Caldwell Chameleon – Flexible Anamorphic Primes

By Matthew Duclos If you haven’t heard of Caldwell, you’re not alone. Brian Caldwell has been designing specialty optics for decades under different names or for production by other manufacturers. His latest project to be released is called the Chameleons – a flexiable 1.79x squeeze for both Super 35 and Full Frame / ⟳ continue…

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Portkeys OEYE-3G EVF

By Erik Naso

Portkeys is showing their new OEYE-3G EVF at NAB and it looks pretty good. The EVF has a full HD 1920 x 1080 OLED and delivers a sharp image making focusing easy. The color looks good as well. I/O and diopter adjustment The OEYE-3G has SDI and HDMI with looping ⟳ continue…

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Syrp’s Fine-Tuned Genie II Motion Control System

By NFS Staff

The new Syrp Genie II is a flexible two-part system for all your motion control needs.

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TLS Vega full frame Cine Primes

By Matthew Allard ACS

TLS was showing their new Vega full frame cine primes at NAB 2019. TLS are primarily known as lens rehouses but they have made quite a few lenses in the past including the Morpheus 80-200/T2.8 and Aurora 24-70/T2.8. The TLS Vega full frame cine primes consist of: 24mm T1.5 50mm ⟳ continue…

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New BMPCC 4K battery grip will be a must-have accessory

By (Simon Wyndham)

New BMPCC 4K battery grip will be a must-have accessory

Nestled amongst the announcements at NAB 2019 was this one from Blackmagic Design. One that will be of immense interest to BMPCC 4K users. An OEM integrated battery grip.

  • BMPCC 4K
  • Battery grip
  • L series batteries

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    Symply Debuts Workspace Thunderbolt 3 Shared Storage System

    By Bryant Frazer

    Symply is trying to reinvent the SAN. The company’s new Workspace is a shared-storage system that pairs a 12-drive RAID tower with an appliance that it says connects as many as eight clients directly to the disk array via Thunderbolt.

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    Canon 4K XA40, XA45, XA50 & XA55 professional camcorders

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    The Canon XA40, XAXA50, and XA55 are three new 4K UHD camcorders in Canon’s professional XA-series. The XA55 and XA50 are 4K UHD camcorders with a 1.0-type sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and a 15x Optical zoom. The only difference between the XA50 and XA55 is that the XA55 has ⟳ continue…

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    Here is the Zeiss Otus 100 f/1.4

    By Canon Rumors Zeiss is about to finally announce the long rumoured Otus 100mm f/1.4, and the specifications have leaked out ahead of the imminent launch. Zeiss Otus … ⟳ continue…

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    First look at the Moza Slypod – the world’s first motorized monopod

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    The MOZA Slypodis claimed to be the world’s first motorized monopod that uses high precision slider motion control technology. We got to check it out at NAB 2019. KEY FEATURES Weighs under 1kg Monopod and slider Carbon fibre construction Vertical payload capacity of 18k Horizontal payload capacity of 12kg Embedded ⟳ continue…

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    Canon Sumire Primes NAB 2019

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    The Canon Sumire Prime Series, are a range of seven fast T-stop cinema prime lenses, all with an interchangeable PL mount, which can be modified to an EF mount. The lenses consist of: CN-E 14mm T3.1 FP X CN-E 20mm T1.5 FP X CN-E 24mm T1.5 FP X CN-E 35mm ⟳ continue…

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    Multi Turret – old school meets new school

    By Matthew Allard ACS

    At NAB 2019 we were approached by cinematographer Ian Kerr CSC who asked us if we were interested in looking at something he has been working on. Of course we said yes. My initial reaction of what Ian showed us was one of genuine shock. Here was a turret lens ⟳ continue…

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    Aputure Spotlight Mount

    By Elliot Smith

    The Aputure Spotlight Mount is a lighting modifier that attaches to Aputure’s Bowens-compatible fixtures. It allows you to control the light from a COB 120d or COB 300d more like a theatrical Profile or a Leko to get punchy, clean lines and straight edges. We’ve taken a look at earlier ⟳ continue…

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    NAB 2019: Atlas Reveals Anamorphic 25mm Lens and LF Extender

    By Logan Baker At NAB 2019, Atlas Lens Co unveiled their impressive new 25mm anamorphic lens and LF Extender. Here’s what we know so far. ⟳ continue…

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    Aputure Lantern

    By Elliot Smith

    The Aputure Lantern is a china-ball style lighting modifier that’s been designed based on feedback from Aputure’s users and that aims to be very quick and easy to set up. Soft, quick With this goal in mind, to set up the lantern you press down on the rod structure to ⟳ continue…

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    NAB 2019: Polar Pro’s New Peter McKinnon Variable ND Filter

    By Logan Baker At NAB 2019, Polar Pro just announced one of the best variable ND filters on the market, and it’s already selling like hot cakes. ⟳ continue…

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    Yashica reveals its own 35mm film product following bizarre, confusing teasers

    Yashica, the iconic brand purchased by Hong Kong-based MF Jebsen Group in 2008, is preparing to launch its own 35mm film product. The company began dropping teasers related to the product late last month, including an image with broken English ⟳ continue…

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    NAB 2019: LaCie Drops Their New 8TB Rugged RAID Shuttle Drive

    By Logan Baker At NAB 2019, we just learned that LaCie’s new 8TB drive Rugged RAID Shuttle drive is a force in every way, offering insane storage and protection. ⟳ continue…

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    Aputure COB 300d II

    By Elliot Smith

    The Aputure COB 300d II is the revised version of the company’s well-regarded high output 300d LED fixture. The original was something of a revelation when it first came to market, offering levels of daylight-balanced output comparable to small HMIs. Popular fixture with room for improvement Aputure say the development ⟳ continue…

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    The Sound of a Panic Attack: Composer Keegan DeWitt on Her Smell

    By Soheil Rezayazdi

    What does self-destruction sound like? In Her Smell, the sixth film from Alex Ross Perry, it takes many forms: a nasty laugh, a frenetic synth loop, a warble of radio static. The sounds come hard and relentless. A raw sound wave, warped to mimic the syncopations of a demented drum ⟳ continue…

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