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Industry Groups Join Forces to Create Virtual Production Glossary at VPGlossary.com

By DCS, Jan 24, 2022

In an industry-wide effort to establish a common vocabulary across professionals working in Virtual Production, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), and a host of industry experts, with support from Epic Games and Netflix have created an online resource known as The Virtual ... [ Read: Industry Groups Join Forces to Create Virtual Production Glossary at VPGlossary.com ]

The In-Person Component Of The 2022 Sundance Film Festival Has Been Cancelled

By DCS, Jan 5, 2022

The Sundance Institute, a nonprofit arts organization that produces the Sundance Film Festival, has announced that all in-person activities that were to be held starting January 20th in Park City Utah have been cancelled.  Due to the rise of the Omicron variant with its unexpectedly high transmissibility rates, the ... [ Read: The In-Person Component Of The 2022 Sundance Film Festival Has Been Cancelled ]

DCS Newsletter

By DCS, Dec 26, 2021

DCS UPDATE We hope you are all enjoying your holidays and getting ready for a safe and prosperous new year.  It hasn't been easy dealing with Covid, and just when we think there is light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, another variant seems to raise its ugly head.  James Mathers uses his essay this month to look ... [ Read: DCS Newsletter ]

ARRI Solutions Group Creates Virtual Production Studios and Demo Stages Around the Globe

By DCS, Jun 27, 2021

ARRI announced early this month the establishment of the ARRI Solutions Group. The new organizational unit is focused on the design and engineering of customized production infrastructures, including innovative mixed-reality environments.  One of the group’s first mixed reality reference projects is the recently ... [ Read: ARRI Solutions Group Creates Virtual Production Studios and Demo Stages Around the Globe ]

Sony Introduces the Airpeak S1 Professional Drone Able to Carry Full-Size Mirrorless Interchangeable-lens Cameras

By DCS, Jun 10, 2021

Sony Electronics has announced their first-ever professional drone, the "Airpeak S1" which they are billing as the world's smallest drone that can be equipped with their full-size mirrorless interchangeable-lens Alpha camera.  The new drone is said to utilize a proprietary motor, propeller, control system and sensing ... [ Read: Sony Introduces the Airpeak S1 Professional Drone Able to Carry Full-Size Mirrorless Interchangeable-lens Cameras ]

The Final Nail in the Coffin? The Pandemic and the Future of Theatrical Exhibition

By DCS, May 31, 2021

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the May 2021 Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter) This is not the first time prognosticators have predicted the end of the movies.  TV sent a chill up the spine of Exhibitors when it first started to gain ground in the ... [ Read: The Final Nail in the Coffin? The Pandemic and the Future of Theatrical Exhibition ]

Rescheduled IBC2021 Confirmed for December 3-6 -- Live Expos Are Coming Back!

By DCS, May 25, 2021

IBC2021 has confirmed to return as a live in-person event to take place at the RAI in Amsterdam from December 3rd through the 6th.  The Conference and Exhibition will take place simultaneously after having been pushed back from their traditional slot during the second week of September.  A recent survey of visitors ... [ Read: Rescheduled IBC2021 Confirmed for December 3-6 -- Live Expos Are Coming Back! ]