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AJA Announces BRIDGE LIVE- Multi-Channel Video Encoding, Decoding, Streaming, and Transcoding

By DCS, Sep 27, 2020

AJA has introduced BRIDGE LIVE, a new plug-and-play streaming gateway solution that makes it easy to move UltraHD or multi-channel HD baseband SDI video to/from a wide range of streaming and contribution codecs (H.265, H.264, MPEG-2, and optional JPEG 2000). Designed with the ability to support both low-latency and ... [ Read: AJA Announces BRIDGE LIVE- Multi-Channel Video Encoding, Decoding, Streaming, and Transcoding ]

Industry Trade Rivals Variety and The Hollywood Reporter Set to Merge

By DCS, Sep 26, 2020

It has recently been announced without much fanfare that the two titans of entertainment industry trade journalism, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter, have merged.   Although it’s being played as a joint venture, it seems that Penske Media Corp., which publishes Variety, will be in the driver's seat.  MRC, publisher ... [ Read: Industry Trade Rivals Variety and The Hollywood Reporter Set to Merge ]

CANON INTRODUCES EOS C70 4K DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA WITH STILL CAMERA ERGONOMICS

By DCS, Sep 24, 2020

Canon has introduced their first-ever RF mount Cinema EOS camera, the EOS C70 4K Digital Cinema Camera.  The compact design, weighing only 2.6 lbs., allows the camera to be easily handheld and dramatically enhances mobility while still providing the features and quality necessary for cinematic applications.  The ... [ Read: CANON INTRODUCES EOS C70 4K DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERA WITH STILL CAMERA ERGONOMICS ]

ARRI Introduces Signature Zooms, 4 Lenses Cover 16mm-300mm 2.8, (up to 510mm w/1.7x Extender)

By DCS, Sep 23, 2020

ARRI has announced four new Signature Zoom lenses covering up to full frame and designed to perfectly match their extensive line of Signature Primes.  They offer a constant aperture of T2.8 across all four lenses, (no ramping,) with HDR compatibility, and up to 8K resolving power.  The four Signature Zooms, (along ... [ Read: ARRI Introduces Signature Zooms, 4 Lenses Cover 16mm-300mm 2.8, (up to 510mm w/1.7x Extender) ]

Congratulations to Emmy Winning DCS Members: M. David Mullen, ASC and Donald A. Morgan, ASC

By DCS, Sep 21, 2020

DCS congratulates longtime member M. David Mullen, ASC on winning the Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography For A Single-Camera Series (One Hour) for his work on the Amazon Studios series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel episode “It’s Comedy Or Cabbage.”  This is Mullen's third nomination and second win, all for his ... [ Read: Congratulations to Emmy Winning DCS Members: M. David Mullen, ASC and Donald A. Morgan, ASC ]

New Digital Cinema Camera Announced Specifically for IMAX and Giant Screen Applications

By DCS, Sep 19, 2020

As recently announced by Cinematographer and Inventor Pawel Achtel, ACS, a new camera is coming to market that he has designed specifically for IMAX and Giant Screen digital production.  The ACHTEL 9x7 has an extremely high resolution 65 Megapixel sensor housed within a very small form factor and records uncompressed ... [ Read: New Digital Cinema Camera Announced Specifically for IMAX and Giant Screen Applications ]

Zeiss Awarded HPA Engineering Excellence Award for eXtended Data - Lens Metadata Technology

By DCS, Sep 17, 2020

The HPA has announced the winners of their 2020 Engineering Excellence Award which includes the Carl Zeiss company for their development of eXtended Lens Metadata Technology.  This eXtended Data simplifies and increases the accuracy of the image capture and processing workflow by unifying two data sets: Key lens ... [ Read: Zeiss Awarded HPA Engineering Excellence Award for eXtended Data - Lens Metadata Technology ]