Marvel recently announced that the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be the first feature film shot on the ground-breaking WEAPON® 8K. After rigorous testing, the production team decided to shoot the follow-up to their 2014 summer blockbuster on RED’s WEAPON camera system complete with an 8K REDDRAGON® sensor.
Today RED introduced the newest addition to the RED DRAGON® family, SCARLET-W. Bringing an unparalleled level of accessibility to content creators everywhere, SCARLET-W combines RED’s intuitive camera design—including integrated mounting points, interchangeable lens mounts, simultaneous REDCODE® RAW and Apple ProRes recording formats, intelligent OLPF system, and in-camera 3D LUT outputs—with a REDDRAGON sensor to provide a solution that blends flexibility and accessibility with high-end performance.
Wildlife filmmaking is all about being in the right place at the right time—or more accurately, being in the right place for a long period of time. Held every other year in Jackson Hole, WY, The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival (JHWFF) brings many of the world’s best nature shooters together to showcase their work.
The Brindabellas Mountain Range is a familiar sight from the Australian capital city of Canberra—and part of the inspiration for Glen Ryan and James van der Moezel of silver dory in their latest production. Rising to the west of Canberra—the “Brindabellas” separate New South Wales (NSW) and the Australian Capital Territory. Through the use of infrared camera technology, Glen wanted to showcase the range’s diverse wild and plant life—in a new light. For the art documentary Brindabellas, Glen and James used a modified REDEPIC-X MYSTERIUM-X with an IR Pass OLPF to offer a unique perspective. The documentary highlights the Brindabellas Range in a five-part series—that follows the area through Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer again.
RED Digital Cinema has unveiled the latest addition to its line of professional cameras, REDRAVEN. Weighing in at just 3.5 lbs, REDRAVEN gives you the ultimate blend of flexibility and performance. Whether shooting for documentaries, online content creation, indie filmmaking, or with drones and gimbals—RED RAVEN’s durable, lightweight construction is ideal for any situation. Pricing for REDRAVEN starts at $5,950 for the camera BRAIN® only, with complete package options available for under $10,000. RED RAVEN’s announcement reflects RED’s ongoing commitment to the belief that cinema-quality creative tools should not be in the hands of a few—they should be available to all professional shooters.
Slayer and Nuclear Blast Records recently unleashed the band’s 12th album, “Repentless,” on September 11th. To celebrate its release, the band created a gore-soaked music video for its title track—and RED was there to capture the entire shooting experience.
During last night’s MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift took home top honors for videos Blank Space and Bad Blood. Taylor’s videos have reached a new level of cinematic value through her regular collaboration with Director Joseph Kahn and DP Christopher Probst. Shot on WEAPON®, Blank Space and Bad Blood provided the world with some of the first glimpses of RED’s newest camera’s capabilities.