IBC 2013: All the news from Avid, Blackmagic Design and more…

And they’re off! The IBC 2013 conference is underway, the show isn’t far behind, and we’re waiting with bated breath for our first glimpse of this year’s game-changers. As news stories break we’ll be adding them to our blog, and uploading them here to create one IBC masterpost, with all the news, reviews and previews you could want.

If you have a question or think we’ve missed something, just let us know in the comments. To get your pre-orders in on this year’s releases, get in touch with the team on 03332 409 306 or email broadcast@Jigsaw24.com. To keep up with news from the show, follow @Jigsaw24Video on Twitter or ‘Like’ us on Facebook.


IBC 2013: Adobe add a ton of new video and Photoshop tools to Creative Cloud

Adobe’s latest round of updates to their Creative Cloud applications will delight video and web design professionals alike. As well as improving Premiere Pro/SpeedGrade integration, there’s the addition of Adobe Anywhere, Generator for Photoshop CC and Edge Reflow, plus a list of… Read more


IBC 2013: Aja announce new Mini-Converters, IO4K Thunderbolt box and TruZoom

AJA are the first company to promise big things at this year’s IBC, with new 4K devices and converters promised, plus an all-round firmware change… Read more 


IBC 2013: ARRI unveil AMIRA and 9.5-18mm ultra wide zoom lens

This year’s offerings from ARRI include the new AMIRA camera and an ultra wide zoom lens that’ll take you from 9.5-18mm. The AMIRA is being pitched as “a versatile documentary-style camera that combines exceptional image quality and affordable CFast 2.0 workflows with an ergonomic design optimized for single-operator use and extended shoulder-mounted operation.” Who’s going to argue with that? Read more 


IBC 2013: Expansion pack brings new features to Autodesk 2014

It’s a good day to be an Autodesk user. Not only have the 3D giants revealed new features for their M&E range, they’ve also dropped the price of Entertainment Creation Suites and announced that you can upgrade to the Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate for 20% less… Read more

IBC 2013: Get 20% off new seats of Autodesk Smoke 2013!

Ah, IBC offers, how we’ve missed you. Just in time for the start of the conference, Autodesk have announced that they’re knocking 20% off the cost of new seats of Smoke 2013 for anyone who buys between 12th September 2013 and 20th October 2013… Read more


IBC 2013: Avid introduce modular new S6 interface, update ISIS and Interplay

In a welcome break from their usual routine, Avid are leading with an audio interface at this year’s IBC (they’ve also updated ISIS and Interplay, and are showcasing the still-new Media Composer 7, too, so video types should still swing by their stand). Read more

IBC 2013: Avid release Everywhere whitepaper

In case you were distracted by their modular control surface, the S6, while you were actually at their stand, Avid have done us all the courtesy of sending out a whitepaper about their most difficult to pin down IBC offering, Avid Everywhere. Read more

Blackmagic Design

Dan Moran gets hands-on with the DaVinci Resolve 10 beta

Dan Moran of Smoke & Mirrors and mixing light.com has been kind enough to let us share his review of the Resolve 10 beta, which he’s been working with for a few weeks prior to IBC… Read more

IBC 2013: Blackmagic Design update ATEM, HyperDeck, and Mini Converter ranges, and Resolve 10 goes public

Grant Petty is kicking off IBC in his inimitable style, revealing Blackmagic Design’s new releases in a truly epic pre-show email. While Blackmagic are being fairly restrained this year – we count a mere nine new releases, as opposed to their usual hundred and twelve – the annual Blackmagic email is still present and correct… Read more

GB Labs

IBC 2013: GB Labs introduce new releases ahead of the show

So excited they couldn’t even wait for the expo proper to kick off, GB Labs have announced new 4K storage solutions. They’ll be on stand J15B showing off their Space 4K duo and a new Space-based storage cluster workflow and, we assume, chatting away about their new partnerships with Cantemo, Marquis and Sohonet… Read more


IBC 2013: Matrox 4K video monitoring card for Adobe Creative Cloud to be featured at show

At IBC2013 (Amsterdam, Sept. 13-17, stand 7.B29), Matrox Video will feature the new Matrox Mojito 4K quad 3G-SDI, 4K video monitoring card for use with Adobe Creative Cloud professional video editing tools on Windows platforms. Matrox Mojito 4K enables realtime monitoring and output of video footage at resolutions up to 4096 x 2160 and at frame rates up to 60 fps (4Kp60). It is a single ¾-length PCIe card with five full-size BNC connectors directly on the card bracket… Read more 


IBC 2013: Panasonic unveils the AG-AC8, their new shouldermount AVCCAM

Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions announces a new shoulder mounted Full-HD 1080P AVCCAM camera recorder, the AG-AC8. It features exceptional ergonomics and functionality, simultaneous recording to dual SD Cards, 21x optical zoom and intelligent auto mode (iA) with up to 50x zoom. Read more

IBC 2013: Panasonic announces prioritised development of a 4K VariCam

In response to the growing worldwide demand for 4K production, Panasonic Professional Camera Solutions is prioritizing the development of the 4K VariCam camera recorder. The VariCam will be a highly practical camera, boasting features and performance suitable not only for 4K cinema, but also HDTV content production. The camera is set for launch in 2014. Read more


IBC 2013: SanDisk launch world’s first CFast 2.0 memory card

SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, today announced the SanDisk Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 memory card, designed for professional broadcast, cinematography and next-generation professional photography. Read more


IBC 2013: Sony launches its first professional SSD and HDD portable storage range

Sony today announced at IBC2013 its first SSD and HDD portable storage range. The PSZ-SA25 SSD drive, PSZ-HA50 and PSZ-HA1T HDD drives will be available from September 2013. Read more 

The Foundry

IBC 2013: The Foundry preview Nuke 8.0

The Foundry have released this great promo video running down all the features that are coming your way in Nuke 8.0. The gist? Bigger, faster, stronger, simpler. As well as new features, there’s an improved UI and improved colour grading toolset with additional waveforms and colour analysis tools. Brew yourself a cuppa and have a watch. Read more

Think we’ve missed something? Let us know in the comments! To get your pre-orders in on this year’s releases, get in touch with the team on 03332 409 306 or email broadcast@Jigsaw24.com. To keep up with news from the show, follow @Jigsaw24Video on Twitter or ‘Like’ us on Facebook



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