HD Lens : Creative COW News https://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 Tue, 26 May 2015 15:00:00 GMT PHP Script kathlyn@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Panasonic announces NBCUniversal News purchases AVC-ULTRA camcorders https://news.creativecow.net/story/878953 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878953 (Newark, NJ--May 21, 2015) NBCUniversal News Group (New York, NY) has purchased a number of Panasonic electronic newsgathering (ENG) cameras and related broadcast equipment as part of its technology and workflow transformation initiative. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:40:15 GMT Hitachi HDTV Cameras Facilitate Mobile Production Workflows for TNDV https://news.creativecow.net/story/878943 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878943 (Woodbury, New York--May 14, 2015) With seven trucks on the road, mobile production specialist TNDV has used up to 23 cameras for its largest live and broadcast events. A long-devoted user of HITACHI cameras, TNDV has now added five Z-HD6000 broadcast cameras to its arsenal. Thu, 14 May 2015 18:47:01 GMT AJA CION Creates Cinematic Look for Indie Feature "The Great American Movie Hustle" https://news.creativecow.net/story/878890 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878890 (May 6, 2015) Upcoming indie feature The Great American Movie Hustle follows filmmaker Michael Anton and actor Michael Monsour as they attempt to create an epic cinematic film about making an epic cinematic film. Along the way, the duo encounters several twists and turns that mirror common productio Wed, 06 May 2015 04:13:01 GMT AJA CION Creates Cinematic Look for Indie Feature "The Great American https://news.creativecow.net/story/878874 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878874 (Grass Valley, CA--May 5, 2015) Upcoming indie feature The Great American Movie Hustle follows filmmaker Michael Anton and actor Michael Monsour as they attempt to create an epic cinematic film about making an epic cinematic film. Along the way, the duo encounters several twists and turns that mirro Tue, 05 May 2015 17:39:04 GMT BBC One Drama Adaptation of Poldark Composited in Fusion Studio https://news.creativecow.net/story/878868 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878868 (Fremont, California--April 30, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Poldark, the new hit television drama by production company Mammoth Screen features visual effects production by Lexhag Ltd, including lavish set extensions and 3D matte painting, which were composted in Fusion Studio 7. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:34:05 GMT Grass Valley News: Grass Valley Sees Widespread Adoption of its https://news.creativecow.net/story/878783 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878783 (MONTREAL--April 17, 2015) Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announced today that a number of industry leaders have committed to the new Grass Valley LDX 86 Universe switchable 4Kextreme-speed HD camera to greatly enhance their storytelling capabilities. Following on the heels of last years extremely su Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:50:01 GMT Sony Unveils HDC-4300 World's First 4K System Camera with Three 4K Image Sensors https://news.creativecow.net/story/878731 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878731 (Las Vegas, NV--April 14, 2015) Sonys next generation of HDC series camera technology provides the ability to use the high magnification wide zoom range lenses currently employed by HD 23-inch systems while maintaining an adequate depth of field to properly show all of the action in live event broad Tue, 14 Apr 2015 03:40:02 GMT Panasonic Announces AJ-PX380 1/3-inch AVC-Ultra Shoulder-Mount, Fully Loaded for Modern Field News O https://news.creativecow.net/story/878710 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878710 (April 13, 2015) Panasonic is introducing the AJ-PX380 13-inch AVC-ULTRA shoulder-mount camcorder with comprehensive networking capabilities and dual-codec recording, making it an ideal tool for fast-moving ENG operations. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:39:04 GMT Panasonic Unveils AG-DVX200 4K Handheld Camcorder https://news.creativecow.net/story/878709 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878709 (Las Vegas, NV--April 13, 2015) Panasonic has announced the AG-DVX200 4K large-sensor, 43 handheld camcorder here at NAB 2015. The DVX200 will offer many top-end features including 4K60p recording,a 13X optical zoom and a V-Log L gamma curve (12 stops of latitude, target). Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:38:14 GMT Canon Developing High-magnification, Long-focal-length Broadcast Field Zoom Lens Supporting 4k Produ https://news.creativecow.net/story/878591 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878591 (Melville, NEW YORK--April 13, 2015) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that its parent company, Canon Inc., is currently developing a high-zoom-ratio, long-focal-length field zoom lens that provides superb imaging performance for use with 4K-capable broadcast Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:48 GMT Canon U.S.A. Puts Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions on Display with Interactive Booth Demonstrati https://news.creativecow.net/story/878557 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878557 (Melville, NY--April 13, 2015) At the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas, NV, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its full line of professional, high definition imaging equipment for motion picture, television production, video content creation, and still photography at Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:45 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K https://news.creativecow.net/story/878693 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878693 (Las Vegas, NV--April 13, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K, an incredibly tiny Ultra HD and HD studio camera for live production that delivers dramatically better quality than the biggest and most expensive studio cameras used today. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:33:03 GMT Blackmagic Design Announces Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera https://news.creativecow.net/story/878692 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878692 (Las Vegas, NV--April 13, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, a miniaturized Super 16mm professional digital film camera with a revolutionary new expansion port that lets customers use PWM and S.Bus model airplane remote controls to operate the camera wireless Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:32:02 GMT AJA Releases v1.2 Firmware for CION Production Camera @ NAB 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878681 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878681 (Las Vegas, NV--April 13, 2015) AJA Video Systems unveiled v1.2 firmware for its CION 4KUltraHD and 2KHD professional production camera today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2015. The field-upgradeable software update brings CION users around the world additional image improve Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:57:01 GMT The Tiffen Company Debuts Its New Breed of Diffusion Filters at NAB 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878667 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878667 (April 12, 2015) (Las Vegas, NV--April 12, 2015) The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of Academy Award-winning solutions, will highlight the latest from its full line of Diffusion Filters with demonstrations of the subtle, yet dramatic effects of Tiffens Pearlescent, Satin and Black Satin diff Sun, 12 Apr 2015 18:02:01 GMT Sony Optical Disc Archive Achieves New Workflow Efficiencies with Masstech Media Management Solution https://news.creativecow.net/story/878665 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878665 (Las Vegas, NV--April 12, 2015) Today at NAB Show 2015, Sony (Booth C11001) announced that Masstech Group has integrated support for Sonys Optical Disc Archive products into Masstechs highly-acclaimed media asset management, archive and workflow solutions. The combination provides media enterprises Sun, 12 Apr 2015 17:59:01 GMT Canon U.S.A. Introduces The Versatile XC10 4K Digital Camcorder For Creative Multi-Media Image Maker https://news.creativecow.net/story/878617 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878617 (Melville, New York--April 8, 2015) Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the new XC10 4K Digital Camcorder. Compact, lightweight and versatile, the XC10 is designed to deliver stunning 4K and Full HD video as well as compelling 12-Megapixel still images. Th Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:44:01 GMT Panasonic Announces Powerful Upgrade For W-HE40 PTZ Cameras Adding HD Ip-streaming, In-camera Record https://news.creativecow.net/story/878594 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878594 (NEWARK, NEW JERSEY--April 3, 2015) Panasonic has announced a powerful optional upgrade for its AW-HE40 integrated full HD PTZ cameras. The AW-SFU01 upgrade adds production-quality HD MPEG-4 streaming, in-camera HD recording on a microSD card, and USB videoaudio capabilities to the cameras already i Fri, 03 Apr 2015 06:20:01 GMT Bexel Expands Inventory with Investment in Fujinon Cabrio Lenses https://news.creativecow.net/story/878582 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878582 (Burbank, California--April 1, 2015) Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Groups Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has announced the purchase of 28 Cabrio PL Cine Lenses from Fujifilm, a leading global manufacturer of optical devices. The major investment, Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:44:47 GMT TV-Film chooses Ikegami HDK-970A cameras for OB truck Ü6 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878516 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878516 (Vienna, Austria--March 20, 2015) TV-Film, a Vienna-based company specialising in providing mobile television production services, outside broadcast vehicles and related equipment, has purchased Ikegami HDK-970A and HDK-97A cameras for its 6 OB truck. The sale was negotiated by Ikegamis Austrian dea Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:45:02 GMT Canon