With costs spiralling and tightening budgets from clients, we take a look at how professional filmmakers can save equipment costs without compromising quality. We try a great-value Kinefinity cinema camera that costs a fraction of big-name brands, sets of lenses that don’t break the bank and some great accessories that perform way better than their low prices might suggest. Fujifilm and Canon take the wraps off their more affordable mirrorless cameras fitted with APS-C size sensors, and Sony shows off its new range of lenses suitable for its crop-sensor cameras. We also reveal a lighting kit from Rotolight, small monitor from SmallHD, Atomos monitor and a trio of gimbals. But in case money is no object for your big-budget productions, we also showcase the Arri Alexa 35 and the flagship tripod and head combo from OConnor.
Pro Moviemaker is packed with tests, information and helpful advice plus latest news and lots of real-world buying tips to help pro filmmakers.
It’s showtime and we bring you a glut of new products from the NAB show in Las Vegas and London’s MPTS expo. We spotlight Blackmagic Design and Atomos as they reveal two innovative, but very different ways of bringing collaborative editing and live streaming to independent filmmakers.
Sony remasters its workhorse FE 24-70mm f/2.8 G Master zoom, Nikon reveals an 800mm Phase Fresnel lens that’s smaller, lighter and cheaper than any rival super-telephoto lenses and DJI unveils its new drone that weighs just 249g, meaning it’s legal to fly without training and certification.
There’s a simple simply enormous 65in editing screen from LG, and legendary German brand Leica launches ProRes Raw output from its latest SL2-S mirrorless camera.
We also put Canon’s EOS R5 C full-frame camera to the test, check out lots of the latest LED lighting and lots, lots more. Pro Moviemaker magazine is the essential monthly read for all filmmakers and it’s out now.
The latest issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine brings you the inside info on all the latest hardware, software and trends that you need to know about. We take a look at the hottest new kit you’re likely to see at the NAB show in Las Vegas or MPTS show in London, or at your local dealer.
We also try out the incredible new Nikon Z 9 mirrorless, the full-frame camera that should put the once-pioneering brand back at the forefront of shooting movies from small cameras. And we put it head-to-head with the current Sony mirrorless flagship, the Alpha 1 on a commercial stills-and-video motorcycle action shoot, to see which has the upper hand for hybrid image makers.
We take a look at the latest kit including the new Sony wideangle power zoom, Rode’s new headphones for filmmakers, Hollyland’s wireless intercoms and new glass from Cooke and Samyang.
Plus we investigate simple solution for live stream switching, how to master camera motion, and there’s a guide to the best shotgun mics and accessories.
Pro Moviemaker is packed with tests, information and advice plus latest news, how-tos and lots of real-world buying tips to help pro filmmakers.
In the latest issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine we take a look at the emerging trends all professionals need to know about. From the latest camera kit to shooting Raw, the newest advancements in audio, vertical shooting for social media, cashflow ideas and lots more. It’s totally unmissable for all independent production companies and owner-operator shooters.
We get to grips with the new Panasonic GH6 for a full test, speak to the man behind the Lumix series of cameras and check out its rivals to see if it makes sense to go back to MFT right now. And we also take a look at the new Olympus OM-1 MFT rival. And test the full-frame Canon EOS R3 mirrorless cam.
We also try out the latest RGBWW tube lights, affordable follow focus and mini tripod head, Joby’s full new audio line, Samyang’s Xeen range of cine primes, a full-frame Sirui anamorphic lens and lots more. And take an in-depth look at the latest kit that will be on show at the BSC Expo in London this month.
Pro Moviemaker is packed with information, advice, how-tos and loads of equipment tested to help pro filmmakers.
The latest issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine gets to grips with a brand new concept in camera technology – the DJI Ronin 4D. It’s a cinema camera, four-axis gimbal that uses drone technology, a long-range wireless transmitter and a laser-guided AF system to work with any manual focus lens
We also try out the latest XF605 4K camcorder that sets the blueprint for all future Canon ENG and events camcorders, plus we test lots of kit including two travel tripods, three mirrorless lenses, new audio kit and RGBWW lights, cine filters, a novel motorised gimbal and lots more.
There’s lots of news on the hottest new filmmaking equipment such as the Canon EOS R5 C, Joby range of pro audio kit, a 400mm f/2.8 Nikon Z lens, revamped Rode Video Mic Go II and we look at sets of cine prime lenses to suit all budgets.
As always, Pro Moviemaker has lots of information, advice and loads of equipment to help next-generation filmmakers. Every issue brings latest news, how-tos and lots of equipment tests along with real-world buying advice.
It’s the highlight of the year in the latest of Pro Moviemaker, as the winners in the annual Gear of the Year Awards are revealed. Voted for by thousands of working filmmakers, the awards honour the very best hardware, software and services – it’s the ‘Oscars’ of cameras, lenses, lighting and more!
