Pricing and Availability for Sigma’s FF Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses

Sigma Art

Sigma has announced pricing and availability for its new line of full-frame Classic Art Prime Cine lenses. Available as a set of 10 lenses, the Sigma Classic Art Prime Cine lenses will be available in early January 2020 for $43,999 USD. Check out the full release video showing off the cinematic look of the Sigma […]

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Panasonic AJ-CX4000 4K/HDR Camcorder Available In Late December

Panasonic AJ-CX4000

Panasonic announced that its new AJ-CX4000, a 4K/HDR shoulder-mount camcorder with a B4 lens mount and interchangeable lens, will be available at the end of December at a suggested list price of $25,000. Ideal for network news, sports, blue-chip nature films, and travel documentaries, the AJ-CX4000 follows the handheld AG-CX350 to expand the CX Series […]

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RED and Jarred Land Tease Komodo 6K Sensor Size

Komodo

The mysterious RED Komodo 6K’s sensor size has been released but the whole camera and specs are still under wraps.  The RED Komodo 6K is not a Full-Frame, or Large Format, camera but the sensor is larger than Kodak’s Super 35mm 3-Perf film.  Additionally, the 6K Komodo boasts a nearly 2:1 native aspect ratio making […]

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New York City’s School of Visual Arts Buys 30 EVA1 5.7K Cameras

New York City’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) has purchased 30 AU-EVA1 5.7K cinema cameras for instruction/production throughout its BFA Film program. The cameras are allocated to all cinematography and production classes for second- and third-year students, as well as to a master class for fourth-year thesis students. Faculty member and award-winning director/cinematographer Dejan Georgevich ASC […]

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ATEM Constellation 8K Used at Country Music’s WE Fest

ATEM Constellation 8K live production switcher was used as part of an Ultra HD 12G-SDI and fiber live production workflow at WE Fest, the largest country music festival in the United States and the longest-running in the world. Now in its 37th year, the three-day festival took place in Detroit Lakes, MN, in August 2019 […]

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New Features Added To Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and 6K

Blackmagic Raw

Today, Blackmagic Design announced what can be called a pretty huge update to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. The Australian company has loaded a whole slew of new features to the mighty little 4K camera and a few added features to the slightly newer Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K. Of the best features, like […]

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Is Blackmagic Design’s Next Camera an 8K Camera?

8K

4K, 4.6K, 6K… is there a future yet-to-be-released 8K camera arriving from Blackmagic in the Spring of 2020? Yes, this is a rumor I am sharing. No, I did not start the rumor. This mythical 8K Blackmagic Design camera has been making the rounds of speculation on social media. I first came across the 8K […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces Videohub Smart Control Pro

Videohub Smart Control Pro is different to traditional hardware router control panels that cost thousands of dollars and are limited to being installed in small numbers and then shared by all router users. Videohub Smart Control Pro is low cost, and features 48 RGB illuminated crystal look buttons that can be set to any router […]

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Blackmagic Design Announces New ATEM Mini

ATEM

The new ATEM Mini makes it easy to create professional multi-camera productions for live streaming to YouTube or innovative business presentations using Skype. Simply connect ATEM Mini and customers can switch live between 4 high-quality video camera inputs in dramatically better quality images. Customers can even connect to a computer to present PowerPoint slides or […]

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New software update adds Blackmagic RAW to URSA Broadcast camera

Blackmagic Design today announced a major new software update for Blackmagic URSA Broadcast cameras that adds Blackmagic RAW support as well as a whole new image processing design for improved quality. Also added is better lens control, updated on screen user controls and much more. Blackmagic URSA Broadcast Update will be available for download in November from […]

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New Blackmagic RAW 1.5 update adds support for Adobe and Avid

Blackmagic Raw

Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic RAW 1.5 a new software update with support for Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, plus Blackmagic RAW Speed test for Mac, PC and Linux, so customers can work on a wider range of platforms and editing software with their Blackmagic RAW files. Blackmagic RAW 1.5 is available for download now […]

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New Blackmagic Video Assists 12G 7” and 5” Announced at IBC

Video Assist

At IBC, Blackmagic Design announced the Video Assist 12G in two sizes: 7” and 5”.  What is the big improvement in the Video Assist 12G? Screen brightness and Blackmagic raw support. The monitors have a screen brightness of 2,500 nits which is way brighter than the original. The new monitors have an all-metal design with […]

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Canon Announces C500 Mark II 5.9K Full-Frame Camera

In comes the Canon EOS C500 Mark II and all of its Full-Frame 5.9K glory. The headline on this camera announcement is easy to understand, Full-Frame and 5.9K stand out as the two best options. What is less obvious is how right it appears Canon got the EOS C500 Mark II. Sometimes the sequel is […]

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Nikon Announces The Nikkor Z 24mm F/1.8 S Prime Lens

Nikon Z 24mm

Nikon Inc. announced the fast, wide-angle NIKKOR Z 24mm f/1.8 S, the latest addition to the ever-expanding NIKKOR Z lineup of lenses. The 24mm f/1.8 S is optimized for capturing everything from cityscapes to environmental portraits and is built to take advantage of Nikon’s large Z-mount, delivering the ultimate combination of fast, bright and sharp […]

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Fujifilm Announces Two New 4K Broadcast Lenses

Fujifilm

Fujifilm just dropped onto the broadcast market two new portable lenses as part of the UA Series of 4K broadcast lenses: the FUJINON UA18x7.6 and FUJINON UA23x7.6. Both of these broadcast lenses feature a compact and light-weight design with an economical price point. The use of unique optical technology delivers outstanding image resolving power and […]

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