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Area 48 LED Panel

Feb 26, 2014 | One Comment
Area 48 LED Panel

Guest post by Guy Quartermain I was lucky to be given the chance by PLS lighting to field test a ( relatively ) new lighting technology called remote phosphor LED on a documentary shoot this past weekend. There was no time to test the unit in an objective way, so this is purely a reflection […]

Video Interview with Geoff Boyle

Feb 25, 2014 | No Comments
Video Interview with Geoff Boyle

Back in June 2013, we were fortunate enough to have Geoff Boyle visit us from abroad. In conjunction with NZCine, Geoff offered two days of his time to run a RAW Workshop covering topics such as: Basic Theory, Compression, Camera set up and metering along with simple laptop Colour Grading, Post workflow and potential problems. […]

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Q+A

Dec 27, 2013 | No Comments
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Q+A

On Wednesday the 11th of December, NZCS Members were fortunate enough to have a special preview screening of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty“, lensed by NZCS Accredited member Stuart Dryburgh NZCS ACS. Following the film, Stuart gave an hour of his time to hold a small Q+A session via Skype from his home in […]

MōVI M10 Camera stabiliser

Dec 27, 2013 | 2 Comments
MōVI M10 Camera stabiliser

Guest post by Marc Swadel I had the fortune to be invited to London Gear providers CVP, for a try out on the MōVI M10 – the much hyped bit of kit heralded as a ‘Game Changer’. The MōVI is a hand held, multi gimbal stabilisation device, with a range of intelligent, computer controlled features. […]

Sony FS700

Dec 12, 2013 | One Comment
Sony FS700

Guest post from Marc Swadel I recently had the opportunity to road test the FS700 – Sony’s update to the FS100 – which fits into the Sony range at just below the F3. Huge thanks to Scott Webster at Sony for allowing me to test the camera out. The main advances from the FS100 – […]

Camerimage 2013

Dec 12, 2013 | No Comments
Camerimage 2013

Guest blog by Marc Swadel Last month was November and that means the biggest date on the cinematography festival calendar – CAMERIMAGE, in Bydgoszcz, Poland. I attended last year, as the NZCS delegate for the IMAGO (European cinematographers association) conference, and was excited to experience the festival at large. The festival runs for 8 action […]