Panasonic announces new full-frame box-style mirrorless camera

Panasonic has announced the release of its new full-frame box-style LUMIX Mirrorless Camera DC-BS1H. The LUMIX BS1H is a versatile box-style camera combining the cinema-quality video performance of the LUMIX S1H into the easy-to-deploy box-style profile. Accommodating a 24-megapixel full-frame sensor with Dual Native ISO technology, the LUMIX BS1H further enhances its potential including 6K … Read more

CVP appoints Camille Brayer as business development manager

CVP, one of the UK and Europe’s leading production solutions providers, has further strengthened the customer experience team located at its Newman House showroom in London with the appointment of a new business development manager, Camille Brayer.  Camille joins CVP from Panavision subsidiary Direct Digital, where she held a wide-ranging brief encompassing managing studio shoots, advising … Read more

Cine Gear Expo LA will open at the Los Angeles Convention Centre

Cine Gear Expo LA will open at the Los Angeles Convention Centre, September 23-25, 2021. This lively event offers the film community an opportunity to meet, learn and experience the newest art, techniques and technology – live – for the first time in over two years. The downtown LA location is the area’s most technologically … Read more

Wooden Camera releases new accessories for the Panasonic LUMIX BGH

Wooden Camera is now shipping a full range of custom kits and accessories for the Panasonic LUMIX BGH1. Every tier of these production-ready kits features the compact, low-profile, Panasonic BGH1 Camera Cage alongside a new Mini Top Handle (3/8″-16) and LW 15mm Baseplate. Options include three new universal utility pieces that can be used on … Read more

Panasonic introduces world’s first telephoto zoom lens achieving full-range

Panasonic has introduced a new telephoto zoom digital interchangeable lens, the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm/ F1.7 ASPH (H-X2550). The world’s first telephoto zoom lens that boasts a large F1.7 aperture throughout the entire 50-100mm (35mm camera equivalent) zoom range, it provides exceptionally high optical performance clearing the stringent LEICA standards.  The new lens is suitable for professional photographers and videographers and is designed to pair perfectly … Read more

Panasonic announces new lightweight 50mm F1.8 lens for its LUMIX S Series

Panasonic has announced a new large-aperture standard fixed focal length lens, the Lumix S 50mm F1.8 (S-S50). This is the second addition to the series of four F1.8 large-aperture lenses based on the L-Mount system standard. A total of four F1.8 lenses from the Lumix S Series feature a common size and position of control … Read more

Panasonic announces firmware updates for Lumix G Series cameras

Panasonic has announced that it will release new firmware update programs for its LUMIX GH5S, G9 and G100 cameras to enhance the functions and usability.   Further to announcing the release of its new LUMIX GH5M2 and the development of the LUMIX GH6, Panasonic is committed to further enhancing its current G Series line up performance … Read more

Panasonic announces development of Lumix GH6 micro four thirds mirrorless camera

Panasonic has announced the development of the highly anticipated LUMIX GH6, reinforcing its long-term commitment to its Micro Four Thirds line up.  The new GH6 camera will be the flagship of the LUMIX GH Series, and will deliver the innovative video performance the GH line up is renowned for.  Equipped with a new high-speed sensor and a newly developed … Read more

Panasonic announces new Lumix GH5M2 camera with 4K 60p 4:2:0 10-bit video recording and wireless live streaming capability

Panasonic has introduced the Lumix GH5M2, a new Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera that had high quality video performance evolved from the renowned GH5.  The Lumix GH5M2 achieves C4K/4K 60p 4:2:0 10-bit unlimited video recording and can simultaneously output 4K 4:2:2 10-bit over HDMI.  The Lumix GH5M2 is capable of wireless live streaming in FHD/60p via the simple-to-use Lumix Sync … Read more

Panasonic unveils new telephoto zoom lens with macro capability for LUMIX S Series

Panasonic has introduced a new interchangeable telephoto zoom lens, the LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S. (S-R70300) based on the L-Mount system for its LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras. The new LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S. offers impressive image quality across the frame. It also provides high-speed, high-precision AF and Dual I.S. for … Read more

Panasonic introduces LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 lens for its full frame S Series cameras

Based on the L-Mount system for LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras, the 85mm F1.8 is the first out of four F1.8 large-aperture lenses Panasonic has announced it will release. The four F1.8 lenses feature common size and position of control parts to provide practical advantage in use. The same filters can also be used … Read more

Richard Greatrex BSC

The Storyteller Clapperboard / Richard Greatrex BSC The Storyteller Clapperboard / Richard Greatrex BSC BY: David A. Ellis Award-winning cinematographer Richard Greatrex BSC, now an honoury member of the BSC and these days a dedicated stills photographer, was responsible for the look of dozens of films, including Mrs Brown (1997), Flawless (2007), A Knight’s Tale … Read more

Panasonic Varicam supports the look for comedy After Life

Panasonic’s VariCam range was used to help create an aesthetically pleasing look, supporting the comedic narrative, of Ricky Gervais’ latest Netflix Original comedy series, After Life. The six-part series from Derek Productions is created, written and directed by Gervais, with Charlie Hanson as producer and Gervais and Duncan Hayes as executive producers. Over the six … Read more

Cine Gear Expo to Feature Exhibits, New Tech, Seminars, Awards, Movie Screenings and more

With two weeks to go, Hollywood’s premier industry event is ready to deliver with hundreds of exhibits, dozens of complimentary influencer led seminars, master classes, film competition, awards ceremony, and special film screenings. It is the one event that offers attendees the opportunity to network with industry pros within a world-famous Hollywood studio environment. Exhibits … Read more

Sights of the BSC Expo 2019

DoP and photographer Richard Blanshard was on-hand once more to capture the action, the collaboration and the excitement, as 5600 people over two days attended the latest BSC Expo at Battersea Evolution earlier this month, and you can take in the sights and faces from this year’s show right here at British Cinematographer – both … Read more

Varicam helps meet deadlines on Crazy Rich Asians

Panasonic’s VariCam Pure was selected by DP Vanja Černjul ASC HFC as the primary camera for the romantic comedy-drama Crazy Rich Asians. The Warner Bros. film was released in the UK on the 14th September 2018, after spending three weeks at the top of the US box office. To date it has already grossed over … Read more

Have you registered for the Media Technology Day?

If you haven’t yet registered for this week’s Media Technology Day presented by the Procam Group – the event for the UK’s film and TV production community – it only takes a minute, and it’s free! Register here now! Taking place on Thursday, 1st November 2018, from 9.15am – 7.00pm, at the Ham Yard Hotel … Read more

Polly Morgan BSC adopts Panasonic VariCam for Netflix’s drama 6 Balloons

6 Balloons, a grimly effective Netflix drama, tells the story of a young woman who attempts to help her brother cope with his heroin addiction. The American drama was written and directed by Marja-Lewis Ryan and shot by cinematographer Polly Morgan BSC using a number of VariCam 35 cameras.  The Netflix feature, which stars Abbi … Read more

Don’t Miss Cine Gear Expo Atlanta 2018

Cine Gear Expo kicks off its inaugural Hollywood-style event at the world-renowned Pinewood Atlanta Studios in Fayetteville, Georgia on October 6-7, 2018. Free registration is open at: The 2-day Expo will offer the bustling Atlanta production community a relaxed venue to get caught up on techniques, tools and trade secrets. Like the revered annual … Read more

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