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Hive Lighting Wasp 100-CX and Hornet 200-CX Announced

Innovative cinematography lighting maker Hive Lighting announced a new CX-Series range with two new LED lights – the Hive Lighting Wasp 100-CX and the more powerful Hornet 200-CX. The Wasp 100-CX, much like its predecessor Wasp 100C is a compact LED light that draws only 75 watts

Black Friday Deals for Filmmakers

You know what time it is, right? It’s the time of the year loved the most by credit card companies, but all jokes aside, this certainly doesn’t mean that you can’t treat yourself to some really cool gear. As corny as it may sound, Black Friday is

Cameras + Formats App Update 3.5 Adds BMPCC 6K and More

Cameras + Formats is a very useful filmmaker’s companion app helping cinematographers and filmmakers worldwide by making sense out of most popular pro cameras out there, their codecs, frame rates, sensor sizes and all other important parameters. Recently the app got a new update, and now the

Rayzr MC100 RGBWW Soft Panel LED Review

Earlier in 2019, innovative LED lights maker Rayzr expanded their portfolio with a trio known as the Rayzr MC series RGBWW LED soft panels. And recently, I got a chance to review the “baby” LED of the bunch – the Rayzr MC 100. You can read more

ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance Lenses Announced

ZEISS has unveiled the ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance lenses, an exclusive new set of seven high-end cinematography lenses with controllable flare. The new large-format Radiance lenses are based on the high-speed ZEISS Supreme Prime lens family with the benefit of the new T*blue coating, which offers an

ARRI Releases ALEXA Mini LF SUP 6.0.20 Firmware Update

ARRI just released a new remedial firmware update for the ALEXA Mini LF. Dubbed ALEXA Mini LF SUP 6.0.20, The latest firmware update contains no new features as those remain the way there were in the previous ALEXA Mini LF SUP 6.0.16, however, the new firmware does

ARRI Orbiter: Ultra-Bright, Directional, Tunable LED for Cinematography

New for IBC 2019, ARRI unveils Orbiter – a versatile, ultra-bright LED with inter-changeable optics, state-of-the-art ARRI Spectra six-color light engine, detachable control panel, advanced connectivity and tons more! Bringing next-level brightness and tune-ability to their lighting arsenal, the ARRI say Orbiter is “the most technologically advanced

Rotolight TITAN X2: Redefining Cinematic LED Lighting

New for IBC 2019, award-winning UK-based professional LED lighting manufacturer Rotolight is redefining cinematic LED lighting with the new Rotolight Titan X2. A ground-breaking LED soft light, Titan X2 utilizes state-of-the-art RGBWW technology to provide unparalleled light output, outstanding colour accuracy for gorgeous skin tones, and a

Aputure Spotlight Mount for 120D II and 300D COB LEDs Announced

Aputure has announced a new and very versatile light modifier for their COB LED lights, the Aputure 120D II, 120D and 300D. The new Aputure Spotlight Mount, is also said to be “the world’s first Bowens spotlight mount” according to the manufacturer. The Spotlight Mount gives cinematographers

ARRI Stellar App Firmware Update 1.5

ARRI has released a new firmware update for their Stellar lighting control app for Android and iOS devices. ARRI Stellar Firmware Update 1.5 adds major new features such as LiveSync, which enables users using separate devices to collaborate in real-time and work together in complex lighting setups from

Short Film Shot on New SIGMA Classic Cine Primes + RED

This summer has been really exciting for Sigma as just earlier in July the company celebrated their 18th anniversary and also made some big announcements such as the new Sigma fp ultra-pocketable 4K full-frame camera, which can record 4K raw; read more about it in this post

Pilotfly AtomCUBE RX1: RGBW LED Light for Your Pocket!

Pilotfly, a gear maker normally associated with making handheld gimbal stabilizers for compact cameras, are unleashing a compact, pocketable RGB LED light that has some really cool features. The new AtomCUBE RX1 appears to be made out of constructed out of high-grade aluminium, weighs under 300 grams,

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 16 Public Beta 6 is Out!

Hot off the heels of the previous DaVinci Resolve Public Beta 5, which Blackmagic Design released just a week ago, the innovative Australian company is now releasing Blackmagic Design Resolve 16 Beta 6. The latest update adds new support for Fairlight consoles on Mac, properly maintains dual