Arri Alexa Mini

Cooke Anamorphic/i SF 65mm MACRO: a star in A Star is Born

Cooke Anamorphic/i SF 65mm MACRO: a star in A Star is Born

Matthew Libatique, ASC used a series of Cooke lenses to capture A Star is Born, but the 65 Macro, which he says is “a game changer” was used to create…

Filmmaker Ikbal Arafa: digital video and the Arab Spring changed his life

Filmmaker Ikbal Arafa: digital video and the Arab Spring changed his life

Being polyvalent is an essential skill for Tunisian filmmaker Ikbal Arafa. He is at the same time DOP, colorist, movi and drone operator, as he leads the way for a…

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

Split SDI ports, or: how to hack an Arri Mini

“My assistant says it’s impossible,” said the Steadicam operator over coffee at Arri headquarters in Burbank. “The DIT wants a LogC output, but I need…

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Anamorphics and Blackmagic’s URSA Mini: NAB 2016

Found in the new UI is the option to turn the 16:9 4.6K Super 35mm sized sensor into a 3K 4:3 anamorphic sensor. This allows the use…