Fujifilm FUJINON MK Series Cinema Lenses For E-Mount Cameras

With advanced optical performance and an attractive cost-performance ratio, the FUJINON MK18-55mm and MK50-135mm lenses are designed for emerging cinematographers
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Fujifilm FUJINON MK18-55mm T2.9 Building on the outstanding advanced optical performance and low distortion of FUJINON CINE lenses, Fujifilm has introduced the MK series of cinema lenses for E-mount cameras. The ultracompact, lightweight optics are designed for a variety of applications—from live events and online programming to documentary, wedding... Read more

Sigma To Debut New Cine Lenses At NAB

Four new lenses were also added to Sigma’s Global Vision line of still photography lenses
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Sigma has been busy. The company has just introduced four new lenses to its Global Vision lens line at the 2017 CP+ Camera + Photo Imaging Show in Tokyo—the 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art, 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art, 24-70mm F2.8 DG HSM OS Art and 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG HSM OS Contemporary. Get all the details on the website of our sister publication, Digital Photo... Read more

ARRI And The ALEXA Camera System Win Technical Oscar®

For five years running, the Academy Award® for Best Cinematography has gone to films shot with ALEXA
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PICTURED FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: ARRI’s Marc Shipman-Mueller, Stephan Schenk, Franz Kraus, Walter Trauninger and Achim Oehler. Photo by ARRI’s PR Manager, An Tran The envelope, please. The 89th annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences took place on February 11, 2017, in Beverly Hills, and... Read more

VR Film “Everest ’53” In Production

CGO Studios is producing the film, which re-creates the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953
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Director Danny Abrahms (left) observes as Jamling Tenzing Norgay (center) demonstrates proper climbing technique. All photos are from the motion capture sessions in Los Angeles, CA, in January 2017 at House of Moves. ©2017 CGO Studios, Inc. The VR Experience Everest ’53 is in production, a film that looks to re-create the historic first successful... Read more

Blackmagic Design Debuts Blackmagic Web Presenter

Pro SDI and HDMI video sources appear as a USB webcam for high-quality Internet streaming
Blackmagic Design
The new Blackmagic Web Presenter from Blackmagic Design turns your professional SDI and HDMI video source into a 720p USB webcam for high-quality Internet streaming to YouTube Live, Facebook and other venues. Webcams are compatible with all streaming software, making the Blackmagic unit compatible with all streaming software, too. Among the Blackmagic... Read more

XEEN By Rokinon Expands Cine Lens Line

The 20mm T1.9 Professional Cine Lens is the latest addition to the full-frame 6K video-cinema lens system
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XEEN by Rokinon has introduced the new 20mm T1.9 Professional Cine lens, the latest member of the company’s professional video-cinema lens line. The full-frame 6K cinema lens joins the 14mm T3.1, 16mm T2.6, 24mm T1.5, 35mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5, 85mm T1.5 and 135mm T2.2, and fills the gap between the 16mm T2.6 and 24mm T1.5. The prime wide-angle features... Read more

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2017

The film festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts February 2-5, 2017
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From the film What Tomorrow Brings. Courtesy of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, February 2-5, 2017. Now in its seventh year, the festival remains a forum for filmmakers and their subjects to tell their compelling stories. Festival films include the opening... Read more

2017 Sundance Film Festival Blog Roundup

HDVideoPro looks back at our conversations with some of the festival’s most innovative filmmakers
Harris Dickinson, Frank Hakaj, David Ivanov and Anton Selyaninov appear in Beach Rats by Eliza Hittman, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Tayarisha Poe.
Beach Rats, a film by Eliza Hittman and shot by cinematographer Hélène Louvart, AFC, won the U.S. Dramatic Directing Award at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where HDVideoPro and the DP discussed shooting the film. Harris Dickinson, Frank Hakaj, David Ivanov and Anton Selyaninov appear in the film. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | Photo by Tayarisha... Read more

Sundance 2017 Q+A — Cinematographer Lyle Vincent

Interviewing cinematographer Lyle Vincent, camera on the modern horror classic, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, who speaks about two new feature-length films debuted this year at the Sundance Film Festival: Bushwick, an action-adventure with Dave Bautista, and the suspense-thriller Thoroughbred, which sold to Focus Features at $5 million dollars
Cinematographer Lyle Vincent who has helmed camera on A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night and the new Sundance Film Festival feature length films Bushwick and Thoroughbred, which sold to Focus Features for $5 million dollars
Founded in 1985, Sundance has become the most famous independent film festival in the world! This year HDVideoPro was on the ground at Sundance from January 19-24th with interviews and updates. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for daily news and gear announcements. Sundance Film Festival 2017 Q+A — Interviewing A Girl Walks Home Alone... Read more

Sundance 2017 Q+A — Beach Rats Cinematographer Hélène Louvart

Interviewing French cinematographer Hélène Louvart on her new 16mm film, shot with the ARRI Arri 416 Plus with Kodak Vision Super 16mm film —it debuts this week at Sundance 2017 — Click through for show times and theaters
Harris Dickinson, Frank Hakaj, David Ivanov and Anton Selyaninov appear in Beach Rats by Eliza Hittman, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Tayarisha Poe.
Founded in 1985, Sundance has become the most famous independent film festival in the world! This year HDVideoPro will be on the ground at Sundance 2017 from January 19-24th with interviews and updates. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for breaking news. Sundance 2017 — THEATRE TIME & DATE & LOCATION — Beach Rats — Cinematographer... Read more

Sundance 2017 Q+A — Cinematographer And Director Jim Frohna

Fresh from the Amazon show Transparent, cinematographer Jim Frohna discusses the shoot on his new film I Love Dick, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival 2017 — Click through for show times and theaters
Kathryn Hahn and Kevin Bacon appear in I Love Dick by Jill Soloway, Andrea Arnold, Kimberly Peirce and Jim Frohna, an official selection of the Special Events program at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Jessica Brooks.
Founded in 1985, Sundance has become the most famous independent film festival in the world! This year HDVideoPro will be on the ground at Sundance 2017 from January 19-24th with interviews and updates. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for breaking news. Sundance Film Festival 2017 Q+A — TIME & DATE & LOCATION — Cinematographer... Read more

Sundance 2017 Q+A — Cinematographer Rob Givens

Interviewing cinematographer Rob Givens about his new film The Hero, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival 2017 — Click through for show times and theaters
Cinematographer Rob Givens of The Hero with Sam Elliott
Founded in 1985, Sundance has become the most famous independent film festival in the world! This year HDVideoPro will be on the ground at Sundance 2017 from January 19-24th with interviews and updates. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for breaking news. Sundance Film Festival 2017 Q+A — Cinematographer Rob C. Givens Interview — The... Read more
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