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Optica Magnus Expanders Now Available

Optica Magnus expanders are now available from P+S TECHNIK. The Xpander’s are designed for digital mirrorless cameras and optimized to work with both vintage and modern-day zooms. With more and more full frame cameras emerging, there is a shortage of zooms available that can cover these large sensors. By using expanders, cinematographers can use existing…

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Cinematographer Selects Cooke S7/i Lenses

Imagine that in the not too distant future, a dating app could match you with your soulmate by mining the data in your brain. That’s the premise of Osmosis, the French-language original series from Netflix; however, things don’t always go as planned. Cinematographer Jean-François Hensgens was chosen by Netflix to shoot the first six episodes…

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Ikegami Introduces UHL-43 Compact HDR Camera To EAME Markets

Ikegami has announced the EAME introduction of its UHL-43 compact box-style multi-purpose digital camera. Debuted at the April 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas and now available in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, the UHL-43 is designed for applications such as robotic studios, outside broadcasting of live events such as sports, parliamentary television, point-of-view…

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Racetech Selects IDT

RaceTech has selected Integrated Design Tools, Inc. (IDT) as a technology partner to capture super-slow-motion across-the-line images for Sky Sports Racing. Both parties worked together to give race-goers and viewers the opportunity to watch the replay immediately after the race has finished. “Given the speeds the horses are going past the finishing line, on a…

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Hitachi Kokusai To Unveil New CU-HD550 CCU At NAB New York

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, (Hitachi Kokusai) will make full-HD, 1080p60 video acquisition even more economical with the unveiling of the new CU-HD550 camera control unit (CCU) and CA-HF550 camera adapter at NAB New York. The new accessories will make their worldwide debut in booth N438 at the event, taking place October 16-17. The CU-HD550 and…

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Work Complete On New ASC ARRI Education Centre

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has completed construction of its new ASC ARRI Education Centre. Located behind the historic ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood, the modern building now serves as a hub for the organisation’s ongoing efforts to educate the next generation of filmmakers on the art and craft of cinematography. The educational center is…

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X-Rite Announces New Display Calibration Solutions

X-Rite has announced the i1Display Studio and i1Display Pro Plus, technologically enhanced hardware and software solutions for colour calibration and profiling of displays, laptops and projectors. The trusted i1Display Pro has been the professional choice for high-level, on-screen colour accuracy for discerning photographers, imaging professionals, and display manufacturers for more than 8 years. X-Rite extends this…

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BT Selects Ikegami For Live 8K Demonstration At IBC 2019

SHK-810 camera technology from Ikegami, developed in cooperation with NHK, was chosen by BT Sport for a pioneering live 8K demonstration at the 2019 International Broadcasting Convention. Viewers on the BT stand at IBC were able to watch live coverage of the Premiership Rugby 7s tournament taking place in Northampton, England. With four times the…

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Amis Productions Acquires Multiple SHOTOVER M1 Systems

SHOTOVER has announced the sale of multiple SHOTOVER M1 systems to the United Kingdom based production company, Amis Productions. For over 15 years Amis has been working across a diverse range of projects, specializing in shooting acclaimed events including the America’s Cup, Giro D’Italia, SailGP, IAAF World Athletics Championships, Volvo Ocean Race, FIFA World Cup,…

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Video Europe Places Order With Sony

Video Europe has ordered 20 PXW-FX9 camcorders with an advanced 6K* Full-Frame sensor as well as ten PXW-Z750 4K camcorders from Sony. Both products were only announced hours earlier at the Sony IBC press conference. “Not only are the PXW-FX9 and the PXW-Z750 impressive pieces of technology, they also offer all the key features and…

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