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AVIWEST, CyanView Team-Up to Simplify Remote Camera Control for Live Multi-Camera Production

March 30, 2021 | By
AVIWEST, CyanView Team-Up to Simplify Remote Camera Control for Live Multi-Camera Production

AVIWEST, a leading provider of video contribution systems, announced today that its bonded cellular technology is now integrated with CyanView‘s RCP multicamera control panel. Seamless integration between AVIWEST’s technology and CyanView RCP enables reliable, low-latency IP-based transmission of control signals from multiple camera types and brands to the control room for live production. Using... »

Search Party DP Jonathan Furmanski on His Use of SmallHD On Set

March 18, 2021 | By
<em>Search Party</em> DP Jonathan Furmanski on His Use of SmallHD On Set

The hugely popular HBO Max series, Search Party, wrapped its fourth season just two weeks before the pandemic lockdown. Because Cinematographer Jonathan Furmanski had shot almost every episode, he had his workflow down by Season 4, and a lot of that comes down to good communication between himself, the director and the rest of the crew. Furmanski... »

Musashi Optical Systems Announces Takumi 2 Cinema Lens

March 15, 2021 | By
Musashi Optical Systems Announces Takumi 2 Cinema Lens

Musashi Optical Systems, based in Saitama, Japan, announced the new Takumi 2, a 29-120mm T/2.9 cinema lens for full frame sensor cameras with an industry standard PL mount, which will be available in late May or early June 2021. The bright T/2.9 aperture is maintained throughout the zoom lens for consistent exposure while zooming and for... »

Matthews Announces Gobo Plate Baby Pin

March 12, 2021 | By
Matthews Announces Gobo Plate Baby Pin

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) has announced the latest to its Gobo Plate™ line of mounting solutions, the Gobo Plate Baby Pin, a simple, strong and professional solution for the industry standard 5/8″ pin. Like their other Gobo Plates, the Gobo Plate Baby Pin is a US-made, rock-solid machined hardware solution. Designed to save time and... »

Cinematographer Jose Luis Bernal Shoots Hierro Season 2 with Cooke Anamorphic/i SF

March 11, 2021 | By
Cinematographer Jose Luis Bernal Shoots <em>Hierro</em> Season 2 with Cooke Anamorphic/i SF

In February 2021, the acclaimed Spanish drama series Hierro returned for its second season on Movistar + in Spain, once again showcasing the work of Cinematographer Jose Luis Bernal, who has relied on Cooke Anamorphic/i SF (Special Flair) lenses to create the look for the series that reflects the drama’s maturity and confidence. The series created by brothers Pepe and... »

Digital Cinema Society Offers Tips on Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of Covid

March 3, 2021 | By
Digital Cinema Society Offers Tips on <em>Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of Covid</em>

The Digital Cinema Society (DCS) has completed a new mini-doc called Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of Covid, dedicated to the group’s friend and longtime member, Allen Daviau, ASC, who was an early victim in the COVID pandemic. The film is directed, edited and hosted by Cinematographer James Mathers, the founder of the Digital Cinema... »

Wooden Camera Launches New Canon EOS C70 Accessories

February 24, 2021 | By
Wooden Camera Launches New Canon EOS C70 Accessories

Wooden Camera has announced a full range of accessories compatible with the new Canon EOS C70, adding to the line of modular parts to help further the customization camera operators need to fit their personal requirements. Some of the accessories including a contoured Top Plate to expand the C70’s rigging surface and a Mini Top Handle to... »

Sony Electronics Launches Small Scale FX3 Full-Frame Camera

February 23, 2021 | By
Sony Electronics Launches Small Scale FX3 Full-Frame Camera

Sony Electronics Inc. has announced its FX3 (model ILME-FX3) camera that combines the best of Sony’s industry-leading digital cinema technology with advanced imaging features from Alpha™ brand mirrorless cameras to make Sony’s coveted cinematic look accessible to more creators. FX3 is the latest  addition to Sony’s Cinema Line, delivering a cinematic look and professional operability... »

Nice Shoes’ Maria Carretero Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio for Remote Post Workflow

February 19, 2021 | By
Nice Shoes’ Maria Carretero Uses DaVinci Resolve Studio for Remote Post Workflow

Anyone who works in the world of post knows the benefits of Blackmagic Design‘s DaVinci Resolve Studio when it comes to  the remote workflows needed to get footage, sound, graphics and other elements between locations, but Blackmagic Design has shared one particular case study about how creative studio Nice Shoes have been using the software for its workflow between... »

Teradek Teams with Frame.io for C2C (Camera to Cloud) Support

February 18, 2021 | By
Teradek Teams with Frame.io for C2C (Camera to Cloud) Support

Creative Solutions has announced that Teradek has teamed-up with Frame.io to support Frame.io C2C (Camera to Cloud), a cloud-based workflow that bridges on-set camera capture with post-production NLE systems. This revolutionary process is poised to forever transform the way in which production and editorial interact. At launch, the Teradek Cube 655 video encoder will be the... »