Fujinon Duvo 25-1000

Fujifilm Announces New Fujinon Duvo HZK25-1000mm F2.8-5.0 PL Mount Cinema Box Lens

FUJIFILM North America Corporation has announced the impending availability of its new FUJINON Duvo HZK25-1000mm F2.8-F5.0 PL Mount Cinema Box Lens (“Duvo 25-1000”). As noted in Fujifilm’s prior October 2022 development announcement, this native PL-mount cinema box lens achieves a zoom ratio of 40x and a telephoto focal length of 1000mm, the highest combination of magnification and telephoto reach available to date for large cinema sensors. Fujifilm North America Corporation […]

Lars Weyer ARRI

ARRI Appoints Lars Weyer As New CFO and Executive Board Member

Lars Weyer has been appointed as new Executive Board member and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of ARRI, effective March 20, 2023. This announcement was made by the Supervisory Board of the global film technology company. In this position, Lars Weyer is responsible for the Finance, Human Resources, IT, and Facility Management departments. “The expansion of the Executive Board to include a CFO underscores the path we have already taken towards […]

Cine Gear Expo

Cine Gear Expo Returned to New York Showcasing All the Creative Ingenuity in New Production-Related Gear

For the first time in almost eight years, the Cine Gear Expo returned to New York City with all the best filmmaking gear and tech in tow after the planned 2020 expo was canceled amid the early days of the pandemic. This year’s Cine Gear was held within Brooklyn’s Industry City, a massive eight-building complex that houses markets, merchants, and crafts experts with unique skills such as blacksmithing and swordsmithing. […]

Industry City Cine Gear

Cine Gear: Industry Professionals Discuss Expo’s Return to New York as Vendors Hawk Their Wares

Camera geeks flocked to Brooklyn’s Industry City March 10 and 11 for the first New York-area Cine Gear Expo in several years. Attendance spiked over 2,000 for an event that included panels, presentations, and displays of the latest in visual technology. “Our last event in New York was 2015,” Juliane Grosso, co-founder and CEO of Cine Gear Expo, said. “We had planned to return in 2020 until Covid hit. Now […]

Infinity Pool

Infinity Pool Cinematographer Karim Hussain, CSC on His Visual Experiments With Director Brandon Cronenberg

Brandon Cronenberg‘s last two films, Possessor and Infinity Pool, look so unique and distinctive from all other movies out there, genre or otherwise. That’s a direct result of his ongoing collaboration with Cinematographer Karim Hussain, CSC, is a legend among Canadian genre fans, having shot a number of local horror movies such as Ted Geoghegan‘s We Are Still Here and Jay Baruchel‘s Random Acts of Violence. He’s also an involved […]

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On DPs Bianca Cline and Eric Adkins on Playing With Perspective and Why It’s Not Just a Movie for Kids

Last summer, Marcel the Shell With Shoes On charmed audiences across the world as the little guy made a giant leap to the big screen. Directed by Dean Fleischer Camp and featuring the voice talents of co-writer Jenny Slate, the A24 film currently finds itself nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and the technique with which it was made was rather remarkable, as it involved two DPs, […]


Digital Cinema Society to Hold DCS Cinema Lighting Expo on March 18 at IATSE Local 80 Stage in Burbank

RSVPs are now being accepted for the Digital Cinema Society’s DCS Cinema Lighting Expo, an exploration of motion picture lighting and grip technology with participating manufacturers including (in alphabetical order): ARRI • BB&S Lighting • CHAUVET Lighting • Dedolight California • Core SWX • Fiilex • FOMEX • K5600 • Kino Flo • Lightstar • Litepanels • Luminys • Mole Richardson • Nanlite • Quasar Science • RatPac Controls • […]

Mandy Walker

Elvis DP Mandy Walker Becomes First Woman to Win American Society of Cinematographers’s Top Prize for Feature Film

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) presented its annual awards this evening with Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS earning the feature film award for Elvis. Walker is the first woman to win an ASC Award in the feature film category with her first nomination. Last year’s ASC feature film winner was Greig Fraser, ASC, who went on to win the Oscar® for Best Achievement in Cinematography for Dune. The 37th ASC […]

Daniel Bishop All Quiet on the Western Front

SOC’s Camera Operator of the Year Awards Go to All Quiet on the Western Front and Ozark

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced the winners of its Camera Operator of the Year awards in the Film and Television categories on Saturday night at the Loews Hollywood Hotel, where All Quiet on the Western Front and Ozark triumphed, making Netflix the night’s big winner. It marked the first year where there were six nominees for Camera Operator of the Year in both categories. Colin Farrell, the Oscar-nominated […]

Tiffen Night Fog

Tiffen Introduces New Black Fog and Night Fog Filters

The Tiffen Company adds two new diffusion effects filters to their renowned line of optical filters. Paired with digital cameras, Black Fog® and Night Fog® Filters can provide a soft highlight glow reminiscent of the classic double fog cinematic look. While both Black Fog and Night Fog series offer the benefits of Tiffen’s natural-looking diffusion, these two new atmosphere-enhancers each bring a unique benefit to the cinematographer’s pallet. Tiffen Black […]