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Sony Introduces Cinema Line of Cameras, Including FX6

September 2, 2020 | By
Sony Introduces Cinema Line of Cameras, Including FX6

Not to be outdone by Panasonic‘s big reveal today, Sony Electronics announced the launch of its own Cinema Line of camera products, which will “bring together Sony’s expertise in image quality, attention to detail, technology and passion in digital cinema.” The Cinema Line is comprised of the existing VENICE and FX9 cameras, which will be boosted by the... »

Panasonic Launches Lumix S5 Camera

September 2, 2020 | By
Panasonic Launches Lumix S5 Camera

After keeping their new camera shrouded in mystery for months, Panasonic officially launched its Lumix S5 full-frame mirrorless camera at a special online event along with the camera’s full specifications. The camera follows up on the popularity of the compactness of the GH5 camera but being a full-frame equivalent. The S5 will retail for less than... »

Fujifilm Announces Two New FUJINON Lenses and Lens Mount at Global Presentation

September 2, 2020 | By
Fujifilm Announces Two New FUJINON Lenses and Lens Mount at Global Presentation

In advance of next week’s virtual IBC Showcase and part of today’s global lens presentation, Fujifilm announced two additions to its line of lenses: the FUJINON Premista 19-45mm cinema zoom lens, the SK35-700mm telephoto mount box lens, as well as Duclose Lenses‘ MK lens mount for the anticipated RED Komodo cinema camera. “The response we’ve seen to the Premista... »

Brightline’s LED Fixtures Illuminate WXII’s New News Set

August 26, 2020 | By
Brightline’s LED Fixtures Illuminate WXII’s New News Set

NBC affiliate WXII, serving the Greensboro / Winston-Salem / High Point area of North Carolina, used 40 Brightline L1.2 and L1.4 LED SerisONE studio light fixtures for its news set which debuted in early August, according to be a release by Brightline. Designed by Devlin Design Group, the station’s new news studio received its first complete... »

Fujifilm Offers Online Presentation to Introduce, Discuss New Fujinon Products

August 24, 2020 | By
Fujifilm Offers Online Presentation to Introduce, Discuss New Fujinon Products

On September 2, Fujifilm will hold a special Fujinon Cinema Lens online presentation to introduce its new products, specifically new Premista lenses, as well as to discuss the advantages of Fujinon variable focus length lenses and more. Fujifilm had this to say about the presentation: “As our industry continues to adapt and evolve during this unique... »

Matthews Provides New How-To Support Videos in Spanish

August 21, 2020 | By
Matthews Provides New How-To Support Videos in Spanish

Not to risk missing out on providing support for its customers in the many dozens of Spanish-speaking countries, Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) today released a series of how-to equipment videos in Spanish by their Mexican-born resident grip, Martin Torner. Having worked in Hollywood productions for over a decade, Torner’s English language videos have been quite successful, so... »

Koerner Virtual Lens Summit Offers Chrosziel Lens Testing Demo

August 20, 2020 | By
Koerner Virtual Lens Summit Offers Chrosziel Lens Testing Demo

On Friday, August 28 at 10AM PST, Chrosziel will offer a special lens testing demonstration and discussion as part of the 2020 Koerner Virtual Lens Summit. The company’s CEO Timm Stemann and Band Pro‘s Senior Technical Consultant Randy Wedick will be demoing Chrosziel’s P-TP7 Large Format LED Lens Projector and discuss professional lens testing protocols via... »

TVU Producer Adds Audio Mixing Feature to Virtual Production

August 19, 2020 | By
TVU Producer Adds Audio Mixing Feature to Virtual Production

TVU Networks has added an audio mixing panel to its cloud-based TVU Producer to offer audio control through a dedicated interface for a multi-camera production solution. TVU Producer’s Audio Mixer Panel feature adds familiar audio mixing capabilities to TVU Producer using a browser-based UI or touch-screen tablet to have full control of audio signals. TVU’s... »

Panasonic Announces Mysterious New Lumix S5 Camera

August 19, 2020 | By
Panasonic Announces Mysterious New Lumix S5 Camera

Panasonic has officially announced its new Lumix S5 (DC-S5) camera without sharing any specific specs or even a very clear picture. Though unconfirmed by Panasonic, the specs had reportedly been leaked online, and some presume this will either be a new budget model, successor to the S1 or something else entirely. Rumors have circulated that this might... »

Band Pro Launch Angénieux Optimo Primes Silver Set via Zoom

August 15, 2020 | By
Band Pro Launch Angénieux Optimo Primes Silver Set via Zoom

Band Pro has announced it will launch Angénieux‘s Optimo Primes Silver Set of six high-end camera lenses live via Zoom on Wednesday, August 6, at 10:30AM PST. The unveiling will be moderated by Film and Digital Times publisher/editor Jon Fauer, ASC, and Band Pro’s Senior Technical Consultant Randy Wedick and Band Pro’s Senior Product Manager, Jean-Marc Bouchut, will be... »

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