Articles tagged "cinema"

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Kinefinity's new MAVO Edge cinema camera can shoot 8K ProRes Raw internally at up to 75 fps

The MAVO Edge is built around a new 44.7MP full-frame CMOS sensor that claims to offer up to 14-stops of dynamic range and minimal rolling shutter, even at 8K.

Canon announces the EOS C300 Mark III with 4K/120p dual gain output sensor, modular design

The Canon EOS C300 Mark III uses the exact same frame as the C500 Mark II, but packs inside Canon's new DIGIC DV7 processor and a new 4K Super 35mm Dual Gain Output (DGO) sensor.

Viltrox announces new $280 33mm F1.4 autofocus lens for APS-C systems, teases upcoming 20mm T2 cine lens

The 33mm F1.4 lens is the first of three APS-C lenses Viltrox has already said are on the way, with the 23mm and 56mm F1.4 still on the horizon.

Rokinon announces 16mm T2.6 and 35mm T1.5, two new carbon fiber cine lenses

These two lenses bring the total number of XEEN CF lenses to five when you include the previously-announced 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5 lenses.

Venus Optics releases Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D Cine lens for PL, EF and E mount cameras

The Laowa 12mm F2.8 Zero-D Cine lens is a re-engineered version of Laowa's 12mm F2.8 still lens that's available for PL, EF and E mount camera systems.

Sigma's new Classic Art Prime Cine and /i Technology PL lens kits to sell for $44K

Sigma announces that it's upcoming Classic Art Prime Cine lenses will be available as a full 10-lens set starting next month for $43,999.

Meike releases 35mm T2.2 cinema lens for Micro Four Thirds camera systems

The fully-manual lens offers the equivalent of a 70mm lens on a full-frame camera.

SLR Magic launches four APO-MicroPrime Series lenses for Canon EF mount

The four lenses are fully-manual cinema lenses designed to offer multiple focal lengths in nearly identical form factors for easy swapping out.

Irix announces new 45mm T1.5 Cine lens for Canon EF, Sony E, MFT and Arri PL mounts

The lens is the latest in Irix's growing lineup of Cine lenses. No pricing or availability information is given, but considering the price of other lenses in the Irix Cine lineup, it's likely to retail for $1,300 or so.

Irix announces impending release of its new 45mm T1.5 cinema lens

This lens marks the third in Irix's lineup of lenses designed specifically for shooting up to 8K video.

SmallHD launches Vision Series, Cine Series 4K HDR monitors for professionals

The new Vision Series and Cine Series models come in 13in, 17in and 24in models and support 4K HDR video. Pricing information isn't yet available, but the monitors will be available in the first quarter of 2020.

Axibo camera slider system uses AI to track faces and objects

The Axibo slider can detect and keep focused on faces and most objects thanks to an integrated 6 + 1 AI core CPU

Aputure's new LS 600d prototype LED light offers 600W output

Aputure's impending LED light has 600W raw output in a size not much larger than your standard cinema light.

Sony's FX9 will offer oversampled 4K 4:2:2 10-bit internal recording, Dual Base ISO and more

Sony has announced the impending arrival of its next-generation video camera system, the FX9. The full-frame E-mount system is set to be released later this year with a 16-35mm E-mount lens to follow in spring 2020.

Irix announces an 11mm T4.3 cine lens for Canon EF, Sony E, MFT and Arri PL mounts

Irix says the new lens is designed for 8K recording and features a cinema-specific optical construction.

Canon announces C500 Mark II camera with 5.9K Cinema RAW Light recording

Canon has announced the EOS C500 Mark II, a full-frame cinema camera with Cinema RAW Light and 4K 4:2:2 10-bit XF-AVC recording at just shy of 6K.

Nitecore leaps into the world of optics with 5 new full-frame cinema lenses

Nitecore has taken a departure from its usual world of flashlights and batteries to introduce a new lineup of cinema lenses for full-frame camera systems.

Moment launches 37mm Cine filters and mount for use with smartphone cameras

Moment's new 37mm Cine filters are compatible with various models of iPhone, Pixel, OnePlus and Galaxy devices.

Sigma to create 'Classic' range of cine Art primes

Sigma announces 'Classic' versions of cine Art primes with minimal optical coatings to provide a range of lenses giving the look of 'classic' lenses.

Irix teases its first cine lens, a 150mm T3.0 1:1 Macro lens for EF, Sony E, MFT and PL mounts

Irix is taking the leap to cinema glass with its upcoming 150mm T3.0 1:1 Macro lens.

Modular 5K Octopus Camera supports swapping in different sensor modules

The Octopus camera is designed to be tweaked and upgraded with relative ease, thanks to a modular and open source design.

Blackmagic announces a new battery grip for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic's new battery grip for its Pocket Cinema Camera 4K swaps the usual LP-e6 battery for two L-series batteries, giving it up to two hours of use on a single charge.

