Explorers Club Polar Film Festival

11/4/16 – 11/5/16
Polar Film Festival: at the Explorers Club in New York

at The Explorers Club in New York 46 East 70th Street New York, NY, 10021 212.628.8383   Click here to purchase tickets online $10 Friday, $15 All Day Saturday Friday, Nov. 4  Evening Program 6:00 – 8:45 pm Feel the Inukness Created by Anguti Johnson and Becky Qilavvaq (4 min) A short funny film dancing around the North with Anguti Johnson Children of Heart Mountain Produced by Andreas Thaulow (13 minutes) A film featuring the members of the The Children’s Home in Uummannaq, an orphanage run by Club Fellow Ann Andreasen. Sumé: The Sound of a Revolution Produced by Ánorâk Films, Directed by Inuk Silis Høegh (73 minutes) From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and changed the history of Greenland. The group’s political songs were the first to be recorded in the Greenlandic language – a language that prior to Sumé didn’t have words for “revolution”… read more…

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Angenieux EZ Zooms at Band Pro

Angenieux Type EZ-1 Zoom: First Look at Band Pro this Thursday

Band Pro Burbank will offer an exclusive first look at the  new Angenieux Type EZ-1 Zoom on Thursday October 20.  There will be time for hands-on and testing. Band Pro’s Senior Technical Staff, Jeff Cree, SOC and cinematographer Randy Wedick, will be there to answer questions. Randy was the DP of the Angenieux EZ Demo Film.  First Look: Angenieux Type EZ-1 Zoom Thursday 10/20/2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Band Pro Film & Digital 3403 W. Pacific Avenue Burbank, CA 91505 t: (818) 841-9655   This is a free, all-day event.  No RSVP necessary.

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AbelCine Chicago Fall Expo

AbelCine Chicago Fall Expo: Gear, Demos, Hands-on time, Lectures

AbelCine’s Fall Tech Expo returns on October 8.  It is a free, all-day event. Like last year, the Fall Tech Expo at AbelCine provides hands-on, ECU time with all the latest gear that was announced at NAB, Cinegear, and IBC — and more.  The day’s activities will include: Gear Manufacturers will set up in AbelCine’s Chicago Learning Point area, with the latest gear from Canon, Panasonic, Teradek, IDX, ARRI, ZEISS, Tiffen, Sony, Angenieux, Core SWX, and others. Technical Presentations Presentations from manufacturer experts and AbelCine specialists will be held on the AbelCine showroom stage. Raffles Throughout the day, there will be raffles. Gear Demos Attendees will get hands-on time with all cameras, lenses and more, along with the opportunity to have their questions answered by tech specialists and manufacturer experts. Refreshments Breakfast, lunch, and hors d’oeuvres will be provided, along with a refreshment bar.   Sat, October 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM AbelCine, Chicago 2602 W. 16th street, 4th floor… read more…

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The Machines of Cinema

10/5/16 – 1/29/17
The Machines of Cinema Exhibition: At the French Cinematheque in Paris

La Cinémathèque française in Paris exhibition “From Méliès to 3D: the Machines of Cinema” runs from Oct 5, 2016 – Jan 29, 2017. LA CINÉMATHÈQUE FRANÇAISE 51 rue de Bercy 75012 Paris

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FDTimes at Cinec 2016 in 3-A17

9/17/16 – 9/19/16
FDTimes at Cinec 3-A17: Film and Digital Times will be at Cinec in Munich. Get a complimentary print edition of FDTimes Issue 77-78 at our booth 3-A17 or from our sponsors.

Film and Digital Times returns to the usual location, booth 3-A17 at Cinec in Munich. Pick up a copy of the latest edition–Issue 77-78 September 2016 at our booth or from one of our sponsors.   Cinec Dates 17th to 19th September 2016 Address MOC Events Center, Hall 2 / 3, Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 Munich / Germany Show times Saturday, 17th September 2016: 10am – 6pm Sunday, 18th September 2016: 10am – 6pm Monday, 19th September 2016: 10am – 5pm

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FDTimes at IBC 2016

9/9/16 – 9/13/16
FDTimes at IBC 12.F30: Film and Digital Times will be at IBC. Get a complimentary copy of the September 2016 FDTimes IBC print edition at many locations and booths.

