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LG 4k monitor4K computer monitors aren’t new. In fact, several models are currently available right now from makers such as Asus, Sharp, and Dell. However, LG recently announced their first 4K monitor, which seems to be targeted at filmmakers. How? Well, typically 4K monitors offer a 16:9 aspect ratio, but this 31″ monitor, called 31MU95, not only offers 4K resolution, but also a 19:10 IPS panel (a DCI compliant 1.9 aspect ratio), which LG has dubbed “Real 4K.” Continue on for more. More »

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Steady FeathersWe talk a lot about camera stabilization here at NFS, whether it’s the handheld gimbal or shoulder mount variety. However, one man, known only as “Dave,” has stumbled upon a revolutionary stabilization system that’ll turn the whole filmmaking community on its head. Harnessing the power of the animal kingdom, Dave has created the greatest camera stabilizing system known to man by utilizing the perfect neck stability of the gallus gallus domesticus, known in certain circles as the “domesticated fowl” or the so-called — “chicken.” More »

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We consistently hear that 4K won’t be happening for a long, long time, especially considering plenty of broadcasters only made the switch a few years ago. I’ve been somewhere in the middle in thinking it won’t happen tomorrow, and it will happen sooner than 10 years. Solutions are beginning to show up from RED and Sony for 4K distribution (at least as far as movies are concerned), and of course we’ve had the cameras capable of 4K for quite a while now — with more on the way. Now it looks like the TV landscape could be changing drastically. LG and Samsung, two of the biggest display makers, have been having serious issues with OLED high definition panels, so instead it looks like they may be shifting focus instead to 4K panels. More »