There was a time, not so long ago, when cameras only came in one flavor: film. Now shooters have a veritable buffet of camera choices, from those that fit on a helmet to those shooting feature films, and everything in between. And the choices at that buffet grow even larger when you look at the host of accessories available today.
Below we highlight some cameras and support technology we thought you might be interested in and information as to why they could be the solution to your needs.
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RED Digital Cinema is a leading manufacturer of professional digital cameras and accessories. RED’s DSMC2 (Digital Stills and Motion Camera) system offers three incredible sensor options — GEMINI 5K S35, HELIUM 8K S35 and MONSTRO 8K VV — combined with compact and lightweight design, superior image quality, modularity and cutting-edge performance.
What you’ll find in RED’s techToolbox:
Video & Presentation – Benefits of REDCODE RAW
As RED’s proprietary file format, REDCODE RAW (R3D) efficiently encodes image data in a way that maximizes the post production flexibility of RAW files.
Blackmagic Design creates world-class video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors and more for the feature film, post production and broadcast industries. Our line of digital film and live production cameras includes the URSA Broadcast, URSA Mini, Pocket Cinema Camera, Studio Camera, Micro Cinema Camera and Micro Studio Camera families, which have been used by filmmakers, broadcasters and streamers around the globe.
What you’ll find in Blackmagic Design’s techToolbox:
Video – Behind the Scenes with URSA Mini Pro and Disunity
In this behind the scenes interview with cinematographer Garth de Bruno Austin, we find out about his journey with URSA Mini Pro and how its durability, ergonomics and image quality helped create his incredible and stunning documentary, Disunity.
TVLogic designs and manufactures LCD and OLED high definition displays from 5.5″ to 55″ that are created specifically for broadcast, production, post production, digital signage and multi-viewer applications.
What you’ll find in TVLogic’s techToolbox:
Presentation – 2018 Line-Up for Broadcast Display
Accurate color, precise calibration and field upgradability. TV Logic provides leading broadcast features and superior video engineering.
Panavision is a leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high precision lenses and camera systems. The Millennium DXL2 8K camera has gained premier status among DPs for its large-format ecosystem. DXL2 combines the company’s expertise in optics, modular accessories, filters and color science with strategic partner integrations to offer a unique, technologically advanced system to filmmakers.
What you’ll find in Panavision’s techToolbox:
Presentation – Cinematographers Bring Movielike Magic to Commercials
Panavision continues to up the ante on camera technology, most recently with the new 8K Millennium DXL2, designed from decades of cinema history and informed by strong relationships with the artists who used the DXL1.
Switcher Studio helps build your brand with better social video. With Switcher you can “edit while you shoot.” You can also switch from your camera to put your logo on screen, to a photo or video, and you can even wirelessly pair another iPhone, iPad or computer to show multiple angles. Making video is complex and costly, but it doesn’t have to be. Build your brand through better social video using Switcher Studio.
What you’ll find in Switcher Studios’ techToolbox:
Video -With the original, multi-camera, live video creation platform you can edit-while-you-shoot and send live video directly to YouTube, Facebook Live and other platforms.