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FUJINON Broadcast and Cine-Style Lenses Take Flight with GSS Systems and Angel City Air

25-300mm Cabrio Fast Becoming Go-To Zoom for Aerial Digital Cinematography Wayne, N.J. – Grass Valley, CA-based Gyro-Stabilized Systems LLC (GSS) has designed their aerial gimbal systems to employ a variety of FUJINON lenses for use in the company’s pre-assembled yet customizable gyro-stabilized camera platforms. GSS has seen the popularity of certain FUJINON lens models escalate in regard to aerial digital ...

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New FUJINON 4K Ultra HD Series of Lenses Win TV Technology 2015 NAB Best of Show Award

UA22x8 and UA80x9 Zooms Developed in Response to Market Demand Wayne, N.J. – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America received a TV Technology Best of Show Award during the 2015 NAB Show for its new 4K Ultra HD Series of lenses. Both the UA80x9 field lens and UA22x8 portable zoom lens have optical performance compatible with 4K 2/3-inch ...

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Exclusive FUJINON Customer, PRG Nocturne, Adds 58 Lenses to Arsenal for High-End IMAG Production

Customer support, long zoom ratio and image stabilization reasons behind premier video company’s brand loyalty Wayne, N.J. – As part of the company’s overall expansion of video touring production services, Production Resource Group LLC (PRG) recently purchased 58 additional FUJINON lenses for use on its newly acquired Grass Valley LDX80 Première cameras. PRG Nocturne, the largest non-broadcasting purchaser of FUJINON ...

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FUJINON to Launch Portable Zoom with 4K Optical Performance for Broadcast Cameras at NAB 2015

UA22x8 Zooms Will be Available by August Wayne, N.J. – At this April’s NAB convention in Las Vegas, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will introduce the UA22x8, the company’s first portable zoom lens with optical performance compatible with 4K 2/3-inch broadcast cameras. The UA22x8 zooms will be available by August of this year. The NAB Show runs ...

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Wholesale Rental House Adds Four FUJINON Zooms to Equipment Roster

Wayne, N.J – Rentex Computer & Audio Visual Rentals, one of the country’s largest wholesale providers of computer, audiovisual and production rental equipment, recently added four FUJINON XA55x9.5 HD zoom lenses to its highly regarded optics inventory. Rentex already has 23 FUJINON XA17x7.6BRM HD ENG-Style lenses in its stock. Built-in lens support bracket for mounting as well as built-in image ...

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IKA Collective Produces Emotional Launch Campaign For Discovery Life Channel

How do you capture the arc of a life in 60 seconds? That was the challenge Director Ian Karr and creative boutique IKA Collective were asked with for the debut of Discovery Life Channel. The :60 image spot, “Love Every Step,” captures the life story of a young woman from childhood to the birth of her own daughter. Using an ...

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SMPTE Members Earn Honors From AMPAS

Larry Hornbeck and David W. Gray Receive Oscars(R) at Scientific and Technical Awards Ceremony WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — March 6, 2015 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers(R) (SMPTE(R)), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today announced that SMPTE members have been recognized with top awards — including ...

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Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik Honored with Scientific and Technical Academy Award® of Commendation

Recognized for efforts in developing infrared-reducing dye-based filters for digital cameras, the honorees received the Academy’s Special Plaque during the Scientific and Technical Awards presentation Hauppauge, New York – February 19, 2015 – Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen and Michael Fecik of The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, were honored with the Scientific and Technical Academy Award ...

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Filmmakers depend on Codex for Marvel’s Agent Carter TV series

Codex supports first ARRIRAW workflow on TV series Codex (www.codexdigital.com), the industry leader in high-end digital recording and workflow equipment for motion picture and TV production, today revealed how Codex equipment is playing a key role in the making of the hit ABC television series Marvel’s Agent Carter. Codex has provided digital recording for director of photography Gabriel Beristain’s cameras, and has consulted with visual effects supervisor ...

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Lyon Video Goes Long with Addition of Six FUJINON Wide-Angle XA99X’S and Six HA18X8.5 Zooms

Wayne, N.J. – Columbus, OH-based Lyon Video recently purchased six XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lenses to compliment the mobile production company’s Grass Valley LDX80 Worldcam cameras on its Lyon 14 mobile unit. The XA99x’s have already been used by ESPN for ESPN/ESPN2/SEC for NCAA football game coverage, including the 2014 Iron Bowl, Peach Bowl, Orange Bowl, and will be deployed ...

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The Sundance Film Festival 2015 (& The 2015 NAB Show – from film to broadcast)

So, where was the place to be on the last weekend of January, 2015? Turns out it’s in Utah (no, really)! The epicenter of cool lands on Park City (the town that actor Robert Redford calls home). So, what’s going on this weekend, one might ask? Well, actually, there’s five things that started that weekend – plus skiing, some with ...

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FUJINON Announces Lens Range on Display at NAB 2015

Wayne, N.J. – At this April’s NAB convention in Las Vegas, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will show off its impressive range of lenses, including its latest Cine-Style, broadcast studio, and field lenses. The NAB Show will run from April 13-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will exhibit in Booth ...

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Modern VideoFilm Orchestrates Transatlantic Post Effort for “Grand Budapest Hotel”

Burbank Facility sets up remote grading facility in London to provide finishing services for Wes Anderson’s Oscar-nominated film. BURBANK, Calif.— Finishing services for Fox Searchlight Pictures’ The Grand Budapest Hotel, currently nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director (Wes Anderson), were provided by Burbank-based Modern VideoFilm. The independent post-production facility performed film scanning, color grading, editorial ...

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Miller Camera Support Equipment Treks to the Kingdom of Mustang for Moving Documentary with Grit & Thistle Film Company

MUSTANG, NEPAL, FEBRUARY 10, 2015-When Nathan Ward, co-founder of Grit & Thistle Film Company, trekked through the Mustang Region of the Himalayas of Nepal to create an inspiring documentary about the unique educational system in the village of Lubrak, he turned to Miller Camera Support Equipment, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, for his camera support needs. ...

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The SIM Group to Hold Annual Technology Showcase January 29th in Toronto

TORONTO— The SIM Group will host leading manufacturers of cameras, lenses, lighting, post production gear and workflow systems at the 10th Annual SIM Technology Showcase slated for January 29th in Toronto. The popular event provides members of the production and post-production communities with a unique opportunity to examine innovative new products, witness leading edge technology demonstrations and find out from ...

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Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd. Advanced Camera Support Solutions Bolster the Broadcast Industry at BVE 2015

Air Tripod System and Cineline 70 Fluid Head on Display at Largest UK Broadcast Event   LONDON, JANUARY 20, 2015—Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd., a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, is set to showcase its robust Cineline 70 Fluid Head and Air Tripod System at BVE 2015 (Stand J26). Both camera support solutions embody the essence ...

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