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Arri Alexa Cameras To Support ProRes 4444 XQ:

Arri Alexa Cameras To Support ProRes 4444 XQ:

| June 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARRI has announced their support for the new Apple ProRes 4444 XQ, which will be available in the next Software Update Packet for ALEXA cameras. “Working with ProRes has been great for our customers,” says Marc Shipman-Mueller, ARRI’s Product Manager for Camera Systems. “Up until now, the ProRes 4444 330 Mb/s version has been the […]

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RED Dragon Camera Visual Lens Comparison:

RED Dragon Camera Visual Lens Comparison:

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Who doesn’t want to see what Angenieux, Cooke, Zeiss, ARRI, Fujinon, RED Pro and Canon lenses, prime and zoom look like when on a RED Dragon camera? Relax here is one Explore Media prepared earlier… Welcome to the Lens Comparison Guide for Directors; Producers! Shot on RED Dragon 5K, this guide is displayed in 4K […]

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ARRI ALEXA NAB 2014 Showreel:

ARRI ALEXA NAB 2014 Showreel:

| June 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quick one for you… The NAB 2014 Showreel for the ARRI Alexa. ARRIRAW for all Budgets: Feature Films, Anamorphic , Visual Effects Please see Arri for more.

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Introduction to the AMIRA Color Tool:

Introduction to the AMIRA Color Tool:

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Arri have posted a video tutorial outlining their Amira Color Tool software: Learn how ARRI’s AMIRA Color tool enables you to create, extract and organize AMIRA Look Files. Starting with a short introduction of the user interface, covering look creation and color processing chain, this screencast(s) will get you up to speed with the color […]

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camRade Heat-emitting Rain Cover For the ARRI AMIRA Camera:

camRade Heat-emitting Rain Cover For the ARRI AMIRA Camera:

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

camRade have designed the wetSuit ARRI Amira for the ultimate protection against ‘bad weather’ for the AMIRA camera. Here is a look at the camRade wetSuit ARRI AMIRA at NAB 2014… So whether you are shooting in a muddy, rainy or a dusty environment, this rain cover will protect the camera from getting damaged. The […]

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Light Iron’s Michael Cioni on ALEXA in 4K

Light Iron’s Michael Cioni on ALEXA in 4K

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Light Iron’s Michael Cioni on ALEXA in 4K from NAB2014… At NAB 2014 Michael Cioni, founder and CEO of Light Iron spoke about ALEXA’s unique anamorphic ARRIRAW quality. Cioni has supervised the digital intermediate on hundreds of feature films including Muppets Most Wanted, Ender’s Game, 42, Man of Tai Chi, and The Girl with the […]

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ARRI AMIRA Camera Configuration Options:

ARRI AMIRA Camera Configuration Options:

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ARRI Amira camera comes in three configuration packages: Amira Camera Set, Amira Advanced, and Amira Premium. CONFIGURATION OPTIONS There are three camera configurations to choose from, differentiated by their feature sets. Customers then complete their package by selecting whatever combination of lens mount, battery mount and bottom plate meets their needs; these are configured […]

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ARRI Studio Matte Box SBM 1 Features Video Tour:

ARRI Studio Matte Box SBM 1 Features Video Tour:

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quick one for you; the ARRI Studio Matte Box SBM 1. A studio matte box for filter sizes up to 6.6″ x 6.6″, the SMB-1 is designed to be used with bigger wide-angle prime lenses and also with zooms. The SMB-1 Tilt has an integrated tilt module that counteracts image artefacts linked to filter reflections […]

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ARRI Alexa XT Camera Open Gate Lens Coverage by Gulf Camera:

ARRI Alexa XT Camera Open Gate Lens Coverage by Gulf Camera:

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mob over at Gulf Camera attempt to answer the question: Which lenses will cover “Open Gate” on the ARRI Alexa XT camera? From Gulf Camera… Super 35 film has an image circle of 28.5mm and the Alexa 16:9 is a little smaller at 27.8mm. Using the “Open Gate” mode on the Alexa XT camera […]

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From Cinema to the Operating Theatre: ARRI ALEXA Surgical Showreel:

From Cinema to the Operating Theatre: ARRI ALEXA Surgical Showreel:

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Medical imaging is a booming market. If it’s good enough for Hollywood then it’s good enough for your Heartwood. So why not operate with some of the best cameras around… Arri showcase that their Alexa camera is at home in the most sterile of situations with this showreel dedicated to operations that are aided via […]

