Daniel McCoy, CAS Invests In Sony Cameras

Daniel McCoy, CAS works on a lot of major Reality and Documentary programs as a Production Sound Mixer and is the owner of ToneMesa, which he refers to as a “boutique production support service”.  He originally started to invest in camera gear to service his own...

Remembering Mike Nesmith — Much More Than a Monkee

Michael Nesmith, best known as a member of The Monkees, passed away recently at his home in Carmel Valley, California at the age of 78.  I grew up with the Monkees, like all the kids my age, but later got to know Michael as a Filmmaker when I was hired to serve as DP...

DCS Returns to Live Chicago Area Event

After the success of our first Los Angeles area event since the start of the pandemic held October 23rd at Camera Division, we decided to take our show on the road.  So, on December 8th, we held an event in Chicago at Atomic Imaging/Golan Studios. Featured technology...

BB&S Lighting Introduces New Compact Bicolor Fresnel

BB&S Lighting has added a Compact Bicolor Fresnel to their family of Compact Beamlight LED fixtures. The small (5.5-in/14cm) Fresnel draws just 38W and outputs over 2400 lumens, tunable from 2700 to 5600°K. The new CFL features a genuine curved glass 90mm Fresnel...

Picking A Mirrorless Camera With a Little Help From My Friends

Picking A Mirrorless Camera With a Little Help From My Friends

by James Mathers Cinematographer and Founder of the Digital Cinema Society (Excerpted from the November 2021 Digital Cinema Society eNewsletter) I shared earlier this year in an essay for DCS that I finally decided the time was right to invest in a mirrorless stills...

IBC 2021 has been Cancelled

IBC has announced that the in-person convention scheduled to take place on December 3-6 at The RAI auditorium in Amsterdam, has been cancelled. The move follows growing concerns about the COVID-19 situation in The Netherlands, which has deteriorated over the past...

The ZEISS Cinema Americas Team Expands with New Hires

As we emerge from the extreme challenges brought on by the global pandemic the ZEISS Cinema Lens team continues to build and improve their capabilities across the Americas. They have never stopped actively engaging with the filmmaking community, unveiling new...

Nanlite Introduces the PJ-BM Bowens Mount Projection Attachment

Nanlite has announced their new PJ-BM Bowens Mount Projection Attachment.  The Bowens Mount, long popular for strobe attachments in still photography, has been gaining traction in cinema lighting, and is now compatible with a wide variety of lights. When used with a...