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Sony Teams with Netflix to bring TVs with Mastering Quality Calibrated Mode to Consumers

By DCS, Aug 1, 2018

In an effort to give consumers a viewing experience as intended by the Filmmaker, Sony Electronics has announced “Netflix Calibrated Mode.” Available on the new Sony MASTER Series A9F OLED and Z9F LCD TVs, the new mode is said to ensure cinematic fidelity while viewing content on Netflix. The technology was developed ... [ Read: Sony Teams with Netflix to bring TVs with Mastering Quality Calibrated Mode to Consumers ]

Adobe Opens LA Area Office To Serve Growing Entertainment Industry Clientele

By DCS, Jul 25, 2018

With more major Hollywood productions relying on Creative Cloud, Adobe has invested in their first office dedicated to the unique needs of the entertainment industry. Recent productions to use Adobe post production solutions include Deadpool, RBG, (the award winning documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsberg,) Portlandia, Our ... [ Read: Adobe Opens LA Area Office To Serve Growing Entertainment Industry Clientele ]

Panasonic Publishes A Guide to the Panasonic AU-EVA1 by Barry Green as a Free Download

By DCS, Jul 25, 2018

Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of Barry Green’s A Guide to the Panasonic AU-EVA1 Camera, a comprehensive reference eBook for users of the 5.7K Super 35mm AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera. Green takes the reader through every menu, setting and function on the camera in a step-by-step guide. The eBook ... [ Read: Panasonic Publishes A Guide to the Panasonic AU-EVA1 by Barry Green as a Free Download ]

Cooke Optics is Acquired by Caledonia Investments in a Deal Valued at Over $127 Million

By DCS, Jul 25, 2018

Renowned lens manufacturer Cooke Optics has been purchased in a transaction valued at over $127 million dollars by the London based investment trust company Caledonia Investments. But not to worry, the company founded in 1886, and headquartered in Leicester, UK will still be led by Chairman, Les Zellan who maintains ... [ Read: Cooke Optics is Acquired by Caledonia Investments in a Deal Valued at Over $127 Million ]

SmallHD's Wes Phillips Describes Major Setback Due to Fire in New YouTube Video

By DCS, Jul 13, 2018

Wes Phillips, CEO and Cofounder of SmallHD has posted a video on the company’s YouTube channel outlining the consequences of a major fire that occurred at their North Carolina warehouse in April.  Thankfully, no injuries occurred, but their entire facility was filled with smoke and millions of dollars of inventory ... [ Read: SmallHD's Wes Phillips Describes Major Setback Due to Fire in New YouTube Video ]

Blackmagic Design Announces New Thunderbolt 3 External GPU to Compliment New MacBook Pro

By DCS, Jul 12, 2018

To coincide with Apple starting to ship their new 2018 refresh of the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro, Blackmagic has announced the Blackmagic eGPU, a high performance graphics processor for pro creative software users.  Designed in collaboration with Apple, the Blackmagic eGPU features a built-in Radeon Pro 580, ... [ Read: Blackmagic Design Announces New Thunderbolt 3 External GPU to Compliment New MacBook Pro ]

A Quick Look at the P+S Technik Technovision Classic 1.5x Anamorphic Lenses

By DCS, Jul 10, 2018

In this short video, James Mathers, Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society takes a quick, unscientific look at two of P+S TECHNIK's new TECHNOVISION Classic 1.5X anamorphic lenses. We intercut directly between the anamorphic 35-70mm Zoom and the 50mm Prime and a spherical Fujinon 25-300mm zoom, so ... [ Read: A Quick Look at the P+S Technik Technovision Classic 1.5x Anamorphic Lenses ]