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1st Alexa Studio at AbelCine

Yesterday was a day of firsts. While the first production Sony F65 was presented in Hawaii, New Yorkers got to see the first ARRI Alexa Studio demo at AbelCine’s newly redesigned headquarters. Moe Shore made the introductions. He pointed out that the majority of TV shows this year have been shot with Alexa. The reasons are probably image performance, efficient… read more…

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Sony F65 Intro in NY

Abel Cine will host the East Coast debut of the Sony F65 digital cinema camera system on Tuesday, November 22, from 6-9 pm. Experts from AbelCine and Sony will provide a complete tour of the camera system. The evening will begin with an overview of the F65 and a discussion of the new advancements in the camera’s sensor design, including… read more…


Andy Romanoff at AbelCine

There was much ado at Abel at NAB. New name: AbelCine. A new face: Andy Romanoff — respected guru whose eclectic and distinguished resumé includes cinematographer, Louma crane pioneer, remote head company owner, and Panavision technical marketing. Andy has always been on the Film and Digital Times short list for information and explanations. How it all began…Once upon a time,… read more…

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FDTimes NAB Edition Contents

FDTimes April 2011 double issue 41-42 hits the halls of NAB on opening day: at 9 am on Monday April 11, 2011. Pick up your complimentary copy of Film and Digital Times from the publication bins in the Central Hall Main Lobby and South Hall Upper Lobby, at our booth C9550, and at the booths of our sponsors, including Sony, Fujinon,… read more…

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December Issue now online for Subscribers

Our 96 page December Issue 36-38 of Film and Digital Times is now online. Subscribers: click on the MEMBERS tab, above. The print edition has gone to press. It will be in the mail soon. Our cover says “Converging Worlds.” Although convergence and 3D certainly has everyone’s attention, this is the historic year of convergence and collision between consumer and professional… read more…

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35mm Sensor Cameras in NY

Mark Forman put together a suberb standing-room only SMPTE presentation by leading luminaries at CBS Studio 45 this evening in New York. David Leitner, Producer, Writer and Cinematographer, gave an overview of large sensor cinematography. Jan Crittenden Livingston, Panasonic Broadcast and TV Systems, presented the AF100. Guenter Noesner, ARRI Inc, discussed Alexa. Juan Martinez, Sony Broadcast & Production Systems Division, introduced… read more…

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FDTimes New Issue 32+33 Now Online

Film and Digital Times Mid-Year Cine Gear 2010 Edition (issue 32+33) is now online for subscribers. We will be all over Cine Gear. Visit us at Booth # 126 for a complimentary paper copy. See you there: June 4-5.www.cinegearexpo.com

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Phantom Flex from Vision Research

Phantom Flex will be shown at NAB in the Abel Cine booth. It will shoot up to 2800 frames per second at 1920×1080. It also works at 24 fps and down to 5 fps. Sensitivity is measured at over 1,000 ISO. For more info, click here to view the latest on Abel’s blog.


Abel Cine’s 5D Firmware Upgrade Party

Imagine a party celebrating a firmware update for your Canon 5D Mk II. That’s what happened yesterday at Abel Cine Tech. Attendees got to see the latest Canon HDSLRs set up with the latest accessories, and hear FDTimes discuss how these cameras are changing everything. Read about it on Abel Cine’s Blog.

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Dedo Weigert Lighting Seminar at Abel

Dedo Weigert captivated a standing-room only crowd of filmmakers at Abel Cine Tech with an illuminating lecture and demo of his vast line of dedolight lighting equipment. The two-day seminar (Thursday and Friday, Nov 5 and 6) confirmed a long-standing mantra, and Dedo said it himself: “no matter how long you’ve been lighting, you can always learn more.”

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2 2-Perf Aaton Penelopes on First US Feature

The first 2-Perf Aaton Penelope production in the United States recently wrapped. Two cameras, supplied by Abel Cine Tech were used on this 90% handheld and Steadicam job. Here’s a reprint of the article from the IBC issue of FDTimes.

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Midsummer Online Report

In previous years, it was possible to digest the relevant news from NAB into a few pages. This year was different. Products were announced, then subsequently modified, added or subtracted. We’ve spent the intervening time writing and re-writing. Here is our first report, as a digital digest, with an in-depth look at the companies beginning with A: Aaton, Angenieux, Abel… read more…

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