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Visual Impact: Sony VENICE and SIGMA workshop

Visual Impact: Sony VENICE and SIGMA workshop
15 Aug 18 @ Visual Impact, Teddington Business Park, Station Road, Teddington TW11 9BQ

Sony VENICE V2.0 Hands-on half day

Sony VENICE V2.0 Hands-on half day
21 Aug 18 @ Sony DMPC, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Bucks SL0 0NH

Sony certified training: HDR, Ultra HD and 2020

Sony certified training: HDR, Ultra HD and 2020
30 Aug 18 @ Sony DMPC, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Bucks SL0 0NH

ARRI Certified User Training for large-format camera system – Uxbridge

ARRI Certified User Training for large-format camera system – Uxbridge
1 Sep 18 @ ARRi, 2 Highbridge, Oxford Road, Uxbridge, UB8 1LX

ARRI Service Essentials for ARRI Cameras – Munich

ARRI Service Essentials for ARRI Cameras – Munich
18 Sep 18 @ ARRI, Creative Space Munich, Türkenstraße 89, 80799, München, Germany

ARRI Certified User Training for Advanced Color Science – Munich

ARRI Certified User Training for Advanced Color Science – Munich
19–21/09/2018 @ ARRI Creative Space Munich, Türkenstraße 89, 80799, München, Germany

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Recent Announcements from GTC Sponsors

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Sennheiser Memory mic, Varicam LUT library, Sony VENICE HDR footage

The latest edition of weekly news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Sennheiser Memory Mic VariCam LUT Library Sony VENICE HDR footage.  To watch the latest issue... [READ MORE]

Anton Bauer to launch Dionic XT at the Cine Gear Expo 2018

In the lead-up to October's Cine Gear Expo, Andrew Butler, from GTC sponsor Anton Bauer, talked to The Digital Cinema Society about the unique features of the company's new high capacity Dionic... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Chrosziel Zoom Servo Drive, Nikon full-frame camera, Avid firmware update

The latest edition of weekly news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Chrosziel’s new Zoom Servo Drive Unit Nikon's development of their first full-frame mirrorless camera Avid’s Media Composer... [READ MORE]

BR Remote's new products to be revealed at IBC 2018

With less than two months to go until this year's IBC, GTC sponsor BR Remote is previewing some of the products it will be showcasing at the exhibition, taking place from... [READ MORE]

Vislink and IMT showcase latest products at IBC

GTC sponsor Vislink and IMT, both part of xG® Technology (global leaders in live video communications in the broadcast, law enforcement and defence markets) will be displaying a wide array of leading-edge... [READ MORE]

VMI Superheroes complete the London to Bristol stage of their charity ride

  The charity bike riders from GTC sponsor VMI have completed the first of two rides in their quest to raise £20,000 supporting MAG International to help make... [READ MORE]

Download a new guide to getting the best out of the Panasonic EVA1

EVA1 – A guide to the camera: Barry Green’s A Guide to the Panasonic AU-EVA1 Camera is a comprehensive reference eBook for customers and users of the 5.7K Super... [READ MORE]

Panasonic VariCam rides down memory lane

One of GTC sponsor Panasonic's flagship cinematic cameras, the VariCam LT, was recently used by directing duo Henk van den Doel and Maarten Kempen to shoot an online advert for Kawasaki... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Blackmagic eGPU, new MacBook Pro 2018, Sony firmware

In its latest edition of weekly news, GTC sponsor Visual impact features: Blackmagic Design's collaboration with Apple  Sony's new firmware updates for their popular handheld PXW-200, Z90 and NX80 camcorders Apple's newly... [READ MORE]

ACS receive the first Cineflex Pro +

GTC sponsor Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) has become the first customer for the brand new Cineflex Pro + gimbal. This new addition to ACS’ specialist cameras recently made its debut at the... [READ MORE]

New firmware for TVLogic VFM-055A

GTC sponsor Pyser Optics has introduced new firmware for its TVLogic OLED VFM-055A monitor. The latest package has all the expected features from TVLogic, including a full HD OLED screen, battery bracket... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Sennheiser mics, DaVinci Resolve updates and VENICE Netflix approval

In its latest edition of weekly news, GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: new MKE and HSP Essential Omni microphones from Sennheiser updates to Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve colour grading... [READ MORE]

Autoscript: Don't stop the script!

Failure is not an option: If the script stops rolling, your on-screen talent could be left speechless, that's why reliable teleprompting workflows for live broadcasts are critical. Autoscript's Intelligent... [READ MORE]

Miller Tripods provide a solution for Cinematographer Antonio Morais

When Sony unveiled the VENICE, its first full-frame cinema camera system, Cinematographer Antonio Morais couldn't wait to get his hands on it. Knowing his camera is only as good as its... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Sony VENICE 2.0, Panasonic EVA1 guide, Sony FS7/7II firmware

In its latest edition of weekly news GTC sponsor Visual Impact are featuring: Firmware version 2 for the Sony VENICE camera Panasonic competition and free EVA1 Guide e-Book by... [READ MORE]

MIX wins Cine Gear Expo Technical Award

Nearly 100 new technologies were submitted and presented at Cine Gear Expo in Hollywood in June, but MIX stole the show in the Lighting Technology: Lights award category. MIX technology... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Televisual Survey, Rotolight NEO 2, Litepanels workshop

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: The 'Televisual Production Technology Survey' listing the most popular cameras used in production Rotolight’s new NEO 2 Explorer Kit Litepanels... [READ MORE]

Top-Teks to supply studio cameras for BBC's new headquarters in Cardiff

GTC sponsor Top-Teks has announced that it has been appointed the supplier of Studio Cameras for the BBC’s new headquarters at Central Square in Cardiff for BBC Cymru. Top-Teks will supply Sony cameras, with... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Sony VENICE shoot, Adobe Rush and Sigma Art Sony E-mount

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: DoP Alister Chapman’s 8-day shoot in the Nevada desert using the Sony VENICE camera Sigma's latest Art lenses for the... [READ MORE]

Vitec Group opens new manufacturing facility in Bury St Edmunds

The Vitec Group's ("Vitec" or "the Group") Production Solutions Division recently celebrated the opening of a new facility in Bury St Edmunds, UK. The Group's CEO, Stephen Bird, hosted an opening... [READ MORE]

Shoot anywhere with the new Rotolight Neo 2 Explorer Kit

GTC sponsor Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced the launch of the NEO 2 Explorer Kit, a portable, powerful and lightweight three-light kit for photographers and filmmakers on... [READ MORE]

Fujifilm and Mushashi Optical Systems launch the OptMag TL-OMFF

GTC sponsor Fujifilm Corporation has been working closely with Musashi Optical System Co Ltd to produce the OptMag TL-OMFF – an optical adaptor that enables the use of Super-35 format image... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: ARRI Amira ARRIRAW, Canon 70–200mm f2.8, Panasonic AW-UE150 4K PTZ

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: ARRIRAW upgrade for the AMIRA camera Canon’s two new versions of their 70—200mm f4 and 70—200mm f2.8 full-frame zoom lenses... [READ MORE]

Kino Flo plays with fire

Kino Flo has announced the new TrueMatch® Firmware 3.0 which introduces eight new lighting effects (FX) modes, including a version of Lightning called Frankenstein. TrueMatch 3.0 transforms Kino Flo LED's into... [READ MORE]

Kino Flo highlights LED tubes

Kino Flo Systems has revealed the motion picture and television production industry’s first True Match® LED tubes specially designed by Kino Flo for operation in 4Bank, Double and Single fixtures and... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: AtomOS 9.1, Sony VENICE Firmware 2.0, Blueshape ARRI Alexa LF

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Atomos's latest Firmware Update 9.1 for the Sumo19 HDR monitor/recorder Firmware 2.0 for the Sony VENICE to be released at the beginning of July... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps to show expanded rental range at Media Production Show

The new Camera Corps Q-Pac modular video production system GTC sponsor Camera Corps will be at this year's Media Production Show, 12–13 June, at Olympia, London, exhibiting on stand 534.... [READ MORE]

David Sisson appointed as managing director of Camera Corps

GTC sponsor Camera Corps, a leading supplier of speciality camera systems and support services, recently announced the strategic appointment of David Sisson as its new managing director. He joined the company in... [READ MORE]

IDX DUO-C198 powers digital film test shoot for António Morais

Latest-generation DUO-C198 batteries from GTC sponsor IDX's ENDURA V-Mount series were chosen to power Sony's recently introduced Venice 35mm 6K camera in a short movie shoot by the cinematographer António Morais, Golpe... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: DJI Ronin-S, Anton Bauer Dionic XT, Wooden Camera C300 II PL Mount

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: DJI's new Ronin-S single-hand gimbal stabiliser, designed for DSLR and mirrorless cameras Anton/Bauer's newest Dionic XT range of batteries Wooden... [READ MORE]

Panasonic announces EVA1 ‘share your vision’ video contest

GTC sponsor Panasonic has launched a competition for video professionals in Europe and the US to showcase their best work shot on the AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera.  ’Share Your Vision’ is... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome Scan Pro Video as sponsors

The GTC is very pleased to announce that Scan Pro Video is the latest to join the list of GTC sponsor companies. Shoot > edit > grade > deliver >... [READ MORE]

BLUESHAPE from MTF powers the ALEXA LF

  With the new large format camera from ARRI demanding power that far exceeds output of 'normal' camera batteries, GTC sponsor MTF has developed BLUESHAPE Batteries' new elegant battery mount featuring a... [READ MORE]

Panasonic goes wireless with IMT Vislink

  GTC sponsor Panasonic has partnered with IMT Vislink to offer ‘FocalPoint’ camera control compatibility for its AK-HC5000 HD, AK-UC3000 and AK-UC4000 4K studio cameras and AK-HRP1000/1005 controller. The... [READ MORE]

Cirro Lite add rental Dedolight 'Turbo' kits

GTC sponsor Cirro Lite (Europe) Ltd has recently added Dedolight DLED7 ‘Turbo’ bi-colour kits to their rental fleet. The 4-head kits are colour-tuneable from 2700K to 6500K and come complete with four... [READ MORE]

Luminys introduces LED Lightning Strikes

Luminys Systems Corporation, a leading developer and manufacturer of ultra-high-intensity lighting systems, has announced the newest addition to its award-winning line of Light Strikes fixtures – the LED Paparazzi 1500. The... [READ MORE]

Introducing the new Anton/Bauer Dionic XT

GTC sponsor Anton/Bauer, part of the Vitec Group, has announced the launch of the Dionic XT – the next generation of the highly popular Dionic battery series. A replacement for the Dionic... [READ MORE]