Film and Digital Times will be at IBC September 9 – 12, 2016. Get a complimentary copy of the September 2016 FDTimes IBC print edition: at the entrance to hall 11, in Booth 12.F30 (courtesy of Aaton/Transvideo) at the FDTimes publication stand in the corridor between halls 8-11 and at the booths of most FDTimes sponsors. IBC2016 in Amsterdam expects 55,000+ visitors.  The fifteen exhibit halls in the RAI convention center. “RAI” was originally a trade show of the Rijwiel-Industrie, Dutch for “Bicycle Industry”) in 1893 — a year before the invention of the Cinematographe motion picture camera. IBC Exhibit Hours 9 Sept:  10.30 – 18.00 10 -12 Set:  09.30 – 18.00 13 Sept:  09.30 – 16.00

Preston LR2 Demo at Keslow Camera

Preston Light Ranger LR2 Demo: Preston Cinema Systems will present their Light Ranger 2 Focus System at Keslow Camera on Saturday, July 16, 2-5 pm. Border Food Truck will be outside

Preston Cinema Systems will present their Light Ranger 2 Focus System at Keslow Camera on Saturday, July 16, 2-5 pm. The Open House will provide hand-on demos with a large variety of camera and lens combinations equipped with the LR2. Howard Preston and crew will be there. Bring your own Preston MDR3 for a necessary Light Ranger 2 update that can be done on site. Also, the famous BORDER GRILL Food Truck will be outside from 2:30 – 4:30 pm with complimentary beverages and gourmet tacos, sides and more… read more…

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Café Society Screening and Storaro at Cine Gear

7/17/16 – 7/21/16
Woody Allen's "Cafe Society": Introduced by Vittorio Storaro

Cine Gear 2016 at Paramount Studios 7pm – 10 pm in Paramount Theater Screening of Woody Allen’s Café Society, which opened at Cannes a couple of weeks ago. Vittorio Storaro, ASC, AIC will talk about the film, Discussion moderated by Jon Fauer, ASC and Sony’s Peter Crithary. Admission to Cine Gear attendees. Storaro Lecture on Saturday and Master Class at USC on Sunday.


Cine Gear Expo 2016

6/3/16 – 6/4/16
Cine Gear Expo LA 2016: at Paramount Studios

Cine Gear Expo  Exhibits at Paramount Studios, LA: June 3 – 4, 2016 Complimentary Exhibit Pass through May 27, 2016, 12:00 midnight PDT Register now at Free Exhibits, Premier Seminars, New Product Demonstrations, Master Classes, Film Series Screenings + Competition, Technical Awards, Networking, Special Screening and Events. Cine Gear Expo June 2 – June 5, 2016 Location: The Studios at Paramount, Hollywood, CA


FDTimes at NAB

4/17/16 – 4/21/16
FDTimes at NAB 2016: Film and Digital Times Booth C10206

Film and Digital Times returns to NAB 2016 in the usual location: Central Hall, Booth C10206. We are against the wall, near Sony, across from Band Pro. Look for the big Airstar CUBE overhead with FDTimes logo and LED lighting. Free copies of the current NAB edition April 2016 issue #75 and February #74 will be there, as well is in publication bins at the entrance to Central and South Halls. See you there.    


NAB 2016

NAB Show Hours 2016 Monday, April 18 Tuesday, April 19 Wednesday, April 20 Thursday, April 21 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.  


Band Pro Charity Fundraiser

Band Pro Charity Fundraiser: in Burbank, CA - March 10

Band Pro Charity Fundraiser Thursday 3/10. All proceeds go to support Sunshine Kids. Wide range of production equipment from select Clearance Inventory.  Every dollar goes directly to one of the nation’s best children’s cancer charities. In-N-Out Burger truck serving double-doubles. Burgers, snacks & beverages. Representatives from Sunshines Kids in attendance. Band Pro Spring Fundraiser Thursday 3/10/2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Band Pro 3403 W. Pacific Avenue Burbank, CA 91505 T: (818) 841-9655  

BSC Expo London

1/29/16 – 1/30/16
BSC Expo London: BSC Expo 2016 at Battersea Park

The BSC Expo 2016 will be at Battersea Evolution in Battersea Park from the 29th – 30th January 2016. The 2016 event will host over 100 companies and brands showing the  latest technologies for the film & TV production industry. In addition there will be a variety of technical presentations within a dedicated seminar theatre located inside the main exhibition hall.   BSC Panel discussions will include: THE AESTHETICS OF FILM & DIGITAL DISCIPLINE IN DIGITAL HDR VIEWED FROM THE CINEMATOGRAPHERS PERSPECTIVE The BSC Expo is  free to attend — including all seminars. Last year over 3,500 attendees visited the show during the 2 days. Show hours  10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Friday  January 29 and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday  January 30 Battersea Park offers a number of parking options and  is located  close  to Victoria Station and Sloane Square underground Station. Buses to Queenstown Road (Chelsea Gate) include the 137(N137),… read more…

