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Director Paul Feig Talks New Melissa McCarthy Movie, “Spy”

Paul Feig has been a behind-the-scenes comedy giant since producing and directing on the acclaimed Freaks and Geeks, and later, moving up to blockbuster comedies like Bridesmaids and The Heat.


Panavision Introduces 10 VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorders

Panavision has augmented its equipment inventory with 10 VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorders.

“We’re pleased to add the new Panasonic VariCam 35 camera, customized with Panavision Modular Accessories, to our fleet.” said EVP of Global Sales & Marketing Bob Harvey. “Offering this new camera builds on our history of supporting the filmmaker with the latest creative tools to further enhance their story telling capabilities.  Panavision carries a full portfolio of state of the art digital cameras at all our facilities around the world, creating continuity no matter where filmmakers choose to shoot.”

About Panavision

Panavision Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems, including both film and digital cameras, and lenses and accessories for the motion picture and television industries. Renowned for its world-wide service and support, Panavision systems are rented through its domestic and internationally owned and operated facilities and distributor network. Panavision also supplies lighting, grip and crane equipment for use by motion picture and television productions. 

For more information, visit www.Panavision.com.

About the VariCam 35

Panasonic’s VariCam 35 is an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K events. The camera provides superb image handling in multiple formats ranging from pristine 4K RAW to more practical 4K, UHD, 2K, HD and HD ProRes capture. Several assets set the VariCam 35 apart from other high-end cinematography cameras, including dual native ISOs of 800 and 5000, allowing DPs to realize incredible image quality in extremely low light situations; its ability to recordthree simultaneous video formats (4K + 2K + Proxy, or UHD + HD + Proxy); an  optional high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder (CODEX) that  will capture uncompressed 4K VariCam RAW (V-RAW) at up to 120fps; internal AVC-Intra 4K / 2K / HD recording to 120fps; support for an ACES workflow for full fidelity mastering of original source material; and in-camera Color-Grading via CDLs / 3D LUTs.


For more information about the VariCam 35, visit www.us.panasonic.com/varicam, or contact Panasonic at 877-803-8492.


Digital Juice Lifetime Membership Subscription Service Launches

Digital Juice announced the official opening of its much anticipated royalty-free creative content subscription service.


Australia Doubles for California in the New Earthquake Blockbuster, “San Andreas”

The heart-stopping visuals of an earthquake taking over California in the trailer for San Andreas have put fear into the hearts of most who are local to the state, but the film’s photography actually took place primarily in Queensland, Australia. 


OConnor Introduces New 2560 Ultimate Fluid Head

 OConnor , a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of fluid heads, tripods and camera accessories for film and television production, has announced the release of its new 2560 Ultimate Fluid Head.


Dean Cundey, ASC Reflects on Shooting “The Thing”

John Carpenter’s The Thing, the tale of a shape-shifting alien and the scientists studying it, is easily one of the most iconic sci-fi horror movies ever made.


Courteney Cox Talks Directing and the Influence of David Fincher

Courteney Cox is a comedic force, dazzling audiences with her wit through audience-adored shows like “Friends” and “Cougar Town”.


Cinematographer Jon Joffin, ASC Talks Influences and “X-Files”

Cinematographer Jon Joffin, ASC has found success across multiple genres in film and television, perhaps most famously shooting episodes of the fan-loved Vince Gilligan series, “The X-Files."


Editor Luyen Vu On Tracking the Story and Character on “American Crime”

With an all-star cast and the mind of John Ridley, who formerly penned 12 Years a Slave, “American Crime” has made a dynamic addition to ABC’s drama slate.


Showrunner Michelle Ashford Offers Behind-the-Scenes Insight Into “Masters of Sex”

Showrunner Michelle Ashford’s “Masters of Sex” has made a splash at Showtime thanks to tremendous talent working behind-the-scenes.

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