Cameras Catch the Intense Human Emotions of Catfish https://news.creativecow.net/story/878453 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878453 (MELVILLE, New York--March 13, 2015) Amid the lies and truths of online relationships lurks Catfish, a reality-based documentary series that unites Internet couples that have never actually met. These pairings usually include a catfish, who is not quite the person they claimed to be online, and a di Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:50:01 GMT Event Videographer Todd Ruel Test Drives Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD Camcorder At Detroit And Chicago A https://news.creativecow.net/story/878408 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878408 (NEWARK, New Jersey--March 4, 2015) Videographer Todd Ruel, who shoots video stock footage and licenses it through Getty Images, recently took his new Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handheld camcorder to the Detroit and Chicago Auto Shows to document car manufacturers latest offerings. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:38:01 GMT Vacheron Constantin Promos Shot with Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera https://news.creativecow.net/story/878371 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878371 (Fremont, CA--February 26, 2015) The four promos produced for Vacheron Constantin feature special guest interviews and product displays at Watches amp Wonders 2014, the second edition of the Asia Haute Horlogerie Exhibition in Hong Kong. The exhibition provides the latest information on the luxury w Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:44:02 GMT Visual Effects for 20th Century Fox's "Kingsman: The Secret Service" Composited in Fusion Studio https://news.creativecow.net/story/878320 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878320 (Fremont, California--February 20, 2015) Blackmagic Design today announced that Fusion Studio was used by VFX house Doc amp A Soc to construct some of the most complex visual effects in Matthew Vaughns latest worldwide cinema release Kingsman The Secret Service. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:35:01 GMT Canon U.S.A. Improves Upon Performance, Operability And Usability With New HJ24ex7.5B Broadcast ENG https://news.creativecow.net/story/878312 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878312 (Melville, New York--February 19, 2015) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the launch of the Canon HDTV Zoom Lens HJ24ex7.5B i, an affordable, high-quality portable telephoto HD lens for high-end Electronic News Gathering applications. As the successor to the Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:30:02 GMT The New Powershot Sx410 Is And Powershot Elph 350 Hs Cameras With Upgraded Features Help Users Enhan https://news.creativecow.net/story/878224 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878224 (Melville, New York--February 6, 2015) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new PowerShot SX410 IS and PowerShot ELPH 350 HSi compact digital cameras. Weighing just .4 ounces more and measuring only .2 inches longer than its predecessor, the PowerShot SX410 Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:03:01 GMT Canon U.S.A. Announces New EOS Rebel DSLR Cameras Featuring 24.2 Megapixels And Wireless Functionali https://news.creativecow.net/story/878223 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878223 (Melville, New York--February 6, 2015) Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the addition of two new DSLR cameras to its popular EOS Rebel lineup the EOS Rebel T6s Digital SLR camera, and the EOS Rebel T6i Digital SLR camera. Featuring a newly developed 24.2 mega Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:02:01 GMT AJA Releases v1.1 Firmware for CION Production Camera https://news.creativecow.net/story/878215 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878215 (Grass Valley, California--February 5, 2015) AJA Video Systems today released v1.1 firmware for the new CION 4KUltraHD and 2KHD production camera. The camera started shipping just over one month ago, and this software update increases the Exposure Index (EI) values to EI 320, EI 500, EI 800 and EI 1 Thu, 05 Feb 2015 22:05:01 GMT Ikegami HDK-97ARRI cameras capture the action at PUR & Friends Mega Concert https://news.creativecow.net/story/878210 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878210 (Neuss, Germany--February 5, 2015) TV Skyline, one of Europes largest and most successful mobile television production companies, chose Ikegami HDK-97ARRI cameras to broadcast the recent PUR amp Friends 2014 annual concert from the massive Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen. Working in partnership with Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:42:01 GMT The SIM Group to Hold Annual Technology Showcase January 29th in Toronto https://news.creativecow.net/story/878122 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878122 (January 28, 2015) The SIM Group will host leading manufacturers of cameras, lenses, lighting, post production gear and workflow systems at the 10th Annual SIM Technology Showcase slated for January 29th in Toronto. The popular event provides