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September 2014: Issue 62-63

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IBC 2014 Edition

Double Issue

Delivered free at IBC on paper and online. Print editions have shipped to subscribers. Online PDF edition for subscribers.

  • ARRI AMIRA Factory Tour
  • Sony’s New “Minima” PXW-FS7
  • Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 11
  • Leica Still Moving Pictures
  • Interviews with Stephan Schenk and Walter Trauninger of ARRI,
  • Interviews with AJA’s Nick Rashby
  • New ZEISS lenses and servo
  • New Angénieux 30-72 Anamorphic
  • Lucy and the Tiffen Filter Factory
  • Tour of Ronford-Baker Factory

November 2014: Issue 65C

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Camerimage Edition

This free PDF download is a compilation of articles from our IBC and Cinec Editions. Free paper copies at Camerimage only.

ARRI Factory Tour: Alexa 65 Camera and Lens System. Codex Vault Lab 65. Also: Amira, Alexa, Accessories, ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphics, and more.

Sept 2014: Issue 65

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Alexa 65 Special

65mm Rebooted

ALEXA 65 is a new, large format 65mm digital motion picture camera from ARRI. Imagine an ALEXA (35mm) camera with a sensor that is 3 times larger. It has a familiar ALEXA body style, about the same size and weight, a little bit wider, with a digital 65mm format sensor and new 65mm lenses. Film and Digital Times 36-page special report online.

Paper copies only at Cinec and at local launches of ALEXA 65.

September 2014: Issue 64

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Photokina Leica Report

Free Special Report for Photokina 2014. Revised and updated through September 2014: all about Leica, CW Sonderoptic Leica Cine Lenses, Summilux-C, Summicron-C, Still Moving Pictures (stills shot by cinematographers with Leica cameras), Oskar Barnack’s motion picture camera, history, tour of the factory, and a look at the new Leica Headquarters in Wetzlar. 96 pages.

Free Download is 150 dpi. High Rez 300 dpi version for subscribers. Best viewed in Adobe Acrobat with View-Page Display set to Two Page View, and Show Cover Page in Two Page View. Online only. Paper copies at Photokina.

June 2014: Issue 61

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Here: Cine Gear Edition

16 MB PDF Edition Ready to Download Now
Print Edition shipped week of June 1

 

  • Preston Light Ranger 2
  • Blackmagic URSA
  • AJA CION
  • Leica T, Leica Back in Wetzlar
  • ARRI Amira
  • Sony F55 Doc Dock, Sony a7S
  • How to Desqueeze Anamorphic
  • Interviews with Blackmagic’s Dan May
  • Interview with Canon’s Y. Imaoka and T. Hibi
  • Interview with AJA’s Jon Thorn
  • Scorpiolens Anamorphics
  • Camtec Vintage Prime Lens Test
  • Depth of Field in Anamorphic Cinematography

April 2014: Issue 60

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NAB 2014

96-pages of the best of NAB 2014
Now online and on paper

  • ARRI Amira Jumpstart – a Bluffers Guide to staying out of trouble in the ARRI booth
  • Visit to Cooke Optics Factory in Leicester, England
  • Interviews with the Cooke Anamorphic lens designers
  • New lenses from Angenieux, Canon, Leica, Fujinon, and ZEISS
  • Sony F5/F55 Updates
  • Download free 12-page preview
  • Subscribers: Download 15 MB PDF

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Feb 2014: Issue 58-59

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Current Issue: Feb 2014

80-page Double Issue

Online and on paper
 
Special on Japan
Visit to Canon’s Utsunomiya Lens Factory
Interviews with Winfried Scherle and Aurelian Dodoc on ZEISS lens design
Above, Below and Bottom Line — a new column on the business of the business
Interviews at ARRI on Alexa SUP 9.0
and more
 (click “Current Issue” above for index)
 
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December 2013: Issue 57

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Year-End Issue Now Online

48 Pages now online. Paper edition ships this week. 

Leica Summicron-C Cine Lenses Introduced. 
Still Moving Pictures by Bob Primes, ASC. 
ARRI Amira.
Canon 4K Reference Monitor. 
Scorpiolens 2x Anamorphic Lenses.
Tour of Servicevision Barcelona.
Sony Version 2.0 Update. 
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Update. 
ZEISS Otus 55 mm f/1.4 
Panavision Primo V
and more (click “Current Issue” above for index)
 
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September 2013: Issue 55-56

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Double Issue 55-56

Online and on paper. 

