Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Atomos Shogun Firmware Update 6.2

It's on the download page at

Shogun 6.2 release notes.

FID: 060406200207

- New feature! Added ability to load 3D LUTs. Load Cube files on SSD (refer Shogun FAQ for file compatibility details) and access via the new Display Options button on the home screen.
- New feature! Record and play back using Avid DNxHD (HD) and DNxHR (4K)*.
- New feature! Downscale 4K input to 1080p (matching frame rate) on the loop out port. Access the setting via the input menu page.
- New feature! Playback now displays a preview frame of the selected clip in the file browser.
- Separate analog gain settings for left and right channels now available via the new audio options page. Enable Mic +48V to use Shotgun and Lavalier Mics that require Phantom Power to operate.
- Larger audio meters for easier visibility of ballistic levels.

Bug Fixes:
- Corrected direction of manual gamma setting.
- Improved drive compatibility.
- Take number is correctly reset after disk format.

*DNxHR requires AVID Media Composer 8.3.1 or later.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Blade Runner - Final Cut at BFI in April

I love Blade Runner... a predictable perspective maybe, but it's just a work of cinematic art in my opinion. Here's the new BFI trailer and cool little analysis i found on Vimeo.  Enjoy.

Analysis of Blade Runner from Steven Benedict on Vimeo.