Category Archives: Shooting

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Retina: Making It On Your Own

In filmmaker Carlos Ferrer’s new thriller, Retina, a young woman signs on for a medical study and winds up being injected with a microchip aimed at programming her for a terrorist attack. It’s a riveting story, but what’s really caught … more »

Canon EOS C300 Mark II

Review: Canon EOS C300 Mark II

The Canon C300 was announced way back in 2011—the first in the company's Cinema EOS line-up—and its primary goal was to convince DSLR filmmakers to step up to a true digital motion picture camera. The compact Full HD camera targeted … more »

AJA Ki Pro Ultra

AJA Ships Brand New 4K 60p Ki Pro Ultra Recorder and Player

AJA significantly upgraded its 4K workflow options today with the release of the Ki Pro Ultra, a half-rack-wide 2RU recorder and player that captures Apple ProRes files at up to 4K (4096×2160) and 60p. It's shipping now, AJA said, with … more »

canon xa35

Canon Announces XA35 and XA30 Pro HD Camcorders

Canon announced two new HD pro camcorders aimed at ENG, documentary and student filmmaking.  Weighing 2.6 pounds including battery, the XA35 and XA30 each come with a 20x zoom lens (26.8–576mm 35mm equivalent) and a new 1/2.84-inch 2.9 megapixel image sensor designed for … more »

canon CJ20ex7.8B

Canon Announces New 7.8โ€“156mm 4K Zoom Lens for Broadcast

Canon announced a new 4K 20x 2/3-inch zoom lens with a built-in 2x extender aimed at ENG and field production. With a focal range of 7.8–156mm, the CJ20ex7.8B is the fourth lens in Canon's UHDxs line, along with the CJ12ex4.3B wide-angle … more »

Convergent Design Apollo

Convergent Design Announces Apollo Multicam Recorder/Switcher

Convergent Design announced the Apollo, a new touchscreen monitor/recorder that records four HD video signals in sync and can be used at the same time as a portable live switcher via one HDMI and two SDI outputs. The Apollo simultaneously … more »


Leica SL: Another Option for Lightweight, Mirrorless 4K

Leica has introduced the Leica SL, a full-frame, autofocus camera that shoots 4K video internally and outputs a 4:2:2 10-bit HDMI 1.4 signal with timecode. While the new camera has many features that make it appealing to professional still photographers, the video options … more »


CameraLends Rental Marketplace Now Offers Studio Space

CameraLends, the listings website that has described itself as "AirBnB for camera gear," is getting into the studio business.  CameraLends has enabled person-to-person rentals of photo and video equipment since its launch in January 2013. Now, in addition to cameras, drones, lighting, audio, and … more »


Ikegami Delivers 8K Outside Broadcast Vehicle to NHK

How serious is Japanese broadcaster NHK about high-resolution transmittion? Serious enough to commission what provider Ikegami claims is the world's first 8K outside broadcast (OB) vehicle. Ikegami says the truck was delivered in September, well in advance of the first … more »


Panasonic Ships DVX200 4K Camera

Panasonic's new sub-$5,000 4K MFT camera, the AG-DVX200, has begun shipping. The first DVX200 left the company's Okayama factory on September 25, according to a blog post by Panasonic Professional Imaging Director Kunihiko Miyagi, and the cameras started showing up at … more »