Fujifilm has announced a new 4K compact zoom lens, the Fujinon UA24x7.8BERD, (UA24x7.8) with a total length approx. 220mm and weighing in under 2kg. The lens is slated for release January 2018, and will be on show at IBC2017.
Veteran mobile production company of F&F Productions has hit the road with GTX-18, its first 52-ft. expando production truck capable of producing live shows, natively, with 4K UHD HDR capability built on a complete Evertz infrastructure.
The IBC Conference and Exhibition is the perfect venue to explore international exhibits filled with displays and live demonstrations for production, distribution and broadcast technology. Here are highlights from some companies exhibiting cellular and wireless technology at IBC 2017.
ARRI has released a larger version of their Full Spectrum Neutral Density (FSND) filter in 6.6”x 6.6” and 4”x 5.65” sizes for use in external matte boxes. ARRI is already very familiar with premium filters; the ALEXA Mini and the AMIRA cameras come equipped with a colour-neutral internal FSND filter.
FSND filters reduce
The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) has expanded its complement of Z-HD5000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai to boost its live production capabilities and take optimal advantage of expanding distribution opportunities.
DP Joel Devlin used Panasonic VariCam 35 to shoot drama series “Broken’ for BBC One. Wanting to highlight the colours of the North of England, Devlin was took inspiration from 1970s American photographer William Egglestone, who helped to introduce color photography to the world of fine art. Devlin felt that the
F&F Productions chose 17 Fujinon 4K UHD lenses to outfit the company’s first 4K mobile production unit, the GTX-18 4K HDR truck.
Partnered with Sony HDC-4300 4K camera systems, the new unit will have eight UA107x8.4BESM 4K studio lenses, five UA18x5.5BERD 4K portable zooms, t
Fujifilm announces the first North American customer of its recently released Fujinon MK50-135mm T2.9 zoom. Toronto-based Stature Films, best known for its commercial and documentary production, was an early adopter of MK Series.
Sigma has announced pricing and availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime lenses. These high-speed cine prime lenses are compatible with full-frame (36 mm × 24 mm) image sensors, and are available for EF, E and PL mounts.
Cooke Optics will bring its latest lens developments to IBC 2017 including the new S7/I line-up. The company will also show the Panchro/i Classic and two true front anamorphic zoom lenses for the Anamorphic/i series.