HD Lens : Creative COW News http://news.creativecow.net/hd-lens-news HD Lens News from Creative COW - your resource for news reguarding the topics that are most important for you and your industry. en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:00:00 GMT PHP Script kathlyn@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Southeastern University’s Broadcast Majors Produce Nationally Televised Talk Show With Panasonic AK- http://news.creativecow.net/story/876489 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876489 (Newark, New Jersey--July 28, 2014) Southeastern University, a private Christian institution with more than 4,000 students located in Lakeland, FL, trains its broadcast majors in a sophisticated HD production studio equipped with four AK-AC3800 studio cameras. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:48:35 GMT The Room Finishes Bruce Springsteen’s “Hunter of Invisible Game” http://news.creativecow.net/story/876465 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876465 (New York, United States--July 24, 2014) Final post production for Hunter of Invisible Game, the new short film from Bruce Springsteen and Thom Zimny, was completed at The Room, the finishing boutique located within Technicolor-PostWorks, New York. The Rooms Ben Murray conformed the film and applied Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:46:41 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces New "heads up display" for Blackmagic Production Camera 4K http://news.creativecow.net/story/876461 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876461 (Fremont, California--July 24, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.9 software which includes new heads up display on screen metering that provides customers with histogram, peak audio meters and recording time remaining for the Blackmagic Production Camera Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:13:28 GMT Canon Cinema EOS Cameras and Lenses Enable Filmmakers to Bring the Narrative Dramatic Tale of a Trou http://news.creativecow.net/story/876432 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876432 (Melville, New York--July 22, 2014) Equatorial heat and humidity, sporadic electrical service, and a modest budget were just a few of the challenges that director Josef Wladyka and writerDP Alan Blanco faced while filming their feature Manos Sucias (Dirty Hands) among the impoverished fishing villag Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:07:36 GMT Florida Videographer Charles Schultz Shoots Nature Segments For CBS Sunday News With Panasonic’s New http://news.creativecow.net/story/876379 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876379 (Newark, New Jersey--July 16, 2014) Director of Photography Charles Chuck Schultz last encounter with wildlife was with a congregation of alligators in one of their more famous stomping grounds, the Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, FL. Armed with his new AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld, Schultz captured Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:55:10 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for US$495 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876374 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876374 (Fremont, California--July 16, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced an exciting Summer Special discount for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the low price of US495. With a normal recommended retail price of US995, this Summer Special represents incredible value and is available for a limit Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:07:55 GMT Pedestal Television Nets Second Basketball Season with BBL TV http://news.creativecow.net/story/876289 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876289 (Llangynidr, Wales--July 9, 2014) Wales-based Pedestal Television has secured a second season of 30 games to be covered live for the British Basketball League. The BBL operates the only Mens Professional Basketball League in the UK, playing over 250 matches in a season via the Leagues 13 member club Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:06:55 GMT New York City’s El Amanecer De La Esperanza Ministry Assigns Live Broadcasts Of Services To Panasoni http://news.creativecow.net/story/876237 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876237 (Newark, New Jersey--June 30, 2014) The Bronxs thriving El Amanecer de la Esperanza (The Dawn of Hope) Ministry has recently upgraded video production with the addition of four AJ-PX270 camcorders, Panasonics first P2 HD handhelds with AVC-ULTRA recording. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:22:54 GMT North Carolina DP Glen Kantziper Fields Diverse Broadcast And Corporate Assignments With Panasonic’s http://news.creativecow.net/story/876208 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876208 (Newark, New Jersey--June 26, 2014) Glen Kantziper, owneroperator of KPSR, Inc. (Greensboro, NC), purchased an AJ-PX270 camcorder, Panasonics first P2 HD handheld with AVC-ULTRA recording, as soon as it became available this spring. Since then, he has used the PX270 on many of the wide-ranging corpo Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:53:11 GMT Attleboro Access Uses JVC Mobile News Cameras to Produce Live Reports of Community Events http://news.creativecow.net/story/876183 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876183 (Wayne, New Jersey--June 25, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced Attleboro Access Cable System, Inc. (DoubleACS), the PEG (public, education, government) station serving Attleboro, Mass., and surrounding communities, is using four GY-HM650 ProHD Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:12:49 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876160 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876160 (Fremont, California--June 24, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced the release of Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 software which includes updated features for all Blackmagic Design cameras. Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is available now for download free of charge for all existing Blackmagic Camera Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:09:26 GMT The Padcaster and "BeTerrific" Live Broadcast More Than 10 Hours of Footage From Cine Gear Expo LA U http://news.creativecow.net/story/876122 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876122 (New York, New York--June 19, 2014) The Padcaster, the revolutionary iPad case that transforms Apples tablet into an on-the-go video production studio, recently teamed up with five-time Emmy Award-winning journalist Michael Artsis of BeTerrific and Mitch Aunger, founder and CEO of planet5D, to broad Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:28:27 GMT Blackmagic Studio Cameras HD and ATEM 2 M/E Production Studio 4K Installed at NOW Church http://news.creativecow.net/story/876110 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876110 (Las Vegas, Nevada--June 18, 2014) InfoComm 2014, Blackmagic Design today announced that Ocala, Florida based NOW Church has installed and begun capturing services with two new Blackmagic Studio Cameras HD. NOW Church has also completed a full AV installation that includes two Blackmagic Pocket Cine Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:49:08 GMT Panasonic Introduces AG-AC90A AVCCAM HD Handheld Camcorder with Improved Functionality, Additional R http://news.creativecow.net/story/876089 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876089 (Newark, New Jersey--June 17, 2014) Panasonic has announced a new professional AVCCAM HD handheld camcorder, the AG-AC90A, with significant improvements over its predecessor, the AG-AC90. Advances include two new recording options -- a PM mode (1280x720, 8Mbps) supporting sports analysis application Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:42:05 GMT Legendary Fisherman Bill Dance Reels In Viewers With HD Images Shot Using Fujinon Lenses http://news.creativecow.net/story/876087 http://news.creativecow.net/story/876087 (Wayne, New Jersey--June 17, 2014) When Americas best-known professional fisherman Bill Dance demonstrates his magic touch to TV viewers, his production crew captures the moment with super wide angle lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation. A television fixture Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:49:58 GMT The Tiffen Company to Showcase New Products From Steadicam, Domke, DFX and Lowel Lines at 2014 CE We http://news.creativecow.net/story/875962 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875962 (Hauppauge, New York--June 5, 2014) The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning imaging accessories, will be showcasing its celebrated product lineup once again at this years CE Week. The industrys official mid-year conference and new technology showcase, CE Week will be held in New Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:39:20 GMT Manios Digital & Film to Showcase New Battery, Field Monitor, Camera Heads and Other Products at Cin http://news.creativecow.net/story/875713 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875713 (Burbank, California--June 5, 2014) Manios Digital amp Film will showcase new products from Cartoni, Kinotehnik, PAG and Vocas at Cine Gear, June 4-7 at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:49:43 GMT Innovative Lighting, Power and Camera Support Solutions on Display at Cine Gear 2014 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875879 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875879 (Hollywood, California--May 28, 2014) Six of the industrys leading brands - AntonBauer, Bexel, Litepanels, OConnor, Sachtler and Teradek, all part of the Vitec Group - will be demonstrating a range of their latest, innovative products at the upcoming Cine Gear Expo on June 6-7 in Los Angeles, at boo Wed, 28 May 2014 18:48:36 GMT The Steadicam Division of the Tiffen Company Expands Its Collection of Smoothee Stabilizing Options http://news.creativecow.net/story/875861 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875861 (Hauppauge, New York--May 27, 2014) The Steadicam division of The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning digital imaging accessories, has released a new Steadicam Smoothee mount for Drift action cameras, expanding its collection of stabilizer options for filming enthusiasts and prof Tue, 27 May 2014 17:06:19 GMT Anton/Bauer, Litepanels and OConnor Keep "The Americans" Camera Department on the Move http://news.creativecow.net/story/875846 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875846 (Brooklyn, New York--May 22, 2014) The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans chose Vitec Videocom brands to support the production through its second season. The shows cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on AntonBauer ba Thu, 22 May 2014 20:08:09 GMT TDC Provides Core Video Expertise for Largest-Ever Light Festival Vivid Sydney http://news.creativecow.net/story/875840 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875840 (Sydney, Australia--May 22, 2014) The Technical Direction Company is proud to be deploying the full range of its professional and technical expertise in providing core technology and services to Destination NSW for the sixth annual Vivid Sydney festival. Thu, 22 May 2014 15:11:39 GMT Canon Supplies Major Lens Order to Presteigne Broadcast Hire for Rio http://news.creativecow.net/story/875822 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875822 (Crawley, United Kingdom--May 21, 2014) Canon has won an order, worth over three quarters of a million pounds, from Presteigne Broadcast Hire, the leading supplier of professional rental equipment. Many of the lenses, which will add to an already extensive stock at Presteigne, will be used first in Wed, 21 May 2014 11:39:13 GMT Camera Corps Q3 and MeerCat to make APAC debut at Broadcast Asia http://news.creativecow.net/story/875780 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875780 (London, United Kingdom--May 19, 2014) Camera Corps has chosen Broadcast Asia for the APAC launch of its new Q3 advanced robotic pantiltzoomfocus head and MeerCat miniature broadcast camera. Introduced as prototypes