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Intro image for article At the Bench: Adding a License to Your Sony VENICE Camera
Tutorials & Guides
Several optional licenses are available for the Sony VENICE that enable additional functionality, such as full frame and anamorphic recording, and high frame rates. Installing a license is a multi-step process, as demonstrated by our tech, Juliet McNally.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Audio and the Sony VENICE Camera
Tutorials & Guides
The Sony VENICE offers several ways to import professional audio. Three different types of audio signals can be imported through the five-pin audio connector. Watch as I demo how to input these signals, as well as how to manage them using the internal audio menus.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Sony VENICE Firmware Update 4.0
Tutorials & Guides
I recently got to spend some time with a Sony VENICE camera body running a beta version of firmware version 4.0 and, of course, the first thing I did was to run through the new high frame rate recording modes to see where each "maxes out" in terms of frame rate.
Intro image for article X-OCN Workflows with the Sony VENICE
Tutorials & Guides
The Sony VENICE has been out for a while now and has quickly become a popular camera for feature films, television series, and a wide range of other applications. The VENICE produces great looking images, as it should, and it also offers a very good post workflow. Sony has been improving their workflows for years, and after many iterations, they really nailed it down in the F55. The VENICE builds on this even more and does a great job of keeping things simple.
Intro image for article First Flight of the Angenieux Optimo Ultra 12x on Sony's VENICE
Tech News
Recently, AbelCine’s Matt Livingston came up with a stunning way to show off the new Angenieux Optimo Ultra 12x FF/VV, a night flight over Manhattan.
Intro image for article Sony VENICE Firmware 3.0 Released
Tech News
Sony has just announced that firmware version 3.0 for their flagship camera, the full format VENICE, is now available. If version 2.0, released in June of 2018, got the VENICE fully firing on all cylinders, this update seeks to refine the camera’s ease of use while nicely expanding its capabilities. We got to take a look at what’s included in the update—and there’s a lot—so let’s dig into the details.
Intro image for article At the Bench: The Modularity of the Sony VENICE
Tutorials & Guides
I recently had a chance to work with one of our camera service technicians to take a closer look at all of the field-serviceable aspects of Sony's popular VENICE full format (full frame) cinema camera.
Intro image for article Venetian Twilight: Sony VENICE Dual ISO Meets Steadicam
Tutorials & Guides
Recently, AbelCine hosted back-to-back Tiffen Steadicam workshops here in our Brooklyn office, and we noticed students were really cozying up to the Sony VENICE. They enjoyed taking this particular payload for a test drive on their Steadicam rigs, getting in some trigger time “flying” Sony’s flagship digital cinema camera.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Exploring Sony VENICE Menus
Tutorials & Guides
It's been nearly 10 months since the Sony VENICE camera first became available, and in the last few months it has really started to take flight. Demand is skyrocketing for both sales and rentals of the VENICE. Because of this, and because it is such a great camera, we thought it was time to give you a deep dive video on just how it works.