Technical stuff

The latest news from Exalux

Technical stuff

The Exalux team warmly thanks the many visitors who came to meet us at IBC and Cinec. Among its November news, Exalux announces Ledzep, a LED panel that combines lightness, solidity and quality; two new dimmers in the LedMaster range: Pulse and Neo; an all-in-one hybrid wireless DMX controller.

The November news from Panasonic

Digital Cameras

Official sponsor of Camerimage Festival, Panasonic will organize an event around Crazy Rich Asians, by Jon Chu, shot in Varicam Pure, with DoP Vanja Černjul. Winner of EVA1 contest is announced.

ACS France’s latest news

Specialized shooting

In the news from ACS France, our new website is online, and October 2018 releases, Le Grand bain, directed by Gilles Lellouche and shot by Laurent Tangy, AFC, and Johnny English strikes again, directed by David Kerr and shot by par Florian Hoffmeister.

Cinec Award 2018 for the Angénieux Optimo Ultra 12x


The Optimo Ultra 12x got in Münich the Cinec Award 2018 in the Optics Category. It was a challenge for Angénieux whose aim was to offer to DPs a new generation of lenses with an even higher quality for large format feature and high-end digital content production.

A Full Frame and Anamorphic IBC for Angénieux


At IBC this year, Angenieux had shown the New Optimo Ultra 12x Multi Format lens and the already popular Type EZ series, both for S35 & Full Frame cameras. After the success of the Optimo 44-440 A2S lens, Angénieux had also presented, for the first time in Europe, the Optimo 42-420 A2S Long Range Anamorphic lens for the High End Production market.

ACS France’s latest news

Specialized shooting

In the news fromACS France, our new website is online; Mission impossible: Fallout, directed by Christopher McQuarrie and photographed by Rob Hardy, is still screening; Renegades, directed by Steven Quale and photographed by Brian Pearson, is released the 29th of August 2018; and L’amour est une fête, directed by Cédric Anger and photographed by Thomas Hardmeier, AFC, will be released on the 19th of September 2018.

The latest news from Panasonic

Technical stuff

In the news from Panasonic in September, five VariCam 35 used for "6 balloons" on Netflix, photographed by Polly Morgan, BSC, a Kawasaki advert shot in VariCam LT, a new VariCam firmware upgrade and a "Guide to the Panasonic AU-EVA1 Camera". Panasonic will attend IBC 2018 in Amsterdam. Come and visit us hall 11, booth C45.

The latest news from ACS France

Specialized shooting

ACS France’s team offers you the Hydra, an advanced technology multi-camera array that produces incredible high-quality images and can be used on many platforms, and gives feed-back on a helicopter shooting that combines the Shotover K1, the Sony Venice camera and the Angénieux Optimo 12x zoom lens.

Lumex offers the CarpetLight for rent

Lighting and Power Equipment

Carpetlight is a high-tech lighting product. With a high CRI ranging from 2800K to over 5.600K. Powered by a PWM with constant current control for ultra-low gradation combination and flicker-free rendering. LEDs are convection cooled through a patented multilayer textile compound. The textile outer casing provides maximum mechanical protection and also provides water-repellent and dust-proof properties.

Laurent Machuel, Deserts
By Ariane Damain Vergallo for Ernst Leitz Wetzlar

Portraits of cinematographers from the angle of Leica

In the dead of winter 2016-2017, Laurent Machuel is traveling across the north of the United States. One evening, he finds himself in the middle of a road stretching through the icy vastness of the plain. He sees the sun setting before him right in line with the road and, turning around, the moon rising at the other end in perfect symmetry.

The June news from ACS France

Specialized shooting

In the latest news from ACS France, two films in Competition at the Cannes film Festival. Presentation of both the Russian Arm VI - the most efficient and functional robotic arm on the market -, and the Mantis remote dolly system.

Eric Gautier, AFC, a never-ending desire
by Ariane Damain Vergallo for Ernst Leitz Wetzlar

Portraits of cinematographers from the angle of Leica

As a child, Eric Gautier spends a long time in his grandmother’s flower shop in the Paris suburb of Bondy. He daydreams while devouring the Tintin comic albums (conceived and designed by Belgian artist-auteur Hergé), not knowing yet that his desire for cinema would be born right there in the midst of mortuary crowns and that, much later, he would say: "I owe everything to Hergé".