at the NAB Show in April, both are now in production and available for rental or pur Mon, 19 May 2014 14:28:10 GMT The Padcaster® for iPad Air Ships http://news.creativecow.net/story/875691 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875691 (New York City, New York--May 8, 2014) The Padcaster, the revolutionary iPad case that transforms Apples tablet into an on-the-go video production studio, is now shipping its new Padcaster Air model. Featured in the Apple Your Verse campaign, the Padcaster was recently honored with a StudioDaily Pri Thu, 08 May 2014 15:54:10 GMT Camera Corps Announces MeerCat Miniature HD Broadcast Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/875688 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875688 (London, United Kingdom--May 8, 2014) Camera Corps announces a major new addition to its range of speciality cameras. The MeerCat fulfils the need for a very high quality miniature HD broadcast camera which can be mounted practically anywhere without being visible to other cameras or to an audience. Thu, 08 May 2014 15:30:30 GMT Advanced Systems Group Assists in Production of ‘The Galapagos Affair’ Documentary http://news.creativecow.net/story/875613 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875613 (Emeryville, California--May 1, 2014) Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, today announced it provided camera and editing equipment for The Galapagos Affair Satan Came to Eden, a new documentary released by Zeitgeist Films that is being screened in U. Thu, 01 May 2014 15:43:36 GMT NAB Debut Of Dome Productions’ Latest Production Truck Features FUJINON Wide-Angle Lenses http://news.creativecow.net/story/875353 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875353 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 8, 2014) The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced that its lenses are on board the new mobile truck, Silver, from Dome Productions, a leading production facility provider based in Toronto. The truck is currently showcased at the NAB 2014 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:06:48 GMT New Canon XF205 And XF200 Professional Camcorders Deliver Ideal Performance For Run-And-Gun, Cinéma http://news.creativecow.net/story/875299 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875299 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the introduction of the compact Canon XF205 and XF200 Professional Camcorders, building on technologies carried over from the XA25 and XA20 Professional Camcorders and offering improved per Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:33:43 GMT Canon HDTV Lenses Chosen for Ross Mobile Productions' "Future Is Now 3" Production Vehicle and for R http://news.creativecow.net/story/875298 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875298 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) Ross Video, makers of production switchers, graphicscharacter generator systems, and remote-control camera-support technologies, have chosen HDTV lenses from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, to integrate with Ross Video products displayed Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:08:33 GMT AJA Debuts CION: 4K/UHD/2K/HD Professional Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/875289 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875289 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) NAB Conference, Booth SL2505 -- AJA Video Systems today announced CION, an entirely new professional camera. CION features an ergonomic design and is capable of shooting at 4KUltraHD and 2KHD resolutions. AJA pioneered lens-to-post Apple ProRes workflows with the i Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:20:51 GMT Canon U.S.A. Introduces The HJ18ex7.6B Portable HD Eng Lens, Delivering Outstanding Optical Performa http://news.creativecow.net/story/875288 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875288 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) With an impressive design and competitive price, the new HJ18ex7.6B portable HD zoom lens from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, delivers superb optical quality and versatile operability, improving on the performance of its widely used pre Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:15:57 GMT New Versatile CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens from Canon Provides High-Optical Performance and Operation for EN http://news.creativecow.net/story/875287 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875287 (Melville, New York--April 7, 2014) Shallow, creative depth of field, high-resolution and optimal low-light shooting capabilities are just some of the many reasons that large, single-sensor digital cameras have been kitted and rigged for use in nearly every application involving video capture. Furth Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:12:39 GMT JVC Leads Industry to New Levels of IP Integration, Ships Prohd Broadcaster Server, Cameras for Adva http://news.creativecow.net/story/875279 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875279 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 7, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced it is shipping its new GY-HM890 and GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount cameras, as well as its new ProHD Broadcaster server powered by Zixi, which serves as the central component to JVC Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:46:09 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic URSA http://news.creativecow.net/story/875278 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875278 (NAB 2014, Las Vegas--April 7, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic URSA, a new high end digital film camera designed to revolutionize workflow on set. Built to handle the ergonomics of large film crews as well as single person use, URSA has multiple accessories built in, including a m Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:45:03 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Studio Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/875272 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875272 (NAB 2014, Las Vegas--April 7, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced Blackmagic Studio Camera, a new camera specifically designed for live production and available in 1080 HD and Ultra HD models starting from only 1,995. