Now Streaming DCS Coverage of NAB 2024

by | Apr 23, 2024 | Featured, News | 0 comments

James Mathers welcomes you to Digital Cinema Society Streaming Coverage of NAB 2024, where you’ll see the latest in motion picture technology. For the third year in a row we are shooting our interviews employing Camera-2-Cloud via and Teradek technology. See the descriptions with separate links below, or view the entire collection of interviews here, (and check back often throughout the show for the latest coverage): 

James Mathers talks with Blackmagic Design’s Bob Caniglia about the latest updates to their URSA Cine 12K camera and their new PYXIS 6K Box camera. Plus, we get to see their future camera, the URSA Cine 17K.

Michael Cioni gives James Mathers a run down on Strada, a start-up he has created with his brother, Peter. Strada is a cloud-based platform designed to leverage AI to remove the complexities and inefficiencies faced by professional content creators. It automates tedious manual tasks, simplifies workflows, and reduces delivery times, allowing content creators to focus on creative storytelling. Users can design custom workflows for their unique postproduction needs, with features such as multi-cloud syncing, multicam playback, automatic transcription and translation, transcoding, and AI tagging and analysis, all controlled from a single intuitive interface.

James Mathers congratulates his good friend, Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown on 50 years of incredible Steadicam technology, and dives deep into their latest development, the Steadicam Volt, which gives operators automatic horizontal stabilization and better control.

ARRI’s Marc Shipman-Mueller runs James Mathers through their new ALEXA 35 Live – Multicam System. The system combines the new ALEXA 35 Live camera, the new Live Production System LPS-1 (comprising a Fiber Camera Adapter and Fiber Base Station), the Skaarhoj RCP, and a slew of accessories including a new, quick-fit ARRI Large Lens Adapter for rapid setup with box lenses. The idea of the system is to bring the cinematic image quality of the ALEXA 35 camera to the world of live productions, including concerts, sports, corporate, talk shows, game shows, and more. The system is designed to integrate into existing live production environments, providing the full functionality of a system camera while retaining the flexibility of a dockable camera setup.

James Mathers talks with Blackmagic Design’s Bob Caniglia about DaVinci Resolve 19 (currently available in Beta for download), their new 2110 IP Collection of products, and their new line of micro panels.

James Mathers visits with Elisabetta Cartoni, whose company has just introduced a new line of Advanced Encoded Fluid Heads, adding integrated positional tracking into their fluid heads and jibs, which is ideal for VFX and Virtual Production applications. Ms. Cartoni also showed some innovative accessories, including a rail clamp support for 75/100mm bowl base heads to safely secure a camera to a banister, a truss or roll bar with two clamps and a compact hi-hat. Another new accessory is a dovetail system to quickly move from one camera platform to another, as well as a new Rosette Extender, which can be fixed on the pan bar rosette to increase the space between the pan bar and the mounted camera.

James Mathers interviews OWC’s Loren Mally about Jellyfish, their shared storage solution designed to streamline the workflow for video editing teams.

James Mathers interviews renowned Director of Photography, Rodney Charters, ASC, about his experiences using the Nanlite PavoSlim series.

James Mathers interviews GODOX’s Kylie Wang about their exciting new image based lighting solution, the KNOWLED App, a professional tablet app that makes light mapping easy and affordable.

James Mathers talks with Adobe’s Jason Druss about their new AI integrations for Premiere Pro, including their own Firefly and third party AI platforms.

Rosco’s Emily Stadulis gives James Mathers an in-depth look at the latest addition to their DMG range of soft lights, the DMG LION.

James Mathers interviews his longtime friend, Tim Smith of Band Pro / Angénieux Americas, about the newest member of Angénieux’s EZ Zoom family – the EZ-3, as well as their full range of Optimo Primes, and their new P4 to PL adapter and PL 1.25x expander.

Canon Senior Technical Specialist and accomplished Director of Photography, Matt Irving, tells James Mathers all about their FLEX Series of Cinema Zoom Lenses and gives us a look at the Canon Flex Zoom 31.5-95mm T1.7 Super35 Cinema EOS Lens, the zoom that’s been heralded as “the fastest cinema zoom in the history of cinema zooms.”

Fujifilm Optical Division’s Stosh Durbacz shows James Mathers the two newest lenses in the Duvo series: the Fujinon Duvo 24-300mm portable zoom, and, with an assist on Steadicam by Austin Rock, the not yet released, Fujinon Duvo wide angle 14-100mm portable zoom.

