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DP Ben Davis on Camera Choices for Avengers: Age of Ultron

Before Ben Davis began shooting Avengers: Age of Ultron, written and directed by Joss Whedon, he sat down with a pencil and paper and meticulously planned out how he'd light the film. "With a floor plan and a pencil in … more »


StudioDaily Dossier: Mad Max: Fury Road Production

It was a lengthy shoot, with principal photography wrapping in 2012 and a reported return to production for another three weeks a year later. But, just when some fans had given up on ever seeing the fourth Mad Max film … more »


ARRI Alexa SXT to Record Both UHD and 4K to ProRes Files

Borrowing electronics from the new Alexa 65, the next generation of ARRI's Alexa camera will record both ProRes 4K UHD (3840×2160) and ProRes 4K Cine (4096×2637) in camera. The new Alexa SXT EV, SXT Plus and SXT Studio camera models … more »


Go In Close with ARRI’s New, Downsized Alexa Mini

Top-notch imaging has made the ARRI Alexa a huge hit in both feature-film and television production, but many DPs have coveted the compact, lightweight form factor of the Red Epic — itself no slouch in the image-capture department — because it … more »


ARRI Enables 3.2K ProRes Recording with Latest Alexa Update

The ARRI Alexa's 3.2K ProRes upgrade has gone live with the release of Software Update Packet (SUP) 11.0, which adds the previously announced recording format aimed at UltraHD productions as well as a new, higher-quality debayering algorithm. For more details on SUP 11.0 … more »

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Editors Stephen Mirrione and Doug Crise on Birdman’s Ultimate Disappearing Act

An editor's best work is never meant to be noticed when watching a film. But imagine the ultimate hat trick: an imperceptibly edited film that appears not to be edited at all. The endless, meandering tracking shot and claustrophobic POV that drive much of Birdman, co-written, … more »

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Shot with ARRI Alexa: Birdman



Quantel Adds Sony, ARRI Feature Support to Pablo Rio

Quantel updated the Pablo Rio at IBC, supporting long-GOP XAVC, S-log3 and S-Gamut3 for Sony cameras as well as Apple's new ProRes 4444 XQ format. The latest Rio software also supports ARRI's new SDK, including the Open Gate acquisition formats, anamorphic … more »


ARRI Announces 3.2K Alexa Format for High-Quality UHD Upscales

ARRI continued to expand its 4K acquisition strategy this week with the announcement of ProRes 3.2K, a new Alexa recording format designed to allow easy, high-quality upsampling to UHD (3840×2160) resolution in post. The new format, conceived for television shows … more »


Camera News: More Blackmagic Updates, ARRI Supports SxS Pro+, Red Dragon on The Knick, and More

Once upon a time, you bought a camera and made the most of the investment, putting up with any feature limitations until it made financial sense to invest in a more current model. But in the new camera landscape, you … more »