Category Archives: Cinema Technology

The Harryhausen Chronicles

Ray Harryhausen moved from his native England to Los Angeles as a child. Being inspired by the original King Kong (1933), he made various short subject stop motion films. After WWII, he worked on the Oscar winning Mighty Joe Young … Continue reading

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JLCooper Eclipse CX Midnight

One of the toys I played around with today was the JLCooper Eclipse CX Midnight. It seems very friendly when you use it without much of a bulky interface to the computer. It is compatible with Da Vinci Resolve, FCP, … Continue reading

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Gemini Workflow with ARRIRAW

This is a good video courtesy of AbleCine about Convergent Design’s Gemini 4:4:4 recorder. Recently, ARRIRAW support was added via a paid license key, making it the most affordable ARRIRAW recorder. The Gemini is very easy to use on set, … Continue reading

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Canon EOS C500 4K Cinema Camera

I am so excited to try this camera next month for a shoot! The price is a bit high for owning but with all the 4K buzz going on and Canon’s reliability and ease of post-production flow chart, I think … Continue reading

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Fujifilm Receives Academy Award® for Its Contribution to Motion Pictures

At a special awards dinner held in Los Angeles on February 11, 2012. The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor people and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant, outstanding and lasting ways to motion pictures. FUJIFILM RECORDING … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Laptop and Even Your Desktop Faster with SSD for Film/Video Applications

Solid State Drives have been around for a while! The fact that there are no moving parts (e.g. like a hard drive mechanics) makes them ideal for use in storing footage for cameras and audio files for recordings. Why not … Continue reading

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