Samuri.

This is a reader from Israel, Nissan Lahat Kunz who tells his cameramen to look at my tutorials if they need a refresher in using his Sony PMW-350 camcorder.

This was a great bit of marketing a German web streaming company showing off the new very portable mini CASTER a live streaming encoder that connects to the internet via LAN, cellular or WiFi and converts video signals from prosumer camcorders to live HD web streaming.

My old friend Ron Tarrent from Panasonic was on hand to explain the new codecs from Panasonic that will rock the video industry to its core and also informed me that the new 22x lenses on the 250 and 160 were 28mm on the wide end.

We have taken a lot of footage over the last 2 days at IBC so look out for my reports coming soon.


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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