New Matthews KitBAGS make transporting C-stands easier

Based in Burbank, California, Matthews Studio Equipment, manufacturer of camera and lighting support for the entertainment industry, has developed KitBAGS. This new line of grip and lighting equipment bags have been specifically designed to... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Zeiss Supreme Primes, ARRI CForce Mini, Fujinon 4K Lenses

In this week's news update, GTC sponsor Visual Impact is featuring: Zeiss's new Supreme Prime lens – designed for the latest generation of large sensor cameras such as the Sony... [READ MORE]

Pyser offer on new LVM-171S QC monitor

GTC sponsor Pyser Optics is now stocking the new TVLogic LVM-171S monitor as the replacement for the popular LVM-173W-3G. The monitor is only 6U high, has a full HD screen and offers... [READ MORE]

GoalCam – remote IntelliJib from Polecam

Two years ago GTC sponsor Polecam was approached about the possibility of using a Polecam with a hi-speed camera behind the goal for Premier League Football. It all started with a... [READ MORE]

ZEISS Supreme Primes: Introducing the new high-end cinema lens family

GTC sponsor ZEISS has introduced a new family of lenses for high-end film production. The ZEISS Supreme Prime family consists of 13 lenses with fixed focal lengths between 15 and 200... [READ MORE]

RED advances its product portfolio

GTC sponsor RED Digital Cinema is advancing its product portfolio of high-quality cameras and sensors with a focus on simplicity, price and quality for customers. RED’s camera line-up has now been modified... [READ MORE]

Clear-Com introduces new industrial intercom system at Infocomm 2018

GTC sponsor Clear-Com will launch its new weatherproof 800 Series Encore Analog Partyline beltpacks at InfoComm 2018 from 6–8 June in Las Vegas. Ideal for industrial and marine settings, the 800 Series single... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Sony PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190 special

This week's news round-up from GTC sponsor Visual Impact focuses on the new PXW-Z280 and PXW-Z190 camcorders from Sony, recently launched at NAB 2018. It contains an exclusive interview with Sony’s European Product... [READ MORE]

Enhancing live events with Rosco gobos

Combining event lighting and décor into his own custom gobo from GTC sponsor Rosco, Al Crawford, CEO and head designer at Arc3design took inspiration for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts&rsquo... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: DJI Phantom 4 Pro v2.0, Panasonic HC-MDH3, HuraCAM

The latest edition of weekly news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Panasonic's brand new shoulder-style camcorder, the HC-MDH3 DJI’s latest drone, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro version 2.0 The world’s fastest... [READ MORE]

ARRI introduces SeaSun SkyPanel S30-C

ARRI introduces SeaSun SkyPanel S30-C S30-C SkyPanel  - HydroFlex's SeaSun S-30 enclosure brings ARRI's popular SkyPanel S30-C to the underwater world. The SeaSun SkyPanel 30 can be mounted... [READ MORE]

Rosco announces new OPTI-SCULPT filters

GTC sponsor Rosco Laboratories, a global leader in lighting and colour technologies for the architectural, entertainment, and film and television industries, recently announced  the release of their new OPTI-SCULPT filters.... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome CARTONI as sponsors

CARTONI founder Renato Cartoni filming a parade in 1936 The GTC is very pleased to announce that Italian camera support manufacturer CARTONI is the latest to join the list of GTC sponsor... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Atomos Firmware, ARRI Webgate Dailies Player, Panasonic 1080p OLED viewfinder

The latest edition of 'News in 90 Seconds' from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Panasonic's new 1080p OLED viewfinder for their Varicam 35 and Varicam LT cameras ARRI's Webgate... [READ MORE]

Canon to showcase new EOS C700 FF at Media Production Show 2018

GTC sponsor Canon will be showcasing its all-encompassing professional imaging range at the 2018 Media Production Show, including, for the first time in the UK, the newly announced EOS C700 FF. The... [READ MORE]

Presteigne Broadcast Hire buys additional Canon 4K lenses

Mike Ransome, Presteigne (left) with Ian Barnard, Canon Presteigne Broadcast Hire continues its investment in 4K glass with the purchase of additional lenses from fellow GTC sponsor Canon as it prepares... [READ MORE]

Presteigne continues expansion with a major investment

GTC sponsor Presteigne Broadcast Hire has announced that it has made another multi-million pound investment in hire stock and taken on an additional 21,000 square feet of warehouse, service, and operations... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: ARRI SRH-3, Core SWX battery and VOCAS accessories from NAB

In this week's video news round-up GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Core SWX's new Hydracore 100 Gold-mount battery Several new products from GTC sponsor Vocas launched at NAB 2018... [READ MORE]

NAB 2018 new product reviews from Top-Teks

Sales Director Mike Thomas, from GTC sponsor Top-Teks, has given his verdict on some of the new products recently announced at NAB 2018. Read on, and click on the 'Read more' buttons... [READ MORE]

Take 2 appoints Alan Piper as Managing Director

Take 2, part of GTC sponsor Procam, and a leading supplier of professional digital and motion picture equipment within the film and television industry, has announced the appointment of Alan Piper as... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: ARRI SkyPanel, new SIGMA lens and Wooden Camera accessories

In this week's news, GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: The latest firmware update for ARRI’s SkyPanel LED range Wooden Camera's new accessories for the Canon C200 and Sony Venice SIGMA's new wide... [READ MORE]

Latest Ikegami cameras will take centre stage at the Media Production Show

Ikegami's UHK-430 camera GTC sponsor Ikegami Electronics (Europe) will demonstrate two recent additions to its range of broadcast-quality cameras at the Media Production Show in London's Olympia exhibition centre, 12–13... [READ MORE]

SmallHD introduces FOCUS Bolt TX and RX touchscreen wireless monitoring

SmallHD (part of the Vitec Group) recently announced its new 5-inch wireless monitor system, the FOCUS Bolt TX (transmitter) and FOCUS Bolt RX (receiver). Both the TX and RX are built on... [READ MORE]

News round-up from Sony following NAB 2018

GTC sponsor Sony recently showcased technologies and products for HD, 4K, 8K, High Dynamic Range and IP at NAB 2018, offering professionals more creative options and greater flexibility. Taking centre stage was... [READ MORE]

Flowtech tripod wins coveted IABM BaM Award in the 'Create' category

GTC sponsor Vinten and Sachtler, both part of the Vitec Group and global industry leaders in camera supports for over 100 years, recently announced that their new flowtech™ camera tripod technology received a... [READ MORE]

DMG Lumière by Rosco unveils colour evolution in LED lighting at NAB 2018

GTC sponsor Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, recently announced the launch of MIX at NAB 2018. The colour LED lighting innovation is the result of Rosco’s... [READ MORE]

SmallHD unveils FOCUS OLED 5” 1080p Touchscreen Monitor at NAB 2018

SmallHD (part of the Vitec Group) has announced the breakthrough FOCUS OLED 5-inch, 1080p camera-top monitor, combining the colour and contrast performance of OLED technology with the convenience of a touchscreen... [READ MORE]

VMI takes delivery of the new Phantom VEO 4K

GTC sponsor VMI is the first UK rental company to have taken delivery of Phantom's newest camera, the Phantom VEO 4K, which just like its big brother, the Phantom Flex 4K, can... [READ MORE]

Gemini news from Litepanels

GTC sponsor Litepanels has announced the release of some great new firmware for its  lighting fixture, Gemini. Find out more by taking a look at the new Gemini effects video... [READ MORE]

New P+S Technik products at NAB 2018

GTC sponsor P+S Technik recently presented some of their new products at NAB 2018.  Solutions for anamorphic images - Evolution 2X 135mm lens Since September 2017... [READ MORE]

Teradek announces VidiU Go: a bonded cellular HEVC livestreaming solution

GTC sponsor Teradek has announced that the popular VidiU series of livestreaming encoders is getting its first new addition in several years: VidiU Go. Built on Teradek’s venerable Cube HEVC platform... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: NAB 2018 special

In this week's news, GTC sponsor Visual Impact is featuring some of the new products launched at NAB 2018 including: Sony FS5 II The new 4K cameras from Sony The... [READ MORE]

Canon releases professional video firmware upgrade

GTC sponsor Canon recently announced a firmware upgrade for its professional EOS C200, EOS C300 Mark II, XF405, XF400, EOS C700 and EOS C700 GS PL cameras. Major updates include the... [READ MORE]

ARRI Lighting announces new EB MAX Range and SkyPanel Firmware 4

EB MAX Range - GTC sponsor ARRI has announced its new EB MAX Range, which has evolved from the EB MAX 1.8 of 2017. Together with the three other models... [READ MORE]

Blackmagic Design update from NAB 2018

GTC sponsor Blackmagic Design was recently at NAB 2018 to showcase some of its exciting new products including:   DaVinci Resolve 15, a massive update which now has Fusion... [READ MORE]

ACS specialist cameras cover the Grand National

This weekend saw the biggest annual event in the British horse racing calendar – the Grand National at Aintree. GTC sponsor Aerial Camera Systems (ACS) was there to film the live... [READ MORE]

Canon strengthens 2/3” broadcast lens range with four new 4K models

GTC sponsor Canon recently unveiled its new medium, telephoto field box lens, the UJ66x9B, alongside three ENG/EFP broadcast lenses – the CJ24ex7.5B, CJ18ex7.6B and CJ14ex4.3B. Launched under a completely new lens category... [READ MORE]

Canon extends reference display line-up for improved 4K HDR workflow

GTC sponsor Canon has expanded its industry-leading range of 4K reference monitors with the launch of two 12G-SDI capable models (DP-V2421 and DP-V1711) and an extensive firmware update to enhance HDR... [READ MORE]

Panasonic announce firmware update for EVA1

GTC sponsor Panasonic has announced a firmware update for AU-EVA1. The update can be downloaded here and details on how to update EVA1 can be seen here. Key features... [READ MORE]

MTF announce full-frame lenses from leading glass manufacturer NiSi

GTC sponsor MTF Services, exclusive supplier of NiSi Cinema Filters, has announced the arrival of the brand's new range of full-frame, prime lenses. Launching in 25mm T2.1, 35mm T2.0, 50mm... [READ MORE]

NAB 2018: FUJINON 4K HDR Zoom Series expands with two new 46x zooms

Duclos 1.7x expander on FUJINON Premier Series 18-85mm zoom NAB 2018 will showcase the continued expansion of the FUJINON 4K HDR lens range from the Optical Devices Division of GTC... [READ MORE]

Vocas at NAB 2018: What's new?

