Sony have revealed two very early prototype cameras at NAB. They are hybrid stills / video cameras from the pro A/V division in Japan. One is a DSLR style camera with what looks like a PL mount. Sony is also committed to developing a range of full frame cinema prime lenses.
Sony have published a study into 4K in theaters. Called “Does 4K really make a difference?”. The advice is aimed at cinema companies upgrading to digital projection, who are faced with the choice of either 2K or 4K projection systems.
Richard Gale emailed me a few days ago to tell me about his cinema housing for the NEX 5N.
And here it is.
Richard tells EOSHD more about the housing after the break – how it improves the NEX 5N and how he intends to price it.
I now have my Canon 5D Mark III and I’m working my first piece of cinematography that I’ve shot with the camera, called Spring Revolution. The shoot is work in-progress but I have some initial impressions of the camera which I’m happy to share right now…
Canon have just announced they are opening a Professional Technology Centre in Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard.
Needless to say the November announcement now looks almost certain to mark a huge push by Canon into RED’s back yard.
Matthew Duclos reports that he’s modified a Nokton 25mm F0.95 for film industry use. It has several standard features of a cine lens.
- Seamless follow focus gear
- 80mm front ring
- De-clicked aperture ring
I don’t usually write about higher end cameras on EOSHD because this site is for aspiring filmmakers and always will be, but I am tech addict and I love it when barriers are broken in the field of engineering.
The Sony CineAlta F65 is one such camera.
An interesting precursor to a Canon Super35mm 4K cinema camera? Well, they have just announced the lenses for one.
Canon have produced two new very high end PL mount cinema zooms for use with PL mount digital cinema cameras like the RED Epic, Arri Alexa and Sony F35. These are Über High End expensive professional movie making zooms.