360° Video

360° is a variety of virtual reality (VR).

5G and wireless microphones

Why 2019 is set to be an important year for wireless microphones.

An Introduction to Drones

Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), autonomous or controlled aircraft.

Arri Alexa

Arri's high end camera platform since 2010

Arri Alexa LF

Arri's complete large-format camera system

Arri Alexa Mini LF

Since summer 2019, the new Arri Alexa Mini LF is available .

Arri Amira

The Arri Amira has been expanding the portfolio of the Arri camera series since 2013.

ARRI Skypanel

In 2015 the first version of the ARRI SkyPanel came onto the market as the S60-C.

Audio for HD and UHD

Sound is one of the most important elements of film and television productions.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 4K

4K- DCI capable DSLM camera from Blackmagic.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K EF

Blackmagics new camera of the Pocket Cinema- series with 6K S35 and EF- Mount.

Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro

The URSA Mini Pro, successor to the URSA Mini, brings DigitalCinema quality in a shape similar to classic broadcast cameras.

Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro G2

2nd generation of Blackmagics shoulder camcorder.

Camera Filters

Filters work according to the principle of subtractive color mixing.

Canon Cinema EOS C500 Mark2

Introduced at IBC 2019, the C500 Mark 2 extends the successful Cinema EOS series.

Canon Cinema EOS Cameras

The Canon Cinema EOS series has been available since 2011.

Canon EOS R / RP

The EOS R / RP opens a new chapter in mirrorless full-frame cameras at Canon.

Canon EOS- 1 DX Mark III

Canon announced their new 5.5K RAW- DSLR, EOS-1D X Mark III, at CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

Canon XF705

The XF705 joins the XF300 and the XF305 in Canon’s class line up.

Canons Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus System

Dual Pixel CMOS AF is a sensor-based phase recognition autofocus (AF) technology.

Colour Space Rec.2020

The Rec.2020 color space is used for standardization in UHD television.

Colour Space Rec.709

The TV color space Rec.709 was established in 1990.

Digital Cameras Overview

The digital camera market has become increasingly diverse in recent years, serving a wide variety of users from high-end, high resolution dramas, to small flexible self-operated cameras for documentaries.

Digital Cinema Cameras Comparison Table

Comparison table of important Digital Cinema Cameras.

Drone laws in Germany

The new law for drones in Germany is valid since 2017.

DSLM in direct comparison (2 / 2)

Pros and Cons of actual DSLM in direct comparison.

DSLM in direct comparison (1 / 2)

Pros and cons of actual DSLM in direct comparison.

Film Speed (ISO)

Introduction to the Photosensitivity of Digital Cameras.

Frame Rates

Frame rates refer to the number of individual images displayed per second when a piece of video is played back.

Frequencies for wireless microphones - Introduction

Frequency allocations for radio applications and broadcast for wireless microphones and cameras in Germany.

Guide to film shootings under corona conditions

How to start film shooting with corona regulations still in place? We collected some information to reactivate filmmaking.

Guide to film shootings under corona conditions (part 2: United Kingdoms)

The "British Film Commission" updated its guidelines for filming under corona conditions in the UK - this is, what you need to know.

Guide to film shootings under corona conditions (part 3: Spain)

The "Spain Film Commission" published its guidelines for filming under corona conditions in Spain - this is, what you need to know.

HDSLM: Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

The ultra-compact cinema camera was introduced in 2014.

HDSLM: Panasonic GH4

With the GH4, Panasonic delivered 2014 its first 4K stills/video camera with the ability to record 4K, 4096x2160 pixels in 24p.

HDSLM: Panasonic LUMIX GH5 / GH5s

The Panasonic Lumix GH5 takes the position of the high-end system camera in the G-series.

HDSLM: Sony Alpha 7s II

The Sony Alpha 7s II was introduced in 2015.


The Canon EOS 5D Mk III in 2012 became the successor of the revolutionary EOS 5D and the EOS 5D Mk II.

Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)

Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) is a standard developed by the BBC and NHK.

Insta 360 Pro

3D 360 ° VR camera with 8K resolution.


IPP2 improves handling of difficult hues, softening highlights and enhancing details in the shadows.

Kinefinity Digital Cinema Cameras

Introducing the TERRA 4K, Mavo 6K and Mavo LF.

Kinefinity MAVO LF - In Depth (1 / 3)

The MAVO LF is Kinefinity's current flagship.