GTC sponsor Vocas is ready to introduce some new products at NAB 2018 in Las Vegas. Working closely within the professional camera market, Vocas has developed accessories for the latest cameras as well as... [READ MORE]

Introducing the new Canon CN-E20mm T1.5 lens

GTC sponsor Canon has announced the launch of the CN-E20mm T1.5 L F, a wide-angle lens perfect for high-quality cinematic productions. Offering outstanding optical capability and superior lens build, the CN-E20mm... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: RED GEMINI 5K S35, Wooden Camera Zip Focus, Teradek Bolt 10K

In this week's news update, GTC sponsor Visual Impact are featuring: RED's new GEMINI 5K S35 sensor for their Epic-W range of cameras Wooden Camera's new compact single rod... [READ MORE]

Canon launches flagship full frame Cinema EOS camera

GTC sponsor Canon recently released its flagship full frame Cinema EOS camera, the C700 FF. Thanks to a newly developed, next generation Canon full frame 38.1mm x 20.1mm CMOS sensor, the... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps to demo Clarity Large-Sensor HD/UHD HFR Camera at NAB 2018

A recent addition to GTC sponsor Camera Corps' rental fleet, Clarity is a miniature camera delivering real-time live output and high-frame-rate SDI for use with slow motion replay servers. A UHD... [READ MORE]

Introducing the new Gemini 5K S35 sensor from RED Digital Cinema

GTC sponsor RED Digital Cinema has recently introduced the new GEMINI™ 5K S35 sensor for its RED EPIC-W® camera. It uses dual sensitivity modes to provide greater flexibility for a variety of... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Kinefinity MAVO LF 6K, Movcam Sony VENICE Kit, Scorpion Light 2

In this week's news update from GTC sponsor Visual Impact, the spotlight falls on: The Kinefinity MAVO LF The Scorpion Light version 2 from Blind Spot Gear A new... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps to demonstrate new DMR Head at NAB2018

GTC sponsor Camera Corps has announced an innovative addition to its range of broadcast-quality video production equipment. Available for rental, the new DMR (Dual Mini Remote) Head is a fully remote... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Tilta G2X Gimbal, Zacuto C200 vs EVA1, Pomfort LiveGrade Pro 4

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Tilta's Gravity G2 and G2X gimbal stabilizers Canon C200 versus Panasonic EVA1 shootout video from Zacuto the release of Pomfort’s beta version... [READ MORE]

Leading UK rental house Version 2 acquires Litepanels Gemini lights

GTC sponsor Litepanels, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic and broadcast industries, has announced that Version 2, a UK-based broadcast equipment rental house, has added a significant number of... [READ MORE]

Cartoni showcase new camera support products at NAB 2018

GTC sponsor CARTONI, Italian leader in professional camera support, will introduce several innovative additions to its product line at NAB 2018 (Central Hall, booth C9020). The new fluid heads, tripods, pedestals and remote... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: Atomos Sumo promotion, Sony VENICE workshop and Panasonic 8K sensor

This week's round-up of news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Panasonic's new 36 megapixel 8K CMOS sensor Atomos' Sumo19 and Sumo19M HDR monitors Sony VENICE workshop... [READ MORE]

FUJIFILM installs 22 FUJINON 4K HDR lenses in new BBC Studioworks facility

GTC sponsor FUJIFILM has played an important part in supplying brand new equipment for the recently reopened BBC Studioworks, a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Situated within the world-famous Television Centre... [READ MORE]

Procam and Take 2 achieve CarbonNeutral certification

GTC sponsor Procam, Europe’s largest digital cinematography and hire firm, and Take 2, leading supplier of professional digital and motion picture equipment within the film and TV industry, have announced that they... [READ MORE]

Pyser Optics announces their TVLogic lineup for NAB 2018

GTC sponsor Pyser Optics will be showing a range of TV Logic 4K monitors at NAB 2018 next month. Other highlights will include the 55” OLED model and an expanded range... [READ MORE]

Cirro Lite stocks new Kino Flo products

GTC sponsor Cirro Lite has some new products in stock from Kino Flo – the Celeb 850 LED Yoke Mount and Pole-Op models, the FreeStyle 151X LED DMX Controller and the True... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: EVA1 Firmware 2.0, Sony A7 III, Sigma FE Lenses

In this week's news round-up, GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Sony's new A7 III a full-frame mirrorless camera Panasonic's latest 2.0 Firmware for its EVA1 camera Sigma’s 9 new... [READ MORE]

New Matthews KitBAGS available from Cirro Lite

New Matthews KitBAGS make transporting C-stands easier. - Burbank, CA-based manufacturer of camera and lighting support for the entertainment industry, Matthews Studio Equipment, has developed KitBAGS, a new line of grip... [READ MORE]

Vinten products on display at the 2018 NAB Show

  At the 2018 NAB Show, GTC sponsor Vinten will showcase its complete family of broadcast camera support systems. With more than a century of design expertise, Vinten's award-winning camera... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome New Day pictures as sponsors

The GTC is very pleased to announce that film and TV equipment hire company New Day Pictures is the latest company to join the list of GTC sponsors. NDP's Brad... [READ MORE]

VMi is hiring - see details of two job opportunities

GTC sponsor VMI has two posts that they are looking to fill immediately: Rental Desk Client Contact                         . Camera Technician    Do you have what it takes to... [READ MORE]

Top-Teks takes delivery of the first Sony VENICE cameras in the UK

GTC sponsor Top-Teks is pleased to announce it is the first in the UK to take delivery of the Sony VENICE. As Sony's specialist reseller of the Full Frame 6K VENICE, Top-Teks has... [READ MORE]

See the 4k Low Delay RF on display at BVE 2018

GTC Sponsor Videosys will be at BVE 2018 this week. Visit ARRI's stand (H30) to see the new UHD RF System in action or speak to the Videosys team direct on... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: Teradek RT, Schneider Rainbow Filter, Blackmagic ATEM Advanced Panel

The latest edition of GTC Sponsor Visual Impact's weekly news features: Schneider’s True-Streak Rainbow filter ATEM 1 M/E Advanced Panel from Blackmagic Design Teradek's new line of wireless remote... [READ MORE]

Firmware upgrade superpowers Panasonic EVA1

GTC sponsor Panasonic has announced a firmware upgrade to its EVA1 compact cinema camera that, among many improvements, will see the camera capable of recording ALL-I codecs and outputting RAW.... [READ MORE]

It's all about colour for LCA at BVExpo

If you missed GTC sponsor Lights Camera Action at BSC Expo a few weeks ago, then you've got another chance to see them at BVExpo this week at London ExCeL, giving you the... [READ MORE]

MTF heads to BVE 2018 and announces competition

With the 2018 BVE Expo just around the corner, GTC sponsor MTF Services is gearing up to present an array of essential tools for pro image-makers. Along with presenting... [READ MORE]

Panasonic VariCam LT Version 6 firmware update - NOW LIVE!

The firmware update, Version 6, for the Panasonic VariCam LT 4K is now live. This update sets the cinema camera up for live and ‘near live’ multi-cam use within concerts, events... [READ MORE]

FUJIFILM announces new ultra-compact cinema lenses

GTC sponsor FUJIFILM has recently announced the launch of the FUJINON MKX18–55mmT2.9 and FUJINON MKX50–135mmT2.9 cinema lenses for X Mount, new additions to the X Series line of interchangeable lenses.  ... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: X-H1 Fujifilm camera, ARRI accessories for VENICE and Zeiss lens

The latest issue of GTC sponsor Visual Impact's weekly roundup of news features: A new mirrorless camera from Fujifilm – the X-H1 ARRI's accessories specifically tailored for the Sony VENICE Zeiss's new wide-angle 25mm... [READ MORE]

HPRC appoints Pyser Optics as UK Distributor

HPRC, the Italian flight case manufacturer, has appointed GTC Sponsor Pyser Optics as distributor for its range of resin flight cases for the Broadcast, and Defence and Security markets in the UK... [READ MORE]

Steve Gray takes a closer look at ARRI cameras

GTC Sponsor Visual Impact shares this overview of ARRI cameras by top DoP, Steve Gray. To view the video, please click below or view via this link. <\div>  ... [READ MORE]

New accessories announced for the flowtech tripod system

Sachtler and GTC sponsor Vinten, both Vitec Group brands, have announced two optional accessories for the popular new flowtech 75 tripod – a detachable carry handle and a compact, lightweight dolly. ... [READ MORE]

Updates for all ARRI camera devices

GTC sponsor ARRI recommends keeping all of your ARRI devices updated to ensure your work keeps to the best possible quality.   Find the latest software updates (SUPs) on... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps Qx robotic camera to take centre stage at BVE 2018

Highlight of the GTC sponsor Camera Corps display on the Vitec Group stand (G14) at BVE 2018 will be the latest upgrade to the Q-Ball miniature robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus camera. Previewed at... [READ MORE]

ES Broadcast Hire chooses Canon UHD field lenses for 4K sports coverage

ES Broadcast Hire, home to one of Europe’s largest 4K rental fleets, has taken delivery of another wave of new UHD lenses from GTC Sponsor Canon UK. The 20 Canon CJ12ex4.3B IRSE S/IASE... [READ MORE]

ProAV TV: Review of BSC Expo 2018

In this latest video from GTC sponsor ProAV, Carl reviews their pick of the new kit on display at BSCExpo 2018. To watch the video, click on it below or... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: URSA Broadcast, Sony VENICE updates, FilmConvert plugins for GH5S

In the latest round-up of news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact the following products are featured: URSA Broadcast camera from Blackmagic Design Details of the latest firmware for the... [READ MORE]

RED: new video explaining the benefits of REDCODE RAW

A new video from RED helps film-makers understand how REDCODE can be a vital part of their workflow from capture through to post and delivery: REDCODE RAW maximizes image... [READ MORE]

Panasonic expands studio camera range at ISE

GTC Sponsor Panasonic has used ISE 2018 to announce the launch of a new studio camera system aimed at the production, rental and live events markets. Expanding its portfolio of studio... [READ MORE]

ARRI launches the ALEXA LF large-format camera system


Introducing the FilmCart SmartOne from Production Gear

Come and visit GTC sponsor Production Gear at BSC Expo and experience the new SmartOne cart, made for film industry professionals who value time, quality and comfort. Manufactured from high-quality materials... [READ MORE]

New Panavision Millennium DXL2 camera with RED MONSTRO 8K VV sensor debuts at BSC Expo

Panavision is introducing the new Millennium DXL2 8K camera on Stand 502 at BSC Expo 2018. The large-format camera is at the heart of a complete imaging ecosystem designed from filmmakers’ perspectives... [READ MORE]

Blackmagic Design announces new products

GTC sponsor Blackmagic Design has just announced the launch of several new products to help solve a number of problems experienced by broadcasters. The products are: Blackmagic URSA Broadcast... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: ARRI ALEXA LF, ARRI Signature Primes, Varicam LT Firmware v6.0

