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ARRI ALEXA Mini costs $36,000...and it's a steal

Published in Production

While it may disappoint many observors who had hopes of a truly affordable ARRI camera, the premium pricing of the ALEXA Mini may be justified by saving productions money down the line.

Which is more important - the DOP or the Camera?

Published in Production

Why would someone specify a camera before they chose the cinematographer? David Read despairs...

It's real! ARRI Alexa 65mm 6.5K camera!

Published in Production

In a stunning reveal, ARRI introduces the Alexa 65, a 6.5K 65mm large format video camera, making good on a rumor that surfaced way back before NAB 2014.

IBC 2012: Roger Deakins on the Arri Alexa

Published in Production

We're pretty sure Arri doesn't need any help from us to sell their popular Alexa cameras, but we found this clip from an Arri-staged event at IBC 2012 that features Roger Deakins, the award-winning Chief Cinematographer on Skyfall.

Making sense of Sensors - part 2

Published in Technology & Computing

As we saw in my previous article on sensor technology, we can now build sensors with enormous numbers attached to them - if not trivially, at least reliably. Given that current 4K sensors are more than adequate to replace 35mm film in terms of sheer resolution, we need to be careful about turning this into a numbers game.

It’s official: Arri are developing a 4K Alexa!

Published in Business

It looks like soon it will no longer be a matter of choosing between the visual qualities of the Arri Alexa or those of 4K resolution. A recent statement seems to suggest that it might soon be possible to have your cake and eat it

Jaguar promote new F-Type with short film "Desire"

Published in Business

It seems you can't launch a car without a star these days. We've had Daniel Craig doing the honours for Range Rover and now it's Damian Lewis's turn for Jaguar. 

We predict two camera trends for NAB 2015

Published in Articles

Now is a good time to make a few tentative predictions about the year ahead, just before NAB comes along and proves me completely wrong

Game of CGI and Compositing

Published in Post & VFX

Game of Thrones has amazing production values. How is this possible, across multiple series, with an even remotely sensible production budget? This Behind The Scenes video shows how

How do you make the right choice from the plethora of good cameras available today? Especially if you want to make a film on your own.

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