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Calling All Cinematographers! Sigma Trade Up Program Gives $350.00 USD Back on Used EF, E, or PL System Mount Lenses Towards Sigma Cine Lens Purchase

Ronkonkoma, NY – December 7, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is inviting cinematographers to take advantage of the new Cine ‘Trade Up Program’ for the holidays. Sigma is offering camera operators, DPs, and cinematographers $350.00 USD off a Cine lens or lens bundle purchase when trading their ...

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Popularity of FUJIFILM MK Lenses Draws Support from Third Party Manufacturers

Thanks to the growing popularity of the recently introduced FUJINON MK Series, camera and lens support providers have taken note and now offer a range of solutions to benefit MK lens owners and broaden their compatibility with additional camera mounts. Among those with new support gear for the FUJINON MK Series are lens control, accessory manufacturers and service providers: Heden, ...

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FUJIFILM Attributes Technical Emmy® Win for FUJINON Cine Zooms to Cinematographers

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM has been  awarded an Engineering Emmy® for its FUJINON “4K Cine Zoom Lenses providing imagery in television” by the Television Academy, and will receive the honor at the Academy’s October 25 Engineering Awards ceremony at Loews Hollywood Hotel. The introduction of FUJINON’s Cabrio and Premier series of cinema zoom lenses brought about ...

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Canon Lenses Bring Home a 2017 EMMY!

Canon lenses have a long tradition of being extremely reliable and have been the front runners in breakthrough technology innovation for a number of years. The innovations that this leader in digital imaging solutions provides to our field will be recognized at the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for its complete line of 4K field production zoom lenses. ...

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Hollywood Professional Association Opens 2018 Tech Retreat Call for Papers

Industry defining conference program seeks proposals LOS ANGELES (September 7 2017) ‑ The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened the call for proposals for the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat®. Key portions of the programming – the main program and the breakfast roundtables – are determined via this call for proposals. The HPA Tech Retreat will take place February 19-23 2018 ...

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A Step Closer to Lens Metadata Standardization

By Les Zellan, Chairman and Owner, Cooke Optics At NAB this year, a milestone in lens technology was reached when, together with our friends at Panavision, RED Digital Cinema, Canon, Blackmagic Design, CW Sonderoptic and Sony, Cooke Optics announced the industry-defining project to standardize the collection of lens metadata from PL and selected Panavision mount lenses on the /i Technology ...

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RED Digital Cinema to Highlight 8K S35 Cameras at The Media Production Show 2017

RED Digital Cinema will bring its latest DSMC2 cameras to The Media Production Show, which takes place 13th and 14th June at the Olympia London (West Hall). Attendees will see demonstrations of the RED EPIC-W™ and WEAPON® 8K S35 with HELIUM™ sensor in the RED VIP Experience Lounge. Sessions with filmmakers* will also take place in the RED VIP Experience ...

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New Sigma Cine and Global Vision Lenses Earn Major Industry Accolades

Honored with two TIPA Awards and the Digital Imaging Reporter 2017 Retailers’ Choice Award for its still photography lenses; receives StudioDaily Prime, NewBay Best of Show and ProductionHub Excellence Awards for its breakthrough Cine lenses Ronkonkoma New York – May 4, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR and Cine lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, picked up six prestigious ...

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NAB 2017: FUJIFILM’s First NAB Speaker Series Includes Noted Feature Film, VFX, and Concert Cinematographers

Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will hold its first-ever speaker series, featuring some of the industry’s top cinematography professionals, during the NAB convention. Speakers will represent a wide range of FUJINON lens users, including noted feature film, wildlife, and large-venue concert cinematographers. NAB runs from April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This marks the company’s first ...

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NAB 2017: Sigma Unveils Two New Cine Prime Lenses; Adds New Product Options

Ronkonkoma, NY – April 20, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading DSLR lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced its brand new Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and 135mm T2 prime lenses and new Cine Prime and Zoom product options.  Sigma is expanding its Cine Prime line to include two brand new lenses: the Sigma Cine FF High Speed 14mm T2 and the Sigma ...

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Cooke Anamorphic/i Lenses Bring a Cinematic Look to Broadchurch Series 3

The third and final series of ITV’s acclaimed TV crime drama Broadchurch, produced by Kudos, Imaginary Friends & Sister Pictures, was shot using Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses by cinematographer Carlos Catalan. The unusual decision to shoot a TV drama anamorphically was taken to make the most of the wide vistas of the coastal setting, and to bring a cinematic look to ...

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Assistant Camera

Assistant Camera Company Subscribers only City, State Honolulu, HI Duration 3/26-3/28 Salary not provided Job posted on 03/03/17 Apply by 03/26/17 Website not provided Share About the job Looking for an AC to work as a local for our location shoot in Honolulu for Beach Bites with Katie Lee. Shoot dates are 3/26-3/28. Using Sony F55/F5 cameras with Canon PL ...

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The Replacement shot with irreplaceable Cooke lenses

Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, is pleased to reveal that The Replacement, the new three part drama that starts on BBC 1 on 28 February 2017, was shot with Cooke S4/i lenses by Nick Dance BSC. Written and directed by Joe Ahearne and starring Morven Christie and Vicky McLure, the unsettling drama ...

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Geoffrey Hall lenses the prequel to 2011’s Red Dog on Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses

Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses were used to shoot the wide desert vistas of Western Australia for Red Dog: True Blue, the iconic Australian story of friendship and adventure between a young boy and a scrappy one-of-a-kind dog that would grow up to become an Australian legend. The film is the prequel to 2011’s Red Dog, with both films directed by Kriv ...

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“FUJINON Days” Held in U.S. and Abroad

Cinematographers and Optical Technicians Put Premier and Cabrio Zooms through their Paces during Educational Seminars Wayne, N.J. – As part of the company’s overall initiative to increase awareness of its Cine-Style zooms among Cinematographers, Camera Operators and Camera Assistants throughout the world, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM, FUJINON has embarked on a series of hands-on, educational seminars. Based on ...

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Fleabag, shot with Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses, nominated for 2016 RTS Craft & Design Award for Photography

Cooke Optics, the multi-award winning manufacturer of precision lenses for film and television, congratulates Tony Miller BSC on his nomination for a 2016 RTS Craft & Design Award for Photography – Drama & Comedy, for his work on the acclaimed BBC comedy series Fleabag. Fleabag is a six-part British comedy written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, offering a no-holds-barred look ...

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