Archive for June 2019

Cinematographer Relies On Cooke Optics’S4/i Prime Lenses

Cinematographer Martin Ruhe relied on two sets of Cooke Optics’S4/i prime lenses matched with two ARRI ALEXA Mini cameras to capture the Hulu six-episode mini-series Catch-22, directed by Grant Heslov, Ellen Kuras and George Clooney, which premiered on 17 May. Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel Catch-22 is set during World War II and…

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Cine Gear Announces Winners Of Technical Achievement Awards

Cine Gear has announced the winners of the Technical Achievement Awards, The Expo’s team of sixteen expert judges representing a multiplicity of industry disciplines deliberated and voted on the worthy new technology candidates in 12 different product categories. In the Camera Technology category, the winning entry was Sony Electronics with their Sony VENICE Extension System…

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Meet the Colourist – Kyle Stroebel

Kyle Stroebel, colourist at Refinery in Cape Town, talks to FilmLight about how he used colour in his latest movie Flatland and how the barren landscape featured in this film provided his inspiration. Kyle, who has a wealth of experience in grading a range of international projects from feature films to commercials, also shares what…

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Sony’s 4K HDR Professional Camcorders To Receive Additional Workflow Flexibility

Sony has announced that its palm-sized 4K HDR professional camcorders, HXR-NX80 and PXW-Z90, will receive additional workflow flexibility via a free firmware upgrade. Introducing a new proposition for users to streamline the process of acquiring live content, the camcorders will be enhanced with Simple Live Streaming – providing opportunities for content creators to shoot wherever…

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DSMC2® GEMINI® 5K S35 Now Available In A Kit

RED Digital Cinema has announced that the award-winning DSMC2® GEMINI® 5K S35 is now available in a kit. The kit will give shooters the core components to take advantage of GEMINI’s dual-sensitivity modes to capture cinema-quality images in any lighting environment. The kit provides a 7% saving instead of buying each item individually and includes:…

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Blackmagic Design Delivers Live Streaming Content For PZPN

Blackmagic Design has announced that a multicam outside broadcast workflow, featuring URSA Broadcast and ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K, is delivering a wide range of live streaming content for Poland’s national football association, Polski Zwiazek Pilki Noznej (PZPN). Live production specialist, transmisjelive, produces all content for PZPN’s YouTube channel, Łączy nas piłka (The Ball…

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DP Patrick Loungway Uses Cam Tank

Matthews Studio Equipment mantra is creating equipment that lasts. Support equipment that not only stands the test of time but adapts to all types of shooting challenges – and supports creative ideas, whenever a shooter discovers the possibilities. And, that’s just what high-profile second unit DP Patrick Loungway (Deadpool 2, Ghost in the Shell, Jurassic…

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Wisycom Partners With Sound Hard

Wisycom has partnered with Sound Hard, a New Orleans-based dealer providing audio solutions to professionals of the film, television and broadcast industries. Sound Hard recently upgraded its arsenal, offering complete Wisycom-outfitted sound packages for reality TV and ENG applications. Sound Hard’s collection of Wisycom gear includes MCR42S Dual True Diversity UHF Miniature Camera Receiver and…

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RED Launches New DSMC2 GEMINI Kit

RED DIGITAL CINEMA® has introduced a new DSMC2® GEMINI® Kit. The Kit offers a comprehensive solution for cinematographers who shoot in a variety of environments. At the heart of the new system is the DSMC2 camera BRAIN with the GEMINI 5K S35 sensor, which leverages dual sensitivity modes to provide greater flexibility in a variety…

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Hitachi Kokusai To Debut Studio And Field Production Camera

Hitachi Kokusai is bringing its newest professional camera solutions to InfoComm 2019 conference and exhibition in Orlando, Florida. Demonstrations in booth 4875 will include the A/V industry trade show debut of the award-winning new SK-HD1800 HDTV studio and field production camera, and the latest enhancements to the DK-H200 multi-format, compact box camera for remote and…

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