 

96 Page Double Issue: Canon C500 Cover Story, Lots of New Lenses  (anamorphic and spherical), Still Moving Pictures with Leica, Blackmagic 4K Camera, History of Angénieux, Tour of RED Factory, camera updates, rigs, mounts, lens metadata, accessories…

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Angenieux History 2013: Special Edition

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Angénieux Special Report

ONLINE ONLY.

The Angénieux company has been designing and building motion picture lenses for more than 78 years. This special report follows a time-line of Angénieux’s history, from its founding by Pierre Angénieux in the 1930s to the new lenses that continue to be developed today. 

PDF Editions look best with Adobe Acrobat set to: View – Page Display – Two Page View – and – Show Cover Page in Two Page View.  8 MB PDF Download.

June 2013: Issue 54

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Cannes + Cine Gear

Online and On Paper.

FDTimes anamorphic edition, NAB after-party and the Cannes + Cine Gear mid-year celebration of new cameras, lenses, lights and accessories. 

Premiere of Preston Cinema Systems MDR3, Charts of Anamorphic lenses from Angenieux, ARRI/ZEISS, Cooke Optics, Hawk, Panavision, Servicevision Scorpiolens. 

PDF Editions look best with Adobe Acrobat set to: View – Page Display – Two Page View – and – Show Cover Page in Two Page View.  14 MB PDF Download.

April 2013: Issue 53

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NAB 2013

On paper and online.

What’s inside? Lots of lenses. New Cameras. More K and 4K. Filters and Facts. Ways to connect cameras, recorders, rigs and accessories. Things to move cameras, to illuminate, and ways to stand out. Rumors revealed. New Angénieux and Cooke Anamorphics. New Phantom 4K Highspeed Camera…

Feb 2013: Issue 52

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Micro Salon & BSC Show

February 2013 Film and Digital Times Issue 52 Print Edition shipping and online now for subscribers.

FDTimes On Paper, Online, and now On iPad

  •  Cooke Look Defined, French Cinematheque
  • Vantage One T1, Master Anamorphic in Paris
  • ARRIRAW Inside, Alexa XR, Alexa XT
  • The Decisive Moment – Leica M
  • Transvideo Rainbow HD, Clairmont In-Camera
  • Angénieux 19.5-94 and 28-340 Optimos
  • Fujinon PL Premier Cabrio Zooms
  • Using Preston with Fujinon Cabrios
  • 135 mm Primes, InEmitable, Schneider Primes
  • Sony F5-F55 AKS, Nikon D600, Canon 6D
  •  Denz, iDC Photo Video,  Easyfocus, Ros Bot
  • Cinetech Italiana, Adam Wilt’s Cine Meter
  • Darius Khondji, Lighting with Paint, Reflections

February 2013: Special Edition

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Sony F5 – F55 Booklet v5.5

Updated (v5.5) on Feb 27 with latest revisions and software versions of Sony F5 and F55 cameras. This is a free online edition only. We are not printing on paper.

Also available in the Apple Newsstand for iPad and iPhone (but you have to pay for this version).

The Film and Digital Times Sony F5 and F55 Special Report is not an official Sony document. This latest update is an “Unofficial Biography of the F5 and F55 as it is about to ship.”

Note–there may be some additions or corrections to SxS Card information…

Free 96-page PDF (14 MB) Download. Best viewed in Acrobat as “2-page view, show cover page.”

