Technical stuff

FilmLight Colour Awards announced!

Digital Workflow

FilmLight, leader in colour management technology, has announced a new programme of awards which will honour colourists and the art of colour worldwide. The awards are being organised in association with professional bodies and are open to colourists using any grading technology, with the winners announced at EnergaCamerimage2021 in Poland.

Sony meets Caroline Champetier and Inès Tabarin to talk about "Annette", by Leos Carax

Technical stuff

On the occasion of the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Fabien Pisano, Sales Head for Southern Europe at Sony, had the honor of meeting Caroline Champetier, AFC, and Inès Tabarin, assistant cameraman, for a filmed interview, in English, about their work on "Annette", by Leos Carax, that she photographed. The film, shot in Sony Venice, opened the Festival and received the Best Director Award.

Bebob presents Sustainability Action Plan

Technical stuff

In order to meet the growing public interest in sustainability issues, Bebob decided to share deeper insights into the company’s engagement to environmental protection. Respect for the environment has played an important role for Bebob from the very beginning, but the company is continuously working hard to improve processes and thus to create more sustainable production and recycling chains.

Nikon introduces MRMC’s entry-level Bolt Mini Model Mover

Specialized shooting

The latest high-speed robotic arm from Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC), a Nikon-owned company with over 50years of expertise in motion control robotics for the film & entertainment industry, is a new entry-level machine allowing companies to enter the world of high-end motion control at previously unreachable pricepoints.

A look at the colour grading tools used on “Madame Claude”
By Léo Hinstin, AFC

Laboratories, Post-production, VFX

Now that Madame Claude has been broadcast, I thought it would be interesting to have a look at the postproduction process of this film’s image and at the tools used during it. I reawakened a few memories during discussions with Gilles Granier and Arnaud Caréo, respectively the colorist and technical director at Labo Paris (associate member of the AFC).

New ultra-compact 200 Wh Battery Packs from Bebob

Digital Cameras

In line with the industry trend toward lighter and more powerful devices, Munich-based battery manufacturer Bebob presents its new V200micro and A200micro battery packs. Available as V-Mount (V200micro) and Gold Mount compatible (A200micro) versions, both feature 196Wh and 14.4V (16A maximum discharge current) — combined with the lowest footprint in its class.

Alfonso Parra ADFC’s tests of the Sony FX9 Camera published by Imago

Digital Cameras

The IMAGO Technical Committee invites you to view Alfonso Parra ADFC’s tests of the Sony FX9 Camera. Alfonso is renowned for conducting an honest testing regimen that showcases a camera’s capabilities, demonstrates its strengths, and shows how far he can push the limits of a camera. The Sony FX9 camera tests presented by Alfonso and his colleagues demonstrate the balance of technical and creative artistic performance in the Sony FX9.