The latest round-up of weekly news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: ARRI's launch of the brand new ALEXA LF ARRI's new range of Signature Prime lenses Panasonic's upcoming firmware version... [READ MORE]

Lights Camera Action showcases colourful new products at BSC Expo

For GTC sponsor Lights Camera Action, it's all about colour at BSC Expo this February. With ever evolving technology in the world of lighting for film and broadcast, this year's... [READ MORE]

Pyser Optics at BVE London

GTC sponsor Pyser Optics will be exhibiting a number of products at BVE 2018 Excel London including a range of exciting new monitors from TV Logic. They are delighted to be... [READ MORE]

Panasonic VariCam LT captures snow leopards for new BBC series

Image: Anna Place A new BBC natural history series following the life of big cats has made use of Panasonic's VariCam LT to track down the elusive snow leopards of Himachal Pradesh.... [READ MORE]

Red WEAPON With MONSTRO 8K VV Sensor at BSC Expo

GTC Sponsor RED Digital Cinema® is showcasing its latest sensor technology, MONSTRO 8K VV, on Stand 426 at the BSC Expo on 2–3 February at the Battersea Evolution. MONSTRO is an evolutionary... [READ MORE]

ProAV TV - SmallHD 502 Bright

In the latest video from GTC sponsor ProAV, Carl reviews the latest addition to Small HD's line up of on-camera monitors - the 502 Bright - which features some welcome improvements to... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: SmallHD monitors, iOS app for ARRI and DJI Mavic Air

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: ‘PocketControl’ - a new iOS app that enables remote control of ARRI cameras SmallHD 502 Bright and SmallHD 702 Bright... [READ MORE]

47 Miller Tripods supplied to Spanish broadcasting company by Xeltec Video

Xeltec Video, a Spanish distributor of GTC Sponsor Miller Tripods Ltd, recently sold 47 Air Solo 75 2 Stage Alloy tripods to the Spanish Broadcasting Corporation (RTVE). The tripods were purchased for... [READ MORE]

See P+S Technik at BSC Expo


Visual Impact News: Vocas accessories, Zoom H1, EVA1 firmware update

This weeks news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: New accessories for the Sony VENICE from Vocas H1 audio recorder from Zoom Latest firmware update from Panasonic for their EVA1... [READ MORE]

Visit TLS at BSC Expo 2018


Panasonic relesase firmware update for EVA1

Panasonic has released the EVA1 Version 1.10 firmware update. This firmware includes the following improvements: When the HDMI output is connected to BT-LH1850 monitor and displayed on it... [READ MORE]

Vocas accessories for the new Sony VENICE

The new Sony VENICE will be shipping in 2018 and GTC sponsor Vocas has new accessories ready to deliver. Besides all the universal compatible accessories, Vocas has also developed dedicated items specifically... [READ MORE]

Tiffen International to show new Steadicam M1-Volt at BSC Expo 2018

The Steadicam M-1 rig fitted with the new Volt auto horizon assist GTC sponsor Tiffen International will be at BSC Expo showing and demonstrating the new Volt auto horizon assist for... [READ MORE]

ProAV TV – GH5S High ISO Test

In this latest video from GTC sponsor ProAV, Carl puts the GH5S to the test and compares it to the rest of Panasonic's video lineup, as well as the current king... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: Panasonic GH5S, DJI Ronin-S and SmallHD 703 Bolt

This week's news from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Panasonic's new GH5S compact mirrorless camera  SmallHD's new 703 Bolt wireless monitor DJI’s new Ronin-S. To watch the latest... [READ MORE]

ProVision and colleagues enjoy a Merry pre-Christmas Open Day!

ITV’s premier hire facility, and GTC sponsor, ProVision Leeds once again opened its doors for their annual Christmas Open Day. Now in its 14th year, the ProVision Open Day has been a... [READ MORE]

Cirro Lite supplies Luminys LED Lightning Strikes and DLED7 Bi-colour ‘Turbo’ kits

GTC sponsor Cirro Lite has the newest addition to the award-winning line of Light Strikes fixtures, the LED Paparazzi 1500, and also Dedolight DLED7 Bi-colour 'Turbo' kits – all available for rental... [READ MORE]

Dancing on Ice shines with Rotolight Anova Pro 2

As the tenth series of Dancing on Ice makes its way back to our screens, GTC sponsor Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced it has supplied its Anova... [READ MORE]

Canon UK brings latest 4K and HDR solutions to BSC Expo 2018

GTC Sponsor Canon will showcase its latest 4K and HDR solutions at BSC Expo 2018 to help address the challenge today’s filmmakers are facing in delivering increasingly high-quality content quickly across... [READ MORE]

FUJIFILM/FUJINON’S MK zoom lenses honoured in 'best-of' lists

Since their launch in February of 2017, the MK Series of zoom lenses from GTC sponsor FUJIFILM have received numerous accolades from noted industry websites, publications and cinematographers thanks to the lens&rsquo... [READ MORE]

SmallHD and Teradek collaborate on 703 Bolt Wireless Director's Monitor

GTC sponsor, wireless video pioneer Teradek, has teamed up with renowned high definition monitor manufacturer SmallHD for the first time with the introduction of the SmallHD 703 Bolt Wireless Director’s Monitor. The new... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: Blackmagic updates, Matthews Dutti Dolly kits, Sony product news

The latest edition of GTC Sponsor Visual Impact's weekly video round-up features: Blackmagic camera 4.8 and 4.9 updates Matthews Dutti Dolly kits the new Sony PXW-Z90 and NX80 &ndash... [READ MORE]

Book a private demo or screening at RED


Visual Impact News: Our Top Picks of 2017

The latest issue of GTC sponsor Visual Impact's weekly video roundup of 'News in 90 seconds' features their top picks for most exciting, innovative and popular product releases in 2017 including... [READ MORE]

Neil Thompson reviews the Sony HXC-FB80

GTC sponsor Finepoint have published this interesting introduction and review of the new affordable HXC-FB80 camera system by Honorary GTC member Neil Thompson. See the article on the Finepoint site (or read below).... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome Teradek as sponsors

The GTC is very pleased to announce that Teradek has become the latest company to join the list of GTC sponsor companies and is looking forward to working with Teradek in... [READ MORE]

Ikegami launches 3-CMOS portable HD HDR camera

The HDK-73 is now available from GTC Sponsor Ikegami. It's a future-proof multi-role HD HDR camera with full digital processing, delivering broadcast-quality performance at a very affordable entry price level. The camera's HDR... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: MoVI stabiliser for smartphones, RED ND filter wheel, Flowtech dolly

The latest issue of GTC sponsor Visual Impact's weekly video roundup of 'News in 90 seconds' features: Sachtler lightweight dolly system for the Flowtech tripod UK RED specialists KipperTie's... [READ MORE]

Top-Teks' Top Lighting Picks for 2017

What is new in lighting?: Allow Top-Teks to illuminate you! LED technology has come on leaps and bounds from only a few years ago, so there is no excuse... [READ MORE]

Pro-AV takes a look at E-Image's Huntsman Jib

GTC sponsor ProAV has been taking a closer look at E-Image's new Huntsman Jib which is now available. In this video, Carl from ProAV reviews the innovative new features this portable... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact News: Atomos Update, Sony G-Series Cards and Chrosziel Servo

The latest issue of GTC sponsor Visual Impact's weekly video roundup of 'News in 90 seconds' features: Atomos’s new firmware update for their Sumo19 and Sumo19M HDR production monitors... [READ MORE]

New third-party products to support FUJIFILM MK lenses

With the growing popularity of its recently introduced FUJINON MK Series, GTC sponsor FUJIFILM is delighted that camera and lens support providers now offer a range of solutions to benefit MK lens... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome Litepanels as sponsors

The GTC is very pleased to announce that Vitec brand Litepanels has just joined the list of GTC sponsor companies. The GTC is very grateful for the ongoing support of all... [READ MORE]

MTF Services offer NiSi Yellow Light Block Filter

GTC Sponsor MTF Services, the UK's exclusive authorised supplier of NiSi Cinema Filters, is pleased to announce the arrival of the brand's new Yellow Light Blocker filter. Shooting outdoors at... [READ MORE]

Videosys unveils low delay 4K wireless camera

GTC sponsor Videosys Broadcast has unveiled DTC's Aeon UHD camera system with H.265 encoding, which provides exceptional picture quality with ultra low delay performance. Coupled with DTC’s great RF stability, the Aeon is well... [READ MORE]

Rotolight unveil Anova PRO 2

GTC sponsor Rotolight, an award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, yesterday announced the launch of Anova PRO 2, a pioneering continuous light and High Speed Sync (HSS) flash for creative image-makers. Redefining... [READ MORE]

Canon's leading low-light network camera, the ME20F-SHN, is launched

GTC Sponsor, Canon, has announced the launch of the ME20F-SHN. As a sister product to the ME20F-SH, the ME20F-SHN, which now features network capability, further enhances Canon’s Multiple Purpose camera line-up with... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact news: SmallHD update, EVA1 accessories and Blackmagic 8K card

The latest issue of GTC sponsor Visual Impact's weekly video roundup of 'News in 90 seconds' features: Blackmagic’s new Decklink 8K PRO capture card new accessories for the Panasonic... [READ MORE]

LCA Lights Camera Action to launch in Paris, France

GTC sponsor LCA Lights, Camera, Action is delighted to announce it will soon be opening an office and warehouse in Paris, France. LCA Lights, Camera, Action France will be offering... [READ MORE]

The first SkyPanel S360-C has left the factory!

