Soul Movie, a production and post-production house in Rome, Italy, has equipped two of its OB vans with new Grass Valley cameras for live events, concerts and various sporting events.
Alex Strangelove is a high school romance film that was directed by Craig Johnson (Wilson, The Skeleton Twins) and shot by Spera with VariCam Pure cinema cameras. The Netflix feature film tells the story of Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny), a well-rounded high school student who plans to lose his virginity to his girlfriend Clare (Madeline Weinstein) during his senior year. Complications occur when he meets Elliot (Antonio Marziale), who makes him question his sexual identity.
IMT Vislink has partnered with Panasonic to give customers of both companies a robust wireless video transmission and receive solution directly from the camera. IMT Vislink’s HCAM transmitter offers user-interchangeable RF modules and a range of software options that combine seamlessly with Panasonic’s line of broadcast and ENG cameras.
The camera viewfinder is an essential tool to compose a shot and, in many cases, to focus. Early film cameras used a separate viewfinder, but the invention of the reflex mirror shutter by ARRI in 1937 allowed the operator a parallax-free view through the taking lens. Television cameras developed along a different route, with an electronic viewfinder (EVF) displaying the video output of the camera. Those early EVFs were monochrome CRTs.
Director of Photography (DP) Jay Lafayette selected seven VariCam 35 4K cameras and two VariCam LT 4K camcorders for the live shoot of Steve Martin and Martin Short’s Netflix special, An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, recorded at Greenville, SC’s Peace Center Concert Hall earlier this year. In the special, the longtime pals and comic icons share quips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. The Netflix original special begins airing Friday, May 25.
Digital P Media, a video production company based in Cary, N.C., has paired five new JVC PB-CELL200 ProHD Portable Bridge cellular uplinks with its JVC 800 Series ProHD cameras to stream live coverage of this year’s Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) bass fishing tournament. The remote broadcasting hubs have delivered improved streaming performance from the expansive lakes that host the competitions.