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2017 DCS Camera Support and Accessories Expo August 22nd at New Canon Burbank - Featuring the Canon C200

By DCS, Jul 19, 2017

Join the Digital Cinema Society to see the latest Canon camera, the C200, along with key support and accessories necessary to create a complete camera package at Canon’s new technical service and support center in Burbank.   There are many components in addition to the camera that are necessary to assembling ... [ Read: 2017 DCS Camera Support and Accessories Expo August 22nd at New Canon Burbank - Featuring the Canon C200 ]

Denny Clairmont to Retire In Acquisition of Clairmont Camera by Keslow Camera

By DCS, Jul 18, 2017

It has been announced that Industry legend Denny Clairmont is set to retire following the acquisition of his company, Clairmont Camera by Keslow Camera.  The two CEOs, Denny Clairmont and Robert Keslow are among the earliest members of the Digital Cinema Society and we are pleased to see Clairmont Camera's award ... [ Read: Denny Clairmont to Retire In Acquisition of Clairmont Camera by Keslow Camera ]

The Fickle Finger of Flicker and How to Avoid It - Coverage of DCS Flicker Testing

By DCS, Jul 14, 2017

Over the course of four shooting days spread over several months, the Digital Cinema Society gathered almost every manufacturer in the Cinema Lighting Industry to participate in a test to explore the issues of Flicker in high-frame-rate cinematography.  We published an in-depth article in December of 2016, and are ... [ Read: The Fickle Finger of Flicker and How to Avoid It - Coverage of DCS Flicker Testing ]

RED Enters the Smart Phone/Holographic Camera Business with the Hydrogen One

By DCS, Jul 6, 2017

Disruptor in Chief, Jim Jannard, the Founder of the hugely successful Oakley and RED Digital Cinema companies, is looking to shake up a new industry.  RED has announced and is taking pre-orders on what is described as “holographic media in your pocket”.  This comes in the form of a smartphone to be known as ... [ Read: RED Enters the Smart Phone/Holographic Camera Business with the Hydrogen One ]

Kees van Oostrum re-elected to a second term as president of the American Society of Cinematographers

By DCS, Jun 6, 2017

The board of governors of the American Society of Cinematographers has re-elected longtime DCS member, Kees van Oostrum to a second term as president of the organization.  Other DCS members elected as officers for the 2017-2018 term include Bill Bennett, John Simmons, and Cynthia Pusheck as vice presidents, David ... [ Read: Kees van Oostrum re-elected to a second term as president of the American Society of Cinematographers ]

Sony Announces Plans for Next-Gen CineAlta Full Frame Digital Cinema Camera

By DCS, Jun 3, 2017

Sony has announced plans for its next-generation CineAlta digital motion picture camera system. Of note is that the newly designed sensor will mark Sony's first foray in excess of Super35.  This means that full frame lenses will be required in order to take full advantage of the sensor's larger coverage area.  Although ... [ Read: Sony Announces Plans for Next-Gen CineAlta Full Frame Digital Cinema Camera ]

Panasonic Previews New Compact 5.7K Super 35mm AU-EVA1 Camera at Cine Gear Expo

By DCS, Jun 2, 2017

In a launch event at Cine Gear Expo 2017 Panasonic has unveiled the AU-EVA1, a cinema camera positioned between the their Lumix GH5 4K mirrorless camera and the VariCam LT 4K cinema camera.  The EVA1 contains a newly designed 5.7K Super 35mm-sized sensor which is designed to produce improved image quality when down ... [ Read: Panasonic Previews New Compact 5.7K Super 35mm AU-EVA1 Camera at Cine Gear Expo ]