AbelCine Hosts Photorealism In VR With Dado Valentic

The free presentation with the award-winning color-grading artist is slated for June 14 in Los Angeles
virtual reality
Color-grading artist Dado Valentic AbelCine is hosting a presentation with award-winning color-grading artist Dado Valentic, “On the Path to Photorealism in VR with Dado Valentic.” The free event will be held June 14, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. in Los Angeles. In addition to his talent as a color grader—his credits include Total Recall, Gulliver’s Travels,... Read more

Adorama Screens Chris Burkard Documentary “Under an Arctic Sky”

Tickets are on sale for the June 8 screening of the adventure film, which follows Burkard and six surfers in remote northern Iceland
Chris Burkard
Adorama will host a June 8th New York City screening of the documentary film “Under an Arctic Sky,” which follows adventure photographer Chris Burkard and six surfers on the northern coast of Iceland. The film will have two seatings, 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., at the AMC Empire 25 Theater on W. 42nd Street. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival... Read more

Panasonic Announces AU-EVA1 System

The new cine camera fills the space between the GH5 and the VariCam
Panasonic AU-EVA1
At a press conference at Cine Gear, Panasonic announced the new AU-EVA1 System, a 5.7K Super 35 handheld cine camera that nicely fills the space between the GH5 and the company’s higher-end VariCam. Here are the highlights. The EVA1 captures 5.7K footage (and will, with a firmware upgrade, export 5.7K RAW video). A swing-out IR cut filter enables... Read more

2017 SkyPixel Video Contest Hosted By DJI

The worldwide competition is open to all levels of videographers, from professionals to enthusiasts
SkyPixel Video Contest
Photo courtesy of SkyPixel The 2017 SkyPixel Video Contest, hosted by DJI, has officially launched. The worldwide competition is open to all levels of videographers, from professionals to enthusiasts. Work can be submitted in one of the three categories—Nature, City and Sport. Video may be shot using any aerial drone platform, and should include at... Read more

Panavision To Debut Tools For Millennium DXL 8K Camera At Cine Gear

Among the new technologies for the large-format camera are Primo Artiste lenses, the HDR OLED Primo Viewfinder, the PX-Pro color spectrum filter and the DXL Control iPhone app
Panavision Millennium DXL
Panavision will be showcasing new tools for the Millennium DXL 8K camera at Cine Gear Expo. Among the new technologies are Primo Artiste lenses, the HDR OLED Primo Viewfinder, the PX-Pro color spectrum filter and the DXL Control iPhone app. The large-format camera is designed to meet the creative needs of filmmakers for a variety of applications, including... Read more

FUJINON MK50-135mm T2.9 Officially Launches At Cine Gear

The zoom is the latest addition to the new MK Series, joining the MK18-55mm T2.9
FUJIFILM FUJINON MK50-135mm T2.9 lens
FUJINON, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM, officially launches the FUJINON MK50-135mm T2.9 at Cine Gear Expo, the second lens in the MK series. The new lens joins the MK18-55mm T2.9, and with the focal length range of the two lenses, represents the most frequently used range among emerging cinematographers, said the company. The entire MK series,... Read more

Canon Introduces EOS C200 And EOS C200B Digital Cinema Cameras

The new cinema cameras, representing the third generation of the Cinema EOS System, feature new 4K video formats
Canon EOS C200 and C200B
Canon has expanded its Cinema EOS system with the addition of the new EOS C200 and EOS C200B digital cinema cameras. While designed to optimize workflow and make 4K shooting more accessible, the entry-level models also incorporate high-end features for a variety of applications, from film to documentary shooting to wildlife to weddings and events. The... Read more

Rokinon Adds Cine DS 16mm T2.6 Lens To Series

The Cine DS System grows to 12 with the new full-frame super-wide-angle lens
Rokinon Cine DS 16mm T2.6 lens
Elite Brands has announced the addition of the Rokinon 16mm T2.6 super-wide-angle to the Cine DS lens system for film and video. The series grows to 12, with the new lens joining the 10mm T2.2 (APS-C), 12mm T3.1 (FF Fisheye), 14mm T3.1 (FF), 16mm T2.2 (APS-C), 16mm T2.6 (FF), 20mm T1.9 (FF), 24mm T1.5 (FF), 35mm T1.5 (FF), 50mm T1.5 (FF), 85mm T1.5... Read more

Ruben Östlund’s “The Square” Wins Palme d’Or At Cannes

The Swedish film, a satirical look at the art world, was a surprise winner
Cannes Film Festival
A still from “The Square,” directed by Ruben Östlund, which won the Palme d’Or at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Courtesy of Plattform Produktion via Cannes Film Festival “The Square” from writer-director Ruben Östlund earned the Palme d’Or to wrap this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The satirical film from Sweden focuses on a radical... Read more

DJI Introduces Spark Camera Drone

The first mini drone from the company incorporates DJI’s advanced technology, plus new shooting modes and control by hand gesture
DJI Spark camera drone
The new Spark from DJI is the company’s first mini camera drone. It literally can lift off from your palm and can be controlled by a movement of your hand, entering Gesture Mode. The cool little drone weighs a mere 10.6 ounces, and it’s designed to be incredibly easy to use for pretty much everyone—not just photographers and videographers—to... Read more

Cooke Optics To Showcase S7/i Full Frame Plus And Panchro/i Classic Lenses

The new cinema lenses will be on hand at Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Hollywood
Cooke Optics
Cooke Panchro/i Classic 152mm Cooke Optics will showcase their S7/i Full Frame Plus and Panchro/i Classic lenses, as well as the second zoom in the Anamorphic/i series, at Cine Gear 2017 in Hollywood, June 2-3, 2017. The S7/i Full Frame Plus prime lens series is optimized for full-frame cinema camera sensors, including the RED Weapon VV 8K and the ARRI... Read more

ARRI Introduces Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4×5

Suitable for a variety of shooting applications, the modular accessory is compatible with 4”x 5.65” and 4”x 4” filter sizes
ARRI matte boxes
ARRI has introduced the Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4×5, which builds on the features of the popular LMB-25. The modular matte box is compatible with 4”x 5.65” and 4”x 4” filter sizes for a variety of shooting applications. The versatile LMB 4×5 is easy to set up to work with gimbals, drones, Steadicams, as well as clamp-on and rod-mounted... Read more