1. Music: The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan by Chris Zabriskie (chriszabriskie.com)

    Test footage shot with the Sony F55. Shot in Slog 2, Recording 100mb XAVC, 23.98. Transcoded to Pro Res hq in Resolve lite 9.1. Shot with Zeiss ZF 28, 50, 100mm lenses with MTF Nikon Adapter. Edited in Premiere CS6, with basic grade.

    Camera provided by Vistek Camera

    nigelakam.com
    twitter: @nigelakam

    # vimeo.com/61396650 Uploaded 635 Plays / / 4 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  2. Produced and filmed Nicola Basso
    Editing Giles Burris
    Music Scott Morton

    Filmed with Sony PMW F3
    MTF adaptor and Nikon lenses
    Sony primes

    # vimeo.com/52382455 Uploaded 216 Plays / / 4 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  3. This is a re-cut of a project I shot on a Sony NEX-FS700EK for customer Aerocom, a German manufacturer of pneumatic tube systems in Germany. The original movie is a standard image film with some 240 fps slomo relay race elements in it, and what you see here is the relay stuff only as a "remix". I reckon a few people are interested in test footage from the FS700.
    Everything was all shot in four hours in available light, mostly handheld or with very basic grip, with the aforementioned Sony camera direct to SD card, with a MTF-PL PL mount adaptor and various older Canon prime lenses. The rough look is partly due to the dreadful AVCHD codec, Magic Bullet Mojo - and partly, because we simply shot out of focus due to the time restraints :-)
    Thanks to our relay racers Hannes Noller and Moritz Riekert, to Andreas Waldner from waldner.tv for support, and to Aerocom. The crew were Markus Nille, Francesco Faranna, Max Merkel, and Titus Waldner. Produced by STARPATROL Entertainment and Breitbild Visual Effects.

    # vimeo.com/60475765 Uploaded 710 Plays / / 0 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  4. Shot in 4K. 2K version displayed here which you can download if member of pro or plus. 4K HIGHLY compressed version available for download here: we.tl/3ZomYfIoZ0

    la tamise

    Short film starring Alice Bird
    Costume by James Hillman
    Filmed in the shaft of the Thames Tunnel at The Brunel Museum
    brunel-museum.org.uk

    Graded with Magic Bullet Colorista II and FilmConvert
    10% off Colorista II at redgiantsoftware.com with code bloom 10
    10% off FIlmComnvert at gopb.co/filmconvert with code bloom

    Full blog post coming soon

    This was shot in early Match 2013 with a very early release Sony F55. Many of the features were not working but the 4K was.

    Why did I choose to shoot this film on the Sony F55 in 4K or more precisely why use the F55 for this? What does it bring to the table that other cameras don't?

    Well for this film to be honest, other than the fantastic low light sensitivity, very little. There was no need for 4K of course but it has it and I wanted to see what it looked like. Really for me I just wanted to see it being used on a real shoot with all the challenged that comes with...support, lighting, audio, media managing.

    The location was very challenging both in lighting, but also it's very dusty down there and damn freezing!

    I shot this in 4K internally on the F55 using SxS Pro in XAVC. That was a challenge to. More on that in the blog post.

    Lenses used were Zeiss ZF Primes using the MTF services Nikon adaptor and Canon EF lenses using again an adaptor by MTF services, but this one is a powered one for the iris.

    Total lights used (but not all at the same time!) 2 X 1K, 1 Daylight Litepanel, 1 Bi-Colour Litepanel, 3 Dedos 150s

    Audio was recorder with the Roland R26 and Rode NTG3 microphone (Recorded dual system as I didn't have the XLR box for the camera)

    Rig was an amalgam of bits from Shape and Zacuto. Follow focus was by O'Connor

    Cut in Premiere CC. 4K version to come!

    La Tamise is french for the River Thames. Why use the french? We filmed in the main shaft of Frenchman Marc Brunel's Thames Tunnel. The first tunnel built under a navigable river in 1843. Also the music is by a frenchman, my favourite composer Claude Debussy and is entitled "The girl with the flaxen hair".

    I would love to explore what is left of the tunnel one day. It's closed for it's original purpose of being able to walk through it, in fact it closed over 150 years ago. Since then it's been a train tunnel but even that has stopped now. Hopefully I can convince Andrew Wonder to take me down there! I love the fact that halfway down it's just 14 feet below the river bed. Crazy!

    # vimeo.com/72343480 Uploaded 42K Plays / / 133 Comments Watch in Couch Mode
  5. Mike Tapa of MTF services shows off his new adapters with full control of aperture and Image Stabiliser functions of EOS lenses when used with the Sony F3, FS100 and M4/3 cameras.

    Mike also demonstrates a new B4 2/3inch broadcast lens adapter to allow mounting on an EOS, Sony F3 or FS100.

    For more info see

    # vimeo.com/34415268 Uploaded 12K Plays / / 3 Comments Watch in Couch Mode

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