GTC Sponsor ARRI is excited to announce that shipping of the new SkyPanel S360-C to customers has begun. The first unit left the factory in Stephanskirchen (Germany) on 10 November, heading to California... [READ MORE]

Rosco announces major expansion to RoscoLED tape product line

GTC sponsor Rosco Laboratories has announced a major expansion of its popular line of RoscoLED Tape products. “We’re very excited to share this expansion of our RoscoLED Tape line with the marketplace,&rdquo... [READ MORE]

Everything you need to know about HDR – from Shift 4


Latest news from Visual Impact including the new Sigma 16mm f1.4 wide angle lens

The latest issue of GTC sponsor Visual Impact's weekly video roundup of 'News in 90 seconds' features: Sigma’s new lightweight wide-angle 16mm f/1.4 lens for Sony E-mount APS-C and... [READ MORE]

Testing EVA - test footage of Panasonic's EVA1 from ProAV

GTC sponsor ProAV has been taking a closer look at the much anticipated EVA1 camera from Panasonic, which will be shipping very soon. In this video they put some of... [READ MORE]

Vocas offer accessories for the new Panasonic AU-EVA1

The new Panasonic camera AU-EVA1 is now shipping and GTC sponsor Vocas has new accessories ready to deliver. As well as the universal compatible accessories, Vocas is also offering dedicated items... [READ MORE]

Updated RED Tools app available from Apple App Store and now Google Play

A refreshed RED Tools app from RED Digital Cinema® is available now from the Apple App Store and for the first time on Google Play for Android devices. RED Tools... [READ MORE]

Canon announces new 4K 2/3" broadcast portable zooms

Canon has announced the CJ45ex9.7B and CJ45ex13.6B – two new portable 4K 2/3” broadcast lenses with superior optical quality and lens build, fast zooming and focus, and improved image stabilization (IS). Achieving the... [READ MORE]

MTF Services announce agreement with Italian cine brand: LockCircle

Adding to the growing number of carefully selected, high-quality brands that can now be sourced from MTF Broadcast Services, the company is extremely proud to announce that they have a brand-new... [READ MORE]

ARRI collects technical Emmy for ALEXA camera system

At the 69th Engineering Emmy® Awards Ceremony in Hollywood, the Television Academy recognised ARRI with the most prestigious television accolade for outstanding achievement in engineering development for its ALEXA digital motion... [READ MORE]

ProAV answer questions about the Canon XF405

GTC sponsors ProAV have had their hands on the new Canon XF405 camera and have produced this video to answer a lot of the most common questions regarding its specs.... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps introduce Qx and Clarity in NY

GTC sponsor Camera Corps previewed its new Qx miniature robotic camera as well as giving the Clarity camera its New York debut at the recent NAB Show. Qx -... [READ MORE]

Canon wins Emmy for its lineup of 4K lenses for large-format cameras

Canon Europe has announced that its parent company Canon Inc. will be recognised at the 69th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards for its lineup of 4K field production zoom lenses... [READ MORE]

BR Remote: discount offer on HDC-160 camera

It was lovely to see so many customers, old and new, at IBC this year. With several new product developments to showcase we were very pleased with the level of interest... [READ MORE]

MTF celebrate success and innovation during IBC 2017

As veterans of the trade exhibition circuit, the team at GTC sponsor MTF Broadcast Services are no strangers to delivering innovative solutions through their own-branded lens adapters, as well as the growing... [READ MORE]

Fujifilm attributes technical Emmy for Cine Zoom lenses to cinematographers

DoP Bill Wages, ASC, giving feedback on FUJINON Cabrios with Radames Gonzalez from Arri Rental in lens projection room The Optical Devices Division of GTC sponosr FUJIFILM has been awarded an Engineering Emmy®... [READ MORE]

Sachtler launches ACE XL GS AL and ACE XL MS AL tripod systems

New aluminium versions of the popular ACE XL tripods offer value-priced alternative to carbon-fibre counterparts Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand and global industry leader in camera support systems, have introduced two new... [READ MORE]

ZEISS unveils high-speed DSLR lens: Milvus 1.4/25

With its new wide-angle focal length, the ZEISS Milvus family now boasts 11 lenses for single-lens reflex cameras, including four focal lengths with a maximum aperture of 1.4, making them perfect... [READ MORE]

Procam Projects supply cameras for farewell Black Sabbath show

On 4 February, Black Sabbath performed their last show in Birmingham’s Genting Arena as part of their farewell tour, The End. To chronicle the sold-out, historic final concert, Procam Projects was... [READ MORE]

Latest news from Agile Remote Cameras

New ARC cameras and controllers - It's an exciting time for GTC sponsor Agile Remote Cameras as they launch new products into the market. New introductions include a PTZ... [READ MORE]

RED Digital Cinema announces Monstro 8K VV sensor

GTC sponsor RED Digital Cinema® has announced a new cinematic full frame sensor for WEAPON® cameras, MONSTRO™ 8K VV. MONSTRO is an evolutionary step beyond the DRAGON 8K VV sensor with... [READ MORE]

Rosco backdrop solutions

Between its extensive inventory of rental drops and wide variety of background photos and videos in its Image Bank, GTC sponsor Rosco has hundreds of backdrops available for your... [READ MORE]

New Joker² from K5600

For 25 years, K5600 Lighting's Jokers have been an industry standard for powerful, controllable light sources with thousands in use every day on film, television and still sets around the world.... [READ MORE]

ARRI ALEXA camera system wins Engineering Emmy®

The ARRI ALEXA is to be honoured with an Engineering Emmy® Award for outstanding achievement in engineering development Since 2010, ALEXA has been the camera of choice on numerous television... [READ MORE]

Latest news from Visual Impact including Sony Venice footage

This week's 'News in 90 seconds' video from GTC sponsor Visual Impact features: Sony VENICE footage Atomos Sumo19M ARRI SkyPanel S360-C [READ MORE]

Nat Geo WILD’s RED Challenge Finalists

: Samuel Guiton’s documentary short Spiral won Nat Geo WILD’s RED Challenge at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Awards ceremony on Thursday 28 September. Launched by Nat Geo WILD with GTC... [READ MORE]

100 years of ARRI history

To celebrate its centenary, ARRI is launching an interactive historical timeline – a thrilling journey through the last century of cinematic storytelling. Browse 100 years of ARRI's history.... [READ MORE]

New flowtech™ tripod picks up three major awards at IBC2017

The revolutionary new flowtech™ carbon-fibre camera tripod technology from Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands, has won three awards at IBC2017. Sachtler and Vinten debuted flowtech technology at IBC2017 in the form of... [READ MORE]

News from Sony at IBC2017

Sony goes beyond definition at IBC 2017 focusing on amazing storytelling and new advanced media operations Sony today revealed new solutions, technologies and operational approaches to empower media companies to... [READ MORE]

Miller launches CompassX series at IBC

  Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd., a leader in the production of innovative camera support solutions, announced the CompassX series at IBC 2017. Designed with speed, balance and strength as its... [READ MORE]

ARRI lights up IBC2017

Check out all the latest ARRI products - SkyPanel S360-C: SkyPanel on an immense scale - Introducing the new SkyPanel S360-C, the biggest and brightest... [READ MORE]

First footage from Panasonic EVA1

The first footage from the new Panasonic AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera has been released at IBC in Amsterdam, with the camera set to start shipping from the end of October... [READ MORE]

News from GTC sponsor Shift 4


Rosco Labs acquires DMG Lumière

DMG Lumière’s founders (l-r) Jean de Montgrand, Nicolas Goerg, Mathieu de Montgrand, Nils de Montgrand with Rosco Chairman Stan Miller in the middle GTC sponsor Rosco, a leading manufacturer of... [READ MORE]

The GTC welcomes new sponsors Zeiss

The GTC is delighted to announce that Zeiss has recently joined our list of sponsor companies. ZEISS is an international leader in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. Its photography... [READ MORE]

Trev Sword appointed General Manager of Ikegami UK

Sword brings 20 years’ experience to role heading up the UK, Ireland and Africa offices GTC sponsor Ikegami (, a leading manufacturer of specialised cameras and image processing equipment in... [READ MORE]

ARRI Media at IBC2017


Camera Corps introduces Clarity miniature live HFR 4K and HD cameras

GTC sponsor Camera Corps, a leading supplier of speciality television production systems, announces a major addition to its rental assets with the introduction of its own in-house-designed miniature high frame rate... [READ MORE]

See BR Remote at IBC2017

There will be plenty of kit to look at and have a play with on the stand of GTC sponsor BR Remote at IBC2017 (Hall 12 – Stand F67), including the following... [READ MORE]

See GTC sponsor Finepoint at IBC 2017


MTF at IBC 2017

As a specialist supplier of quality broadcast products for film and TV industries, GTC sponsor MTF Services will once more head to IBC in Amsterdam (15–19 September) to showcase its outstanding... [READ MORE]

Fujifilm introduces smallest and lightest 4K HDR-compatible broadcast lens

At IBC in Amsterdam this month, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce the world’s smallest (total length approx 220.5mm) and lightest (approx 1.98kg) broadcast lens that supports 4K production. Despite its... [READ MORE]

New Polecam brochure now available online

The NEW Polecam camera crane 'Rigs & Accessories' brochure is now available online. This provides a great overview and introduction to the super-lightweight, totally modular, highly portable, quick to deploy, single operator carbon... [READ MORE]

ROTOLIGHT announces strategic collaboration with Elinchrom

GTC sponsor Rotolight, an award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has teamed up with Elinchrom one of the world’s best known photographic lighting systems manufacturers, to integrate its unique Skyport Protocol across... [READ MORE]

Tiffen International to show new Steadicam M-1 Volt at IBC 2017

Top Steadicam trainer Jerry Holway, one of the design team for the new M-1 Volt GTC sponsors Tiffen International will show and demonstrate the innovative new top-of-the-range Steadicam M-1 Volt at IBC... [READ MORE]

Vocas introduce new products at IBC 2017

GTC sponsor Vocas is to introduce several new products at IBC2017, including a new follow focus system, the MFC-3 and MFC-3F, and the Top handgrip Pro. MFC-3 and MFC-3F: The... [READ MORE]

MTF present BLUESHAPE Power Solutions

As a specialist supplier of quality broadcast products for film and TV industries, GTC sponsor MTF prides itself on offering the very best in solutions currently available in the market. A... [READ MORE]

Presenting Manfrotto 360 Virtual Reality

The first dedicated range of solutions supporting virtual reality creation Pro and enthusiast solutions for immersive content creation. Reliable, high-performance bases, accessories and extension booms. Engineered with high-quality materials... [READ MORE]

LCA to exhibit new products and visitors can win prizes at IBC

GTC sponsor LCA – Lights, Camera, Action are a leading supplier of a wide range of film and TV lighting and grip, and work with some of the innovative lighting manufacturers from around... [READ MORE]

News in 90 seconds from Visual Impact: 38

: This week's news in 90 seconds from Visual Impact: GTC sponsor Visual Impact produces a useful series of 'News in 90 seconds' videos. In this week's video there... [READ MORE]

Panasonic nominated for three categories at Gear of The Year Awards 2017

Panasonic has been nominated for three categories at Pro Moviemaker’s 2017 Gear of the Year Awards for: Innovation of the Year Launch of the Year Cinema Camera of... [READ MORE]

Fujifilm launches 'Lunch and Learn Lenses' events in the US

As part of the company’s overall education initiative, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM is currently conducting 'Lunch & Learn Lenses' events in cities across North and South America. Each 'Lunch... [READ MORE]

More details announced about the new Panasonic AU-EVA1 camera

Panasonic announces pricing and additional technical specs for the new AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera - Panasonic has disclosed additional information, including pricing and specification data, about... [READ MORE]