members of the production and post-production communities Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:40:02 GMT JVC To Demonstrate GY-LS300 4K Camera at Sundance https://news.creativecow.net/story/878036 https://news.creativecow.net/story/878036 (Wayne, New Jersey--January 15, 2015) JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate the new GY-LS300 4KCAM Super 35mm camcorder for filmmakers attending the 2015 Sundance Film Festival at the New York Lounge in Park City, Utah, Jan. 23-26. Designed with cinematog Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:11:01 GMT Canon U.S.A.’s Larry Thorpe Honored With Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Emmy® Award https://news.creativecow.net/story/877993 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877993 (Melville, New York--January 9, 2015) Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce today that Senior Fellow Larry Thorpe has received the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring an individual whose ongoing contributions have significantly affected th Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:13:01 GMT JVC To Showcase 4KCAM Product Line at CES 2015 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877958 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877958 (Wayne, New Jersey--January 6, 2015) JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate the GY-LS300 and GY-HM200, two of its new 4KCAM camcorders, in the JVCKENWOOD booth (1711) at the 2015 International CES, which runs Jan. 6-9 in Las Vegas, Nev. Tue, 06 Jan 2015 21:39:01 GMT Ikegami Debuts HC-HD300 3-CMOS HD Studio Camera System to UK Broadcasters and Independent Programme- https://news.creativecow.net/story/877949 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877949 (Neuss, Germany--January 5, 2015) Ikegamis HC-HD300 makes its first UK exhibition appearance at BVE 2015 in London, February 24-26. Introduced at BIRTV 2014 and now deliverable, the HC-HD300 is a highly flexible docking-style camera for studio or field operation. Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:01:02 GMT A Train Productions Brings Top Video Quality To Event/Corporate Projects With Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877939 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877939 (Newark, New Jersey--December 22, 2014) A Train Productions (Westfield, NJ), a diversified video production company specializing in event and corporate videography, recently invested in three Panasonic AJ-PX270 P2 HD handhelds, which have become the companys primary cameras. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:17:01 GMT AJA CION is Shipping https://news.creativecow.net/story/877937 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877937 (Grass Valley, California--December 22, 2014) AJA Video Systems CION 4KUltraHD2KHD production camera is now shipping globally. Ergonomic and lightweight in design with unparalleled connectivity, CION is capable of shooting at 4KUltraHD and 2KHD resolutions. In-camera recording directly to the Apple Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:15:01 GMT Crew Boston Lights "Antique Roadshow" Field Segments with Zylight https://news.creativecow.net/story/877930 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877930 (Los Angeles, California--December 21, 2014) In the field, there are few normal lighting setups the only constants for the EFP crew of Antiques Roadshow, the popular PBS series produced by member station WGBH in Boston, are different locations and tight shooting schedules. Between May and August, t Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:08:01 GMT Portland Community Media Upgrades with JVC for Field Production https://news.creativecow.net/story/877875 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877875 (Wayne, New Jersey--December 15, 2014) JVC Professional Products, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Portland Community Media (PCM), the government and public access provider for Portland, Ore., has purchased 22 JVC GY-HM600 and nine GY-HM850 ProHD camcorders to support local Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:19:02 GMT EOS C100 Cinema Cameras, Canon Digital SLR Cameras, and EF-Series Lenses Provide Students Hands-On T https://news.creativecow.net/story/877855 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877855 (December 9, 2014) Check the resumes of media and entertainment executives and other production professionals, and its likely that many are graduates of the Film amp Television Department of Boston Universitys College of Communication. The college offers degree programs at both the undergraduate and Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:15:31 GMT Token Creek Steps Up Image Quality with FUJINON Lens Addition https://news.creativecow.net/story/877841 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877841 (Wayne, New Jersey--December 8, 2014) Madison, WI-based Token Creek Mobile Television has added three XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lenses and four HA18x5.5 HD zooms to complement Grass Valley LDX80 cameras on its Sioux truck. The lenses have already been used for coverage of the Minnesota Vi Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:31:01 