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The mega-size Atomos Sumo monitor, revealed at the recent NAB show in Las Vegas, will be hitting the shops sooner than initially thought with stocks arriving imminently. The official information says:

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The amazing Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro that we test in the latest Pro Moviemaker magazine gets a free upgrade from today as there's a new Camera Control remote control app available in the Apple App store. Users of the camera need to upgrade to Camera 4.4 firmware free of charge from the Blackmagic Design website to enable the camera's built-in Bluetooth which has so far not been enabled. Then download the Blackmagic Camera Control iPad app from the Apple app store. The official info says:

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Atomos has slashed the price of its Shogun Studio rack-mounted recorder and playback deck to £2395 in the UK and $2495 in US markets. The official information says:

Two brand new cinema cameras were the stars of the Media Production Show at Olympia in London yesterday, as both had their first showings in the UK.

Canon's impressive C200 and Panasonic's EVA-1 - both affordable large-chip cinema cameras - wowed the crowds. The Canon was a finished version, and visitors got to try it with the latest 70-200mm Canon Cine lens. Canon engineer Yuji Tanaka - pictured above - was showing how the camera's new Raw output was easily read in Canon's own software as well as Da Vinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premier Pro.

But the Panasonic is still a prototype and was hidden in a plastic cabinet. Until it was handed to Pro Moviemaker's Terry Hope who became one of the first people to actually handle it. Although working prototypes are being tested by the factory, the Olympia model was just a mock-up. Panasonic say it's full spec and price will be revealed next month. Check out our highlights of the show!

Pro Moviemaker's Terry Hope with the new Panasonic EVA-1

Jim Marks with the rigged-up Panasonic GH5 he uses with Anamorphic lenses. He gave a seminar that was interesting as usual!

 The Keynote Theatre was packed and hosted some interesting debates. All the show's seminars and workshops were packed

Lots of the latest editing kit was a huge hit with show-goers

 G-Technology is really serious about its storage solutions. The new range of USB-C drives is ideal for fast data transfer

Want to go anamorphic but don't have a mega budget? Then SLR Magic are the answer to your dreams!

  As it was a dummy model, Panasonic's EVA-1 camera was kept inside this perspex box - until we got our hands on it! 

If you're in London and need to hire some kit in a hurry, rental firm Hireacamera.com is now offering a 'click and collect' service where you can order online then pick up your kit from Cherryduck Studios in Wapping. And you can return it there too. The official information says:

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