Miller's Skyline 90 to make its debut at IBC 2017

Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, will be featuring the Skyline 90 Fluid Head for the European market at IBC 2017 (Stand... [READ MORE]

Finepoint Broadcast becomes a Sony Professional Solutions Specialist

Finepoint and Sony - As part of Finepoint Broadcast and Sony’s developing relationship, the two GTC sponsors are happy to announce a new sales agreement, meaning that Finepoint becomes a Sony... [READ MORE]

Production Gear – Kupo Lighting Grip equipment

GTC sponsor Production Gear is excited to announce that it has recently added the popular Kupo lighting stands and grip to its range of distribution brands, which includes products from Easyrig... [READ MORE]

ARRI Photometrics App 4.0 – now on iOS and Android


MTF offer new Micro 4/3 and FZ conversion service for Fujinon MK lenses

Since the launch of Fujinon’s MK lenses in February this year, many users have requested a range of mounts beyond the native E-Mount that is found on the 18–55mm and 50–135mm... [READ MORE]

Polecam introduce new medical theatre camera

As world leaders in the design and manufacture of specialist lightweight highly portable carbon fibre camera crane systems, Polecam, as proud members of the Institute of Medical Illustrators, are pleased to... [READ MORE]

Tiffen Rentals offers TLC for their filter owners

Tiffen Rentals, based in Pinewood Studios London, is offering a return-to-factory filter repolishing service on Tiffen filters, exclusive to ACO members, GBCT members, GTC members and BSC members.  If you... [READ MORE]

Shift 4 acquires Celere HS prime lenses

GTC sponsor Shift 4 now has a set of Celere HS prime lenses. These lenses are: high-quality compact and affordable 18.5mm, 25mm, 36mm, 50mm and 85mm available now... [READ MORE]

BR Remote: New Motion Control and DMX

: News from BR Remote: You spoke, we listened... - Since IBC 2016 BR Remote has been busy developing products that meet many of our customers’ aspirations... [READ MORE]

MTF appointed official reseller for NiSi Filters

After recording remarkable growth in the US and Chinese markets since launching 10 years ago, NiSi Filters have appointed specialist manufacturer, distributor and reseller, GTC sponsor MTF Broadcast Services, to grow... [READ MORE]

The TVLogic VFM-058W is back!

GTC sponsor Pyser-SGI has let us know the good news that the TVLogic VFM-058W is back in stock after a short production break. Pyser have issued this statement: We... [READ MORE]

HDR system recognised with ACS Technical and Innovation Achievement Award

Director, cinematographer and camera developer Paul Nichola was recently presented with the Bob Miller – ACS Technical & Innovation Achievement Award at the 46th 2017 Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS) National Awards... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome new sponsors Global Broadcast Installations

The GTC is pleased to announce that system integration company Global Broadcast Installations Ltd has become the latest company to join our list of sponsor companies. The sponsor contact will... [READ MORE]

Leader appoints Presteigne Broadcast Hire as rental channel partner

Leader European Regional Development Manager Kevin Salvidge (left) shakes hands with Presteigne Broadcast Hire CEO Mike Ransome (right) Leader Electronics Corporation has announced the appointment of GTC sponsor Presteigne Broadcast Hire as... [READ MORE]

Peli introduce new V-series rack mount cases

GTC sponsor Peli has announced a new range of off-the-shelf rack mount cases with pro-grade features. 33" Classic-V - For ultra fragile equipment, the Classic-V has a 33" depth frame... [READ MORE]

ARRI SkyPanels – available to hire from Shift 4

The ARRI Sky Panel range is available to hire from GTC sponsors Shift 4. The Sky Panels offer: High output LED panels giving off soft light with high colour... [READ MORE]

Panasonic introduces EVA1 at Cine Gear

GTC sponsor Panasonic has previewed the AU-EVA1, at Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Los Angeles, USA, a new 5.7K cinema camera positioned between the Panasonic Lumix GH5 4K mirrorless camera and... [READ MORE]

Finepoint: preorders for the new Canon C200

GTC sponsors Finepoint are taking preorders on the new Canon C200 camera. The new Canon C200 is a compact cinema camera that is capable of shooting up to 12-bit 4K... [READ MORE]

Kino Kicks releases Freestyle

Kino Flo Lighting Systems premiered its new Select Freestyle line of location lighting systems for motion picture and television production at NABShow 2017 in Las Vegas. The new Freestyle systems... [READ MORE]

Fujifilm/Fujinon launch new MK lens at Cine Gear

Fujinon at Cine Gear - The newly launched 'MK' series of cinema lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM, along with the UA Series of HDR zooms, are currently making... [READ MORE]

ARRI Rental showcases expanding ALEXA 65 lens range at Cine Gear

ARRI at Cine Gear - Top cinematographers give their feedback on working with different ALEXA 65 lens options Four distinct lens series, incorporating modern and vintage optics Lenses... [READ MORE]

Tiffen International launches Lowel Lighting at Pinewood Studios

The famous Lowel lighting range, manufactured by Tiffen in Hollywood, is coming to Pinewood Studios – with Ben Holmes (above) at the helm. GTC sponsor Tiffen International is launching Lowel... [READ MORE]

ARRI release firmware update 3.0 for SkyPanel

SkyPanel Firmware 3.0: Just add your creativity - Bringing 10 amazing new features, SkyPanel Firmware 3.0 is a free update that can be downloaded by users and installed in... [READ MORE]

New: Vislink ViewBack Reverse Video Receiver

Vislink ViewBack: Deliver studio video back to the scene GTC sponsors Vislink are pleased to announce their latest product – the ViewBack Reverse Video Receiver. The... [READ MORE]

The GTC is sad to hear of the passing of John Turley

The GTC recently received this sad news from our sponsors Ikegami: Ikegami UK is very sad to report that our old colleague, John Turley, passed away last week. John worked... [READ MORE]

New monitors from TVLogic at 2017 NAB

At NAB 2017 TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED HD displays, introduced several new 4K HDR and OLED monitors, which address the ever-increasing demands of broadcast, production, post-production and... [READ MORE]

Panasonic news from NAB

Panasonic boosts live production systems line-up at NAB: 360-degree AW-360C10 live camera - Panasonic used NAB 2017 to introduce more details of the prototype 360 degree camera... [READ MORE]

Visual Impact 'pick of the NAB news' summary

GTC sponsors Visual Impact (who incidentally are celebrating their 30th birthday this year – Happy Birthday to you Visual Impact!), have put together the following useful 90-second video summary of their... [READ MORE]

Four new Easyrig announcements at NAB2017

GTC sponsor Easyrig announced four new developments at NABShow 2017. 1.  Swing Stop Swing Stop limits upper arm rotation, offering a solution to issues users have experienced with Easyrig... [READ MORE]

Rosco upgrades to Silk LED soft lights

Rosco Laboratories, a global leader in lighting and colour technologies for the film and broadcast has announced several upgrades to its popular Silk line of LED soft lights. “We’re very... [READ MORE]

Vislink unveils all-new HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD camera transmitter at NAB 2017

xG® Technology, Inc (“xG”), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defence markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced that its Vislink and... [READ MORE]

ARRI 100 Years Instagram Contest

ARRI is celebrating its 100th birthday in September. We would like to commemorate this occasion in pictures and for this we need your help! On Instagram, you can upload a photo... [READ MORE]

Presteigne Broadcast HIre announces £2M investment in 4K including Canon lenses

GTC sponsor Presteigne Broadcast Hire has announced that is has taken delivery of more than £2M in new broadcast technology from Sony, Canon, Blackmagic, Vinten and others to further strengthen its dry hire... [READ MORE]

Fujifilm introduces two new 4K-compatible Ultra HD handheld and a studio lens

The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will introduce two new FUJINON 4K-compatible handheld zooms for live sports, entertainment and field production, plus a new 4K-compatible studio lens during NAB 2017. The company will... [READ MORE]

The GTC is delighted to welcome new sponsors Boxx TV

The GTC is pleased to announce that Boxx TV is the latest company to join as a GTC sponsor company. - Boxx TV is proud to be celebrating 10 years of... [READ MORE]

Procam Projects chosen for The Who's Teenage Cancer Trust concert

Procam Projects, a division of GTC sponsor Procam, was chosen by EP-PIC Films & Creative as the sole camera supplier for the filming of the celebration of Teenage Cancer Trust’s 100th... [READ MORE]

Canon firmware updates for professional video and Cinema EOS cameras announced

GTC sponsor Canon Europe has announced firmware updates for seven of its professional cameras: the EOS C700, EOS C100, EOS C100 Mark II, XC15, XC10, ME20F-SH and ME200S-SH. The new... [READ MORE]

Miller Camera Support equipment used on ‘The Plastic Project’

Arrow 40 2-Stage Sprinter II Carbon Fibre System aids in spreading environmental awareness - As a producer and director who also has an Honors degree in Genetics and a... [READ MORE]

Win a Tandem Skydive with Videosys* at BVE

- Visit the Videosys stand at BVE (H55) and win a chance to jump with the Tigers British Army display team - Have you ever wanted to jump... [READ MORE]

Blackmagic: DaVinci Resolve and camera update

GTC sponsors Blackmagic recently introduced some exciting new products including the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro camera, DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel and DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel as well as a new version... [READ MORE]

Share the passion: New ARRI Lighting video

Light is essential to everyone. Sunrise, fire, electric light – sources of our existence. ARRI lives and breathes light – it’s in our DNA. ARRI lighting allows for freedom in... [READ MORE]

Panasonic: News from the VariCam family

VariCam Pure - Panasonic is pleased to announce a new addition to the VariCam family: VariCam Pure, a cinema-ready VariCam 35 featuring a Codex recorder capable of uncompressed 4K Raw acquisition.... [READ MORE]

Polecam co-exhibits with Camera Corps and shows new products at BVE 2017

GTC sponsors Polecam Systems and Camera Corps (part of the Vitec group) will continue to develop their long-standing symbiotic professional relationship by co-exhibiting with each other at this year’s BVE Expo... [READ MORE]

RED Digital Cinema to show DSMC2 cameras at BVE 2017

RED Digital Cinema will partner with Zeiss (booth #L30) at this year’s BVE, which runs February 28 – March 2 at the ExCel London. Those visiting the Zeiss booth can interact... [READ MORE]

New products on the Pyser stand at BVE2017

GTC sponsors Pyser will be at BVE2017 on Stand P27 - They will be showing TVLogic 4K/ UHD monitors including two brand new production monitors. They will also have... [READ MORE]

LCA to show latest innovations at BVE

Drop by the GTC sponsor LCA's stand (K40) at BVE from Tuesday 28 Feb to Thursday 2 March for the chance to win a Cineo Matchbox. LCA to premier new... [READ MORE]

Fujinon launches 'MK' series of lenses

DoP Eric Longden holding the new MK18–55 with Fujifilm's Chuck Lee at the MK series launch event in the ASC Clubhouse, Los Angeles FUJIFILM Corporation has unveiled the MK series of new... [READ MORE]

New products from BlackMagic

GTC sponsors Blackmagic recently announced several new products. The headline new products are: ATEM Television Studio HD HyperDeck Studio Mini Blackmagic Web Presenter The products are... [READ MORE]

Latest video from GTC sponsors ProAV: Demystifying HDR

New GTC sponsors ProAV have a really active YouTube channel with lots of great video tutorials and other resources: The latest video to be added is a recording of their recent... [READ MORE]

Celebrating 100 years of ARRI!