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World’s First ARRI Alexa XT Micro-Aerial Flight with AeroCine:

World’s First ARRI Alexa XT Micro-Aerial Flight with AeroCine:

| March 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

In near white out conditions (in the sky) the brave and daring souls from AeroCine in late February this year strapped an ARRI Alexa XT camera with a Codex recorder and remote follow focus and made aerial history at ARRI CSC New Jersey. The flight lasted for 11 minutes and 4 seconds… Watch on: Please […]

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ARRI ALEXA SUP 9.1 & ARC 3.0 Out Now:

ARRI ALEXA SUP 9.1 & ARC 3.0 Out Now:

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARRI has released the next firmware instalment for the ALEXA camera: Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.1 and the ARRIRAW Converter (ARC) 3.0. The ARRIRAW Converter is ARRI’s free reference tool for processing ARRIRAW files in the optimal quality. A new, exciting feature includes the ability to uprez to 4K or UHD-1. For ALEXA XT and […]

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foolcat Generates Camera Reports of Any Folder Full of RED, MXF or QuickTime Files:

foolcat Generates Camera Reports of Any Folder Full of RED, MXF or QuickTime Files:

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

foolcat app generates camera reports of any folder full of RED, MXF or QuickTime files in rich HTML and PDF format. The foolcat software supports RED R3D, QuickTime clips (Canon, Sony, Arri, GoPro…) and MXF files (Canon C300, XF305 etc). foolcat 3.98 with HDRx rollover: foolcat Demo: foolcat will summarise total clip count, duration, drop […]

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Overview of the ARRI Rod Standards:

Overview of the ARRI Rod Standards:

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are currently three ARRI rod standards; 15mm LWS lightweight Support , 15mm Studio, and 19mm Studio. But rods are rods right? NO!! Just ask one of the American manufacturers who have a sea container full of rods they believed to be industry standard… They are now called looking at rods. So here is an […]

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ARRI Clean Sweep With Best Picture Nominations at the 86th Academy Awards:

ARRI Clean Sweep With Best Picture Nominations at the 86th Academy Awards:

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of their strong BAFTA nominations, ARRI their cameras continue an amazing run with a clean sweep with Best Picture nominations at the 86th Academy Awards. Great to see Roger Deakins get a nod again this time for PRISONERS and using an ARRI ALEXA camera. ARRI is also very proud that every […]

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ARRI and The Deadly Clean Sweep BAFTA Nominations

ARRI and The Deadly Clean Sweep BAFTA Nominations

| January 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

You have to roll with the punches sometimes, and right now ARRI is not even at the fight instead off at a theme park enjoying the ride… A ride called The Deadly Clean Sweep BAFTA Nominations: BEST FILM 12 YEARS A SLAVE — ARRICAM AMERICAN HUSTLE — ARRICAM CAPTAIN PHILLIPS — ALEXA, ARRICAM and ARRIFLEX […]

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Arri DoP*1 Cinematographers Watch:

Arri DoP*1 Cinematographers Watch:

| December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Unlike pilot or diving watches, the bezel of the DoP*1 doesn’t indicate time that has passed; instead it is equipped with a countdown to zero feature. Cinematographer Tom Fährmann, BVK designed the DoP*1 watch at the suggestion of Arnold & Richter and the timepiece is manufactured by Roland Kemmner, a renowned German watchmaker based in […]

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Ikegami UnicamHD HDK-97ARRI Camera Shooting Outdoors:

Ikegami UnicamHD HDK-97ARRI Camera Shooting Outdoors:

| December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ikegami took that ARRI / Ikegami UnicamHD HDK-97ARRI half and half camera to the Japanese countryside to shoot a demo reel. Nikko Toshogu and Chuzenji north of Tokyo are World Heritage Listed Sites, so what better environment to shoot a demo reel of the Super 35mm HDK-97ARRI camera’s capabilities outside of a controlled studio environment. […]

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ARRI Alexa Software Update Packet SUP 9.0 and CFast 2.0 Recording:

ARRI Alexa Software Update Packet SUP 9.0 and CFast 2.0 Recording:

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI have announced that the Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.0 for ARRI ALEXA XT/XR upgrade cameras and SUP 9.0 for ALEXA Classic cameras is available for immediate download. Software Update Packet (SUP) 9.0 enables a number of new features for all ALEXA cameras. It adds new recording capabilities and codec options and provides the basis […]

