Although cinema5D has been around since the very early days of large sensor photo cameras that shoot video, it has been four years since Sebastian, Nino and I joint forces and re-launched the site in order to bring it to what it is today.Read more
If you live in the European Union, you might ask yourself why there’s so much US content on streaming sites like Netflix, and so little locally produced content. Well, this might be about to change. The European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, is mulling over a 20% European content quota for video-on-demand sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime.Read more
That was fast! Just a few of weeks ago, SmallHD announced an entirely new series of, well, LargeHD monitors – the HDR Production line. Today, the company has announced yet another line of models, the SmallHD Studio Production Monitors.Read more
Dog Schidt Optiks is a UK-based lens manufacturer founded by DP Richard Gale. They take old Russian lenses, open them up and rebuild them with a cine housing. If you’re into the old-school, dirty, creamy, flary feel of vintage optics you should definitely check out Dog Schidt Optik’s rehoused Russian PL Glass. Cinema5D reader and cinematographer Benett Cerf has done just that and reviewed their “Trump” line of lenses, which you can find in the video below.Read more
Japanese manufacturers suffered the closure of sensor and electronics manufacturing sites in Japan after the Kumamoto earthquake and aftershocks.Read more
Sony announced several updates at this year’s NAB show, including the much-anticipated firmware update for the Sony FS5 camera. A month later, the company has quietly released their version 2.0 update as a free download. Among other things, this update unlocks a very promising feature: Auto ND.Read more
For a decade, the Super 35mm Bayer CFA (Color Filter Array) CMOS sensor has powered the digital cinema revolution. I’d like to present a couple of interesting technologies which may well end up replacing it.Read more
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