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Director Hubert Sauper on Documentary We Come as Friends

Flying around Sudan (and later South Sudan) for a number of years in Sputnik, a decrepit homemade plane, Austrian-French director Hubert Sauper's We Come as Friends offers a survey of neocolonialism and how it's damaged Africa. His previous documentary, Darwin's Nightmare (2004) … more »

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Convergent Design Ups ProRes HD Frame Rate to 240p

A new firmware update for the Convergent Design Odyssey7 line of monitor/recorders adds new ProRes capabilties. Firmware 2015.8 increases the maximimum frame rate on the 7Q and 7Q+ to 60p for 4K and UHD resolution capture and to 240p for HD capture on … more »

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JVC’s GY-LS300 Gets New JVC Log Mode Plus Real 4K and 2K

A new firmware upgrade available next month for JVC's GY-LS300 4KCam Super 35 camcorder will add a new film-emulating JVC Log shooting mode to maximize latitude and dynamic range, the company said. Also new to the LS300 will be Cinema … more »

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Watch Video: Alexa 65 Footage Debuts in Mission: Impossible 5

Camera buffs will have their first chance to check out footage from the ARRI Alexa 65 in the real world this weekend, when an underwater sequence captured with the new large-format camera system hits movie theater screens as part of Mission: Impossible — … more »

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Review: Panavision Panascout

For a filmmaker, having good locations is winning half the battle for capturing eye-catching visuals. Although different departments might not admit it, great locations can greatly enhance your production design and sometimes even your cinematography. Due to the proliferation of … more »

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Review: Canon 50–1000mm T5.0–8.9 Ultra Telephoto Zoom

It is in the nature of shooters—and human beings in general, I suppose—that we don’t like compromises. We want everything, and that demanding attitude (as unrealistic as it may be) seems to apply particularly to our lenses. For reasons of convenience … more »

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Fujinon Begins Shipping 4K Ultra HD Series Lenses for Broadcast

Fujinon is shipping the new UA22x8 portable zoom lens and the UA80X9 field lens, the first two lenses in its 4K Ultra HD series of 2/3-inch lenses announced at NAB 2015. The UA80x9 80x zoom lens (pictured above, right) has … more »

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Off-Road Ready VR Rig from Radiant Images and Headcase VR

Here's the state of the art in VR shooting—in a new video, Radiant Images is showing off the latest version of the Headcase Cinema Quality VR 360. We've covered Headcase before, with the company's trademark many-headed VR camera system, but the … more »

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Light Iron Ups Its Mobile Game with Outpost by Panavision

Light Iron's Outpost mobile post-production system is getting an upgrade, with the help of new corporate owner Panavision. Announced at Cine Gear Expo, Outpost by Panavision looks to be a nicely "Panavised" version of the well-known DIT/dailies/sound/VTR cart, this time with … more »

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SNL DP Alex Buono Hits the Road with New Filmmaking Workshops

Ace cinematographer Alex Buono, a StudioDaily favorite for his seat-of-the-pants work with Saturday Night Live's Film Unit in New York, is embarking on a sequel to his 2013 Art of Visual Storytelling workshop tour. The new series, dubbed Alex Buono's … more »