ARRI at 100: proud of the past and confident in the future: As its centenary year gets underway, long-standing GTC sponsor ARRI is looking back at its rich history, assessing the... [READ MORE]

Latest firmware updates from Panasonic

Panasonic has recently announced its latest round of firmware updates across a range of products. See updates announced 24 January 2017 See updates announced 28 November 2016 See updates announced... [READ MORE]

Vocas - new accessories for Sony PXW-FS7 II

GTC sponsors Vocas have announced a range of new accessories for the Sony PXW-FS7 11. - New base plate for Sony PXW-FS7 / FS7 II - The new Vocas... [READ MORE]

Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) to show latest camera products at BVE 2017

GTC sponsor Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) will be exhibiting its latest tripods, fluid heads and pedestals, including the new arrowX series of fluid heads, Combo Live Pedestal Series and Cineline 2090... [READ MORE]

BPS becomes exclusive distributor for Mobile Viewpoint In UK and Ireland

GTC sponsor BPS has become the exclusive distributor for Mobile Viewpoint products in the UK and Ireland. Founded in 2008 and based in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, Mobile Viewpoint works with... [READ MORE]

Innovative Camera Corps tracking shots at the BDO World Darts

GTC sponsors Camera Corps has enjoyed an interesting start to 2017, as IMG Productions came to them with an innovative project for the BDO World Darts Championships. "Channel 4 UK... [READ MORE]

Win a Cineo Matchbox or LiteGear Goody pack on the LCA stand at BSC Expo

Drop by the GTC sponsor LCA's stand (425) at BSC Expo today or tomorrow for the chance to win a Cineo Matchbox or LiteGear Goody Giveaway. LCA to premier new... [READ MORE]

View the Visual Impact Lighting Workshop with DoP George Mooradian ASC

If you weren't able to get along to the recent Lighting Workshop with 7 times Emmy nominated DoP George Mooradian ASC, staged by GTC sponsors Visual Impact, the good news is you can... [READ MORE]

Panasonic supports 'Disney's Broadway Hits' at Royal Albert Hall

GTC sponsor Panasonic has supported the production of 'Disney’s Broadway Hits' at London’s Royal Albert Hall with 4K cameras including the VariCam LT Cinema, AK-UC3000 Studio and AW-UE70 PTZ. The new Disney... [READ MORE]

Kit review: Kino Flo Diva-Lite/Select LED

The eagerly awaited Kino Flo 'Select' and 'Diva-Lite' range of high-quality, colour-tunable soft LED lights arrived here earlier this year in the UK – Jonathan Harrison DoP reviews them. The Kino... [READ MORE]

Tiffen International takes back Lowel Lighting

Tiffen International has announced that, due to the recent closure of Prokit, they will be taking back the distribution of Lowel Lighting in the UK. More information will be available in the... [READ MORE]

Presteigne on a roll with Six Day Amsterdam cycling

GTC sponsor Presteigne Broadcast Hire has provided a complete production solution, including onboard cameras, for Aurora Media’s production of “Six Day Amsterdam”, an elite track cycling event held at the Amsterdam... [READ MORE]

Watch the Shift 4 video about Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses

GTC sponsors Shift 4 recently produced a nice video introducing the Cooke Anamorphic/i prime lenses. The video shows off these beautiful lenses and the warm, filmic look they produce. Shot by Technical Manager... [READ MORE]

'FUJINON days' held in US and abroad

As part of the company’s overall initiative to increase awareness of its Cine-Style zooms among cinematographers, camera operators and camera assistants throughout the world, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM, FUJINON has embarked... [READ MORE]

Bradley Camballs in new Bridget Jones film

Have you seen the Camballs featured in the latest Bridget Jones film? Check them out on YouTube: You can see them in the scene with Ed Sheeran in concert; several... [READ MORE]

Tiffen variable viewing filter launched

Responding to the demands of cinematographers and lighting professionals worldwide, GTC sponsor Tiffen has launched its new Variable Viewing Filter (VVF), incorporating Tiffen’s award-winning Variable ND filter, offering indexed 2 to... [READ MORE]

'Christmas-up' some VMI kit and win a Xmas hamper!

VMI Christmas-Up Our Kit Competition: The team at GTC sponsors VMI are already dreaming of a White Christmas – so to add a bit of fun & to get... [READ MORE]

Shift 4 sponsor Tech Week at Indie Training Fund

GTC sponsor company Shift 4 is sponsoring Indie Training Fund’s Tech Week 2016. The week will run from Monday 14th to Friday 18th November and will include a selection of... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps to demonstrate Q-Ball, Q3 and MeerCat at NAB Show New York

GTC sponsor Camera Corps will demonstrate its range of specialised broadcast cameras at the 2016 NAB Show, New York, November 9–10. Exhibiting on the Vitec Videocom stand, 625, Camera Corps will... [READ MORE]

Test drive a Fujinon XK6 at Top-Teks

In order to allow you to fully appreciate the Fujinon XK6 x 20 lens, GTC sponsors Top-Teks are exclusively offering a FREE Test Drive to their customers. Test drives... [READ MORE]

Latest camera rain covers from CP Cases

In their 22nd consecutive year exhibiting at IBC RAI Amsterdam, GTC sponsors CP Cases announced a brand new solution for weather protection for the very latest generation of 4K OB cameras... [READ MORE]

Panasonic IBC highlights

GTC sponsors Panasonic have collected together all the highlights from their Panasonic Live@IBC recordings - so if you weren't able to get to Amsterdam this year you can catch up on... [READ MORE]

Latest news from Top-Teks – 0% finance on Varicam LT–Fujion Cabrio XK6 package

Panasonic Varicam LT with Fujinon XK6 zoom lens - Buy this combo and receive 24 months interest free finance. Panasonic's new flagship camera the Varicam LT has entered the... [READ MORE]

Camera Corps supports Task Brasil

Outside broadcast technicians, camera riggers, tracking specialists and support crew working on location in Rio de Janeiro with GTC sponsors Camera Corps have donated generously to the Task Brasil Trust, a... [READ MORE]

VMI: Stuff you didn't know you needed...

GTC sponsors VMI have introduced a new page on their site, full of ingenious items - the kind of things "you didn't know you needed". VMI explain: "Every now and... [READ MORE]

RED digital cinema announces RED EPIC-W and new WEAPON

Both new cameras feature RED’s revolutionary new helium 8K S35 sensor RED Digital Cinema has begun shipping two new cameras – the highly anticipated RED EPIC-W and the newest WEAPON®. Both cameras... [READ MORE]

Tiffen announces UK Steadicam Gold Workshop

GTC sponsor Tiffen International has announced a residential Steadicam Gold Workshop to take place in the beautiful interior and rural landscaped grounds of the luxurious Beaumont conference hotel in Windsor, Berkshire... [READ MORE]

Presteigne Broadcast HIre announces Management Buyout

GTC sponsor Presteigne Broadcast Hire has announced completion of a management buyout (MBO) that positions the company for accelerated growth as it embraces rapid advances in RF, IP and 4K acquisition, management and... [READ MORE]

Kino Flo debuts 360º colour on LEDs

Kino Flo Lighting Systems (supplied in the UK by GTC sponsors Cirro Lite) unveiled its new color swatch offerings for Select and Diva-Lite LEDs. Now a new firmware upgrade adds a vast palette... [READ MORE]

ARRI camera news from IBC 2016

Development of the ALEXA SXT cameras (Super Xtended Technology) is now complete and ARRI is making good on its promise to offer upgrade options to ALEXA XT owners. Read more.... [READ MORE]

Rotolight awarded Best of Show Award

GTC sponsor LED lighting manufacturer Rotolight has taken the honours at IBC2016 as the Anova Pro is awarded TVBEurope’s Best of Show Award. The Anova Pro received the award thanks... [READ MORE]

Canon K35 18–85mm re-engineered by TLS

LS Canon K35 Re-Engineering Project - GTC sponsor True Lens Services is pleased to announce the latest development in its rehousing project of the Canon K35 lens series.... [READ MORE]

New from ROSCO at IBC 2016

At IBC GTC sponsors will preview their complete line of Silk LED Soft Lights. - The ROSCO line of Silk LED soft lights has been expanded. There are now... [READ MORE]

Vinten announce Vantage robotic head

Vinten, a world leader in robotic camera support systems and a Vitec Videocom brand, is pleased to unveil the revolutionary new Vinten Vantage – a compact robotic head that offers ultimate... [READ MORE]

IBC news from Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design has acquired Ultimatte and Fairlight. Ultimatte is the world leader in real-time blue and green screen removal solutions for broadcast television, while Fairlight creates cutting edge professional digital audio... [READ MORE]

Domo Broadcast SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter flies high

Domo Broadcast has announced the use of its SOLO7 Nano HD transmitter by The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment's Parachute display team,The Tigers, for live and streaming coverage of their aerial... [READ MORE]

Live@IBC - with Panasonic

Live@IBC:: HDR with colorfront shot on Panasonic VariCam - Among the big talking points at IBC this year is HDR. Gyula Priskin from Colorfront talks through why... [READ MORE]

Sony announcements at IBC 2016

1. Sony goes Beyond Definition at IBC 2016, unveiling transformational advances in image, IP and media workflow. - Sony’s show overview release, detailing how Sony’s new announcements help broadcasters rethink the... [READ MORE]

ARRI news from IBC 2016

SkyPanel 120: The highly acclaimed ARRI SkyPanel series of LED soft lights is growing, with the new SkyPanel S120-C joining the S60 and S30 family of products. The S120... [READ MORE]

BlueShape and MTF at IBC 2016

GTC sponsors MTF are dealers for the BlueShape range of batteries. Both MTF and BlueShape will be at IBC this year. See MTF at 12.F44 and BlueShape at 12.A20.  ... [READ MORE]

