(Los Angeles, California--June 2, 2015) ARRI will be honored for its role in advancing the art and craft of filmmaking with the Cine Gear Expo 2015 Lifetime Technical Achievement Award on June 5 in a ceremony at Paramount Studios Hollywood. The distinction recognizes ARRI’s dedication to advancing motion picture technology over its 98-year history. ARRI Inc. President and CEO Glenn Kennel will accept the award.
Says Karl Kresser, President of Cine Gear Expo: “ARRI has been and continues to be a technological leader from the first 16mm and 35mm film cameras to today’s latest digital offerings to lighting equipment and on to post production. The products have been successfully introduced and accepted in virtually every market around the globe. ARRI continues to invest and search for new trends and attract talented team members to stay in the forefront of this industry. We decided to honor this fantastic achievement.”
ARRI will showcase new products during the Cine Gear Expo LA exhibition, held June 5 and 6. Gear on display will include the ALEXA 65, ALEXA Mini and AMIRA cameras, ARRI SkyPanel and L-Series LED fixtures, Pro Camera Accessories, Master Anamorphic and Ultra Wide Zoom lenses and more.
Other ARRI-focused events at Cine Gear shall include the following to be held at the Sherry Lansing Theater on the Paramount Studio Lot:
Friday, June 5th5:45pm-6:45pm
-- LED Technology: Unlocking Creativity
Mike Wagner, ARRI’s Senior Product Manager, will explore some of the concepts, ideas, and techniques in using LEDs to light in ways never before possible with conventional fixtures
Saturday, June 6th11:45am-12:45pm
-- SkyPanel: Soft Lighting I Redefined and Camera Mobility
DP Cory Geryak will delve into details about working with SkyPanels on the first shoot with the new soft lights.
DP Joe Kessler will discuss shooting the third season of IFC’s MARON on AMIRA.
Directors Danielle Krieger and Casey Warren of MINDCASTLE will talk about their work on The JOURNEY - the very first ALEXA Mini production.
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With headquarters located in Munich, Germany, Arnold and Richter Cine Technik (A&R) was founded in 1917 and is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment. The ARRI Group comprises a global network of subsidiaries and partners that covers every facet of the film industry, including worldwide camera, grip and lighting equipment rental through ARRI Rental; turnkey lighting solutions through the ARRI System Group; lab services, postproduction and visual effects through ARRI Film & TV; and film distribution through ARRI Worldsales. Manufactured products include the ALEXA camera system and AMIRA documentary-style camera; Master Anamorphic lenses; L-Series LED and M-Series HMI lights; Pro Camera Accessories; ARRILASER recorder and ARRISCAN archive technologies. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI’s engineers and their technical contributions with 18 Scientific and Engineering Awards. A third-generation company, ARRI is owned by the Stahl family, who are descendants of co-founder Robert Richter and who in 2012 made a long-term commitment to the industry by buying the share belonging to the descendant of the other co-founder, August Arnold. For locations and more information please visit www.arri.com