Kinefinity MAVO LF - In Depth (2 / 3)

The MAVO LF is Kinefinity's current flagship.

Kinefinity MAVO LF - In Depth (3 / 3)

The MAVO LF is Kinefinity's current flagship.

Lens mounts at a glance

Numerous different lens mounts for interchangeable lenses have been introduced in the recent years.

Lenses Overview

In addition to digital video cameras and DSLRs, some smaller cameras now also offer the option to change lenses.

Light technology: (2 / 10): Colourimetry

About the qualitative properties of light.

Lighting Technology (1 / 10): Basics and Characteristics

Anyone who is interested in lighting technology and lighting design should be familiar with the basic properties and characteristics of light.

Lighting technology (3 / 10): Colour rendering

In this article we deal with the extensive topic of colour reproduction.

Lighting technology (4 / 10): Lighting technologies

An overview of the important designs and types.

Lighting technology (5 / 10): Basics in LED technology

After we have already briefly touched on some aspects of LED technology in the overview of lighting technologies, this article will take a closer look at what is undoubtedly the most important lighting technology at present.

Lighting technology (6 / 10): Luminaire Types

We are continuing the popular series on lighting technologies by Dennis Jackstein.

Look Up Tables (LUTs)

Despite recent technological advances, many filmmakers still prefer the look of film.

Lytro Lightfield

Lytro is a US-based company that design and build light field cameras.

Magic Lantern

A free software add-on, that provides increased functionality to Canon EOS cameras.

Mobile Journalism

Everything about mobile journalism.

Nikon Z- Series

With the Z series, Nikon made a giant leap into the field of DSLM cameras in 2018.

Nokia Ozo

Capturing 360° video is challenging, as it requires the use of multiple cameras, as well as stitching the camera outputs together.

Panasonic AG-DVX200

The DVX200 was introduced in 2015.

Panasonic AJ-PX380

Compact & lightweight shoulder-type P2 Camcorder from Panasonic

Panasonic AU-EVA1

With the launch fo the AU-EVA1 in 2017 Panasonic closed the gap between the Lumix GH5 and the Varicam series.

Panasonic Lumix S1 series

With the DSLM Lumix S1 and S1R Panasonic now aims to conquer the full-format sector.

Panasonic Varicam LT

Panasonic's smaller brother of the cine camera Varicam 35.

Panavision Millenium DXL

The 8K-Large-Format- Camera by Panavision.

RED Cameras

The RED camera family.

RED Digital Cinema Cameras

The RED camera family in an overview.

SDUN.NET - An interview with Matthias Sdun about Overcapture.

The basics and tips for Overcapture.

Sensor Sizes and Crop

Crop Factors is the cropping that a sensor does of the image it is presented from a camera lens. The overview.

Sony Alpha 7S III

After almost five years, Sony introduces the new system camera: with outstanding low-light performance and 4K 120p video recording

Sony CineEI Mode

The advantages of Sony´s CineEl mode.

Sony F-Series

Since 2012, Sony has released three F-series cameras under the CineAlta 4K brand.

Sony FS Series

Sony launched the FS- series in 2015.

Sony PXW- FX9

With the PXW-FX9, Sony introduces its new top model for mobile use with a modern 5.9K full-frame sensor and a Fast- Hybrid- Autofocus.


Meet the VENICE, flagship of Sony's CineAlta range

Sony Venice – Firmware-Roadmap

Overview of available or planned updates.

Sony XDCAM Summary

The very popular SONY XDCAM series of cameras has experienced a facelift in recent years.


Classification and types of spotlights for Film and TV.


Timecode is used to synchronize audio and video or multiple video sources.

Understanding Log

Video recordings with log curves, are not raw data.

Understanding RAW

RAW is an uncompressed video format.

Video Signals Overview

The RGB signal offers full colour resolution with a ratio of the sampling frequencies of 4: 4: 4.

Videosignal in depth

A brief history of the video signal is required to understand today’s waveforms.

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality (commonly abbreviated to VR) is the common term used to describe a range of technologies.

Volumetric shooting

Volumetry and how it extends the range of narrative forms.

Working with the S-Log color space (1 / 4)

The basics of log curves and gamma.

Working with the S-Log color space (2 / 4)

The basics of log curves and gamma.

Working with the S-Log color space (4 / 4)

Look Up Tables for S-LOG during Grading.

Working with the S-Log colorspace (3 / 4)

How are the characteristics of other LOG- profiles?