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ARRI PCA for SONY PMW F5 F55 Camera Feature Tour:

ARRI PCA for SONY PMW F5 F55 Camera Feature Tour:

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI PCA show off their range of accessaries for the SONY PMW F5 and F55 cameras… ARRI PCA offers a range of accessories for the Sony F5 / F55 in the form of a dedicated 15 mm LWS base plate; shoulder pad; accessory top plate; handle; and Sony viewfinder adapter. These dedicated accessories improve ergonomics […]

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The Free ARRI Photometric App:

The Free ARRI Photometric App:

| November 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

The free ARRI Photometric App provides lighting designers with a powerful interactive tool to show full details of the light output of ARRI lighting products. Simply select the desired lamphead, lens, lamp and focus position and the Calculator computes all relevant photometric data within seconds. It shows you maximum illuminance levels, half peak angles, beam […]

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ARRI ALEXA Service Certificate Announced:

ARRI ALEXA Service Certificate Announced:

| October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI have announced what they call the ALEXA Service Certificate, and it will be available from all 12 official ARRI service centers and partner service centers. Car manufactures have been offering genuine service centre certificates for a while now and it has helped owners reach the highest resale value for their beloved automobiles. ARRI are […]

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ARRI Master Anamorphic Lens Showreels I SEE and THE RIDE:

ARRI Master Anamorphic Lens Showreels I SEE and THE RIDE:

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Getting in early for your weekend viewing pleasure… Two ARRI master anamorphic showreels; one from Cinematographer Sheng Lu called “I See” and one from cinematographer Karl Walter Lindenlaub, ASC, BVK, called “The Ride.” ARRI Master Anamorphic showreel: I SEE Cinematographer Sheng Lu combined ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lenses with an ALEXA M on the short film […]

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Market Report on the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market:

Market Report on the Global Digital Broadcast and Cinematography Cameras Market:

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

A wee little report on the state of the broadcast and cinematography markets has dropped from Reportbuyer.com… It costs a pretty penny to buy it, but here is a skinny version for you: Basically 3D is paralysed, cameras cost less now with glass going up in price, 2K and 4K cameras are kicking butt, it […]

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On the Floor at IBC With the ARRI Amira Camera, Price TBD:

On the Floor at IBC With the ARRI Amira Camera, Price TBD:

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

On the floor at IBC 2013 ARRI Product Manger Marcus Duerr runs through some of the features of the AMIRA, ARRI’s new versatile shoulder mount documentary-style camera, with in-camera CFast 2.0 recording and easy, single-user functionality. Please note the price of ARRI AMIRA is TBD, but it will be well under the ALEXA camera. For […]

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ARRI AMIRA Camera Features Tour:

ARRI AMIRA Camera Features Tour:

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Quick one for you: The documentary-style camera ARRI AMIRA features tour. With a solid internal skeleton that guarantees camera and lens stability, AMIRA is a highly durable product constructed of the strongest possible materials. Sealed and capsulated electronics provide top-level protection against humidity and dust, while an integrated thermal core results in an exceptionally efficient […]

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ARRI Cameras Plus SanDisk CFast 2.0 Recording Media and The Codex Adapter:

ARRI Cameras Plus SanDisk CFast 2.0 Recording Media and The Codex Adapter:

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI have announced that they are the first to implement SanDisk’s new CFast 2.0 recording media in a camera, with a Codex adapter which allows for in-camera CFast 2.0 recording with ALEXA XT models and ALEXA Classic cameras upgraded with the XR Module. “With the SanDisk Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 card, we are enabling a […]

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ARRI Amira Camera Showreel:

ARRI Amira Camera Showreel:

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Just when you couldn’t get enough of that new documentary-style ARRI Amira 2K 200fps camera along comes the official showreel: AMIRA features the same sensor and exceptional image quality as the ARRI ALEXA, recording superior HD 1080 or 2K pictures that are suitable for any distribution format. With a dynamic range of more than 14 […]

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ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic Lens Series Shipping Dates:

ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic Lens Series Shipping Dates:

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI have published shipping dates for all seven of their focal lengths in the ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lens series. The MA35, 50 and 75 were released in August this year and have started shipping, with the MA100 to follow in October, the MA40 and 60 in February 2014, and the MA135 in April 2014. By […]

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ARRI Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 Lens:

ARRI Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 Lens:

| September 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

ARRI have introduced their new Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9, the first super wide-angle zoom lens for the professional cine market. With an unusually accommodating image circle of 33.7 mm, the UWZ has been designed for both existing and future generations of large-sensor digital cameras, incorporating patented, cutting-edge lens technologies that overcome known problems with […]

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ARRI Amira Documentary Shoulder Camera at IBC Sneak Peek:

ARRI Amira Documentary Shoulder Camera at IBC Sneak Peek:

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The new ARRI camera called the ARRI Amira has slipped out of the bag a bit early via a tweet from Broadcast TECH. This is the first glimpse of the new compact shoulder ARRI broadcast style AMIRA camera which is said to be available 2014. More to come as we know it.