We look at what won and why, and put the Cinema Camera of the Year – the incredible Red Komodo 6K – through its paces now it has autofocus. There’s also a full test of the all-new Panasonic BS1H full-frame box camera, and we put lots of cool kit like the Zhiyun Weebill 2 Pro gimbal through its paces. With news on the latest developments in filmmaking equipment – including the radical DJI Ronin 4D, 8K Nikon Z 9, Sony Venice 2 and A7 IV – it’s packed with help, information, advice and loads of equipment to give you the vital edge. Pro Moviemaker magazine is the essential read for next-generation filmmakers.
Pro Moviemaker magazine is the essential read for professional filmmakers everywhere every issue we bring you the latest news, how-tos and lots of equipment tests along with real-world buying advice. The latest issue is packed with lots of the very latest equipment as a glut of manufacturers unveil their latest and greatest new gear. We try out the 8K cinema camera from Kinefinity, take a look at equipment to help you shoot the latest down-the-lens interviews and check out lots of different tripods in our special Buyers Guide. And it’s your final chance to vote in the annual Pro Moviemaker Gear of the Year awards. It’s the annual event to honour the very best in filmmaking hardware, software and services. Along with tests on lots of kit like the new Atomos Ninja V+ and an affordable matte box plus two very different monopods, it’s an essential read!
If you are a professional filmmaker, then Pro Moviemaker magazine is an essential read for you as it is always packed with news, tips and loads and loads of equipment tests and real-world buying advice.
Once again the latest issue is packed with lots of the very latest equipment. We test out the awesome Alpha One from Sony with its companion Experia Pro smartphone, take a look at lots of cool lenses for mirrorless cameras and check out how to save lots of cash by buying used kit safely.
And we launch our annual Pro Moviemaker Gear of the Year awards. It’s the annual event to honour the very best in filmmaking hardware, software and services.
Along with tests on lots of useful kit like a new super-speed Manfrotto tripod and budget field monitor, it’s a must-read!
This latest issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine is once again crammed with gear, as we test out the heavily revamped Panasonic GH5 II and the pint-sized, full-frame Sigma fp L. And there’s a huge section devoted to testing the very latest audio kit. From XLR and DSLR mics and wireless systems to wind cheaters and more, it’s a must-read.
There are tests on the brightest 1×1 panel we’ve ever seen, a cool monopod, the DJI Air 2S drone, an affordable retro-style 35mm AF lens, an easy FCPX Raw plug-in and lots, lots more!
When it comes to the world of professional filmmaking, nothing comes close to Pro Moviemaker magazine which is packed with information, advice, equipment tests and guidance to help you and your business. This new issue is packed with great kit, as we reveal the winners in our annual Gear of the Year awards. We test the latest Red Komodo 6K cinema camera, and take a look at the all new tech in mirrorless from full-frame to crop-sensor. We check out lights, editing kit, drones, filters, lenses and more to help independent moviemakers everywhere.
We kick off 2021 with an exciting issue that’s packed with great features. There’s our cine cam mega test, in which we put new and impressive options from Sony, Canon and Blackmagic through the ringer. Elsewhere, we help you with the fine art of gimbal use in our Academy feature, cover a range of weird and wonderful lenses in our Gear section, and give you fresh legs in our support kit buyers’ guide.
We’re approaching the end of a tough year, with the global Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent impact it’s had on every business – including filmmaking. It’s been a time when cashflow has been an issue for many, and spending on equipment has to be carefully considered. That’s where the latest issue of Pro Moviemaker comes in. As well as the latest new equipment, we focus on testing cost-effective mirrorless cameras and look at buying used kit. We also kickstart our Gear of the Year Awards where the very best equipment is honoured.
It’s all about the latest and great new equipment in the new issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine. We’ve got to grips with the incredible new Canon R5 and Sony A7S III full-frame mirrorless cameras, and the Fujifilm X-T4 APS-C cam. Plus we go in-depth into Canon’s radical new EOS C70 – a new take on a hybrid cinema camera. With special new features on lighting, audio and lenses, it’s essential reading for all professional independent filmmakers.
The latest issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine focuses on kit and techniques to help professionals get back to making a living from filming as the Covd-19 lockdown starts to relax. We look at the equipment needed to start live streaming in our 12-page special, plus tests on cameras from Sony, Olympus and Kinefinity and lenses from Irix and Sirui. It’s a must-read for independent filmmakers.
It’s all about the gear in the latest issue of Pro Moviemaker magazine as the winners of the annual Gear of the Year Awards are revealed.
Plus – tests of the new Canon EOS C500 Mark II full-frame cinema camera, middleweight tripods go head-to-head to see which is best, and we look at lots of different audio equipment in our mega Buyers Guide.
With business advice on managing your cashflow plus a real-world investigation into shooting Raw, it’s an essential read for independent filmmakers.
And if this wasn’t enough? The Pro Moviemaker digital issue is now free!