|The Tiffen Company Walks Away With Two Studio Daily Prime Awards This NAB 2013|
StudioDaily presents The Tiffen Company with the coveted Best of Show award for Tiffen IRND + GlimmerGlass Filters and a Value award for the Davis & Sanford ProElite Series at the NAB 2013 Prime Awards
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer and distributor of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, is pleased to announce it has just won two StudioDaily Prime Awards – a Best in Show for the state-of-the-art Tiffen IRND + GlimmerGlass Motion Picture/TV Filters and a Value award for the Davis & Sanford ProElite Series. Both awards were in the Production category, where Tiffen’s Lowel Prime Power LED also received a nomination. The StudioDaily Prime Awards took place on the morning of Tuesday, April 9 during the 2013 NAB show.
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|Tiffen Award-Winning Full-Spectrum IRND Filters Are Now Available With Tiffen's Most Popular Image-Enhancement Tools|
Second wave of powerful IRND-based combination filters give cinematographers their favorite Tiffen looks adapted to the latest digital cinema cameras
The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, video, motion picture and broadcast markets, today announced the availability of the company’s new MPTV IRND+Black Pro-Mist® in 4 x 4, 4 x 5.65 and 6.6 x 6.6 sizes, and IRND+Digital Diffusion FX (DDFX) filters in 4 x 5.65 and 6.6 x 6.6 sizes. Developed using Tiffen proprietary ColorCore™ technology, Tiffen’s new line of MPTV integrated filters reduce multiple surfaces and potential reflections caused by stacked filters. Flawless merging of Tiffen’s award-winning IRND technology with the popular Black Pro-Mist filter gives cinematographers a dazzling soft-light, “pastel” effect by absorbing unwanted infrared pollution to enhance shallow depth of field while the IRND+DDFX silky smooth, optical resolution reduction filters suppress facial blemishes and wrinkles, maintaining a clear, in-focus image.
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|Clairmont In-Camera Filter System for Alexa by Schneider Optics|
Schneider Optics announces that it is manufacturing and distributing an innovative In-Camera Filter System developed by Clairmont Camera for the ARRI Alexa camera. Working closely with Schneider, Clairmont Camera’s Andree Martin and Alan Albert designed custom assemblies that hold interchangeable Schneider filters in front of the Alexa’s CMOS sensor assembly.
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|ARRI ALEXA System Refreshed With New XT Models|
With the ALEXA XT cameras (Xtended Technology) ARRI is refreshing its ALEXA product line, incorporating new features inspired by feedback from professional users. The ALEXA XT, ALEXA XT M, ALEXA XT Plus and ALEXA XT Studio cameras will replace all previous models except for the original ALEXA. Owners of existing ALEXA cameras will be able to purchase individual upgrades that deliver most of the features of the XT configuration.
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|Schneider Optics earns 2012 Technical Emmy for IRND Technology|
Schneider Optics is proud to announce it will receive a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award, for its IRND (Infrared Neutral Density) filter technology, from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) on January 10, 2013 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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|New True-Cut IR Tuner Kit Cuts Color Shifts on CMOS Sensor Cameras|
Schneider Optics announces the new True-Cut IR Tuner Kit. True-Cut IR filters are designed to prevent light in the infrared spectrum, invisible to the human eye, from contaminating the image captured on CMOS or CCD sensors. That unwanted IR contamination can be cumbersome when large sensor cameras are used with neutral density (ND) filtration to achieve large iris, small depth of field images. While Schneider’s Platinum IRND filters solve the issue, some filmmakers have requested a versatile solution that works with their existing ND filters.
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|Peterson Creates Saturated and Contrasty Look for “Desperate Housewives” with Schneider Filters|
The producers behind the nighttime drama “Desperate Housewives” count on cinematographer Lowell Peterson, ASC to make sure the picket fences on Wisteria Lane are sharp and the cast behind them is attractive. To do this, Peterson needs to light the actresses with big sources yet maintain contrast and apparent sharpness. “From the beginning we looked for an overall filter that would flatter the actresses without seeming too diffused,” he explains.
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