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 colour science of the VariCam matched the desired aesthetic.
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, three UA14x4.5BERD 4K portable zooms, and one UA22x8BERD 4K portable lens.
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.
The “Road to the Horse” is a major horse riding competition in which riders must tame and navigate an untamed horse through an obstacle course. This year it featured a “Celebration of the Cowgirl,” an all-female field of riders that was held in the spring at Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in Lexington, KY.