James Mathers talks with AJA’s Abe Abt, son of AJA founder John Abt, about the cool new features in ColorBox, their exciting partnership with Pomfort Livegrade Studio, and the dual certification of both products by the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) as industry standard.

OWC founder and CEO, Larry O’Connor, chats with James Mathers about their long line of dependable drives and workflow solutions and introduces him to their newest offerings, the super fast Atlas Pro CFexpress memory cards and their new series of portable readers – the OWC Envoy, the Envoy Pro Electron, and the Envoy Pro Mini.

James Mathers interviews Tiffen’s Gorky Bolanos about their new system to filter mobile devices, the Tiffen 58mm Smartphone Filter Mount.

James Mathers talks with Adobe’s Francis Crossman about the newest updates to Premiere Pro, including their AI powered enhancements which help take the drudgery out of the editing process, while still leaving the Editor in complete control.

James Mathers interviews ARRI’s Brian Doran about the newest member of their 2×1 panel family – the SkyPanel X.

James Mathers talks with Adobe’s JJ Powell about their newest release, version 4, and the many updates they’ve made to Camera-to-Cloud through their integrations with partners Panasonic Lumix, Fujifilm, RED, Teradek, and more.

James Mathers interviews Fiilex’s Brent Siebenaler about their Q line of fresnels, with the latest being the Q6 – – a major update to the Q5, their leko line of fresnels, the 6 Series, and their Quad and Matrix color series complete with pixel mapping technology.

Mark LaFleur, founder of Old Fast Glass, shows James Mathers how he’s integrated the Fujifilm GFX100 II into a full-sized system, thus turning this mighty little camera with a great sensor, into a high-end cinema camera.

James Mathers speaks with Cooke Optics’ Chris D’Anna about their new series of lenses for mirrorless cameras, the SP3, and with Jordan Thistlewood, who introduces us to their new division, Cooke Digital.

James Mathers interviews ARRI’s Tyler Rocheleau about the newest update to their remote head platform – the 360 EVO.

James Mathers talks with Anton/Bauer’s Paul Dudeck about their new sodium nickel battery, the SALT-E DOG, winner of the 2024 NAB Sustainable Products Award.

James Mathers talks with Quasar Science’s Michael Herbert about their new Image-Based Lighting (IBL) Pixel Control System, which brings image based lighting to broadcast studio volume walls.

GODOX ambassador Jameson Brooks talks with James Mathers about their new products, including their MG2400 and MG2600 bi-color lights, their full range of modifiers, supported by their beefed-up G-mount, and their very impressive MAX90 beam light intensifier.

James Mathers talks with Teradek’s Colin McDonald about their new products, including the Bolt 6 with internal antennas, and their Camera-to-Cloud platform, which works not only with their own system, TeradekTV, but with other viewing systems as well. In fact, we’re using the Teradek Prism Mobile on Adobe to get our DCS NAB interviews up in record time.

James Mathers talks with SmallHD’s Matt Eidenbock about what’s new in their monitor products, especially the update to their ULTRA 7 monitors, which now come equipped with fully integrated Bolt 6 TX or RX transmitters.

Wooden Camera’s Brian Aichlmayr shows James Mathers their latest accessories for the Sony BURANO Camera, including their Ultra Arm, their Modular EVF System, their D-Box System, their Accessory Plate System, and their soon to be released Lens Light Rod, which makes lens control more viewable in low light conditions.

James Mathers interviews Canon’s Paul McAniff about their new hand holdable broadcast lens, the Canon 4K 27X 7.3.

SmallHD’s Wes Donahue gives James Mathers a good look at their exciting new product, the high-end, and affordable, Quantum 32 OLED HDR Reference Monitor, scheduled to be released in Summer 2024.

James Mathers talks with Cinnafilm’s Ernie Sanchez about PixelStrings, their pay-as-you-go, Op-Ex SaaS (Software as a Service) media transformation platform that enables you to ensure that all your target deliverables meet industry standards.

James Mathers speaks with Fujifilm’s Michael Bulbenko about what’s new in their electronic imaging department, including their highly sought after digital pocket camera, the X100VI, which shoots 6K, and their new mirrorless camera, the GF100II, which boasts a huge 33x44mm sensor.

