Filmkit is a blog about DIY filmmaking, based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Filmkit is created by Gerben Schmidt, a Dutch freelance cameraman and web-designer. New ebook: the Panasonic LX100 Filmmaking guide.

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  • It seems like most camera manufacturers have already fired their guns at Photokina and CES and don't have anything new to show at . This is great news for smaller manuafacturers like Sharp and Z-cam, who took center-stage this year!

  • This year's is all about the outsiders: while the big companies are fast asleep, Sharp and Z-cam steal the show with exciting new features. Z-cam even announced they will be developing their own compressed RAW for their 4K, 6K and 8K cams!

  • If you've ever had to go through the pain of color-matching different camera brands, this looks like a very promising solution: CineMatch 'knows' the sensor characteristics of each camera, and can match cameras in one click! via

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