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Koerner PNW Lens Summit 2022
Koerner Camera Systems hosted the 4th 2022 Paciﬁc Northwest Lens (PNW) Summit on May 13-14 in their large Portland, Oregon rental headquarters. Michael Koerner, the company owner, called it “A celebration of cinema-lens technology and education.”
“A massive lens geek-out,” were the words of Cooke’s Danny Haikin, who flew in from London. Massimo Proietti, head of the Camera and Optical Department at Movie People Milan and D-Vision Rome, flew in from Italy. Gerhard Baier of P+S Technic (Technovision lenses) and Timm Stemann, CEO of Chrosziel, arrived from Munich.
Around 30 exhibitors displayed their products, mostly lenses. More than 300 industry visitors arrived from as far away as New Zealand.
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Gregg Toland, ASC – An Enduring Legancy
In this profile, AC chronicles the brief life and career of one of cinema’s finest artists — Gregg Toland, ASC — from his humble beginnings to creative triumphs to an untimely end. Toland’s credits include the classic features Citizen Kane, The Grapes of Wrath and Wuthering Heights, among many others. Former AC editor and film historian George E. Turner writes, “Toland was one of the outstanding cinematographers because he possessed a rare combination of skills, a natural artistic instinct, a determination to deliver the best product of which he was capable and an enormous capacity for work. All of his work is that of a young man, because his life was tragically brief.”
Our Entire NAB 2022 Coverage at a Glance
Read on for a summary of our NAB coverage on the latest gear news! To make it easier for you to find what you are interested in, we decided to put all our coverage, videos, and articles relating to this year’s NAB into a summary article, conveniently put into categories.
Patrick Capone and Christopher Norr / Succession
As Succession’s story of power, politics, and cutthroat family business continues to unfold, the shooting style of the cinematographers and their camera crew has needed to be as fast-paced as the series’ razor-sharp dialogue.
“I’m not sure this style would work with just any story as Succession follows a very haphazard family. It’s so energetic and constantly overlapping, demanding a unique shooting approach,” says Patrick Capone, one of the two cinematographers behind the latest series of the hit HBO comedy-drama.
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”IMAX LIVE” Announced: New IMAX Broadcast Cameras?
During the Q1 2022 IMAX Earning Conference Call, the company’s CEO Richard Gelfond announced a new premium service called IMAX LIVE, which basically will allow broadcasting of live events like concerts and shows, straight to IMAX theaters with the standard of IMAX. Does it mean that IMAX is developing new dedicated broadcast cameras? Not necessarily.
Watch highlights from BSC Expo…
In a series of emails over the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing some of our exclusive interviews from this year’s event. All videos are now live on our BCinePlayer platform. In this first instalment, we’re speaking to Carey Duffy of Cooke Optics and Kodak Motion Picture Film and Entertainment’s Sales Director, Sam Clark.
NAB 2022: Can Bosma Succeed with Their New 8K Cameras?
US home security company Bosma launched three new 8K cameras for content creation and broadcast markets at NAB 2022. Let’s take a look.
What’s New in the World of Camera Tech?