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Where The 12K Rubber Hits The Road - James Mathers Tests the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K

By DCS, Nov 30, 2020

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the November 2020 Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter) In mid-July of this year, Blackmagic Design CEO Grant Petty held an online press conference to announce their latest camera, the URSA Mini Pro 12K.  I follow all ... [ Read: Where The 12K Rubber Hits The Road - James Mathers Tests the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K ]

Bright Tangerine announces the ONE Tray - Multipurpose Filter Tray with Rotating Polarizer

By DCS, Nov 30, 2020

Bright Tangerine has announced a new multipurpose filter tray that can rotate Polarizers and Variable NDs, hold Diopter Trays & more.  Known as the ONE Tray, it accommodates 138mm round and 4x5.65" filters in a single, double-width tray and is compatible with the Misfit Kick & ARRI LMB matte boxes.  It ... [ Read: Bright Tangerine announces the ONE Tray - Multipurpose Filter Tray with Rotating Polarizer ]

Matthews Introduces MatthSHIELD Floppies: Clear Vinyl Protection for Personnel & Gear

By DCS, Nov 29, 2020

Matthews Studio Equipment, Inc. has added to their 40”x40” line with a clear Floppy to help protect crew, actors and gear. It creates an easily maneuverable partition of clear marine vinyl that mounts onto any stand or grip gear on set, shielding cameras and crew from splattering special effects and providing ... [ Read: Matthews Introduces MatthSHIELD Floppies: Clear Vinyl Protection for Personnel & Gear ]

Sony FX6 Arrives to join their Cinema Line along with a new 16-35 Cine Lens

By DCS, Nov 17, 2020

Sony Electronics has announced the arrival of their latest digital cinema camera known as the FX6 along with a new 16-35mm Cine Lens.  The FX6 is a Full-Frame Camera developed to offer versatile, cine-style imaging in a compact form factor. The FX6 is said to capture up to 15+ stops of dynamic range via Sony's ... [ Read: Sony FX6 Arrives to join their Cinema Line along with a new 16-35 Cine Lens ]

OWC Announces Envoy Pro Elektron, a Rugged, High-Speed, Ultra-Compact USB-C SSD

By DCS, Oct 29, 2020

OWC has announced the Envoy Pro Elektron, the fastest, toughest mini-sized SSD to be found. Pocket-sized tiny, this USB-C bus-powered drive is crushproof, dustproof, and waterproof for editing/saving personal and work files anywhere at up to 1011MB/s real-world speed. For example, it is capable of transferring a 5GB ... [ Read: OWC Announces Envoy Pro Elektron, a Rugged, High-Speed, Ultra-Compact USB-C SSD ]