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Fuji X-T3 may feature Samsung sensor, as South Korean giant gears up to supply 8K FULL FRAME sensors to Japanese

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Check out the behind the scenes on Black Swan’s Matthew Libatique ASC Fuji X-T3 shoot here at FDTimes. Great read! Comment on the forum Back in June I reported on the joint sensor development between Fuji and Samsung. You can read all about that ISO Cell project here. This was 100% not a rumour. Now you may look at the X-T3 and wonder where the new 26MP sensor comes from. I am inclined to believe it’s from Samsung and would very much like to see a tear-down. Sony do not have a 26MP / 4K 60p 10bit sensor like this in any of their …

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Why We Laugh Part 3

What would Sigmund Freud have thought of the Coen Brothers? If the famous thinker’s psychoanalytic theories are any indication, he’d have loved the renowned filmmaking duo. But why? In the third installment of our series on cinematic humor, Why We Laugh, we take a look at Freud’s relief theory and how it manifests in some of our favorite scenes. Freud’s theories rely in part on the idea that our subconscious mind dictates our conscious actions- in this case, smiling and laughter- and his relief theory explains that we often laugh and respond to humor as a way of releasing pent-up psychic energy. So, if you find yourself wondering just why you think it’s funny when one of the villains in Fargo puts Steve Buscemi’s character’s body through a woodchipper, you need not be concerned. Sit back and tune in to better understand how there’s a universal (and perfectly acceptable) feeling at work.

While you wait for the fourth and final episode of “Why We Laugh,” check out our first two episodes, in which we look at humor’s relationship to the superiority theory, and how mismatches make us laugh. You can also kick back and see how Mel Brooks’ meta humor makes us chuckle. And if you have a little more time on your hands? Check out Fandor’s selection of comedies, or our curated spotlight on hilarious movies, HAHAHA!

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IBC 2018: SOUNDFIELD MICROPHONE SHIPPING, FREE PLUGIN RESETS THE BAR FOR 360?ATIAL SURROUND MIXING

SoundField by RØDE NT-SF1 Microphone.

On day 1 of IBC on Friday, Australian pro audio giant RØDE Microphones announced that the SoundField by RØDE NT-SF1 360° Surround Ambisonic Microphone – launched at NAB in April – is now shipping internationally and will be available at a dealer near you soon.

The legendary ambisonic marque SoundField pioneered 360° surround-with-height audio capture in 1978, and was acquired by The Freedman Group, home of RØDE Microphones, in 2016. The SoundField by RØDE NT-SF1 marks the first collaboration between the two storied brands. The result is an incredible, broadcast-grade ambisonic microphone for less than USD$1000 – a world first. The NT-SF1 also comes with a blimp-style windshield and fur cover for intensive wind protection, and a shock mount for steady recording.

“With four of our incredibly transparent new TF45C half-inch cardioid capsules set in the striking tetrahedral array, the NT-SF1 rivals the finest ambisonic microphones in the world,” says The Freedman Group’s Founder and Chairman Peter Freedman AM. “Thanks to our unmatched investment in precision automated production, we can make these mics at a fraction of the cost of our competitors – and its sound quality is superior in every way. As for the ‘SoundField By RØDE’ Plugin – Wow! It is so powerful, intuitive and looks incredible. And it’s free!”

NT-SF1 COMPANION SOFTWARE – SOUNDFIELD BY RØDE PLUGIN – NOW FREE TO DOWNLOAD

The ‘SoundField By RØDE’ Plugin user interface, for mixing 360° 3D 4-track B-Format™ audio and beamforming.

SoundField is also the pioneering company behind the concepts of A-Format™ and B-Format™ audio. The Microphones record in A-Format™ but it is the conversion to B-Format™ that allows a single Ambisonic Microphone to provide 4 tracks that can be manipulated in any direction in post, possess any polarity possible and enable creators to place their sounds wherever they like within the 360° soundfield.

The SoundField by RØDE Plugin is a bespoke companion plugin available for free download on both Windows and Mac and allows users to endlessly reshape their audio. The SoundField by RØDE Plugin is perfectly matched to the NT-SF1 Microphone and operates in a completely different way to traditional ambisonic processors. Eschewing the matrices and correction filters of previous generations, it utilises state-of-the-art frequency-domain processing to deliver unparalleled spatial accuracy at all frequencies. And with the embrace of beamforming technology, B-Format™ can, for the first time, create shotgun-type patterns.

The plugin has the standard surround-sound set-ups including Dolby Atmos up to 7.1.4 and is supported by Protools, Q-base, Nuendo, Reaper and Logic in VST, AU or AAX formats, all with RØDE’s legendary ease-of-use.

The ‘SoundField By RØDE’ Plugin user interface, for mixing 360° 3D 4-track B-Format™ audio and beamforming.

Intuitive, powerful and easy to learn, the SoundField by RØDE Plugin is also a visual feast, with unique sound level visualisation providing immediate feedback into levels and soundscape, whilst ‘advanced’ mode opens up all parameters and controls for the ultimate in sound shaping.

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For full specs, features and demonstration videos of the SoundField by RØDE NT-SF1, go to rode.com/ntsf1.

To download the free SoundField by RØDE Plugin, go to rode.com/soundfieldplugin.

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