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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 ]

SIGMA announces 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN -- Ultra-compact Zoom for Mirrorless Cameras

By DCS, Feb 24, 2021

SIGMA has announced pricing and availability of the new 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN | Contemporary lens, an ultra-compact, fast-aperture standard zoom lens for Sony E-mount and L-mount cameras from SIGMA, Leica and Panasonic.  It will be available in the US through authorized dealers on March 12, 2021 with an MSRP of $899. ... [ Read: SIGMA announces 28-70mm F2.8 DG DN -- Ultra-compact Zoom for Mirrorless Cameras ]