James Mathers had the pleasure of speaking with Panavision Company, Light Iron’s Managing Director (and President of the HPA), Seth Hallen, and VP of Engineering & Technical Operations, Liam Ford, about their thoughts on AI in the industry and how Light Iron is exploring its integration into their future services.

Panasonic Lumix’s Matt Frazer tells James Mathers about their new, free update to the S5II mirrorless camera, which in addition to lots of new features, includes an incorporation of’s Camera-to-Cloud suite of functions (available for download on April 21st at 6pm US time). Plus, we learn all about Lumix’s new recording format options.

Nanlite’s Barry Garcia tells James Mathers all about their brand new line of lights – the ALIEN.

AbelCine’s Jeff Lee shows James Mathers their new camera solutions, plus introduces him to their partnership with Canon and LiveControl called Livestream Complete, a new subscription program designed to streamline the landscape of video production and democratize access to professional-grade live event production for diverse markets such as houses of worship, education, the corporate sector, government, and more.

Core SWX’s Joe DeJulius shows James Mathers all their newest products, including their brand new, lightweight, stackable Edge Snap PD Pro auxiliary power port, their incredibly versatile quick release mount plate, and their newest batteries – the NanoX and the Hypercore G3.

Litepanels’ Michael Herbert tells James Mathers all about the newest lights in their popular series of Astra bi-color LED panels – the Astra IP.

James Mathers interviews Avid’s Michael Krulik about the company’s new ownership, their new CEO, Wellford Dillard, and all the exciting innovations coming out in Media Composer.

James Mathers interviews Octamas Gear founder and inventor Alexander Christ about all their new camera accessories that are available from 16×9.

ZEISS’ Nick Hayes tells James Mathers all about their latest camera tracking solution – CinCraft Scenario.

Kino Flo’s Frieder Hochheim tells James Mathers all about their image-based lighting solution – the MIMIK, that works for virtual production volumes – and the latest updates to their other lines, the CELEB and the DIVA.

Sigma’s Aaron Norberg shows James Mathers their new still photography lenses: the 50mm F1.2 DG DN | Art, the 15mm F1.4 DG DN Diagonal Fisheye | Art, and the 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports. Plus, we see their cine lens line of full frame coverage primes and zooms.

James Mathers interviews ZEISS’ David Warner about their new series of E Mount cinema lenses – the ZEISS Nano Primes.

Rosco’s Phil Greenstreet gives James Mathers a demonstration of their new interactive background imagery for virtual production – the RDX LAB System.

Steve Manella tells James Mathers about the concept behind The Studio-B&H and their many specialties, including the integration of the varied technology required to build a virtual production studio. They work to serve professional content creators and carry most of the top lines of cameras, lighting, and computer equipment.

TRP’s Pat Caputo tells James Mathers about their new Velcro compatible polypro fabric, which allows tracking marks to be easily placed on greenscreen. He is then joined by Moritz Meisel of DoPchoice, who tells him about their many Softboxes, including the new inflatable AIRGLOW, that work with the latest motion picture lights, including the ARRI SkyPanel X and the Cineo Reflex R10.

James Mathers interviews Blueshape’s John Morgan about the company’s history and eco-friendly manufacturing, and their series of batteries, chargers, and generators. They are then joined by Blueshape owner, Pietro Vignali, who demonstrates their SMARTMon real-time battery diagnostic system.

James Mathers interviews Atlas Lens’ Chief Optical Engineer, Scott Dewald, about their Atlas Orion series of lenses and their new Mercury series of anamorphic lenses.

Module 8’s co-founder, Michael Thomas, gives James Mathers a demonstration of their newest product, The Tuner – the world’s first variable cinematic lens that lets cinematographers get vintage film looks on modern digital cameras.

Easyrig inventor, Johan Hellsten, tells James Mathers about the Easy Rig system, which was invented to help support handheld cameras, and is now being adapted for use by the sound department as a support for the boom operator. Longtime DCS member, Jayme Roy, gives us a demo of the system, which is available for purchase from 16×9.

James Mathers visits with Dedo Weigert, the inventor of Dedolights, to talk about their many new things including the NEO ballast, which controls 34 different Dedolights for color and intensity. He also discusses how dedo optics improve their lights’ output and control, as well as the dedo Lightstream reflector system, an efficient and effective means of motion picture lighting using reflectors to multiply a single source.


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