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2019 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards Winners

June 25, 2019 | By
2019 Cine Gear Expo Technical Awards Winners

The Cine Gear Expo’s Technical Awards are the expo’s annual recognition of the products with the industry’s technical advancements that have been introduced since the previous year’s LA Expo. After reviewing and evaluating 130 of the technologies submitted and presented at the 2019 Cine Gear Expo, the team of industry expert judges has chosen... »

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... »

ICG Produces Two Panels at Cine Gear Expo

May 31, 2019 | By
ICG Produces Two Panels at Cine Gear Expo

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is producing two panels at the Cine Gear Expo to be held at the Paramount Studios, both on Saturday, June 1st. The first panel is titled “Landing the Gig and Building a Career,” with panelists explaining how camera crew members and others in the industry can... »

Tiffen Open House & Steadicam Operator Expo

May 28, 2019 | By
Tiffen Open House & Steadicam Operator Expo

The annual Steadicam Operator Expo, hosted by the Steadicam Guild, will have a large gathering of Steadicam and stabilizer related manufacturers with opportunities to test and demo equipment from top gear producers at the Tiffen Open House in Burbank, California. Held at the Tiffen Technical Center, the Tiffen Open House will be displaying Tiffen... »

ARRI Rental: US East and West Coast

May 2, 2019 | By
ARRI Rental: US East and West Coast

ARRI Rental has announced that after five years of serving the film community in Atlanta, GA, they have decided to discontinue its services locally effective June 2019. ARRI has agreed on a strategic shift and will now concentrate its rental services in the US on the East and West Coast. ARRI Rental in Secaucus... »

FotoKem: Universal and Legendary Pictures Little

May 1, 2019 | By
FotoKem: Universal and Legendary Pictures <em>Little</em>

FotoKem’s Atlanta and Burbank facilities have supported the production of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ Little from digital dailies through finishing with a full ACES finish for the fantasy comedy. Principal photography for Little took place last summer in the Atlanta area. From blockbuster producer Will Packer (Girls Trip, Night School, the Ride Along... »

HIVE: Wasp 100-C

April 23, 2019 | By
HIVE: Wasp 100-C

HIVE Lighting has unveiled a new environmentally-friendly lighting product: the Wasp 100-C. This new LED lighting product has infinite color combinations, white light controls, a 180 degree spread and is compatible with accessories to modify the lighting for different on screen talent, subjects and locations.           The Wasp 100-C also... »

ARRI: ALEXA Mini LF

April 23, 2019 | By
ARRI: ALEXA Mini LF

ARRI unveils the new ALEXA Mini LF camera. Combining the compact size and low weight of the ALEXA Mini with the large-format ALEXA LF sensor, The ALEXA Mini LF brings new possibilities to ARRI’s large-format camera system. The ALEXA Mini LF includes a cost-efficient Codex Compact Drive that provides fast and open workflows, a... »

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