Category Archives: Shooting

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Cinemartin Next 4K Portable Recorder Is a Tiny PC for the Set

Cinemartin (Barcelona, Spain) announced Next, a customizable all-in-one portable computer with a high-brightness monitor and 4K 60p compressed and uncompressed video recording capabilities. The only requirement is a camera that provides a clean signal over HDMI or SDI. Running a full … more »

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OConnor Introduces 15mm LWS O-Rig at NAB

OConnor will introduce its new O-Rig 15mm Rod Support System at NAB next week. It's designed to work with any camera and lens in a 15mm LWS configuration. The rig is described as "camera- and lens-agnostic," and OConnor said it works with camera systems from … more »

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Amimon Transmits HD from Drones with New Connex System

Wireless video specialist Amimon has released Connex, a new HD video transmission system designed specifically for drone flights. Amimon claims the system, which starts at $1599, offers zero-latency full-HD (up to 1080/60p) video transmission, with the option to multicast to up to … more »

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MSE Introduces KerriKart Camera Slider/Equipment Cart Combo

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) is introducing something called a KerriKart at NAB this year. Designed by its namesake, Montreal DP Bill Kerrigan, it puts a camera slider on top of a standard equipment dolly to reduce the user's overall gear footprint on set. … more »

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U.K.’s Procam Purchases HotCam New York

U.K. rental house Procam is expanding to the U.S. with its purchase of HotCam New York, announced today. HotCam New York owners Trevor Hotz and Ali Grapes, who founded the company in 2004, have resigned their positions. The company's former … more »

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Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado on The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth, a documentary portrait of Brazilian photographer Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado made by his son Juliano and German director Wim Wenders, harkens back to Wenders’ roots in New German Cinema. However, Sebastiao doesn’t seem like the hero of … more »

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Convergent Design Odyssey Now Oversamples HD Recordings

As promised, Convergent Design this week released a new firmware update for its Odyssey line of monitor/recorders that adds Apple ProRes 422 and 422 (LT) to the recording options at resolutions up to 4K/UHD 30p or 2K 60p.  Equally intriguing is a … more »

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Shooting Ballet for the Big Screen with the Canon EOS C300

In his new documentary A Ballerina's Tale, which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month, director Nelson George follows classical ballet dancer Misty Copeland, a teenaged prodigy who became the third African-American soloist at American Ballet Theatre — and the company's … more »

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FOR-A Is Bringing Lighter FT-ONE-S Super-High-Speed 4K Cam to NAB

FOR-A said NAB 2015 will be the American debut of the forthcoming FT-ONE-S, a smaller and lighter version of the 4K variable-frame-rate camera it launched in 2012. The FT-ONE-S will match its predecessor in many regards, but it falls short of … more »

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Review: Lowel Prime Location LED

How things have changed at Lowel. In the prehistoric age of my youth, circa 1970, the highly portable featherlight Lowel kit was a key part of every itinerant shooter’s travel package. The thin aluminum brackets and barndoors were fragile and … more »