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4K Video SanDisk 256GB Extreme Pro CompactFlash Memory Cards Announced:

4K Video SanDisk 256GB Extreme Pro CompactFlash Memory Cards Announced:

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

We were told by ARRI to look out for an announcement from SanDisk and here it is they have announced the availability of their 256GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CompactFlash memory card, the world’s first high-capacity, high-performance CompactFlash card with the latest Video Performance Guarantee (VPG-65) specification. Also being announced by SanDisk today are faster speeds […]

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A New Camera With a 5 Letter Girls Name That Begins & Ends With A From ARRI Coming to IBC 2013:

A New Camera With a 5 Letter Girls Name That Begins & Ends With A From ARRI Coming to IBC 2013:

| September 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

ARRI will drop a new smaller camera than the popular Alexa at IBC that will have CF card recording internal capabilities and have off camera recording ready to roll from companies already working with ARRI such as Codex. Well if the journo’s that I work with can do it then why can’t I. You know […]

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Two New ARRI L-Series Tungsten Lights:

Two New ARRI L-Series Tungsten Lights:

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI have released two new additions to their popular L-Series range of LED Fresnels. So ARRI now have a tuneable tungsten model, the L7-TT, and an optional active cooling version of all L7 models. As a tuneable 2600 K – 3600 K tungsten version of the popular L7-C, the L7-TT (Tuneable Tungsten) is more than […]

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A Look At The Alexa Classic Internal Filter Module:

A Look At The Alexa Classic Internal Filter Module:

| August 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Marc Shipman-Mueller ARRI Product Manager Camera Systems gives us a quick run through on the fundamentals of the internal filter module on the ARRI Alexa Classic cameras. The internal filter module is a unique behind-the-lens ND filter system that is available for the ALEXA Classic cameras. For more information about the internal ND filter system […]

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ARRI Alexa Cameras Overview Plus More Helpful Alexa Videos:

ARRI Alexa Cameras Overview Plus More Helpful Alexa Videos:

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

On YouTube, The Official Arri Channel now has a collection of helpful videos about the Alexa series of cameras. The seven Arri Alexa Classic cameras and the four Alexa XT cameras are discussed, as well as accessories and upgrades for both series of cameras covered in the videos. Here are just some of the helpful […]

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ARRI Broadcast Plate For Sony F5 & F55 Cameras:

ARRI Broadcast Plate For Sony F5 & F55 Cameras:

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI dropped this off at the Cinescopophilia Facebook page… It’s worth sharing. New ARRI PCA “Broadcast Plate” for Sony F5/F55: Beside our existing plate which adapts with an integrated “touch and go 35″ directly to a fluid head or via BP-8/9 to all “cine-style” configurations we had requests from our customers who wanted to have […]

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The Fletcher 2013 Camera Comparison Chart:

The Fletcher 2013 Camera Comparison Chart:

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Once again the great people from Fletcher Camera & Lenses who are well known for sales and rental of cine camera gear to big and small productions, have released their updated camera comparison chart. The Fletcher Camera Comparison Chart for 2013 again covers all the important things you need to know about large medium and […]

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ARRI Alexa Alexaremote Remote Controller System Demo:

ARRI Alexa Alexaremote Remote Controller System Demo:

| May 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

Balint Seres has sent us his latest video for his Alexaremote Remote Controller system for the ARRI Alexa cameras. network cable and radio control change/set and store 10 profiles for FPS, EI, WB and Shutter check all information on your own screen start/stop camera switch 2K/HD toggle SxS 1 and 2 turn Highspeed on/off set […]

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ARRI Pro Camera Accessories at NAB 2013:

ARRI Pro Camera Accessories at NAB 2013:

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Philip Vischer ARRI PCA Product Manager and Snehal Patel Technical Sales Support from ARRI bring a little bit of NAB 2013 home to you, when they run us through the new ARRI PCA offerings. The guys demonstrate some of the best PCA products shown at NAB such as the ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6, base […]

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ARRI LDS Extenders for Alura Zoom Lenses:

ARRI LDS Extenders for Alura Zoom Lenses:

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI’s Product Manager, Thorsten Meywald gives us a run down on the new Alura LDS Extenders; 1.4x and 2.0x. The focal length range of the ARRI / FUJINON Alura Zoom lenses is significantly increased with the use of the easily and quickly mounted extenders. The Alura LDS Extenders mount between the camera’s PL mount and […]

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ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic Lenses Price and Delivery Dates From NAB:

ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic Lenses Price and Delivery Dates From NAB:

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

ARRI Product manager for Lenses Thorsten Meywald lets you in on the prices and delivery dates for the seven ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lenses. At NAB 2013 ARRI showed off the 35mm 50mm and the 75mm ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lenses. Still to come in the Master Anamorphic lens series is the 40mm, 60mm, 100mm, and 135mm […]

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ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6:

ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6:

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ARRI LMB-6 matte box succeeds the LMB-4A matte box. The LMB-6 makes all of the innovations of the successful LMB-25 available for larger-sized filters, up to 6.6″ x 6.6″. This allows a lightweight matte box to be utilized even when extremely wide angle lenses are used on the camera.. There are two choices, the […]

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ARRI Alexa Camera XR Module Upgrade Announced:

ARRI Alexa Camera XR Module Upgrade Announced:

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Those that bought an ARRI Alexa camera three years ago should have been rewarded many times over with that investment. Well now ARRI are rewarding Alexa owners by announcing that they can purchase some of the key components of the new ALEXA XT camera with the XR Module upgrade path. The ARRI Alexa XR Module […]

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ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Camera:

ARRI Ikegami HDK-97ARRI Camera:

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ikegami and ARRI jointly announced the availability of a pioneering new camera system: The HDK-97ARRI. Remember those cut and shut cars that seemed to be very popular in the mid 90′s? You know where they took two cars and made one car out of it…. Well here is something like that in the camera world. […]

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ARRI Says No To a Baby Alexa Camera:

ARRI Says No To a Baby Alexa Camera:

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was short it was sweet. On an ARRI forum the question was put forward: Will ARRI launch a new camera called the Baby Alexa? Unfortunately there is no substance to what you’ve heard. We are not launching a new camera called the Alexa Baby. We are however, extremely excited about the ALEXA XT line, […]

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Schneider Optics ARRI Alexa In-Camera Filter System:

Schneider Optics ARRI Alexa In-Camera Filter System:

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Schneider Optics announced that it is manufacturing and distributing an innovative In-Camera Filter System developed by Clairmont Camera for the ARRI Alexa camera. Working closely with Schneider, Clairmont Camera’s Andree Martin and Alan Albert designed custom assemblies that hold interchangeable Schneider filters in front of the Alexa’s CMOS sensor assembly. The kit includes a specially […]

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ARRI Alexa XT Super Duper Cameras and the Alexaremote Update:

ARRI Alexa XT Super Duper Cameras and the Alexaremote Update:

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Someone at the ARRI website thinks the new Alexa XT series of cameras are just Super Duper. After the chuckle please read up on their press release about the new Alexa XT series of cameras and what Codex Digital have done for them. Then see what’s new with the Alexaremote. With the ALEXA XT cameras […]

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RED Vs ARRI Inc Micheal Bravin Court Case Settled Dismissed With Prejudice:

RED Vs ARRI Inc Micheal Bravin Court Case Settled Dismissed With Prejudice:

| February 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

You may recall there was that corporate espionage case where RED slapped a lawsuit on ARRI executive Micheal Bravin and ARRI Inc not too long ago. Well of course that ex Band Pro employee Michael Bravin was nabbed and hauled before the judge and he plead guilty to hacking emails from Band Pro’s President and […]

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ShotOnWhat? The Source for Motion Picture & Television Technical Information:

ShotOnWhat? The Source for Motion Picture & Television Technical Information:

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hey anyone know what The Terminator movie was shot on? Or that TV show, now web series Arrested Development was shot on? From time to time you may ask yourself “Self, do you think they used a Technovision SuperTechno 30′ or 50′ camera crane with that shot in the Get Smart movie?” Or perhaps asking […]

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