Canon launches its Sumire Prime collection with seven PL-mount cinema lenses

Canon has announced the Sumire Prime collection, a set of seven cinema prime lenses designed for the PL-mount.

Sigma cine 28mm T.1.5 lens gets a price and shipping date

Independent lens manufacturer Sigma has announced that its new 28mm T1.5 cine lens for full frame sensor cameras will be available from the middle of March.

Lomography launches new 35mm monochrome film stock cut from German cine film rolls

Lomography has launched its Black & White 400 35mm Berlin Kino film, a new monochrome film cut from rolls of an old German cine film stock.

Sigma opening new facility in Burbank, California showing its dedication to cine market

Sigma announced it's opening a new facility in the heart of Hollywood, a move that shows its dedication to its growing lineup of cinema products.

RED simplifies cinema camera lineup, dramatically drops prices

In an effort to streamline production and minimize confusion, RED has announced that it is simplifying its product lineup to three main cameras. As an added bonus, this change dramatically drops the prices for all three options.

ARRI starts certified pre-owned program for second hand cinema cameras

Cinema camera manufacturer Arri has started a certified sales program for used Alexa bodies. The company says these pre-owned Alexa Plus and Classic models have gone through extensive servicing and testing before being put on sale.

Lensrentals: Cheap Veydra Mini Prime lenses are 'optically excellent'

In Lensrentals testing, the Veydra Mini Primes wipe the test bench floor with the equivalent Zeiss CP.2 lenses, which cost more than three times as much. In Roger Cicala's words: they kick some serious resolution butt.

Watch: Unboxing $221,000 worth of Leica Summilux-C cinema lenses

YouTuber Devin Graham recently got to do something very few of us will ever get to: he purchased and unboxed nearly a quarter million dollars worth of cinema lenses.

RED and Foxconn want to produce affordable 8K cameras for the general public

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said over the weekend that the company is working with RED Digital Cinema to build top-quality video cameras at a third of the current prices.

Get your sci-fi on: 50 photos from the 'Alien' films

Ridley Scott's 1979 film Alien was full of stunning visuals, a trend that continued through its many sequels. Film School Rejects highlights 50 of the best shots from the Alien franchise.

New Zeiss CP.3 XD Cine lens line stores metadata, is aimed at budget filmmakers

The new budget-oriented Zeiss cine line includes ten compact primes that can output metadata to aide in post-production. Read more

These are the four cameras that won Oscars in 2017

Before things got really confusing at the 89th Academy Awards last night, we got an overview of the Oscars given out earlier in the month at the Scientific and Technical Awards including four cinema cameras that helped usher in the digital era. Read more

Lytro poised to forever change filmmaking: debuts Cinema prototype and short film at NAB

Lytro debuted its Cinema prototype, and footage shot with the system, to a packed showroom at NAB 2016. To say we're impressed would be an understatement. Cinema is massive, but the high resolution, low noise capture paired with depth-screening, simulation of F0.3 apertures, and perspective shifts in post mean that Lytro may just be poised to change the face of cinema forever. Read more

Blackmagic Design introduces PL Mount options for Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Design has announced the addition of two new PL mount options to its line of professional motion picture cameras. The Production Camera 4K and Cinema Camera are now available with a PL mount, complementing existing EF and passive Micro Four Thirds models. Read more

AJA enters cinema camera market with 4K Cion

AJA has announced the Cion - a production camera featuring a 4K APS-C sized sensor - at NAB in Las Vegas, Nevada. This is AJA Video System's first camera, the company being known primarily as a manufacturer of video interface and conversion products. The camera accepts lenses with a PL mount and records to a single proprietary SSD drive. Learn more

Canon launches XF205 and XF200 HD professional camcorders

Canon has introduced its new compact XF205 and XF200 professional camcorders aimed at broadcast news and wedding videographers. They come equipped with a wide-angle 26.8 mm (35mm equivalent) 20x optical zoom lens and support two recording formats - MXF, a file format used by broadcast stations, and MP4. The XF205 and XF200 will be available in mid-July for $4,400 and $3,900 respectively. Learn more

Canon announces Cine-Servo 17-120mm and HJ18ex7.6B HD zooms

Canon has announced its new Cine-Servo 17-120mm T2.95 zoom lens for shoulder-mounted application or as a traditional cinema lens. It has an ENG-style Digital Drive handgrip with zoom rocker switch and will be available in either PL- or EF-mount. Canon has also launched the HJ18ex7.6B portable HD zoom lens for broadcast news and documentary situations. Learn more

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera now supports Raw CinemaDNG

Blackmagic Design has announced its Camera 1.5 software update which adds new 12-bit Log CinemaDNG RAW recording to the Pocket Cinema Camera. The CinemaDNG Raw lossless compression works like a ZIP file where the Raw files are compressed during 1080p recording without the loss of any part of the image. This allows videographers to capture files with wider dynamic range for increased flexibility during color correction. 

