Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty is back for its second season on HBO, pushing deeper into the 1980s as it continues to recount the on- and off-court stories surrounding the Showtime era of the Los Angeles Lakers. After sharing cinematography duties with Mihai Malaimare Jr. on Season 1, Todd Banhazl, ASC returned for Season 2, now joined by fellow cinematographers John Matysiak, Ricardo Diaz and Darran Tiernan, ISC.
As part of the 80th annual Venice International Film Festival sunning though September 9 at Venice Lido, in Italy, the mobile phone company Infinix introduced its latest edition to the Infinix Zero Smartphone series, the Infinix Zero 30 5G and the flagship Zero Book laptop. The introduction was part of the panel session New Image, New Lifestyle. Cinema in the New Media, Capture Your Own Story.
The smartphone manufacturer Infinix is partnering with the Italian Pavilion in Venice, during the Venice International Film Festival, for a September 1 panel session entitled New Image, New Lifestyle | Cinema in the New Media, Capture Your Own Story.
In recognition of World Photography Day on Saturday, August 19, Fujifilm will present Create with Us, an immersive celebration of visual arts at Seattle’s iconic Fremont Studios. The free, hands-on event for anyone interested in photography, cinematography, or the arts, Create with Us will be a curated, public event that will showcase the power of image and video making from an emerging generation of image makers and content creators.
Academy Award-nominee Darren Aronofsky is currently directing the feature-length documentary film Postcard from Earth, a first-of-its-kind production set to debut at Sphere in Las Vegas this October. Aronofsky is utilizing the Big Sky camera system to capture content for the immersive production, which will fully-maximize Sphere’s 22nd century technologies – including the world’s highest resolution LED screen, the world’s most advanced concert audio system, and atmospheric elements such as wind and scent – to transport audiences to places both real and imagined.
In 1851, the newly established border between Mexico and the USA is the setting for a conflict fueled by the anger and xenophobia caused by the Mexican American War. A group of immigrants forge the myth of the Latin Robin Hood, Joaquín Murrieta. La Cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta was created by Mauricio Leiva-Cock and Diego Ramírez-Schrempp, and directed by David Pablos (episodes 1-4), Humberto Hinojosa (episodes 5-8). The series was produced by Dynamo Productions and Amazon Studios. Cinematographer Paulo Perez, ADFC, was chosen to capture the wide vistas of Mexico in the new Latin-Western series.
Sphere Entertainment today announced the launch of Sphere Studios, dedicated to developing original immersive entertainment exclusively for Sphere, through proprietary technology, tools and production facilities. The first of the studios’ technology introductions includes Big Sky – an ultra-high resolution camera system.
Sony Electronics has announced the upcoming release of new firmware updates for the FX6 full-frame camera and the flagship Venice 2 digital cinema camera. FX6 Version 4.0 and Venice 2 Version 2.1 will be released this summer and a major new upgrade for the Venice 2, Version 3.0, will be available in early 2024.
Christopher, a major new Malayam action film directed by B. Unnikrishnan and starring veteran actor and superstar of Indian cinema, Mammootty, follows a maverick cop who is forced to work outside the limits of the law when the system fails. The story weaves across the past and present, while revealing the motives that shape his actions. The film was shot by cinematographer Faiz Siddik.
Arri has introduced a new control option for its latest cameras: The CCM-1 is a seven-inch onboard monitor that provides full camera control and menu access for the Alexa 35 and Alexa Mini LF. Creating new camera configuration possibilities, the company says the CCM-1 combines Arri color accuracy and a bright display with customizable controls and rugged build quality.