Archive for October 2019

Sony To Showcase VENICE And FX9 At Camerimage In Poland

Sony has announced it will return to the international film festival Camerimage in Toruń, Poland, to showcase its next generation motion picture camera system VENICE, as well as the newly-launched FX9 Full-Frame 6K sensor camera. Sony will also present a number of workshops, seminars and panel discussions with leading filmmakers and DoPs. A number of…

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VMI Canon To Host ‘Come And Play’ Day

VMI Canon has announced it is to host a ‘Come and Play’ day where visitors can get their hands on both the Canon C500 FF cameras as well as the latest Canon Sumire FF primes, which is Canon’s latest lens set built with an emphasis on lens character, as well as full 4K quality. The…

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Movietech Adds ‘Full Frame’ To Directors Viewfinder Range

Movietech has announced its exclusive range of Directors Viewfinder which offers additional Full Frame models. Following the product launch at the British Society of Cinematographers Expo earlier in the year, the addition of ‘Full Frame’ to the Movietech Directors Viewfinder Range won instant approval. Created by the Movietech in-house Product Development team, the Directors Viewfinder…

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Green Voltage To Open New Outlets In Belfast And Dublin

Portable power specialists Green Voltage is to open new outlets in Belfast and Dublin. Following the UK launch of the company earlier in the year, the Green Voltage team have been quick to realise the potential for establishing an enhanced presence in Ireland via new distribution outlets in Belfast and Dublin. Green Voltage Director Adam…

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Take 2 Films Orders Vega Lenses

Take 2 Films has ordered 15 sets of TLS’s new full frame lens series, Vega, which will be delivered over the course of the next 24 months. TLS’s latest development, Vega, is a new series of Full Frame cine prime lenses. Vega exists in a set of ten lenses, including 20mm, 24mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm,…

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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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