IMAX opens up ‘Filmed in IMAX’ program

Large-format cinema firm IMAX is launching its ‘Filmed in IMAX’ program that effectively gives filmmakers who want to offer IMAX releases more choices of camera models and suppliers, while helping them to plan for the format starting in preproduction. It was described as a certification process and IMAX didn’t elaborate on the terms of the … Read more

Exclusive new 65mm format Prime DNA Lenses announced at Camerimage

At the Camerimage Festival of Cinematography, ARRI Rental has announced new lenses for its exclusive Prime DNA series, developed in-house for the ALEXA 65 camera system. Like the rest of the Prime DNA series, the new lenses are the result of collaborations with major cinematographers and have already been put to use on high-end productions. … Read more

Mandy Walker ACS ASC / The Mountain Between Us

Cold hard crash Mandy Walker ACS ASC / The Mountain Between Us Cold hard crash Mandy Walker ACS ASC / The Mountain Between Us BY: Trevor Hogg While attending the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival to promote The Mountain Between Us, Mandy Walker ACS ASC acknowledged that she comes from a country known for producing … Read more

ARRI announces the opening of French subsidiary

In order to facilitate its business in France, ARRI, the Munich-based film technology company, is announcing the founding of ARRI CT France (CT for Cine Technik). For the first time, ARRI will have an office space solely dedicated to its Camera Systems and Lighting Business Units in France while being able to offer a special … Read more

Ben Davis BSC / Doctor Strange

Save the planet Ben Davis BSC / Doctor Strange Save the planet Ben Davis BSC / Doctor Strange More often than not, cinematographers can’t wait to get their hands on the very latest bits of kit. And never was this truer than when Ben Davis BSC signed to shoot Doctor Strange , Marvel Studios/Walt Disney … Read more

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 Greig Fraser ACS ASC, presented the team with the opportunity to rethink its entire approach to dailies. “We have certain … Read more

Alexa 65 notches-up an impressive list of features

Cinec, the biennial international trade fair for cine equipment and technology, will take place from 17-19 September, at the MOC in Munich. Cinec provides a unique marketplace as well as a forum for gathering information, networking, and brainstorming to all professionals engaged in the moving picture industry. In the past few years, 3D stereo and … Read more

Franz Kraus

Vision ARRI Innovator / Franz Kraus Vision ARRI Innovator / Franz Kraus BY: Ron Prince Ron Prince met up for tea with Franz Kraus, managing director of ARRI, to learn more about the company’s current and future plans, including the new Alexa 65 large format camera.   Tell us about your background and journey through … Read more

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