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:26:00 GMT Panasonic Unveils Third-Generation VariCam HS With 1080p High-Speed AVC-ULTRA Recording To 240fps http://news.creativecow.net/story/875257 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875257 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) Panasonic has introduced a third-generation VariCam camera, the VariCam HS, that incorporates the companys AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs and high speed 1080p image capture of up to 240fps to produce extraordinary high-definition imagery for the most demanding do Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:48:21 GMT Panasonic Announces ProRes Codec Support For VariCam 35 4K And VariCam HS Cameras/Recorders http://news.creativecow.net/story/875254 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875254 (Las Vegas, Panasonic--April 7, 2014) Panasonic today announced updates to its new VariCam 35 4K and VariCam HS camerarecorders, including Apple ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 HQ support for HD recording, as well as a strategic product development alliance with Codex Digital to deliver a high-speed 4K u Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:40:57 GMT Grass Valley Introduces New Robotic Camera System http://news.creativecow.net/story/875275 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875275 (Montreal, Canada--April 7, 2014) Building upon the success of its powerful LDX Series of advanced imaging cameras, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announces the launch of three RS-LDX integrated robotic camera solutions the RS-LDX Elite, the RS-LDX Premire and the RS-LDX WorldCam. The new camer Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:32:42 GMT NAB 2014: JVC Expands ENG Live HD Streaming, Shares 4K Plans http://news.creativecow.net/story/875207 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875207 (Las Vegas, Nevada--April 7, 2014) Everyone wants to be first, especially news operations. Over the past few years, JVC Professional Products Company has introduced a number of firsts for the broadcast industry, and the 2014 NAB Show is no exception. JVC is dedicated to delivering products that help Mon, 07 Apr 2014 02:07:46 GMT Manios Digital & Film to Showcase Kinotehnik Viewfinders http://news.creativecow.net/story/875177 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875177 (Burbank, California--April 4, 2014) At NAB 2014, Manios Digital amp Film will showcase the full product line from Kinotehnik, a world leader in the high quality camera accessories, including newly-upgraded versions of its popular LCDVF and LCDVFe viewfinders for DSLRs. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:00:34 GMT KSNV Purchases JVC GY-HM890 ProHD Cameras to Allow Live HD Streaming for ENG Crews http://news.creativecow.net/story/875137 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875137 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 3, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced KSNV, the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas, Nev. (DMA 42), has ordered 16 GY-HM890 ProHD shoulder-mount camcorders for ENG use. According to Tony Somma, director of broadcast engineering Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:12:04 GMT FUJIFILM’S New Zoom Goes Wide, Then Long to Stay with the Action http://news.creativecow.net/story/875117 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875117 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 3, 2014) The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America Corporation will introduce its HA18x5.5 HD zoom at the annual NAB 2014 convention, held in Las Vegas, starting on April 7th.. The company will exhibit in NAB Booth C7025. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:24:38 GMT Raycom Media Orders 165 JVC GY-HM650 ProHD Cameras, Will Manage Live HD Field Reports with New Prohd http://news.creativecow.net/story/875102 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875102 (Wayne, New Jersey--April 2, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced Raycom Media recently purchased 165 GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news cameras for local ENG, and plans to adopt the new ProHD Broadcaster server across its news stations for managing live Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:18:54 GMT KHQ Rolls With ABS For New Mobile Production Trailer http://news.creativecow.net/story/875086 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875086 (Seatac, Washington--April 2, 2014) Professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) today announced it has been contracted to design and build a 21-foot mobile production trailer for KHQ, the NBC affiliate in Spokane, Wash. (DMA 73). Scheduled for delivery in Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:00:15 GMT Creation Effects Releases Creation Glitch Effects Template for After Effects http://news.creativecow.net/story/875008 http://news.creativecow.net/story/875008 (March 31, 2014) This week, Creation Effects announces the release of Creation Glitch Effects, an After Effects template for creating realistic, digital glitch effects for video footage. Compatible with CS3 and up, Creation Glitch Effects allows users to import their footage, and immediately export Mon, 31 Mar 2014 03:33:07 GMT KATC Multimedia Journalists Transmit Live HD Reports with JVC GY-HM650 Mobile News Camera http://news.creativecow.net/story/874993 http://news.creativecow.net/story/874993 (Wayne, New Jersey--March 28, 2014) JVC Professional Products Company, a division of JVC Americas Corp., today announced KATC, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette, La. (DMA 122), is using its GY-HM650 ProHD mobile news camera as part of a multimedia journalist (MMJ) kit to provide live HD reports from th Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:39:26 GMT