Former Atomos CEO Alleges Securities Fraud

Atomos claims they let CEO Estelle McGechie go for refusing to move to Australia, but her lawsuit paints a very different picture: a corporate culture of gender discrimination, allegations of securities fraud, accusations that the company knowingly shipped defective/inoperable equipment to boost sales figures and sexual misconduct at the workplace. According to papers filed with... Continue Reading →

Could Canon Partner With BMD & Atomos?

Canon’s already teamed up with Atomos before to capture ProRes RAW from their cinema cameras. And every other manufacturer on planet earth has already signed on, including Sony, whose a7s III will undoubtedly record ProRes RAW through an Atomos. So it’s entirely possible, especially considering all the feedback Canon’s received, that they’ve got a fall... Continue Reading →

RAW Remarks

If the 8K RAW sample footage I downloaded and imported into Resolve last night was indeed from the R5, it is a dream to work with. Just a few points though about the RAW craze, ProRes RAW, Sony and what exactly we are looking for in a hybrid camera: 1. Most people cannot grade RAW.... Continue Reading →

Shock! Video Is Sony’s Biggest Opportunity

Kenji Tanaka, VP and Senior General Manager of Sony's Business Unit 1, Digital Imaging Group, in his interview with DPReview’s Barney Britton, affirms that video is among the company’s greatest opportunities and that demand worldwide for video is strong. Better late than never! Where do you see Sony’s biggest opportunities in today’s market? Video is... Continue Reading →

Ninja Inferno Saga Continues

In spite of my messages to them, Mystery Box, without so much as verifying their claims, still insist that the Ninja Inferno, coupled with the BlackMagic Design Ultrastudio Mini Monitor, will work as a grading monitor with any computer: And since you’re working with a 1080 display and are managing the HDR interpretation yourself, you can... Continue Reading →

When, Oh When, HDR?

What exactly is the point of advertising that the Ninja Inferno is also able to serve as a portable editing solution if the required converter costs triple or quadruple what you paid for the recorder/monitor itself? But that's exactly what Atomos is doing. I was on the phone with Atomos technical support in Melbourne this... Continue Reading →

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