Category Archives: Shooting

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Giroptic’s 360cam Completes First Round of Camera Tests

When Giroptic, a startup based in Lille, France, launched its 360cam 2K VR camera Kickstarter campaign, backers came through with more than $1.4 million. The company has just announced it has secured another $4.5 million in seed funding and has completed testing its first production … more »


Director Jerome Thelia on 4K Ball-Game Documentary Bounce

A documentary based on an anthropologist's PhD dissertation might sound like a daunting prospect — but don't underestimate the amount of fun you can have with a scholarly endeavor. Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play uses the … more »

Parrot Bebop

New Drone Registration Rules: Individuals Have Until February 19 to Register UAVs

The FAA announced yesterday that all unmanned aircraft weighing less than 55 pounds but more than 0.55 pounds (250g) on takeoff must be registered with the FAA before they can be flown outdoors in the U.S. Registration takes place beginning … more »


JVC Announces Two New Cameras at Sports Video Group Summit

JVC announced two new cameras in conjunction with the Sports Video Group summit this week in New York City. The GY-HM650SC ProHD camera (pictured at top of page) records UTC time-of-day info fetched via satellite as metadata, allowing multiple cameras to … more »

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Red Introduces $10,000 Scarlet-W 5K Camera

Red announced the Scarlet-W 5K (5120×2700) camera, its second sub-$10,000 camera offering. Priced at $9,550 for the camera brain only (basic packages with a V-Lock expander, top handle and LCD start at $14,500) the Scarlet-W fits into Red's new DSMC2 … more »

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Zylight Ships Newz LED On-Camera Light

Zylight has begun shipping Newz, a compact LED on-camera light with barn doors and a novel articulated arm that can position its 60-degree beam spread more directly at a subject.  Describing the Newz LED as a "soft but punchy" dimmable whitelight with … more »


New PAGlink PL16+ Gold Mount Charger Expands Linking Battery System

London-based camera light and battery manufacturer PAG has introduced a new four-position charger, the PAGlink PL16+, for its snap-on, rechargeable PAGlink Gold Mount lithium-ion batteries. With the new device, four linked PAGlink 94 Wh Li-ion batteries can be fully charged in less … more »


Cinematographer Ed Lachman, ASC, on Carol

Carol, a likely Oscar contender with Cate Blanchett in the title role, has been picking up critical momentum, recently sweeping the The New York Film Critics Circle Awards where the film, director Todd Haynes, screenwriter Phyllis Nagy and cinematographer Ed Lachman, … more »


Q&A: Hitchcock/Truffaut Director Kent Jones

When François Truffaut sat down with Alfred Hitchcock in 1962 for a book-length interview (published four years later as Hitchcock/Truffaut), he had no way of knowing that he would change the way Americans thought about their own culture. Truffaut’s painstaking examination … more »


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 »