Sept 2012: Issue 50-51

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IBC & Worldwide Edition

  • Making of Taylor Swift Music Video
  • Roger Deakins, ASC on Skyfall
  • ARRI/ZEISS Anamorphics
  • Leica Summilux-C Factory Tour
  • Denis Rouden, AFC on Alexa Anamorphic
  • A Guide to Hawk Anamorphics
  • A Cooke Look Back
  • New ZEISS Lenses, and new products from Transvideo, Litepanels, Shape, Aaton, Denz, Dedo, Matthews, bebob, Vocas, Codex, 3ality Technica, Chrosziel, and more

June 2012: Issue 49

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Cine Gear Mid-Year

  • Black-and-White: Leica Monochrom M
  • New Steadicam Exovest
  • New Fujinon Cabrio, New Angénieux Zooms
  • 4K Cameras, Monitors, Recorders
  • After-NAB Review
  • Cine Gear Mid-Year Gear
  • Anamorphic Lenses Coming

April 2012: Issue 47-48

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NAB 2012 Mid-Year Gear Report: 96 Pages

  • First Sony F65 Feature: After Earth
    Interviews with Director M. Night Shyamalan and DP Peter Suschitsky, ASC, BSC
  • Practical 4K Workflows on Features and Docs
  • F65 Jumpstart Guide
  • New Cameras, DSLRs, Lenses, Accessories, New Finders, Anamorphic

February 2012: Issue 46

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  • The Look of Midnight in Paris
  • Jumpstart Guides to the Canon C300, ARRI Alexa, RED Scartlet-X
  • Moving Hugo, with Bob Richardson, ASC, Rob Legato, Chris Centrella, Larry McConkey, Demetri Portelli, Gregor Tavenner, Howard Preston, Jean-Marie Lavalou, Laurent Mannoni
  • Thirty Years of EMIT.  From Australia: The Shadowcatchers

December 2011: Issue 45

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Special Year-End and IBC Gear Wrap Up

  • Cover Story: Canon Cinema EOS System
  • Canon C300 35mm Cameras
  • EXT. 20,000 ISO – Night
  • New ZEISS Anamorphic Lenses, Compact Zoom, CP .2 Primes
  • Exclusive Interviews: Angenieux, Leica, Canon

September 2011: Issue 44

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IBC Issue

  • Lighting with Paint: Pieter de Hooch and The Green Screen is Always Greener
  • Bouquets to Bokehs
  • Filming in France, Helsinki, Hollywood, New York, Hogwarts
  • Rental Houses: Vantage in Paris, Weiden, Prague; Photo Cine Rent in Paris; FGV Schmidle in Munich and Berlin; Cam-a-lot and Camera Rentals in Amsterdam; Anand Cine Service in India

June 2011: Issue 43

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Mid-Year Gear Report

  • NAB2011 Wrap and Wrap-Up
  • 4K, More K
  • New Cameras, Lenses, Lights, Support, AKS
  • Denny Clairmont
  • Every Frame a Rembrandt

April NAB  2011: Issue 41-42

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Journey to Japan

  • Tour of Sony. Atsugi Tech Center. Sony Semiconductor Kumamoto Fab
  • Sony CineAlta 4K+ Camera. F65 Introduction
  • SRMaster SRMemory.
  • Sony F3 Updates.
  • Sony NXCAM Super35 NEX-FS100, NXCAM Sand and Spray Sony HXR-NX70.
  • Fujifilm FinePix X100.

(more…)

March 2011: Issue 40

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Made in France

  • AFC Micro Salon
  • Angénieux 75th Anniversary
  • Impressionism
  • Birth of Cinematography

December 2010: Issue 36-38

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Whole FDTimes Catalog

September 2010: Issue 35

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FDTimes Roma

USA Edition

June 2010: Issue 32-33

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Mid-Year Report

  • Cine Gear 2010
  • NAB 2010 Review
  • Lighting with Paint

April 2010: Issue 31

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Fall Show Previews

  • NAB 2010 Preview
  • Lighting with Paint
  • Oceans
  • AFC Micro Salon

March 2010: Issue 30

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Paris

  • Paris
  • Micro Salon 2010 Report
  • The Making of “Oceans”

