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ZEISS Lens Metadata Technology Empowers DPs to Focus on their Art

ZEISS Lens Metadata Technology Empowers DPs to Focus on their Art

ZEISS Cine Lenses recently teamed up with filmmakers Janina Gavankar (Actor, Co-Director), Russo Schelling (Co-Director), and Cinematographer Quyen Tran to create Stucco. Quyen, who was recently named one of “Variety’s 10 Cinematographers to Watch,” lensed this horror short film, which is reminiscent of slow-burn thrillers from the seventies, but uses innovative technology to transport the story to modern-day. 

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Panasonic Launches Renewed LEICA DG 25mm* Fixed Focal Length Lens for the Micro Four Thirds System

Panasonic Launches Renewed LEICA DG 25mm* Fixed Focal Length Lens for the Micro Four Thirds System

Newark, NJ (August 27, 2019) – Panasonic announced today it has renewed its LEICA DG fixed focal length lens based on the Micro Four Thirds system standard. In addition to the large F1.4 aperture, the new LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 II ASPH. (H-XA025) features splash- and dust-resistant* construction for heavy field use and […]

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LAPPG September: Facility Tour, Networking and STUCCO Panel at the New ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center

LAPPG September: Facility Tour, Networking and STUCCO Panel at the New ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center

Join Los Angeles Post Production Group for our September 11th meeting at the new ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center in Sherman Oaks. We’ll have the opportunity to network, tour the facility, enjoy light refreshments and we’ll be treated to a panel where we’ll have an inside look at the making of STUCCO, a thought-provoking short […]

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“X-Men”, “Bohemian Rhapsody” Cinematographer Breaks Down 3 Different Lenses For Variety

“X-Men”, “Bohemian Rhapsody” Cinematographer Breaks Down 3 Different Lenses For Variety

Variety recently interviewed Cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel, where he takes us through the differences between wide-angle, normal and telephoto lenses. He explains the science of each lens using examples from “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Drive” and “Three Kings”.

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SIGMA announces the “SIGMA fp”, the world’s smallest and lightest mirrorless digital camera* with a full-frame image sensor

SIGMA announces the “SIGMA fp”, the world’s smallest and lightest mirrorless digital camera* with a full-frame image sensor

SIGMA Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of “SIGMA fp,” the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless digital camera*. The SIGMA fp incorporates a 35mm full-frame Bayer sensor with 24.6 effective megapixels in a compact body, and boasts great versatility and scalability that allows mixing-and-matching of a variety of interchangeable lenses and accessories. It […]

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DP Daron Keet and director Lije Sarki shoot on the fly with VariCam LT cinema cameras for Concrete Kids

DP Daron Keet and director Lije Sarki shoot on the fly with VariCam LT cinema cameras for Concrete Kids

Part Vittorio De Sica’s Bicycle Thieves, part Goonies on skateboards, director Lije Sarki’s Concrete Kids tells the story of two nine-year-old boys from Venice, CA, who set off on a mission to cross Los Angeles on skateboards at night to reach the Staples Center by morning for a contest. Now streaming on Amazon Prime, the […]

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Cinematographer Jodi Savitz On The Panasonic EVA1, The Future Of Queer Cinema & More

Cinematographer Jodi Savitz On The Panasonic EVA1, The Future Of Queer Cinema & More

Director and cinematographer Jodi Savitz has made a name for herself over the last several years with her groundbreaking documentary and narrative work. A frequent user of the Panasonic EVA1, we stopped to speak with Savitz about her use of the popular camera, some of her amazing projects and much more.

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NAB 2019: Zeiss Supreme Prime 21mm T1.5 & 135mm T1.5 Lenses Available For Pre-Order

NAB 2019: Zeiss Supreme Prime 21mm T1.5 & 135mm T1.5 Lenses Available For Pre-Order

Zeiss’ Supreme Prime lenses have been a major hit in the pro video space, tailor-made for digital cinema applications. At NAB 2019 Zeiss announced the Supreme Prime 21 mm T1.5 & the Supreme Prime 135 mm T1.5 would both available for Q3 2019. We spoke with Zeiss’ Kylie Hazzard for more on the lenses, their […]

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NAB 2019: Band Pro Film & Digital – Cinematographers’ Source for Lenses

NAB 2019: Band Pro Film & Digital – Cinematographers’ Source for Lenses

Band Pro is known for their wide range of offerings to the filmmaking community, covering every aspect of the craft with their multitude of products. Cinematography is particularly strong at Band Pro, with a wide variety of lenses and manufacturers to choose from. Band Pro’s Randy Wedick gave us a breakdown of their full frame […]

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Take A Tour of the New Zeiss Cine Showroom in Los Angeles

Take A Tour of the New Zeiss Cine Showroom in Los Angeles

Carl Zeiss has been serving the world of cinema for many, many years. Now, with their new facility in Los Angeles, Zeiss has placed themselves squarely in the middle of the filmmaking community with their new office, offering cinematographers and filmmakers a new home to test lenses with cameras, view their work on an amazing […]

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