Rokinon launches Cine 16mm T2.2 lens for APS-C and Micro Four Thirds

Rokinon has made available a video version of the Samyang 16mm f/2.0 prime. The 16mm T2.2 Cine lens is available for pre-order in Nikon F, Canon EF, Micro Four Thirds, Sony A, and Sony E mounts. Like other video primes, it offers focus and aperture racks for use with cinema rigs, stepless aperture control, and calibration in T-stops rather than F-stops. Rokinon's website lists compatible mounts for Pentax, Samsung NX and Fujifilm X though they aren't yet available for pre-order, and lists the lens at an MSRP of $499.

Tyra Banks makes cinemagrams fashionable

Will Banks' investment in Flixel give cinemagrams renewed popularity?

Today, Instagram joins the shot form video scrimmage. 

Blackmagic Design announces Super-35 4K camera with global shutter

Blackmagic Design has announced the Production Camera 4K, a Super-35 format, 4K-capable camera with global shutter for smooth panning and image motion. The company says it will cost $3995. It can capture footage in Apple ProRes 422 HQ or losslessly compressed CinemaDNG Raw - promising 12-stops of dynamic range. The camera is built around a Canon EF mount and an internal SSD recorder to cope with the data rates. Blackmagic says it will be available from July 2013.

NAB 2013: News Shooter looks at Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Digital video site www.newsshooter.com is at this year's NAB show in Las Vegas, and has been taking a look at the Pocket Cinema Camera from Blackmagic. The Pocket Cinema Camera is a small, 1080 video camera with a Micro Four Thirds lensmount and an eye-opening MSRP of $995. Click through to see newsshooter's video, straight from the floor at NAB. 

Blackmagic Design creates Pocket Cinema Camera with Raw 1080 shooting

Blackmagic Design has announced a pocket-sized 1080p movie camera capable of 422 ProRes capture with promises of lossless CinemaDNG to be added via firmware. The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera uses a Super 16 imaging area (around 12.5 x 7.4mm - slightly smaller than a 1" sensor), and an 'active' Micro Four Thirds lens mount, giving full aperture control of native lenses. The camera can capture footage in Apple's 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes format Blackmagic promising to add the open, lossless CinemaDNG Raw standard later. The company has said this will cost just $995 and be available from July.

Canon announces 14mm T3.1 and 135mm T2.2 Cinema EOS prime lenses

Canon has announced two additions to its range of Cinema EOS prime lenses, a 14mm T3.1 and 135mm T2.2. The CN-E14mm T3.1 L F and CN-E135mm T2.2 L F are both designed to be used on movie cameras with image sensors up to 35mm full frame in size, and include a range of features optimized for movie shooting. These include geared focus and aperture rings with markings designed to be read from the side of the camera, 11-bladed circular aperture diaphragms, and all-metal weather-resistant construction. The 14mm T3.1 will be available from April 2013 at an estimated retail price of $5,500, while the 135mm T2.2 will appear in May for $5,200.

Carl Zeiss announces CP.2 25mm T2.1 fast cinema prime

Carl Zeiss has announced the Compact Prime CP.2 25/T2.1 cinema lens. It's a replacement for the existing CP.2 25/T2.9, offering a whole stop greater light-gathering ability. The CP.2 25/T2.1 uses the company's interchangeable lens mount system, with Arri PL, Canon EF, Nikon F, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E options all available. It will start shipping on October 1st, 2012, with an expected retail price of €3,300 (excl. VAT) or $4,500 (excl. VAT).  

Carl Zeiss presents CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 cinema zoom lens

Carl Zeiss is displaying a 28-80mm T2.9 cinema zoom lens at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam, that will complement the 70-200mm T2.9 optic it announced earlier this year. Designed for use on 35mm full-frame format video-capable SLRs, as well as HD video cameras and professional cine cameras, the Compact Zoom CZ.2 28-80/T2.9 will be available in Canon EF, Nikon F, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E and Arri PL mounts. It will be available in the second quarter of 2013 for €14,900 or US$19,900 (excluding VAT).

Canon unveils EOS C500 4K cinema video camera and four lenses

Canon has officially announced the EOS C500, the professional 4K video camera output that it promised at the NAB trade show in April. A continuation of the concept of the C300, it can capture Raw 4K video footage and offers frame rates of up to 120fps in compressed 4K. It also captures 2K footage (2,048 x 1,080 pixels) at 12-bit, with 4:4:4 Y'CbCr chroma sub-sampling for high colour resolution. The company has also confirmed four cinema EOS lenses alongside it - the EF mount CN-E15.5-47mm T2.8 L S and CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L S, and the same optics in PL mount (known as the CNE15.5-47mm T2.8 L SP and CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L SP respectively). The C500's price will be in the region of $30,000.

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