Fujifilm’s Large-Format Premista Series Kicks Off with Two New Cinema Zooms

By Bryant Frazer

Premista lens

After a kick-off event at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood last week, Fujifilm came to Las Vegas with news of Premista, a series of cinema zoom lenses built for large-format sensors and HDR acquisition.

Looking to make sense of the name? Think Premier, as in Fujifilm’s high-performance Super 35mm format premier ⟳ continue…

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NewTek announces the Spark Plus™ & Spark Plus™ 4K

By Newsshooter

NewTek has released two new models in their Spark line of products which takes an HDMI input and converts it into NDI to be distributed on a network. Unlike the Connect Spark™ HDMI & Connect Spark™ SDI, the new Spark Plus™ models use full bandwidth NDI with virtually no latency ⟳ continue…

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Camera Angles and Movement: Tavern Scene from Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West

By Sareesh Sudhakaran A comprehensive analysis of the tavern scene in Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in the West. ⟳ continue…

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Inovativ launch the new Voyager EVO Cart

By Newsshooter

Inovativ has launched the new Voyager EVO & Voyager NXT carts which are the successors to the Souct & Souct NZT. The carts only takes two minutes to assemble/disassemble and has a payload of 400-600lb. The Voyager EVO is available in three sizes and the Voyager NXT is available in ⟳ continue…

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Highland 2: Intuitive Screenwriting Software for Professionals

By Jason Hellerman

Screenwriting software can’t make you a better writer, but it can make you a more efficient one.

It’s crazy to me that people used to sit on old dos computers and try to type screenplays. Nowadays, there are tons of options when it comes to the best screenwriting software, and ⟳ continue…

From:: No Film School

Sony PXW-Z280 / PXW-Z190 v3.0 firmware

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has announced v3.0 firmware for their PXW-Z280 & PXW-Z190 camcorders. Unfortunately this firmware won’t be available till September. It’s nice to see that Sony is continuing to improve the PXW-Z280 & PXW-Z190’s functionality by adding features that users will appreciate. Given the target audience these pro camcorders are aimed ⟳ continue…

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Sony announces the HXR-MC88 palm-sized camcorder

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has just announced the HXR-MC88, an entry-level HD palm-sized camcorder with fast Hybrid Auto Focus. The HXR-MC88 looks like it would be a good solution for vloggers, in-house content creators, people wanting a simple BTS camera solution, or anyone who needs an all-in-one, compact, lightweight camcorder. The HXR-MC88 uses ⟳ continue…

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Sony announces the 4K HDR HDC-5500 camera

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has just announced the 4K HDR HDC-5500 camera at NAB 2019. Sony are claiming it is the World’s First 2/3” 4K HDR GS 3-CMOS System. The HDC-5500 is the company’s new 4K HDR flagship camera for outside broadcast applications. The HDC-5500 features a 2/3″ 3-CMOS 4K Image Sensors with ⟳ continue…

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Sony Introduces ‘Flagship’ HDC-5500 4K HDR Broadcast Camera for Entertainment Production at NAB

By Bryant Frazer

Sony HDC-5500 side view

Sony announced its new flagship broadcast camera, the HDC-5500, describing it as the world’s first 2/3-inch 4K HDR three-CMOS camera system with global shutter.

Sony’s touting the camera’s high sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratio, as well as its wide dynamic range capabilities for HDR acquisition. It’s controllable via a 19-inch 3U half-rack ⟳ continue…

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Sony announces new UWP-D wireless microphone series

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has announced a new UWP-D wireless microphone series. The new UWP-D series has been designed to enhance the audio capabilities of XDCAM camcorders such as the PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190. As the receiver uses an MI shoe with Digital Audio Interface it can communicate with and be powered from compatible ⟳ continue…

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Sony announces SxS Pro X Cards and Reader

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has just announced new SxS Pro X Cards and an SxS Pro X card reader at NAB 2019. SxS Pro X is the next step up from SxS Pro+ and it offers transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps (1250MB/s). This is significantly faster than the SxS Pro+’s 3.5 Gbps ⟳ continue…

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Sony LA-EB1 E/B4 Mount Adaptor for FS7/FS7II

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has announced the LA-EB1 E/B4 Mount Adaptor for FS7/FS7II, which as the name suggests, lets you mount B4 broadcast ENG lenses on your FS7/FS7II cameras. Sony claims that using the LA-EB1 E/B4 Mount Adaptor only results in a light loss of 0.6 stops. It’s nice to see that Sony ⟳ continue…

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Sony CBK-FS7BK ENG Style Build-up Kit for FS7/FS7II

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sony has just announced the CBK-FS7BK ENG Style Build-up Kit for the FS7/FS7II cameras at NAB 2019. The CBK-FS7BK ENG Style Build-up Kit has been designed to turn the FS7/FS7II into more of a production camera. The kit lets you add built-in wireless audio and network capability for news production ⟳ continue…

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Sony focuses on extending the capabilities of existing hardware at NAB 2019

Watch it live now: Sony NAB Show press conference

By SonyAlpha Admin

This is the live stream video of the Sony press conference. I do not expect a Sony A7sIII announcement…

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We take Sharp’s upcoming 8K Micro Four Thirds camera for a spin

By Matthew Allard ACS

Sharp caught everyone by surprise when they announced that they were developing an 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera. This is the world’s first Prosumer 8K camera. Here at Newsshooter we have been lucky enough to take the camera out and shoot with it. Now, before you get too excited, this ⟳ continue…

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New Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 with Blackmagic RAW

By Jon Fauer

The URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 (Generation Two) camera comes with new electronics, a new Super35 4.6K HDR image sensor, 15 stops of dynamic range, 300 fps high frame rate shooting, Blackmagic RAW and more.

Blackmagic Design’s URSA Mini Pro 4.6K G2 is the second generation URSA Mini Pro camera ⟳ continue…

From:: FD Times

Blackmagic RAW

By Jon Fauer

Blackmagic Camera 6.2 update enables Blackmagic RAW in the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. read more… ⟳ continue…

From:: FD Times

CP+ 2019: Sigma interview – ‘Optical design is always a battle with the design constraints’

Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki, pictured at the CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan.

Last month at the CP+ show in Yokohama we spoke to executives from several major manufacturers, including Sigma. In our conversation with CEO Kazuto Yamaki we discussed his plans for future L-mount ⟳ continue…

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Cinemilled Counterweight System for the DJI Ronin-S

By Newsshooter

Cinemilled has released a new counterweight system for the DJI Ronin-S. When you are running larger payloads, you may run into difficulty when balancing the setup. This is where counterweights come into play. Now, before you go and comment, these extreme builds are not for everyone. The counterweight system is ⟳ continue…

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