Fiilex Introduces C360 Series Compact Studio LEDs

Designed for small- to medium-sized studios, the broadcast-quality C360 and C365 light fixtures are compatible with a variety of accessories
LED lights
Fiilex has introduced the C360 series compact studio LEDs—the C360 and C365. Designed for small- to medium-sized studios, the broadcast-quality, clamp-mount C360 series light fixtures can accommodate a variety of accessories, such as diffusers, two-inch Fresnels, gel holders and honeycombs. The 90W tunable LEDs feature a CRI of 95+ and a TLCI of 97+,... Read more

Canon Announces 4K Reference Monitor

The 24-inch DP-V2411 4K HDR1 Reference Display features high, stable luminance and 12G-SDI ports, allowing the set to display 4K 60p footage with only one cable
Canon’s newest reference monitor, the DP-V2411 4K Reference Display, is a 24-inch 4K set that can display HDR content, boasts high, stable luminance and 12G-SDI ports, allowing the device to display 4K 60p footage with only one cable, instead of a more traditional four-cable setup on a device with 3G-SDI terminals. The company said the display has... Read more

Canon Announces Three Compact 4K Video Camcorders

The new Canon XF405, XF400 and VIXIA GX10 pack high resolution, a larger sensor and better image quality in the line of compact camcorders
Canon XF405 4K UHD Camcorder
Canon XF405 Canon has announced the new XF405 4K UHD Camcorder, the XF400 UHD Video Camcorder and the VIXIA GX10 4K UHD Camcorder, a trio of devices with similar features and a large, 1” sensor. In a press briefing last week, the company described the design of the camcorders as being perfect for the ENG, wedding, sports and documentary videographers,... Read more
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SIRUI Introduces VH-10X Video Head

Lightweight and versatile, the latest addition to the company’s video head series features four-position panning, with a free rotating zero setting
video heads
SIRUI has introduced the VH-10X video head, the latest addition to the company’s video head series. The lightweight and versatile fluid head features four-position panning, with a free rotating zero setting. The VH-10X weighs only 2.6 pounds, but supports camera systems weighing up to 13.2 pounds, making it a great choice for videographers working... Read more

Fujifilm Optical Devices Division Announces FUJINON UA24x7.8 Broadcast Lens

Set to be introduced at IBC, it currently represents the world’s smallest, lightest broadcast lens that supports 4K productions
FUJINON broadcast lens
Ahead of IBC, the Optical Devices Division of Fujifilm is teasing the new FUJINON UA24x7.8 broadcast lens. Measuring 220.5mm long and weighing 1.98 kg, the lens currently represents the world’s smallest and lightest broadcast lens that supports 4K productions, making it an ideal portable solution for studio shoots as well as on-location and live events. The... Read more

Sony VENICE Full-Frame Digital Motion Picture Camera System Announced

Sony’s first 36x24mm camera represents the next generation of the CineAlta systems
Sony VENICE camera
Sony has enjoyed a dominant position in the broadcast video world, thanks to a wide array of high-end video systems that have become the staple production tools in both live and scripted television. The company’s FS7 and FS5 cameras have been popular choices for the 4K market seeking a handheld “long-form” platform for content generation. Based... Read more

Sony RX0 Camera For Multi-View Productions

Acclaimed RX image quality meets ultra-compact, waterproof design for multi-cam shoots
Sony RX0 camera
Sony’s new RX0 camera combines their acclaimed RX image quality with an ultra-compact, waterproof and robust design. Intended for multi-cam shoots, the RX0 offers entirely new imaging possibilities for today’s creators. Priced at $700 and shipping this October, the tiny box camera has an impressive feature list and is designed for the cinematographer,... Read more

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 Firmware Update 2.0

The update addresses the original missing feature set, but brings some unexpected (and welcomed) improvements, too
Panasonic LUMIX GH5
When Panasonic introduced the Lumix GH5, the company promised a few updates to the performance and operation via a firmware update. Today, that update has been announced, which brings the firmware to Version 2.0. Not only does it address the original missing feature set, but it also brings some unexpected (and welcomed) improvements as well. Panasonic... Read more

Ricoh Theta V Camera Announced

The new camera provides 360º 4K video capture with surround sound
Ricoh Theta camera
The Ricoh Theta became the world’s first 360º single-shot camera when it was released in 2013, with the follow-up Theta S launched in 2015 and the Theta SC in 2016. Building on and improving their feature sets, the Ricoh Theta V has arrived, offering 360º 4K video capture with live-streaming, spatial surround-sound audio. The lightweight, compact... Read more

ASC Opens Call For Entries In Television Competition

The 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography will be held February 17, 2018
ASC
The American Society of Cinematographers is accepting entries in the television competition for the 32nd Annual ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography. The awards gala will be held February 17, 2018, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The entry deadline is November 1, 2017, 5 p.m. PST, for the three TV categories: Episode... Read more

Think Tank Photo Introduces Spectral Shoulder Bags

The new budget-friendly line is designed to let creatives maintain a low profile while also protecting valuable gear
photography shoulder bags
Think Tank Photo Spectral 15 Shoulder Bag We count Think Tank Photo bags and backpacks among some of our favorites, and the company has just introduced a new series, the Spectral Shoulder Bags. The budget-friendly line is designed to allow photographers to work stealthily while also protecting gear from thieves and weather. There are three bags in the... Read more

ARRI Full Spectrum ND External Filter Series Announced

The design of the new premium front filters is inspired by the internal FSND filters of the ALEXA Mini and AMIRA cameras
neutral-density filters
ARRI has introduced its full spectrum neutral-density (FSND) filter series, inspired by the internal FSND filters of the ALEXA Mini and Amira cameras. Among the line’s feature set, the new premium front filters use optical-quality Schott B270i glass, which is polished flat on both sides of the filter with completely parallel surfaces. The filters... Read more
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