ALEXA M cameras Outfit FascinatE’s Omnicam for Interactive, Panoramic Viewing
The Omnicam, a new panoramic camera system developed by the FascinatE Consortium (Format-Agnostic SCript-based INterAcTive Experience), utilizes six ARRI ALEXA M cameras to capture footage in ultra-high resolution for immersive viewing. On May 26th and 27th, the Omnicam will be employed at Arena Hall Berlin to record a dance performance of the Carmen Suite by the Berlin Philharmonic. This prototype system allows users to interactively view and navigate the video panorama of the live event - no matter what display device they are using. Meanwhile, synced audio automatically adjusts to match the selected view.published 5 years ago read more
Filmworkers Grades “Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout”Event produced by Zacuto and Kessler includes side-by-side comparisons of cameras made by Sony, Arri, Alexa, Canon and others.
Filmworkers recently took part in a unique event testing the performance of the current generation of digital motion picture cameras, from leading edge camera systems used to shoot Hollywood blockbusters to the humble iPhone. The Revenge of the Great Camera Shootout was produced by camera dealer Zacuto and crane manufacturer Kessler Cranes. Like similar events produced by Zacuto in the past, RGCSO features side-by-side tests of camera systems made by Sony, Arri, Red, Canon, Panasonic and Apple. Filmworkers provided color grading services necessary to make direct comparisons between the output of the cameras. Grading was performed by colorist Jimmy Cardenas with additional grading by colorist Brian “Crash” Carlucci.published 5 years ago read more
ARRI announces working ALEXA M and Studio prototypes
ARRI comes to IBC 2011 with the development of its ALEXA camera system in full swing. The two new models promised at NAB earlier this year - the ALEXA M and ALEXA Studio - are now in an advanced state of readiness, with working prototypes shared between the IBC show floor and high-profile industry leaders.published 5 years ago read more
ARRI ships first ALEXA M units to CAMERON | PACE Group
The ALEXA M camera program has achieved its first major schedule milestone, with production prototypes of the ALEXA M starting to ship to James Cameron and Vince Pace, Co-Chairmen of CAMERON | PACE Group (CPG), the industry leader in 3D technologies and production services from slate to screen. CPG announced a strategic collaboration with ARRI at NAB 2011.published 5 years ago read more