December 2009: Issue 29

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October 2009: Issue 28

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IBC Wrap-Up Online Edition

September 2009: Issue 27

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IBC Special USA Edition

  • 1 Perf, 2 Perf, 3 Perf, 4.  2-Perf Aaton Penelope
  • ARRI BLUE One, Two, Three
  • Cooke Look 5/i, Panchro/i. Canon EOS 7D, Canon PL Mount 50D
  • Hot Rod PL Mount and Lenses. Fujinon 18-85mm T2.0
  • Transvideo TitanHD.
  • Lighting with Paint

February 2010: Issue 26

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CINE GEAR to New Year Special 2010 Online Report

Midsummer 2009: Issue 25

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  • Angénieux, Aaton, Abel Cine Tech, Avenger, ARRI, Backpack Journalism,
  • Band Pro, 16×9 Inc., Bogen, Canon, Cartoni, Century, Chrosziel, Cooke,
  • Dedo Weigert, Focus Optics, Formatt Filters, Fujinon, JVC, Kata,
  • Kino Flo, Litepanels, Lowel, Manfrotto, OConnor, P+S TECHNIK, Panasonic,
  • Petrol, Sachtler, Schneider, SONY, S.two, Steadicam, Tiffen, Transvideo,
  • UniqOptics, Vantage Film, Vision Research, ZEISS

April-July 2009: Issue 22-24

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  • George Eastman House
  • 3D Cinematography
  • New PL Mount Lenses. New Cameras
  • Accessories. Support. Sci-Tech Awards
  • Lighting and More

February 2009: Issue 21

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  • Lighting with Paint
  • Banjin by Andrew Laszlo, ASC
  • Canon Tour in Japan. Canon Vixia HF S10
  • Camaras y Luces, Argentina
  • Tandem Receiver. Rendezvous Reverse

November–December 2008: Issue 19–20

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2008 Year in Review

Double Edition with Cinec 2008 Wrap-up

  • ZEISS Cine Lens Day. Visit to ZEISS Factory.
  • Lighting with Paint: The Picture Merchant
  • P+S Technik Tour
  • Vantage and Hawk Tour

June–August 2008: Issue 17–18

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NAB, CINE GEAR, MID YEAR

May 2008: Issue 16

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France 2008

March 2008: Issue 15

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Pre-NAB Special

December 2007: Issue 13–14

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Holiday Double Edition

September 2007: Issue 12

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IBC Edition

June 2007: Issue 11

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CineGear Edition

March 2007: Issue 10

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NAB Edition

January 2007: Issue 9

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Sundance Edition

November 2006: Issue 8

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CamerImage Edition

  • Lighting with Paint
  • ARRIMAX and Maxmover
  • Lenses, Light and Grip at Cinec
  • Transvideo 4 inch Starlight Monitor
  • Zeiss, Digis, Masters, and Ultras
  • Cinematographer Style Film & DVD

September 2007: Issue 7

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IBC, CINEC and NYCDES Editon

  • Lighting with Paint
  • Lighting is Overrated
  • Focus Issues with HD and SD
  • Panavision Lenses
  • Vantage Anamorphics
  • Cool Tools
  • BrainDrain for Batteries
  • Arricam Depth

June 2006: Issue 6

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CineGear Edition

  • Cinematographer Style Feature Documentary: 110 Interviews
  • Lighting with Paint What’s wrong with this Jan de Hooch Picture?
  • Depth of Field in Cinematography
  • The Gods of Focus and Preston FI+Z Hand Unit3
  • Back Focus and Zeiss Sharpmax
  • One Chip or Three Chips?

April 2006: Issue 5

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Special NAB Supplement to American Cinematographer

January 2006: Issue 4

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Sundance Edition

October 2005: Issue 3

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SONY Z1 HDV Jumpstart

July/August 2005: Issue 2

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Mid Year Gear Report

May/June 2005: Issue 1

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Premiere Issue