Filmscape introduces Third Unit engineering facility

Filmscape introduces Third Unit engineering facility

Having created a variety of bespoke, precision-engineered products over the past few years, camera hire specialist, Filmscape, has now introduced Third Unit, a new in-house engineering facility at its West London headquarters. Third Unit offers… Read more

Uncoated Cooke S4/i lenses give a vintage look

Uncoated Cooke S4/i lenses give a vintage look

Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, has announced that it now offers uncoated front elements for its S4/i series. The uncoated front elements offer more choices to cinematographers,… Read more

Camera Corps Gets off to a Flying Start in 2017

Camera Corps Gets off to a Flying Start in 2017

Camera Corps, the broadcast industry’s leading supplier of speciality camera systems, reports a flying start to 2017, partnering with IMG Productions in a highly innovative project for the BDO World Darts Championships. “Channel 4 UK… Read more

DMG Lumière Appoint AC-ET as Exclusive UK Distributor

DMG Lumière Appoint AC-ET as Exclusive UK Distributor

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. (AC-ET) are pleased to announce that they have recently been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for DMG Lumière, a French manufacturer specialising in producing fixtures for the world of motion… Read more

Transvideo to launch new StarliteRF wireless monitor

Transvideo to launch new StarliteRF wireless monitor

Thanks to the worldwide success of the StarliteHD-5 ARRI monitor which interfaces to and controls the ARRI Alexa-Mini and AMIRA cameras, Transvideo now launches the StarliteRF-a, a wireless monitor-recorder with advanced camera control capabilities. The… Read more

RED Digital to show DSMC2 Cameras At BSC Expo 2017

RED Digital to show DSMC2 Cameras At BSC Expo 2017

RED Digital Cinema will be exhibiting at the BSC Expo (booth #223) in Battersea, London, from Feburary 3-4. Those visiting RED’s booth can interact with RED’s DSMC2TM cameras including, RED EPIC-W TM and WEAPON® 8K… Read more

Movietech first with TLS Canon K35 lenses

Movietech first with TLS Canon K35 lenses

Independent camera, lens and grip specialist, Movietech, has augmented its hire stock with the introduction of the new TLS re-housed Canon K35 series lenses, including a UK first with the T1.5 18mm. Covering all models… Read more

Canon helps Offspring Films to see monkeys in the dark

Canon helps Offspring Films to see monkeys in the dark

Factual and natural history production specialists Offspring Films implemented Canon’s low light ME20F-SH camera to capture tarsiers in extremely low light for the 2016 Christmas Day special Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family. Offspring Films wanted… Read more

MSE introduces new Elevator support

MSE introduces new Elevator support

Matthews Studio Equipment is now shipping its newest support device, The Matthews Elevator system. “Today’s filmmakers are often taxed with the challenge of capturing exciting footage, but doing it on a conservative budget,” said Robert… Read more

How Pinewood Digital went rogue with Alexa 65

How Pinewood Digital went rogue with Alexa 65

Pinewood Digital spent two years supporting Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – from the initial camera tests through to the VFX and drama pull delivery. The project, shot entirely on the Alexa 65 by… Read more

Varicam LT shines on a dark night

Varicam LT shines on a dark night

London-based production company Pundersons Gardens has completed the first production in Europe using the Panasonic VariCam LT’s recently introduced RAW recording capability and Convergent Design integration, supported by rental provider VMI. The night shoot was… Read more