NAB 2019: Battery Grip for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Battery Grip

If you shot with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K then you know the drain it can take on your Canon LP-E6 batteries. While, yes the new BMPCC4K has a battery life way better than the original Pocket Camera you still are battery concerned nearly all the time. At NAB 2019, Blackmagic Design showed off […]

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ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner, Paul Hirsch, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner, Paul Hirsch, ACE 1

Paul Hirsch, ACE has edited some of the most iconic films in cinema history: Carrie, Star Wars; Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Planes, Trains and Automobiles; Mission: Impossible; Ray; and The Mummy among many, many others in a career that goes back 50 years. We spoke about a wide range […]

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NAB 2019: Laowa 25-100mm T2.9 OOOM Cinema Zoom Lens

Laowa

Not too long ago Chinese lensmaker Laowa shook up the industry with the Laowa 24mm f/14 2X Macro Probe, the world’s first consumer-grade probe lens which focuses from 2:1 macro to infinity and with a compelling wide angle ‘Bug Eye’ perspective. At NAB 2019, the company showed it was at it again as they finally […]

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NAB 2019: Foton Optics M1 25-300mm T2.8 Cine Zoom Lens

NAB 2019: Foton Optics M1 25-300mm T2.8 Cine Zoom Lens 24

It’s big. It’s long. It’s a whole lotta lens. Don’t get cheeky with me. It’s a big lens. At NAB 2019, I ran into an interesting booth featuring both a Foton Optics 25-300mm T2.8 and a DZO 20-70mm T3.1 cinema zooms. What I learned was this: DZO is Foton Optics via rebrand. When walking a […]

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NAB 2019: 28, 40 and 105mm Make 10 Sigma Cine Prime lenses

Sigma

The line up of Cine lenses from Sigma continues to grow, and the new additions expand the options available for those who prefer primes. The three new lenses, which integrate Sigma’s FF High-Speed Prime Line, are the 28mm T1.5 FF, 40mm T1.5 FF, and 105mm T1.5 FF. With these additions, the FF High-Speed Prime Line […]

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