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Litepanels Introduces Apollo Wireless DMX System Controlling Multiple Lights from a Board or Handheld Device

By DCS, Mar 25, 2021

Litepanels has announced the launch of a dual-band wireless DMX system to be known as Apollo Bridge.  It uses advanced dynamic frequency hopping technology designed to instantly create a robust wireless DMX network anywhere. Optimized for use with Litepanels Gemini RGBWW LED panels, Apollo can also work with ... [ Read: Litepanels Introduces Apollo Wireless DMX System Controlling Multiple Lights from a Board or Handheld Device ]

DCS Mourns the Loss of Founding Member, Cinematographer Isidore Mankofsky, ASC

By DCS, Mar 16, 2021

We are sad to report the passing of Digital Cinema Society Founding Member Isidore "Izzy" Mankofsky at the age of 89.  A renowned Cinematographer and member of the ASC, who over a many decades career, photographed such features as The Muppet Movie, Somewhere in Time and The Jazz Singer.  He also shot dozens ... [ Read: DCS Mourns the Loss of Founding Member, Cinematographer Isidore Mankofsky, ASC ]

Now Streaming -- DCS Documentary: Getting Safely Back To Work In The Age of Covid

Now Streaming -- DCS Documentary: Getting Safely Back To Work In The Age of Covid

By DCS, Feb 28, 2021

The global pandemic brought about by Covid-19 has affected every aspect of our existence.  It has cost  lives, livelihoods, and brought our industry to an abrupt standstill.  Although there are some positive developments on the horizon in terms of vaccinations and treatment therapies, there are still major uncertainties ... [ Read: Now Streaming -- DCS Documentary: Getting Safely Back To Work In The Age of Covid ]

Thimble.com -- Small Business Insurance Ideal for Short Term Indie Productions

By DCS, Feb 28, 2021

The Digital Cinema Society had to let our expensive annual policy lapse when we had no real activity happening for the better part of a year due to the pandemic.  However, when we were ready to start back into production again on projects like our recently completed Covid Safety documentary, insurance coverage was ... [ Read: Thimble.com -- Small Business Insurance Ideal for Short Term Indie Productions ]

Crossing The Blurring Line Between Still and Motion Picture Cameras - An essay by James Mathers

By DCS, Feb 28, 2021

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the February 2021 Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter)I have a Canon 5D that takes beautiful pictures; it’s not a 5D Mark III, or a 5D Mark II, but the original 5D released in 2005 before it was given the ability to shoot ... [ Read: Crossing The Blurring Line Between Still and Motion Picture Cameras - An essay by James Mathers ]