Rotolight Anova Pro scoops Cinec ‘Lighting Engineering’ Award

British LED lighting manufacturer Rotolight has taken the honours at motion picture trade show Cinec as its Anova Pro picked up the Lighting Engineering award. The cinecAward is a prize that awards outstanding and market-ready achievements and innovations in motion picture and post-production technology. Awarded to the most trendsetting products and developments in the industry, … Read more

Fabian Wagner BSC / Game of Thrones

Battle Harden Fabian Wagner BSC / Game of Thrones Battle Harden Fabian Wagner BSC / Game of Thrones From brutal battlefield tactics to a revenge montage sequence that echoes The Godfather, Fabian Wagner BSC reunited with filmmaker Miguel Sapochnik on Game of Thrones  to produce Battle of the Bastards  and The Winds of Winter. “Hardhome … Read more

Red Digital Cinema to show entire line of DSMC2 cameras at Cinec 2016

RED Digital Cinema is heading to CINEC from September 17-19 with Teltec (Hall 2, Stand C01). Those attending the show will have an opportunity to see RED’s entire line of DSMC2TM cameras – RED RAVEN™ 4.5K, SCARLET-W 5K, WEAPON® 6K, WEAPON 8K VV, and the limited edition white WEAPON 8K S35 featuring RED’s newest sensor, … Read more

IBC2016 Triumphs in Transformation

From a record attendance to the first standing ovation for an award winner, IBC2016 was a great success by any measure. In the opening keynote session Dominique Delport of Havas Media warned the audience that “the 50 year party is over”, but underlying IBC’s global theme of transformation, he – and every delegate and visitor … Read more

Camerimage Initiates Homestay Program For 2016!

Part of the tradition of CAMERIMAGE Film Festival is to help young filmmakers and film school students to improve their skills through numerous workshops and seminars led by recognised film professionals. To support student attendance at the Festival, the organizers offer a special price for STUDENT Entry Cards and free accommodation for students as part … Read more

Product News from IBC 2016 – Rai, Amsterdam

Product News from the IBC 2016 Conference and Exhibition: Cineo Lighting brings Quantum120 to light at IBC 2016 Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems available for the motion picture, television and photography industries,will be previewing its Quantum120 color tunable fixture at IBC 2016 (Stand 12.D39). Click here for a full press … Read more

Today’s Keynote at IBC 2016 from Ang Lee

For over two decades, the multi-award-winning Mr Ang Lee has been leading the way in utilising cutting-edge science towards his creation of some of the very finest works of cinematic art—from the fantasy of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon to the story-telling visual beauty of Life of Pi. Later this year will see the release of … Read more

Meet Director of the Board of Hong Kong Film Awards at CFIC2016

Organized by NIEC Group, official strategic supported by China Movie Capital, officially supported by Alliance of China Film Intelligent Property Authorization, Alliance of China Film Post Processing Industry, Alliance of China Film Derivative Industry, China International Film Industry Congress & Exhibition 2016 will be held on 17-19th November in Cineaste Garden Hotel in Beijing Huairou … Read more

Introducing the Leica M 0.8 Lenses – a dynamic solution for the world of moving pictures

CW Sonderoptic, sister company to Leica Camera, will introduce the new Leica M 0.8 lenses at a series of trade shows in September, including IBC, Cinec and Photokina. The Leica M 0.8 lenses bring the iconic look and character of Leica’s legendary M glass directly to the world of moving pictures by making it easier … Read more

PS-IMS Conversion Kit for Zeiss Compact Prime CP.1 Lenses

The series 1 Zeiss Compact Prime lenses were not compatible with the Zeiss IMS mounts for the CP.2. Till today, the change of the lens mount was impossible. P+S TECHNIK modifies the lens-block of the Zeiss CP.1 lens. Doing so, allows the use of the P+S TECHNIK IMS lens mount system. The lens has to … Read more

Canon launches ‘4K Premium’ lens, the UJ27×6.5B IESD

Canon today announces the launch of the UJ27×6.5B IESD, a 2/3” lens for broadcasters needing outstandingly high resolution and contrast in 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) workflows. Offering revolving power beyond 4K and a 27x optical zoom, the lens is an essential tool for a range of professional broadcast environments. The new addition will join … Read more

Red Digital Cinema to show entire line of DSMC2 cameras at IBC 2016

RED Digital Cinema is heading to IBC (booth #12.C71) in Amsterdam from September 9-13. Those visiting RED’s booth can interact with RED’s entire line of DSMC2TM cameras – RED RAVEN™ 4.5K, SCARLET-W 5K, WEAPON® 6K and WEAPON 8K VV, as well as the limited edition white WEAPON 8K S35 featuring RED’s newest sensor, HELIUM™.  This … Read more

Henry Braham BSC / The Legend Of Tarzan

Jungle VIP Henry Braham BSC / The Legend Of Tarzan Jungle VIP Henry Braham BSC / The Legend Of Tarzan A decade after Tarzan left Africa to live in Victorian England as John Clayton III with his wife Jane, the couple are lured back to the Congo under false pretences by Leon Rom. A treacherous envoy of … Read more

MSE’s INFINITY ARM Shows Infinite Possibilities at IBC 2016

Matthews Studio Equipment known for creating innovative state of the art Technology That Complements Your Imagination for the entertainment industry will feature the exciting new – and very popular INFINITY ARM at IBC 2016, Building 12, G-71. Designed by filmmaker Sage Seb, who was constantly frustrated with arms that would fall apart, usually on remote … Read more

Janusz Kaminski / The BFG

Tall Order Janusz Kaminski / The BFG Tall Order Janusz Kaminski / The BFG The BFG  (short for The Big Friendly Giant) is the title of Roald Dahl’s classic 1982 children’s book about a sweet orphaned girl named Sophie, who one night is taken away from her dormitory to a faraway land populated by giants. … Read more

Panasonic cameras used in NEP’s first European 4K broadcasting vehicle

Swiss football fans will be able to watch matches from the Raiffeisen Super League in Ultra High Definition (UHD), thanks to Panasonic’s AK-UC3000 and the new broadcasting vehicle from NEP. NEP is producing two matches per round during the 2016/17 season in Switzerland’s top league in ultra-high definition and NEP uses Panasonic’s AK-UC3000 cameras for … Read more

The passion of Jost Vacano

One man’s struggle for justice came to a conclusion in Munich recently when cinematographer Jost Vacano BVK ASC achieved a landmark decision, which also has important ramifications for cinematographers everywhere. He was awarded half a million Euros in compensation against the producers and distributor of the series Das Boot (1981), for which he was Oscar-nominated, … Read more

Camerimage: Remembering The Masters – Wexler & Zsigmond

From its first editions Camerimage Festival became a platform for discussion about the past, the present, and the future of cinema. By inviting hundreds of cinematographers and other film industry professionals from all over the world, we encouraged dialogue and exchange of ideas, as well as confronting oneself with the art of the best and … Read more

Barry Ackroyd BSC / Jason Bourne

Gun and run Barry Ackroyd BSC / Jason Bourne Gun and run Barry Ackroyd BSC / Jason Bourne Jason Bourne  is the fifth film in the successful Bourne spy thriller series, and the sequel to The Bourne Ultimatum  (2007) and The Bourne Legacy  (2012). The title of the film was officially revealed to the world on February … Read more

Together we stand

Britain has decided to leave the EU. The decision has been received with bewilderment in many countries. But whatever happens from here on, the need to stand together in this world has never been more important. Although the EU might be in a slight spot of trouble, IMAGO thrives and grows. Every year, new cinematographic … Read more