At NAB 2004, Panasonic introduced the AJ-SDC905, its first dual-mode DVCPRO50 camcorder with an IEEE 1394 input/output to assure the rapid, lossless transfer of 50Mbps digital video for nonlinear editing. The AJ-SDC905 offers operator-controllable selection of EFP-quality 4:2:2 sampled DVCPRO50 or classic 4:1:1
JVC Professional Products Company revealed a prototype of a three-chip, high-definition/standard-definition
(HD/SD) switchable electronic newsgathering/electronic filed production (ENG/EFP) style camcorder. The camcorder is the latest demonstration of JVC’s
initiative to produce reasonably priced yet highly
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) will screen the 11 winners in its Eighth Annual Film Showcase competition, April 25 at the Directors Guild Theater in Los Angeles. The winning entries were photographed by Harry Box for "Ask Curtis," Michael Chambliss for "F-Stops," Ken Glassing for "A Life for a Life,"
The Large Format Cinematography Association Conference and Film Festival will take place April 28th-30 in Universal City, Calif. Journalist Bob Fisher will moderate a panel discussion on large format cinematography with DPs James Neihouse, Rodney Taylor, Sean Phillips and Dominique Gentil.
The participants will
Michael Ballhaus ASC explains why open minds are essential for directors of photography and camera manufacturers alike as filmmaking transitions to digital.
Whether it's an intimate character study such as director R.W. Fassbinder's "The Marriage of Maria Braun" or a big-screen spectacle like Barry Sonnenfeld's "Wild
John Bailey, ASC ("How To Lose A Guy in 10 Days," "The Anniversary Party") is prepping for the feature drama "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," directed by Ken Kwapis for Warner Bros. Based on the novel by the same name, the film follows four friends who are apart for the first time one summer as they turn 16.
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The 2004 Vidy Awards, Digital Television/TV Broadcast Awards and Government Video Salutes -- which are presented in recognition of outstanding achievement in the advancement of the art and science of video technology -- were announced today at NAB.
"Before we present an award, our panel of editors and
Recognizing the rapid expansion of HD camera system
options from multiple manufacturers, Canon has
unveiled two new HD studio lenses, the DIGISUPER 22xs
and DIGISUPER 23xs, for NAB2004. The introduction of
the DIGISUPER 22xs lens represents the creation of an
entirely new lens category: the compact studio lens,
Tickets are now on sale for the May 4 screening of "Tombstone" at the Arclight in Hollywood, followed by a discussion with cinematographer William A. Fraker, ASC and producers Sean Danie and James Jacks. Directed by George P. Cosmatos, the 1993 Western takes us into the lives of Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Wyatt Earp