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NCAM - MK2 DEMO FOR GUILD MEMBERS – TUESDAY 11 AUGUST FROM 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Over recent years the rise in virtual production has moved from being the preserve of the Big Budget Blockbusters to rapidly becoming an integral part of the day-to-day production workflow across the industry. Since 2012 Ncam have provided market leading camera tracking solutions to help provide live previs on set and rich recorded tracking data for post-production workflows. Constantly looking to evolve the product to meet evolving production techniques and customer demands Ncam are pleased to release Reality 2020 running on the new Mk2 hardware which once again raises the bar allowing your creative freedom to be unleashed; enabled not limited by technology. Please take this opportunity

SONY - DOP PORTRAITS - ANOTHER UPDATE

A while ago we sent out an e-mail about DOP Portraits that SONY puts on their website, this has been since updated once again and here are the additional entries: Rob Hardy BSC Devs Jessica Lee Gagné & Chris Teague Mrs. America The have more coming so keep on checking the website!

NCAM - ENHANCED TRACKING AND RENDERING TECHNOLOGIES

The current status of the world has allowed Ncam to leverage further enhancements in both tracking and rendering technologies, as well as our own developments around spatial environment data capture and its reuse in non-live environments. See how Ncam's latest Mk2 suite can enhance your new 'normal' workflow, click here to book a demo: https://www.ncam-tech.com/?book-demo=true

TAKE 2 FILMS - A GREAT THROWBACK READ - "STAN & OLLIE"

Director of Photography Laurie Rose on shooting the award-winning Stan & Ollie. Shot on ARRI Alexa SXT cameras and a lens package of Cooke Optics S4 T2 primes and a FUJINON Lenses Alura zoom from Take 2 Films. “I love the look and feel of the Alexa sensor, and know the camera pretty well,” says Rose about his kit and framing decisions. “In the mid-1930s, almost all lenses used in Hollywood and the UK were, in fact, Cookes, mainly due to their speed. Both Cooke and I wanted to honour that legacy. They invited me to test the uncoated Cooke S4s, which had only just been announced, but they proved a little too uncontrolled for my intended look. So I went with the coated S4s. As for the aspect

THAT'S A WRAP - PPE EQUIPMENT

Hope you and your families are all keeping well! Although there has been a delay in updating our website, That’s a Wrap Sales are now pleased to confirm that we have a comprehensive range of PPE Equipment and associated cleaning products available and in stock, which includes Masks, Gowns, Aprons, Plastic Screen Protectors i.e. Desk Partitions, Visors, Sanitizer, Signage plus other essential items. For a competitive quote, please email your requirements to sales@taw.eu.com , call 01784 453610 or buy on-line www.taw.eu.com. Please note, internet sales prices may be negotiable on selected items on bulk orders. If you could please share this email it would be greatly appreciated as many k

NCAM - CAN HOLLYWOOD GO VIRTUAL AFTER COVID-19?

Nic Hatch, CEO of Ncam comments "There are many parts to the virtual production puzzle, but Covid-19 has certainly accelerated interest and the requirement to look for and how to extract efficiencies and flexibilities in the creative process of TV and filmmaking. Virtual production is perfectly placed to help stakeholders create content more efficiently and effectively, while driving quality even higher." The video below from CNBC explains how Hollywood is looking to get back the new normal with virtual production, check it out!

FUJIFILM / FUJINON NEWS - MEDIUM FORMAT CAMERA "GFX100" SUPPORTS RAW VIDEO OUTPUT

The digital camera side of our business has issued a press release for a new feature in our Medium Format Digital Camera - GFX100. It allows for 4K RAW video to be output via HDMI and there will be a firmware update from Atomos in July that will allow the Ninja V to read and convert into ProRes RAW. This makes it the first "Medium Format" RAW shooting system that people can own. The sensor used for recording is actually LARGER than the ARRI Alexa65 in 16:9 mode. Jake Polonsky BSC test footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKDbjeUIxqE Test film by Swedish DP Jalio Faber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUKWXQz034E If you have any questions or want to chat about Fujinon lenses at all, pl

MARK MILSOME FOUNDATION - H&S SURVEY

Following the tragic death of Mark Milsome in 2017 The Foundation are launching an anonymous, industry wide survey to help assess the current state of Health and Safety in the Film And TV industry. It takes minutes to complete but responses could help make changes that prevent injury and save lives. Results will be discussed by the foundation at the Edinburgh Festival this summer. Have your say….. GIVE A MINUTE FOR MARK https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/markmilsomefoundationsurvey

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