GMT Management Team Purchases Digital Vision https://news.creativecow.net/story/877824 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877824 (London, UK--December 4, 2014) Digital Vision, the supplier of the worlds best colour grading, restoration and film scanning solutions for the broadcast, film, commercial and archive industries, has been acquired by its management team consisting of Kelvin Bolah, Greg Holland and Claes Westerlund. T Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:16:02 GMT Canon EOS C300 Cinema Cameras and EF-Series Lenses Used to Shoot Challenging Dramatic Documentary Se https://news.creativecow.net/story/877772 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877772 (November 19, 2014) Early in his career as a combat cameraman covering the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Mark Benjamin relied on film and video formats to shoot award-winning feature-length documentaries for major networks and independent producers. For his assignments, each format provided the performance Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:52:41 GMT AJA Announces Ship Date for the CION Production Camera https://news.creativecow.net/story/877765 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877765 (Tokyo, Japan--November 19, 2014) AJA Video Systems today announced that the company has started accepting orders for the new CION production camera, with an anticipated initial ship date by the end of December. CION is both ergonomic and lightweight with unparalleled connectivity, and is capable of Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:34:08 GMT For Indie Filmmakers Seeking to Capture the Look of a Major Feature, It’s All Relative When You’re U https://news.creativecow.net/story/877741 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877741 (November 17, 2014) Combining cinematic digital HD video capture with convenience and affordability, the EOS C100 Digital Cinema camera from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is an attractive choice for budget-conscious independent producers. Other filmmakers, however, repor Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:26:05 GMT Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Used to Capture Thirty Seconds to Mars’ Summer Tour https://news.creativecow.net/story/877719 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877719 (Fremont, California--November 14, 2014) Blackmagic Design today announced that the Pocket Cinema Camera was used to shoot concert, event and behind the scenes footage for the award winning hit band Thirty Seconds to Mars. Videographer and DP for the band, K.C. Lauf, used the Pocket Cinema Camera to Fri, 14 Nov 2014 03:47:45 GMT Encore Completes Dailies, Post & VFX for HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' https://news.creativecow.net/story/877717 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877717 (Hollywood, California--November 14, 2014) HBOs miniseries Olive Kitteridge starring Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins and Bill Murray tells the poignantly sweet, acerbically funny and devastatingly tragic story of a seemingly placid New England town wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:53:00 GMT JVC Launches 4KCAM Product Line at CCW 2014 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877698 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877698 (Wayne, New Jersey--November 12, 2014) JVC Professional Products, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will introduce its 4KCAM product line and unveil three handheld camera models at Content amp Communications World (CCW) 2014, which runs Nov. 12-13 in New York City. The new GY-LS300 is a Supe Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:12:02 GMT Ikegami Introduces HC-HD300 Affordable HD CMOS Studio Camera System; Exhibits HDK-95C Unicam, OLED & https://news.creativecow.net/story/877669 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877669 (CCW 2014, Booth 1254--November 10, 2014) Ikegami, the world-leading manufacturer of advanced HD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators, will be exhibiting advanced systems at Content and Communications World 2014 (CCW). CCW is being held Novemb Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:20:31 GMT Marrying Canon EOS C300 Digital Cinema Cameras to Canon Cinema Prime and Zoom Lenses for Wedlock Hel https://news.creativecow.net/story/877558 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877558 (Great Neck, New York--October 22, 2014) When director Ross Partridge and cinematographer Doug Emmett were in pre-production on their nine-episode web series Wedlock, they knew that a cinematic, shallow depth of field look would be essential to make their show stand out. They also knew theyd need a Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:49:18 GMT Panasonic VariCam 35 and VariCam HS Ship https://news.creativecow.net/story/877504 https://news.creativecow.net/story/877504 (Newark, New Jersey--October 15, 2014) The VariCam 35s superb image handling in multiple formats ranging from pristine 4K RAW to more practical 4K, UHD, 2K, HD and ProRes capture formats make it an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K even Wed, 15 Oct 2014 16:45:02 GMT