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First Look at the Kinefinity MAVO + Sample Footage

In mainstream professional filmmaking, RED and ARRI are inarguably synonymous when it comes to high-end cinema camera systems. Back in March, however, Chinese-based budget camera maker Kinefinity introduced the MAVO, a Super 35mm cinema camera aimed to provide professional grade footage at a fraction of the cost

ARRI Alexa LF Camera Test by VISION5

ARRI unveiled the ALEXA LF at this year’s BSC Expo in London in addition to a brand new lineup of large format cine lenses known as the ARRI Signature Primes. I remember these two announcements caused quite a stir and were the talk of town during the

Hawk-Woods Reel-Power Batteries for the ARRI ALEXA LF

As the latest ARRI ALEXA LF starts to make its way to market, rental houses and big production companies, who’ve invested (or are about to invest) into the latest and greatest native 4K camera that ARRI has made, important considerations such as lenses, workflow and power requirements

The Ultimate Guide to Anamorphic Video and Lenses

Introduced around the early 1950s, anamorphic lenses have become a staple in the filmmaking industry in achieving a vintage yet still contemporary film look that can help elevate modern-day digital video into footage reminiscent of film’s past. A recent video produced by seasoned filmmaker Tom Antos goes

PocketControl For ARRI AMIRA/Alexa MINI by Pomfort

Not that long ago Pomfort, a leading provider of professional software solutions for digital media assets and colour management on the film set, launched their new iOS app: PocketControl for ARRI Cameras. And since modern digital cinema cameras are basically computers with sensors (well, maybe there’s a

ARRI Announce Pro Camera Accessories for Sony VENICE

ARRI have been making high quality camera accessories for sometime via their ARRI PCA division, and now they announce their new accessories for the Sony VENICE 6K full-frame CineAlta camera that is due to ship anytime now. Up until now only Dutch pro accessories maker Vocas had announced (to

Top 10 Best Cinematography for 2017

It’s 2018. Three days in and it already feels like it will probably be worse than 2017 based on the “trending topics” creeping up my personal Facebook feed. But, I don’t want to be a downer and a whiner here, at least 2017 gave us some really

Panasonic AU-EVA1 New Pro Accessories by ARRI

When it comes to getting a professional camera ready for the modern urban video/film/TV production environment, many look first towards the most well-known name in our industry. The four letter German behemoth, has amassed quite the reputation for quality and ruggedness over its 100 year history. Sure,

IBC 2017: New Massive ARRI SkyPanel S360-C and Wireless SkyLink

ARRI kicked-off the doors of IBC 2017 with a massive new SkyPanel S360-C just hours ago and the show’s not officially even starting until tomorrow morning. The latest addition to the already burgeoning SkyPanel LED family is quite the behemoth – Unlike other tuneable fixtures, SkyPanel makes no

New ARRI Full Spectrum ND Filters

ARRI have announced a new lineup of full spectrum ND filters for not only protection, but also a high degree of image control in the modern cinematography environment. Due to the increasing standards of modern deliverables, current industry image quality demands such as 4K, High Dynamic Range,

New ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4×5

Known for their rugged and high quality pro accessories, as well as industry leading camera and lighting systems, ARRI take a lot of pride in what they call ARRI PCA – or Pro Camera Accessories, which can range from cages for small cameras like the Sony A7s