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SOC Accepting Submissions For The Lifetime Achievement Awards

August 15, 2019 | By
SOC Accepting Submissions For The Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Society of Camera Operators has announced that the Technical Achievement Award is now open for submissions. The deadline for submitting is September 16, 2019. The Technical Achievement Award Demonstration Day will take place on October 26th during which time the SOC Technical Committee will review all submissions. The Camera Operator of the Year Film and Television nominee... »

Blackmagic Design New Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

August 14, 2019 | By
Blackmagic Design New Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

Blackmagic Design has announced the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, a new handheld digital film camera with a full Super 35 size 6K HDR image sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range, an EF lens mount and dual native ISO up to 25,600 for low light performance. This model builds on the popularity of the Blackmagic Pocket... »

Catch 22 Chooses Cooke S4/i Prime Lenses

June 28, 2019 | By
<em>Catch 22</em> Chooses Cooke S4/i Prime Lenses

Directed by Grant Heslov, Ellen Kuras and George Clooney, the Hulu six-episode miniseries Catch 22 cinematographer Martin Ruhe relied on two sets of Cooke Optics’ S4/i prime lenses matched with two ARRI ALEXA Mini cameras to capture this latest on screen version, which premiered on May 17th. Ruhe’s goal was to contrast the aerial... »

Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

June 11, 2019 | By
Band Pro: Sony VENICE Upgrade

The Sony VENICE has been a go-to camera for a large number of features and TV productions industry-wide. The new VENICE 4.0 Firmware upgrade, available June 2019, unlocks High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting capabilities including 120 fps in 4K 2.39:1, 60 fps in 6K 3:2 Full Frame and more. A hardware upgrade is required... »

RED Camera Releases New Kit

June 5, 2019 | By
RED Camera Releases New Kit

RED DIGITAL CINEMA has released a new DSMC2 GEMINI Kit that offers a comprehensive solution for cinematographers who shoot in a variety of environments. Filmmakers can shoot in standard mode for well-lit conditions or low-light mode for darker settings, and operators can easily switch between modes through the camera’s on-screen menu with no down... »

Blackmagic Design: Showtime’s The Chi

June 4, 2019 | By
Blackmagic Design: Showtime’s <em>The Chi</em>

Blackmagic Design has announced that Showtime Networks’ The Chi incorporated a wide array of Blackmagic Design cameras, including URSA Mini Pros and Micro Studio Camera 4K, for Director of Photography Abraham Martinez’s portrayal of Chicago’s south side. Martinez used three Blackmagic URSA Mini Pros, one URSA Mini 4K and two Micro Studio Camera 4Ks recording... »

Cine Gear Expo: Sony VENICE

June 1, 2019 | By
Cine Gear Expo: Sony <em>VENICE</em>

At the grand opening of Sony’s Digital Media Production Center (DMPC), the industry’s most complete capture to display facility, Sony Electronics connected users and creators to deliver the artists’ intent by driving hands-on experiences with the latest technology in Cinema. The venue hosted a press conference on Thursday, May30th, to reveal technology advancements with... »

Blackmagic Design: Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel

June 1, 2019 | By
Blackmagic Design: Marvel Studios’ <em>Captain Marvel</em>

Blackmagic Design has announced that its Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera was used in the filming of key action sequences on Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel. The twenty first installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was lensed by cinematographer Ben Davis, BSC (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Doctor Strange and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). The Blackmagic Micro... »

Brussels Conference: Cinematography in Progress

May 9, 2019 | By
Brussels Conference: <em>Cinematography in Progress</em>

In April 2019 3rd International Conference on teaching and researching Cinematography took place in Brussels. The main goal of this event is to discuss how to best educate future cinematographers with regard to the current trend in cinematography, and how these should be applied to future teaching in film schools and other educational facilities.... »

ICG: Preliminary Election Results

May 9, 2019 | By
ICG: Preliminary Election Results

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has released the preliminary results of its national elections. The 8,600-member union has elected Digital Imaging Technician Lewis Rothenberg to his first three-year term as National President of the Guild. The membership also elected Dejan Georgevich as National Vice President, Christy Fiers as 1st National Vice... »

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