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AbelCine Chicago Open House

AbelCine Chicago Open House: Chicago - Nov 7 from 10a-6p

AbelCine Chicago will celebrate their opening with an Open House Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 10am – 6 pm The new Chicago facility is located on the lot at Cinespace Film Studios and has a big sales showroom with camera, audio, and lighting gear. There’s a 90-seat training center (Chicago Learning Point) and a 4K Theater. There will be panel discussions by cinematographers, of major shows shooting on the Cinespace lot, and operators, ACs, editors and more. Schedule: 10 am Doors Open 10 am – 11 am Breakfast 10 am – 4 pm Silent Auction 10 am – 4 pm Raffle 11:30 am Panel: Exploring the Possibilities of Camera Movement 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch 1:30 pm Panel: Filmed in Chicago 3 pm Panel: DP Discussion: Applying Current Technology Trends to Your Craft 4 pm – 6 pm Networking Reception All Day Equipment Displays New gear from manufacturers such as Angenieux, ARRI, Atomos, Canon, Convergent Design, Formatt,… read more…

Camerimage 2015

CAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, will take place November 14 – 21, 2015 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.  

FDTimes at InterBEE booth 2407

11/18/15 – 11/20/15
Inter BEE 2015 Tokyo: FDTimes in booth 2407

Japan is now probably the 4th largest feature producting nation in the world. That’s why we’ll be at Inter BEE again this November. FDTJ – Film and Digital Times Japanese language edition will be distributed from our booth and the booths of our sponsors. Inter BEE 2015 will be in Makuhari Messe over three days from November 18 (Wednesday) to 20 (Friday). It’s comparable to NAB or IBC, with around 35,000 – 40,000 attendees. Inter BEE began in 1965. It is organized by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association. There are four exhibit categories: “Video and Broadcast Equipment,” “Professional Audio Equipment,” “Professional Lighting Equipment” and “ICT/Cross Media” (Information and Communication Technology). There has been an impression that it’s a Japan-only show. Not true. Many of the major foreign companies are there–and many executives attend: AJA, ARRI, Angenieux, RED, Blackmagic Design, Aaton-Digital/Transvideo, Preston Cinema Systems, Cooke Optics, Codex, ZEISS, Tiffen…to name a few…. read more…

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ICG Emerging Cinematographers NYC

10/1/15 – 10/25/15
Emerging Cinematographers NYC: at School of Visual Arts

ICG’s 19th ANNUAL EMERGING CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARDS SCREENING & RECEPTION– NEW YORK CITY The International Cinematographers Guild, Emerging Cinematographer Awards NYC event will take place in New York City on Sunday, October 25, 2015, at 3:00 PM, at the School of Visual Arts Theatre, followed by a cocktail reception. An exciting evening of excellent short films honored for their Artistic Achievement in Cinematography at the ECA premiere event in Los Angeles, CA. in September. The cost to the General Public is $20.00, and there is a special rate of $10.00 for non-SVA students with a valid school ID. To attend the New York City event, please visit to RSVP.


ICG Emerging Cinematographers

Emerging Cinematographers LA: Awards at DGA Theater

ICG’s 19th ANNUAL EMERGING CINEMATOGRAPHER AWARDS PREMIERE EVENT – LOS ANGELES! The Emerging Cinematographer Awards, presented by the International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2015, at 5:00 PM, located at the Directors Guild Theater, followed by a cocktail reception. 8 ECA Honorees will be recognized for their Artistic Achievement in Cinematography for their short films–to be screened that same evening. The cost to the General Public is $20.00, and there is a special rate of $10.00 for students with a valid school ID. To attend the Los Angeles premiere event, please visit to RSVP.


Canon C300 Mark II Workshop


Free Canon C300 Mark II Workshop at Band Pro. Thursday August 13th, 2015. The new C300 Mk II will be available all day for hands-on demos. Canon will present an in-depth technical presentation at 2:00 pm. read more…

Fujinon/Fujifilm 4K Day at Sony DMPC


Thursday, August 13 — Fujifilm is hosting a 4K Day with a preview of the new 4K IS-mini and Fujinon’s latest 4K zoom lenses at the DMPC in Culver City. There will be guest speakers throughout the day and hands-on time. All of the Fujinon lenses will be paired with Sony 4K cameras: including the F55, F65, FS7 and the new HDC-4300 2/3″ 4K Broadcast Studio Camera. read more…

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