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Save The Date: DCS Cinema Lighting Expo Returns as In-person Event on May 21, 2022

By DCS, Feb 28, 2022

As the threat of Covid transmission has eased somewhat, we are excited to announce that our 2022 DCS Cinema Lighting Expo will take place on Saturday, May 21st, returning to the Grip's Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA. Our 2020 Expo was the last major in-person event to take place before the pandemic lockdown and our ... [ Read: Save The Date: DCS Cinema Lighting Expo Returns as In-person Event on May 21, 2022 ]

Quasar Science Launch New Rainbow 2 and Double Rainbow Tubular LED Lights

By DCS, Feb 21, 2022

Quasar Science has announced the global launch of its latest linear LED lighting instruments, the Rainbow 2 and Double Rainbow tubular LED lights.  The units feature multiple individually controllable pixels for both white light and saturated colors.  The slim Rainbow 2 (R2) is available in three lengths (2’, 4’ ... [ Read: Quasar Science Launch New Rainbow 2 and Double Rainbow Tubular LED Lights ]

SIGMA Announces Release of Three F1.4 Prime Lenses for Fujifilm X Mount Cameras

By DCS, Feb 21, 2022

SIGMA has announced the availability of the 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary, 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses in Fujifilm X Mount format.  The upcoming launch allows users to employ SIGMA lenses in native mount on their X Mount system.   These three F1.4 prime lenses are currently ... [ Read: SIGMA Announces Release of Three F1.4 Prime Lenses for Fujifilm X Mount Cameras ]

DCS Mourns the Loss of Longtime Member, VFX Legend Douglas Trumbull

By DCS, Feb 8, 2022

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of longtime DCS member Douglas Trumbull, whose credits include sci-fi classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Blade Runner.  He died on Monday, January 7, 2022 at the age of 79 as a result of complications from mesothelioma. Trumbull ... [ Read: DCS Mourns the Loss of Longtime Member, VFX Legend Douglas Trumbull ]

CAS Announces Awards Nominations for Outstanding Achievements in Sound Mixing

By DCS, Feb 8, 2022

DCS sister organization, the Cinema Audio Society has announced their nominees for the 58th Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2021 in seven categories, as well as ten Outstanding Product nominees, (including 2 products by DCS supporter Lectrosonics.)  The 58th Annual Cinema Audio Society ... [ Read: CAS Announces Awards Nominations for Outstanding Achievements in Sound Mixing ]

ASC Announces Nominees for the 36th Annual Awards To Be Held March 20, 2022

By DCS, Jan 27, 2022

The American Society of Cinematographers has named its annual Outstanding Achievement Award nominees in the categories of feature film, documentary and television cinematography. Winners will be announced during the 36th ASC Awards on March 20, 2022 in a hybrid event, both in person and live streamed, at the historic ... [ Read: ASC Announces Nominees for the 36th Annual Awards To Be Held March 20, 2022 ]

Industry Groups Join Forces to Create Virtual Production Glossary at VPGlossary.com

By DCS, Jan 24, 2022

In an industry-wide effort to establish a common vocabulary across professionals working in Virtual Production, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), and a host of industry experts, with support from Epic Games and Netflix have created an online resource known as The Virtual ... [ Read: Industry Groups Join Forces to Create Virtual Production Glossary at VPGlossary.com ]