The new Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras output a full-frame 10-bit 4K N-Log signal, which the new Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR monitor/recorder can record and display in HDR.
The Nikon Z6 and Z7 have sensors that output 4K images over HDMI, ready for conversion to HDR by Atomos. The Atomos Ninja V records the output to production-ready 10-bit Apple ProRes or Avid DNx formats. Continue reading
August 27, 2018
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The ARRI Group has named Dr. Michael Neuhaeuser as the new executive board member responsible for technology. He succeeds Professor Franz Kraus, who after more than 30 years at ARRI, joins the Supervisory Board and will continue to be closely associated with the company. Neuhaeuser starts September 1.
Kraus, who has been leading tech development at ARRI for the last few decades, Continue reading
July 25, 2018
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By Randi Altman
The independent feature film Miss Arizona is a sort of fish out of water tale that focuses on Rose Raynes, former beauty queen and current bored wife and mother who accepts an invitation to teach a life skills class at a women’s shelter. As you might imagine, the four women who she meets there don’t feel they have much in common. Continue reading
July 23, 2018
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With its handheld doc-style camerawork, voiceover narration and quirky humor, Arrested Development helped revolutionize the look of TV sitcoms. Created by Mitchell Hurwitz, with Ron Howard serving as one of its executive producers, the half-hour comedy series follows the once-rich Bluth family, that continues to live beyond their mean in Southern California. At the center of the family is the mostly sane Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman), Continue reading
July 18, 2018
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Panavision has hired Zoe Iltsopoulos Borys to lead the company’s Atlanta office as vice president and general manager. Borys will oversee day-to-day operations in the region.
Borys’ 25 years of experience in the motion picture industry includes business development for Production Resources Group (PRG), and GM for Fletcher Camera and Lenses (now VER). Continue reading
July 2, 2018
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The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has re-elected Kees van Oostrum as president. He will serve his third consecutive term at the organization.
The ASC board also re-upped its roster of officers for 2018-2019, including Bill Bennett, John Simmons and Cynthia Pusheck as vice presidents; Levie Isaacks as treasurer; David Darby as secretary; Continue reading
June 19, 2018
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By Mike McCarthy
In the last few months, we have seen the release of the Red Monstro, Sony Venice, Arri Alexa LF and Canon C700 FF, all of which have larger or full-frame sensors. Full frame refers to the DSLR terminology, with full frame being equivalent to the entire 35mm film area — the way that it was used horizontally in still cameras. Continue reading
June 11, 2018
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Panavision’s Millennium DXL2 8K camera was on display at Cine Gear last week featuring a new post-centric firmware upgrade, along with four new large-format lens sets, a DXL-inspired accessories kit for Red DSMC2 cameras and a preview of custom advancements in filter technology.
DXL2 incorporates technology advancements based on input from cinematographers, Continue reading
June 6, 2018
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At CineGear, Sony introduced new updates and developments for its Venice CineAlta camera system including Version 2 firmware, which will now be available in early July.
Sony also showed the new Venice Extension System, which features expanded flexibility and enhanced ergonomics. Also announced was Sony’s plan for high frame rate support for the Venice system. Continue reading
June 5, 2018
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Red Digital Cinema modified its camera lineup to include one DSMC2 camera Brain with three sensor options — Monstro 8K VV, Helium 8K S35 and Gemini 5K S35. The single DSMC2 camera Brain includes high-end frame rates and data rates regardless of the sensor chosen. In addition, this streamlined approach will result in a price reduction compared to Red’s previous camera line-up. Continue reading
May 23, 2018
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