Blackmagic Cinema Camera Manufacturing Delay

Published in Production

Black Magic Design has just announced a delay in the production of their Cinema Camera. They've found blemishes in the glass that covers the sensor elements; obviously a show (or at least a production) stopper.

 This will be the year when everyone realises that our industry (and, for that matter, every industry - but especially ours) is on an incredible journey. It's as if you only have to wait a year or so for your wildest technology dreams and fantasies to come true

All about Sony 4K cinema projection

Published in Studio & Broadcast

This nearly hour-long video is fascinating for anyone who's ever wondered what goes on in the "Back End" of modern digital cinemas.

Spoiler Alert: Why do modern movie trailers ruin everything?

Published in Business

 A trip to the cinema these days inevitably feels like deja-vu all over again, and not just because Hollywood remains obsessed with sequels, prequels, remakes, reimaginings and reboots.

Once a year the 1700-seat Auditorium at the centre of the Amsterdam RAI is transformed into a truly state-of-the-art cinema so that IBC can debate all the hottest topics relating to the film industry.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera: Best images yet

Published in Production

Here's a cure for financial austerity blues: these images came from a camera costing less than $1000!

The true meaning of 4K

Published in Technology & Computing

4K isn't just a consumer phenomenon. It's a term that's been in use in the film making community for at least ten years. And it has a very precise definition that is different to what the consumer companies would have us believe

Canon C100 and Ninja 2: An excellent video overview

Published in Production

A new video showing the C100 in detail and how it might be used with an external recorder for even better images

Last week I was very fortunate to be able to borrow a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the afternoon. I was meeting my daughter in Camden Market so I took the camera along and shot some bits and pieces. I have uploaded the footage to Vimeo

Blackmagic Cinema Camera: Nearing production

Published in Business

It looks like the Blackmagic Cinema Camera is moving closer to production, after all the delays caused by the blemishes on the sensor glass

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