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Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

A new Channel 4 short film was shot completely with the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K digital film camera. ‘Strays’ was directed by independent filmmaker Aaron Dunleavy and will air during the fourth…

EOS C200

Fresh footage from Canon’s 4K cinema camera, the EOS C200, has been released in the form of a new advert for car manufacturer Jaguar. Filmmaker Brett Danton put the camera through…

Sony Alpha 7R III

Sony has unveiled a new flagship high-resolution camera – the Sony Alpha 7R III. The mirrorless model is the latest update to the Alpha 7R range with a 42.4MP back-illuminated full-frame…

Panasonic HC-X1E review

What is the Panasonic HC-X1E? The HC-X1E is a professionally orientated 4K camcorder from Panasonic, with a price tag to match. It goes head-to-head with Canon’s XC10, or more likely…

In today’s multimedia world creatives have to be proficient not only with digital stills capture and digital manipulation, but also with video capture and video editing. To ensure accuracy in…

Canon's EOS C100 Mark II digital cinema camera is the top prize in the Amateur Filmmaker of the year competition

We’re pleased to announce the launch of The Video Mode’s Amateur Filmmaker of the Year (AFOY) competition for 2017! AFOY challenges you to get creative with your filmmaking, and gives…