Achtel 9×7 65 MP Cinema Camera

The camera features a back-side illuminated APS-H sized 65 Megapixel resolution sensor and records uncompressed RAW footage up to 10GB/s – approximately 30 times more than other high-end digital cinema cameras. It is capable of frame rates up to 70 fps at full resolution. “Think of it as a ‘thick negative’,” explains its inventor Pawel … Read more

First footage of Panasonic AU-EVA1 camera showcased at IBC

The first footage from the new Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera has been released at IBC in Amsterdam, with the camera set to start shipping from the end of October 2017. Shot and directed by Italian DOP Filippo Chiesa on location in Iceland, the sizzle reel showcases the newly-designed Super-35 sensor with 5.7K resolution, … Read more

Steve Knight to join PixiPixel as company director

Pixipixel, based in Hoxton, East London are excited to announce the appointment of Steve Knight, who will join as a Director of the company from mid August 2017. Formerly founder and Managing Director of Direct Photographic, Steve offers a wealth of experience to facilitate and assist in the next stage of growth for Pixipixel. Steve comments: … Read more

Panavision Unveil Powerful New Tools for Millennium DXL 8K Camera

Panavision revealed advanced new tools for its unprecedented, large-format Millennium DXL 8K camera at their booth at Cine Gear Expo, June 2-3. Demonstrating the evolution of their innovative approach to filmmaking, Panavision debuted a set of fast, wirelessly controlled Primo Artiste lenses that cover the full 8K HDR image; the world’s first HDR OLED Primo … Read more

Filmscape Media

Shooting for the stars Spotlight / Filmscape Media Shooting for the stars Spotlight / Filmscape Media BY: Michael Burns Back in 2005 Kevin Harvey was the perfect rental firm customer. A theatre graduate of the BRIT School, holding a film degree from the University of Bedfordshire, he was just the sort of filmmaker who would … Read more

Expanding the Filmscape family

Camera specialist Filmscape has expanded its team by welcoming Sandro Leone to the role of head of drama at its West London headquarters. Leone brings 17 years of experience to the position, having previously worked at ARRI Rental where he learned, first-hand, the importance of forging strong relationships with cinematographers, crew and production, as well … Read more

Lens Control Systems launches Cinefade depth-of-field system

In partnership with cmotion Lens Control Systems of Vienna, Austria, London-based filmmaker Oliver Janesh Christiansen has developed Cinefade, a new system that enables cinematographers to gradually vary the sharpness of the background in a motion-picture shot at constant exposure, whilst keeping the foreground in focus. Cinefade is an in-camera effect that can immerse viewers in … Read more

4K (Part 2)

Quad Wrangle Special Report / 4K (part 2) Quad Wrangle Special Report / 4K (part 2) Working at 4K quadruples the amount of processing required for each frame relative to HD. Accordingly, every step of the chain from RAW processing and colour grading, to editing, composting, encoding and display, is being re-thought. With the emergence … Read more

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