This July, RED announced its collaboration with Sharp and THX for the 2nd annual Art of Amazing 4K Film Competition. The fifteen finalists, selected from a pool of talented filmmakers, will attend the 2014 Mill Valley Film Festival where their 4K short films will be screened and the contest winners announced.
Photographer Ivan Agerton recently spoke with RED about his experience pulling stills-from-motion with the EPICDRAGON. Ivan is a founding member and co-owner of Royal Galactic, a professional photography service for clients worldwide. Ivan’s experience with RED began almost seven years ago when he happened to drive past his current business partner Justin O’Neill, shooting on a REDONE from a street corner.
On September 16th RED® will visit Photokina for the first time, showcasing the stills-from-motion capabilities of the revolutionary 6K DRAGON® sensor. Boasting over 19 megapixels, a new color science and higher dynamic range, the DRAGON sensor takes both EPIC and SCARLET® to the next level – blurring the line between motion and still cameras.
RED® returns to IBC on September 12th to showcase the 6K motion capabilities of the RED DRAGON® sensor. EPICDRAGON and SCARLETDRAGON® will be on display at booth 10.A10 alongside new innovations from RED and a few of our partners.
This September RED will attend IBC, Photokina, and Cinec to showcase the 6K motion and 19 megapixel still capabilities of the REDDRAGON sensor and other new RED innovations. From broadcast streaming to cinematography and photography, RED will highlight the full capabilities of the DSMC system—one camera for it all.
At this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, the first official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was unveiled. This last installment in the Hobbit trilogy is widely anticipated, and while those in attendance at Comic-con were treated to a first look, Warner Bros. Pictures released their trailer to the public the following Monday.
Director Peter Jackson employed nearly 50 REDEPICMYSTERIUM-X cameras simultaneously while on the sets of the Hobbit movies. With the cameras shooting in 5k on tandem 3D rigs at 48fps, Jackson was able to create true-to-life cinematics from nearly every angle. To see the results for yourself, catch The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, opening nationwide on December 17th.
With over 150 contributing artists, Mammoth HD has become a unique resource for ultra high definition stock footage and one of the only providers to feature 6K EPICDRAGON imagery. At the helm of Mammoth HD is Clark Dunbar – a devoted photographer and cinematographer who, when not managing the vast library of footage, is one of the passionate contributors in capturing life’s subtle details and providing a visual resource to the world of Ultra HD.
For the next profile in the RED Collective series, we reveal Clark’s passion for detail and wildlife as he teaches us to “look closer” at our surrounding world.
Clark uses his EPICDRAGON to shoot motion and pull stills for his personal work. You can check out Clark¹s work as well as the 150 members of his library at www.mammothhd.com.
Earlier this year Oxford Brookes University purchased the EPICREDDRAGON and began integrating it into their Film Studies courses, becoming the first university in the UK to give their students hands-on experience with an EPICDRAGON.
Last week The Discovery Channel presented their 25th annual Shark Week marathon. Award winning cinematographer Andy Casagrande and world-renowned photographer Michael Muller dominated Discovery’s programming with ultra high-definition video and stills courtesy of their REDEPIC cameras.