News the week ending August 4, 2017
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve. Beta version 6
Blackmagic Design have have released a new update for DaVinci Resolve 14. Beta version 6 of Resolve 14 includes support for audio playback from nested timelines and compound clips, support for decoding MFT files with AC3 audio, and support for additional metadata for Cinema DNG and QuickTime files.
Sony FS5 latest updated removed
Sony have temporarily removed Firmware version 4 for the Sony FS5. Minor issues were discovered with hybrid log gamma when filming in HD. The firmware is expected to be re-released in the coming weeks.
Panasonic EVA1 Pricing and Specs
Panasonic have released the official specs. and pricing of the EVA1 camera, which is expected to be released in the fall of 2017. The EVA1 can record 10-bit 4K internally and features dual native ISO from a brand new 5.7K sensor. Expected price in the UK is 6215 ex-vat.