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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

Vocas Announces 5-Axis Diopter Holder

New for Cine Gear Expo 2019, Vocas have a new 5-Axis Diopter Holder designed to give cinematographers even more creative options to manipulate images. With an increasing variation in diopters from manufacturers like Tiffen, premiere Dutch pro accessories maker Vocas has developed a dedicated diopter holder that

Sharp 8K Camera Low Light Test

The brand new Sharp 8K camera has set the filmmaking community buzzing with questions like – how detailed does the 8K really look? How is the dynamic range? What are the other important specs? Does Sharp still make cameras? As the camera makes its way into the

Sony a7 III Internal vs External S-Log Recording Differences

The Sony a7III is a fantastic mirrorless camera with excellent internal recording options. Pair it with an external recorder like the Atomos Ninja V and it becomes even more powerful… but not only that. During testing of the Sony a7III, Gerald Undone noticed some differences between internal

Ikan Digital Color ONYX 1×2 RGBW Soft Panel LED

Ikan recently introduced a new soft panel LED in their Onyx range. Dubbed the Ikan Digital Color ONYX 1×2 RGBW Soft Panel LED, the new light is designed for a wide range of professional video production applications from commercials, corporate gigs, to music videos and independent narrative

SLR Magic CINE Micro Primes Now Available in Fuji X-Mount

To those shooting video with Micro Four Thirds and Sony mirrorless cameras SLR Magic is a brand usually associated with very compact, affordable, and rugged built lenses geared towards video use. SLR Magic have been making affordable and very compact prime lenses, as well as one of