ARRI Introduces Fresnel Lens For Orbiter

ARRI has announced the addition of the Orbiter Fresnel lens to the already large range of optics including the Orbiter Open Face 15°, 30°, and 60°.  The new lens offers a precise light spot with a soft single shadow for a true Fresnel output. The light output of...

Now Streaming: 2022 DCS Cinema Lighting Expo

Now Streaming: 2022 DCS Cinema Lighting Expo

Welcome to our streaming coverage of the Digital Cinema Society's annual exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology. This event took place at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on Saturday, May 21, 2022. In addition to presentations from nearly...

Bright Yet Light: Litepanels Introduces New Gemini 2×1 Hard

Bright, Yet Light, that's the way Litepanels is announcing their new Gemini 2x1 Hard.  It is said to deliver up to 23,000 lux output at 10ft/3m from a 500W panel in an agile fixture weighing in at just 25.3 lbs.  It can produce a powerful 20° beam of color accurate...

RSVPs Now Open for May 21st DCS 2022 Cinema Lighting Expo

RSVPs are now being accepted for the Digital Cinema Society's exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology. The event will return to the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on May 21st. Our 2020 Expo was the last major in-person event to take place...

All DCS Coverage of NAB 2022 is Now Streaming

NAB 2022 is over and we can now say, having been a part of the large crowds roaming the show floor each day, that everyone seemed both happy and relieved to be back in person. Shooting our interviews Camera-2-Cloud was a game changer, allowing us to delivery our NAB...

James Mathers Welcomes Viewers to DCS Streaming Coverage of NAB 2022

The DCS crew is in Las Vegas for NAB 2022 and James Mathers welcomes you to our streaming coverage.  Practicing what we preach, we are putting some of the latest technology to the test by producing our  streaming booth tour coverage using a Camera-2-Cloud workflow....

The Digital Cinema Society at NAB 2022

Practicing what we preach, DCS will put some of the latest technology to the test by producing our  streaming booth tour coverage of NAB 2022 using a Camera-2-Cloud workflow.  Technology from Adobe, Frame.io, Teradek, and Sony will help us deliver our fully edited...

DCS Mourns the Loss of Cine Gear Expo Producer Karl Kresser

It is with heavy hearts that we report the sad news of the passing of our friend and collaborator Karl Kresser.  Together with his wife, Juliane Grosso, he was responsible for producing Cine Gear Expo.  Prior to Cine Gear, he was the Marketing Manager at Otto Nemenz...

Canon Announces New Flex Full-Frame T2.4 Cinema Zoom Lenses

Canon has announced the launch of a new series of lenses for the company’s EF Cinema Lens lineup to be known as the Flex Zoom Lens series.  The first lenses in the series are the CN-E20-50mm T2.4 L F/FP wide-angle zoom lens and the CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L F/FP telephoto...

Long Awaited Sony Venice 2 Released Into the Wild – Now Shipping

Sony has announced the first shipments of their flagship digital cinema camera, the VENICE 2.  Prior to the release, the VENICE 2 had already been used on feature films and episodic work with cinematographers Claudio Miranda, ASC, Gonzalo Amat, ASC, and Rob McLachlan,...

ARRI Introduces New TRINITY 2 and ARTEMIS 2 camera stabilizers

ARRI has introduced a second generation of its TRINITY and ARTEMIS camera stabilizers that were so well shown off by Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC on his academy award winning movie 1917. We are told that the new modular system has been redesigned down to the smallest...

ZEISS Introduces New Supreme Prime 15mm T1.8 Ultra Wide Lens

ZEISS has introduced their latest cine lens, the Supreme Prime 15 mm T1.8.  The new lens completes the family of popular Supreme Primes. The now 14-piece cine lens series ranges from 15 to 200 mm with a maximum aperture of T1.5 to T2.2.  The new 15 mm lens rounds out...

Prepare To Be Impressed — Real-Time Game Engine Demo From Unity

Unity Technologies kicked off their presentation at the Game Developers Conference, which started March 21st in San Francisco, with a screening of Enemies, a brand-new cinematic teaser featuring major advances for photorealistic eyes, hair, skin, and more – all...