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Intro image for article A Deep Dive with the Canon C70
Tutorials & Guides
The Canon EOS C70 marries the strengths of the Cinema EOS series with the EOS R series, which results in a compact but powerful S35 4K solution for all scenarios. In this video, I'll explore how the C70 is a perfect "bridge" camera for DSLR or mirrorless users making the transition to cinema.
Intro image for article Deploying & Supporting Remote Camera Kits for the 2021 Golden Globes
Tech News
At this point in time, audiences have become accustomed to the idea of award shows incorporating some version of remote or virtual collaboration, especially as travel restrictions keep much of the talent at home. So when Dick Clark Productions chose to reunite the Emmys producing team for this year's Golden Globes and reached out to Mike Nichols, AbelCine Business Development Manager, our previous experience with the remote camera and lighting kits proved invaluable. We were able to build, set up, deliver, and remotely control a number of identical "drop kits" that were delivered to various nominee locations across the country.
Intro image for article Hands-on With the ARRI Orbiter LED Light
Tutorials & Guides
In this video, I take a deep dive into the features and performance of the ARRI Orbiter LED Light. Key features include the fixture’s incredibly bright output, remarkable versatility (thanks to its changeable optics), 2,000K to 20,000K CCT range, fast processor (4x faster than the SkyPanel), expanded connectivity, integrated array of sensors, weatherproof housing, smooth dimming, and more.
Intro image for article The Evolution of ARRI Lighting
Tutorials & Guides
While this article is focused on the advancements in ARRI lighting technology, one can draw parallels from ARRI’s camera and Professional Camera Accessories (PCA) line to understand the design philosophy and evolution of the greater lighting ecosystem. No other brand has such tight integration between camera, lens, and mechanical or electronic accessories. There are plenty of examples to draw from, but innovations like incorporated wireless focus motor receivers and wireless video transmission in the ALEXA SXT-W, the interconnectivity of the entire LBUS range of motors and focus tools, and wireless range extension for various families of products with the ERM-2400 all showcase ARRI’s unified design philosophy.
Intro image for article American Utopia: A Conversation with Ellen Kuras, ASC
Client Profiles
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down for a conversation with Ellen Kuras, ASC to discuss her work as the cinematographer on David Byrne's American Utopia, a concert film directed by Spike Lee.
Intro image for article A Look at Canon C500 Mark II with Rubidium Wu
Tutorials & Guides
Canon’s latest full-format Cinema EOS camera, the C500 Mark II, is a study in versatility. Join filmmaker Rubidium Wu as he describes his experiences shooting with the C500 Mark II and gives his perspective on how it fits into the equipment roster of a growing production company.
Intro image for article Evaluating the Sony FX9 and VENICE Sensors
Tutorials & Guides
Since the release of Sony's PXW-FX9 digital cinema camera, we've gotten a lot of questions from clients about how it compares to Sony's flagship cinema camera, the VENICE. Now that Sony has released major firmware updates for both cameras (2.01 for the FX9 and 6.0 for the VENICE), we thought now would be a good opportunity to compare their capabilities, particularly in terms of each camera’s sensor.
Intro image for article Testing ARRI's New Signature Zoom Lenses
Tutorials & Guides
In late September, ARRI introduced a new line of Signature Zoom lenses in focal lengths of 16-32mm, 24-75mm, 45-135mm, and 65-300mm. All feature full-frame coverage and fast, constant apertures of T2.8. The 65-300mm is also available with a dedicated 1.7x extender, for a 110.5-510mm range and maximum aperture of T4.95 when mounted.
Intro image for article Technical Applications for the Motion Impossible AGITO System
Tutorials & Guides
AbelCine is constantly on the lookout for new technologies with the potential to truly enhance the creative process and production capabilities of our customers. One of the most exciting innovators in the realm of camera movement is Motion Impossible, and their AGITO robotic camera dolly system, which we are proud to support in the US market.