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IB/E Optics Unveils Super-35-to-Full-Frame Lens Expander

IB/E Optics is introducing a new piece of kit at IBC to expand the usability of Super 35 lenses with cameras including the 8K Red Weapon. Band Pro Munich will show the IB/E Super 35 to Full Frame Expander (S35xFF), … more »


Panasonic’s 4K AG-DVX200PJ Camcorder Will Cost $4,695

Panasonic set a $4,695 suggested list price for the new AG-DVX200PJ 4K handheld camcorder, which it said will begin shipping in October. Announced at NAB 2015, the DVX200PJ is a 4/3-inch handheld camcorder with a fixed F2.8-F4.5 zoom lens that records … more »


Academy Reveals Shortlist of Sci-Tech Oscar Candidates

The Foundry's Mari, Tweak's RV, and Clairmont Camera's Squishy Lens are all on this year's list of achievements that are under consideration for awards from the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (That's … more »


Blackmagic Design Reissues 3G Mini Converter Line

Blackmagic Design has been pushing the envelope of format conversion, replacing its old 3G-SDI Mini Converters with newer 6G models for the same price. Now, recognizing that many customers don't yet need UHD-friendly conversion options, the company is bringing back the … more »


NewTek Updates LightWave 2015

The latest update to NewTek's LightWave 3D modeling, animation and rendering program, adds pipeline updates including improvements to ZBrush GoZ and After Effects support. NewTek listed other enhancements in this release, including improved support for FBX rigging from Maya, improved support for UV … more »

At Ford, VR Drives New Ideas in Automotive Design

You wouldn't expect the Ford Motor Company to be a marquee exhibitor at SIGGRAPH. But as advances in computing power make it easier to see photoreal renders early in the computer-aided manufacturing processes, Ford is changing the way collaborative automotive design happens. … more »

Korn Edeltraud film scanner

Korn Manufaktur to Show Edeltraud 4K Film Scanner at IBC

Berlin's Korn Manufaktur is debuting a new 4K film scanner, Edeltraud, at IBC 2015 net month. It uses a sprocketless design with laser-based film positioning and supports film gauges of 8mm, 9.5mm, 16mm and 35mm, the company said. Korn is located in … more »

frame-io-1 Platform Gets V1.1 Update

Collaborative post platform is getting a major update, with new features designed to improve security and make project-sharing easier for large groups. The expanded sharing and permission controls allow users to turn off download, sharing, and invitation tools for collaborators, … more »


JVC Upgrades Blu-ray Recording Deck

Need to record direct to Blu-ray? JVC has replaced its SR-HD2500 BD/HDD combo recording deck with the SR-HD2700, which adds unencrypted live HDMI recording to the feature set.  Users can now record HDMI signals (out of a DSLR or other video … more »


Panasonic VariCam 35 Wins HPA Engineering Award for 4K Imager

The Hollywood Post Alliance announced that it will honor Panasonic with its 2015 Engineering Award for the 4K imager the company developed for its VariCam 35 4K camera/recorder. The HPA award, which will be given during the organization's tenth annual gala on … more »