Sachtler and Vinten announce trifecta of awards for Flowtech at IBC 2017

Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years, today announced that their revolutionary new flowtech™ carbon-fibre camera tripod technology won three awards at IBC2017. Sachtler and Vinten debuted flowtech technology at IBC2017 in the form of the flowtech 75 tripod, which is compatible with … Read more

Panasonic and Antelope sign Euro Distribution Contract

Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH and Antelope Camera Systems GmbH signed a European distribution contract for Antelope’s next generation micro-cameras. The Antelope PICO, a miniature 2/3“ POV broadcast camera system, providing a permanent live signal and a slow motion signal with up to 350 fps which is recorded onto an internal ring-buffer and therefore does not … Read more

Angénieux announce plans for IBC 2017

Angénieux announces a New Long Range Multi-Format Design Zoom Lens at IBC 2017 (booth number 12.E36) Angénieux continues to adapt its offer to the market trends by announcing new innovative zoom lens series. Following up the Angénieux Type EZ Series for S35mm and larger image formats recently unveiled at IBC 2016 for the growing corporate, … Read more

Chroma-Q Appoints Paul Pelletier as Global Brand Manager

Chroma-Q, a world-renowned brand of premium performance LED lighting solutions, manufactured in North America, appoints Paul Pelletier as Global Brand Manager for Chroma-Q. Paul Pelletier is a 30 year veteran in the performance lighting industry working for industry leaders, most recently Martin Professional in the role of Solution Manager. Bringing with him extensive experience working … Read more

Tourflex Cabling Launches New Website

  Tourflex® Cabling, the cable manufacturing division of A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. (AC-ET), has just launched its new dedicated website – www.tourflex-cabling.com. Tourflex Cabling builds cable assemblies to customers’ specific requirements in its manufacturing facility in High Wycombe, not far from London. The level of customisation even goes down to adding specific heat shrink labelling, … Read more

Rosco Laboratories acquires LED Lighting Specialist DMG Lumière

Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, today announces the acquisition of innovative LED specialist DMG Lumière. The acquisition represents a ‘win-win’ situation for customers of both companies, as well as the businesses themselves, through increased customer-driven innovation, expanded global product support capabilities and greater in-house expertise. Rosco will incorporate DMG … Read more

Aaton-Digital announces partnership with Sennheiser at IBC 2017

Aaton Digital has announced at IBC 2017 a partnership with Sennheiser to include their AMBEO technology interface for VR and AR audio in their location sound recorders CantarX3 and CantarMini. At the show, Sennheiser announced its AMBEO for VR Partnership Program, which has been created to ensure seamless production workflows for VR and AR productions. … 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

Panasonic collaborates to bring live and studio AV solutions to life at IBC

Panasonic has demonstrated its commitment to industry collaborations, creating added value solutions for the corporate, live events and production industry. The Japanese manufacturer announced a number of collaborations at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam that help move it beyond hardware in to multi-technology, connected solutions. Building on the success of its remote camera and Studio Camera … Read more

New BB&S Force 7 LED LEKO Makes a Point at IBC 2017

BB&S Lighting introduces the Force 7 LED LEKO. It delivers more light output than a traditional light engine, while drawing just 180W at maximum output. The Force 7 is a complete LED Ellipsoidal head for third party optics that sets new standards for white light LED with CRI 97 color accuracy. It features an external, … Read more

New Joker Range Introduced at IBC

At IBC 2017 from the 15th to the 19th of September, K5600 unveils the Joker². For 25 years, Jokers have been the industry standard for powerful, controllable light sources, with thousands in use every day on film, television and still sets around the world. Joker² are more than refreshed, they’re redesigned–from the Ballast to the … Read more

Litepanels raises the bar with Gemini

Litepanels®, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic, and broadcast industries and a Vitec Group brand, today introduced the Litepanels Gemini — an all-new 2×1, RGB-WW soft panel that combines daylight, tungsten, and red-green-blue LEDs to deliver highly flexible and precise color adjustment. The Gemini soft panel produces true, full-spectrum white light and … Read more

Inside The New Issue: 83

Get your hands on the new edition of British Cinematographer magazine – digitally* via our website, or in print**, from 12th September. On the Cover – Roger Deakins CBE BSC ASC on Blade Runner 2049 Three decades after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret … Read more

September 2017:
The Swirl Of Award Fever

The swirl of award fever Across The Pond / Mark London Williams The swirl of award fever Across The Pond / Mark London Williams It’s not only crisis and calamity (and in L.A., ash!) in the air this fall, but around town there’s already the swirl of award fever, as showbiz heads to one of … Read more