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Archive for May 2019

VMI Introduces Atlas Orion Anamorphic Lenses

VMI have introduced their first of a number of sets of Atlas Orion Anamorphic lenses for hire. The Atlas Orion 2x Anamorphic “Set A” comprises of 40, 65, 100mm all T2 and whilst you may not have heard of them, these are a new true front anamorphic design with larger than S-35 coverage and they…

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Sony VENICE To Receive HFR Capabilities

Sony has announced that its VENICE full-frame digital motion picture camera will receive additional High Frame Rate (HFR) capabilities and added workflow flexibility with a new Version 5.0 firmware update planned for January 2020. Following the Version 4.0 firmware release this June, which includes an HFR license to support 120fps at 4K 2.39:1, 110fps at…

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Cooke Optics Launches Online Motion Gallery

Cooke Optics is presenting #ShotOnCooke (www.shotoncooke.com), a unique online motion gallery showcasing the use of Cooke’s acclaimed lens ranges across a variety of production genres. The website, which is the brainchild of Cooke’s Director of Sales – Europe, Carey Duffy, has been designed as an insightful, educational resource presenting professional content created with Cooke lenses…

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Broadcast Solutions Joins Forces With NEP The Netherlands

Broadcast Solutions GmbH has joined forces with the leading outsourced technical production partner NEP The Netherlands (NEP) to deploy a large 24 camera UHD OB Truck. The new OB Truck, named UHD 2, adds to NEP Europe’s fleet by following a similar one (UHD 1), Broadcast Solutions delivered earlier to NEP in Sweden. The two…

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Upper Cut Productions Introduces The CineBike

Over the last few months, Upper Cut Productions have been developing a completely unique tracking vehicle – it’s road legal, smooth as silk and ready for action. The firm has now presented the ‘CineBike’ – its customised electric-powered mountain bike that carries stabilised camera packages up to 10kgs for ultra smooth tracking shots. The CineBike…

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Indipro Tools To Feature New Power Solutions At Cine Gear Expo

Indipro Tools has announced it will feature several new power solutions and accessories at Cine Gear 2019 (Booth 151). Among these are the company’s new Porta-Pak battery and accessory items, which enables DSLR and pro-video users to power up their camera and accessories conveniently using one compact power source. Two new RED-compatible Micro-Series lithium ion…

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Hitachi Scoops Prestigious Award From NATAS

Hitachi has been honoured with a Technology and Engineering EMMY® award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for pioneering development of the single-chip colour video camera. The EMMY® award was accepted by Koji Takaichi, President and CEO of Hitachi America, Ltd., at the 70th Annual Technology & Engineering EMMY® Awards gala.…

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Movietech Extends Lens Inventory

Movietech are extending their lens inventory with the latest additions to Zeiss Supreme family. The addition of the newly introduced 21mm and 135mm T1.5 lenses completes the Movietech Zeiss lens collection, adding further depth to the expansive selection of large format image capture solutions available at their Pinewood Studios and Movietech Cymru bases. Lighter and…

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New Laowa Ultra-Macro APO Lens Now Available

Venus Optics has announced the availability and pricing of the new Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro APO lens. Followed by the success of the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro, the 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro is the 2nd member of Laowa 2:1 macro line-up. This new 100mm lens can cover full frame sensor and focus from…

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Synthax Audio UK Launches New Competition

Synthax Audio UK (RME’s official UK distributor) has introduced a new competition and is giving away a free RME ADI-2 DAC. All entrants have to do is sign up to the company’s mailing list below, and they will automatically be entered into the competition giveaway. The closing date for entries is 30th June 2019 and…

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