DP Neil Oseman has shot an updated version of the Hans Christian Andersen 1930s period tale, The Little Mermaid.The live-action film is inspired by the classic fairy tale and co-directed by Chris Bouchard and Blake Harris. Book-ended in the present day, The Little Mermaid gave Oseman the opportunity to use Cooke S4/i lenses to their fullest, capturing the look he loves from the fantasy/adventure films of the 1980s and 1990s for The Little Mermaid’s 1930s look.
“Big Time”, the new music video from rock band Great White, was shot primarily with the GY-LS300 4KCAM Super 35 camera. The four-day production shot in early May throughout Riverside and Yucaipa, Calif. The video supports the first single off the band’s new album, Full Circle, released June 2017.
Dallas,Texas-based video production company Ethos Media recently purchased three Panasonic AG-UX180 4K camcorders for live event coverage. While a primary assignment for the UX180s has been recording weekly services at the Stonebriar Community Church (Frisco, TX), the camcorders have also been used on a variety of theatrical, concert and corporate projects.
Sony announces that it is developing a full frame (36 x 24mm) cinematography camera. Details are scant, but the camera will use a new image sensor and will be compatible with existing Sony workflows.
When Venture Films were looking to expand the capabilities and functionality of their F55 cameras they decided to purchase Sony’s latest 4K recorder, the AXS-R7. The production company, based in Sydney, Australia was co-founded by Gavin Rawlings and Melanie Galea and shoot a wide range of productions from travel shows to corporate videos, branded content and TV commercials, with the emphasis on 4K capture. The AXS-R7 supports the new Sony X-OCN codec, and can record 4K at 120 fps.
At Cine Gear Expo 2017 Pansonic previewed the EVA1 cinema camera. First hints came at the 2017 NAB Show, now the new camera is revealed, positioned between the GH5 and the Varicam LT. The EVA1 contains a newly designed 5.7K Super 35mm-sized sensor for capturing true cinematic images. Aimed at the independent shooter, the camera has an EF mount and records to SD cards.