TVU Networks to showcase VOIP solutions at IBC

GTC sponsors TVU Networks, a global technology leader in live IP video solutions, will showcase the company’s full range of transmission, management and distribution solutions at IBC2016, from 9 to 13 September at... [READ MORE]

Miller Fluid Heads to show latest camera support options at IBC

GTC sponsor Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd, a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, will be displaying several brand new products to the European market, including the new... [READ MORE]

Top-Teks GTC member offer extended

GTC members and sponsors will be receiving their Autumn issue of Zerb (#84) any day now and we hope you will enjoy it. Nestled within it, on page 11, is... [READ MORE]

See Ikegami 4K products at IBC2016

2016 is a landmark year for Ikegami as it celebrates its 70th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, Zerb has published a company history in the Autumn issue. 4K UHD will... [READ MORE]

IDX powers Love Island shoot

Ben Hughes, DoP, and owner of independent crewing and facilities company Fracture TV chose DUO-C95 batteries from GTC sponsors IDX to power ARRI Alexa Mini auxiliary equipment during nearly two months... [READ MORE]

Welcome to Kris Hill, new GM of Ikegami

The GTC would like to welcome Kris Hill to his new post as General Manager, Ikegami Electronics (Europe) GmbH, and also to wish long-term GTC sponsor contact at the company, Mark Capstick... [READ MORE]

New products from Polecam will be at IBC

At IBC 2016 Polecam Systems will show the latest Polecam rigs and new innovations and products, including the global launch of Autopod, a remotely operated programmable elevation unit for rigs, remote heads and... [READ MORE]

Finepoint becomes Canon Pro Partner

GTC sponsor Finepoint Broadcast has become the latest Canon Pro Partner and joined a professional network of dealers that spans 23 European countries. As a Pro Partner Finepoint will be able... [READ MORE]

Miller camera support: filming marsupials

Filming wild animals requires not only an impressive level of talent, but also the proper equipment to support the production. That’s why Daniel Hunter and Edward Saltau of The Natural History Unit production... [READ MORE]

See ARRI at cinec 2016

ARRI invites you to experience the future of filmmaking! GTC sponsors ARRI look forward to welcoming you at the ARRI booth during cinec 2016. Come and see the latest products... [READ MORE]

Procam announce Procam Projects

GTC sponsor Procam, the UK’s largest digital cinematography and broadcast hire firm, has just announced a new division to be called Procam Projects. This development is in response to the market’s... [READ MORE]

New palm camcorder from Panasonic

GTC sponsor Panasonic has announced a new palm camcorder, aimed at semi-professional event videographers, that is set to replace the popular AG-AC90. The AG-AC30 is a 1-chip Full-HD camcorder, designed... [READ MORE]

RoscoLED tape - easy accent lighting

LED tape offers a number of advantages to scenic and lighting designers seeking to add depth, colour and accent lighting in broadcast sets. Acclaimed lighting designer Adrian Goldberg put LED tape... [READ MORE]

Top-Teks announce UK distribution of Hollyland Tech products

GTC sponsors Top-Teks Ltd have announced a deal for exclusive rights to distribute Hollyland Tech products in the UK. Since its foundation in 2012, Hollyland Tech has risen to the forefront of wireless... [READ MORE]

Miller Arrow fluid head a finalist in Australia's Good Design Awards

The arrowX Fluid Head Series from GTC sponsors Miller Camera Support Equipment has been named as a finalist in Australia’s Good Design Awards in the 'Product Design: Commercial and Industrial' category.... [READ MORE]

Top-Teks launches VariCam leasing plan

The VariCam LT is set to be included in a new leasing deal from GTC sponsors Top-Teks, launched at the recent Media Production Show. Top-Teks is a leading supplier of... [READ MORE]

TLS: rehousing Canon K35 lenses

GTC sponsor True Lens Services (TLS) is pleased to announce the latest development in its rehousing project of the Canon K35 lens series. The 18mm, 24mm and 35mm lenses are the first... [READ MORE]

VMI has vacancies for technicians

GTC sponsors VMI currently have openings for a Senior and a Junior Technician to join their busy camera rental facility in West London. Candidates must have a background in broadcast equipment with... [READ MORE]

Small HD premieres new studio production monitors at Cinegear

Hot on the heels of SmallHD’s daylight-viewable HDR production monitor announcement at NAB, comes 'Studio' editions of both the 17-inch and 24-inch sizes. Designed to provide the same level of durability... [READ MORE]

Panavision-RED-Light Iron 8K camera collaboration announced

In a historic collaboration, RED Digital Cinema, Panavision and post-production experts Light Iron are collaborating on the newly announced Panavision DXL – an 8K camera capable of 8K/60p RAW + 4K ProRes proxies.... [READ MORE]

VMI adds VariCam LT to rental fleet

GTC sponsor UK rental company VMI has taken delivery of two VariCam LT camcorders, the newly launched 4K cinematography camera from Panasonic. Drama and documentary camera rental company VMI supplies cameras and... [READ MORE]

AMIRA software update package SUP 4.0 available for download

SUP 4.0 is a free-of-charge update and includes many new features and functions, improvements and bugfixes. SUP 4.0 features - Super 16 recording mode Crops and scales... [READ MORE]

FUJINON UA107x8.4 4K UHD lens awarded NewBay Media 'Best of Show'

At the 2016 NAB Show, FUJINON's new UA107x8.4 4K broadcast lens (the longest and widest 4K lens ever created for Ultra HD (UHD) broadcast applications) was honoured with a 'Best of... [READ MORE]

SkyPanel Firmware 2.0 from ARRI


TVU Networks wins 'Best of Show' Award for new Remote Production system

GTC sponsor TVU Networks, the global technology leader in live IP video solutions, won a 'Best of Show' Award from NewBay Media publication 'TV Technology' at NAB 2016 for the TVU... [READ MORE]

RED Digital Cinema: Avid DNxHR and DNxHD now available for DSMC2 cameras

RED Digital Cinema has announced that Avid DNxHR and DNxHD are now available for cameras and also revealed a selection of RED accessories including a DSMC2 side handle. The DSMC2&trade... [READ MORE]

Miller camera support equipment goes glacial with Pieter De Vries

When cinematographer Pieter de Vries, ACS, sailed from Chile to Antarctica for Aurora Expeditions' Antarctica Photography Expedition, he took with him his AIR Carbon Fibre  System from GTC sponsors Miller Camera... [READ MORE]

A harsh test for the Rosco LitePad Vector

GTC sponsors Rosco have had some fun with their latest video (below) in which Frank Lambrechts attempts to destroy the LitePad Vector by putting it through a range of increasingly harsh... [READ MORE]

April news from Photon Beard

New product: Highlight LED Studio Soft Light: Full spectrum LED with excellent CRI and TLCI in both 3200K and 5600K Colour temperature easily changed by swapping over the phosphor panels... [READ MORE]

Miller introduce new Arrow series at NAB 2016

GTC sponsors Miller Camera Support unveiled the new ArrowX series at NAB 2016. An evolution of the company’s popular Arrow series, this new range of fluid heads will include the... [READ MORE]

Ikegami reports strong Interest in 4K UHD and 8K SHV at CABSAT 2016

GTC sponsor Ikegami reports strong interest in its latest-generation UHD cameras at the CABSAT 2016 broadcast technology exhibition held mid-March in Dubai. "With consumer 4K UHD displays now available at very affordable... [READ MORE]

Major investment in Sony HDC-2500 and HDC-4300 cameras for Euro Media Group

GTC sponsor Sony is pleased to announce that Euro Media Group (EMG), one of Europe’s leading broadcast service providers, has signed a four-year contract for a major investment in Sony HDC-2500... [READ MORE]

New Fujinon PL 20-120mm Cabrio lens to be introduced at NAB 2016

At the upcoming NAB Show, the Optical Devices Division of GTC sponsors FUJIFILM (North America) will introduce the FUJINON Premier PL 20–120mm Cabrio XK (XK6x20) zoom, destined to be the next ‘go to&rsquo... [READ MORE]

Miller NAB 2016 raffle

Visit @MillerTripods for amazing daily prizes at #NABShow booth C7920. Enter for the chance to win some of its most well respected tripods!   [READ MORE]

Presteigne 360 degree live broadcast from Tanzanian crater

GTC sponsors Presteigne Broadcast Hire recently provided technology, project management and system design for deployment of its mobile IP Mesh system for Good Morning America’s 'GMA on Safari' event on 23... [READ MORE]

New from Rosco: Roscotex Egg Crate Butterflies

Big Light = Big Spill Control it with the new Roscotex Egg Crate Butterflies - Film-makers love using large panels of diffusion to create large sources of soft... [READ MORE]

TVU Networks and Unilumin Group form strategic partnership

GTC sponsor TVU Networks has announced a strategic partnership with the Unilumin Group, with the aim of better serving their joint customers in broadcasting and other industries around the globe. TVU Networks... [READ MORE]

Make sure you don't fall for a fake Easyrig

Johan Hellsten from GTC sponsor Easyrig has asked us to circulate the unfortunate news that there are fake copies of the Easyrig system available on the market. These Chinese-made copies can... [READ MORE]

GTC sponsor news: Peli inserts from MSA Foams

Almost as important as the outer casing of the top-quality camera cases from Peli Cases are the foam inserts. MSA Foams (recently acquired by Peli UK Group) specialise in the design and manufacture... [READ MORE]

GTC sponsor news: VMI Bristol has moved

The Bristol branch of GTC sponsors VMI has grown very successfully since being set up in January 2015 and has already outgrown its Lower Park Row address and so recently moved... [READ MORE]

GTC sponsor news: Miller to launch new ped system at NAB 2016

GTC sponsors Miller Camera Support, LLC is set to showcase a full lineup of Miller products, including the new Combo Live Pedestal Series, as well as the American debut of the Compass 23... [READ MORE]

ARRI announce new mechanical accessories for the ALEXA Mini

GTC sponsor ARRI has announced two new Pro Camera Accessories for the ALEXA Mini camera: a broadcast plate and a low bracket for shoulder operation. These products were recently presented as early production... [READ MORE]

Great offer for GTC members from new sponsors TVU Networks


Ikegami announces UHK-430 4K/HD portable camera system

GTC sponsor news: Ikegami has chosen CABSAT 2016 as the launch venue for its new UHK-430 4K/HD portable camera system. First in Ikegami's next-generation Unicam XE series, the UHK-430 employs three newly developed... [READ MORE]

GTC sponsor news: Production Gear have moved

GTC sponsors Production Gear, who import, distribute and resell broadcast and professional video and film production equipment, including cameras, optics, grip, audio and lighting have relocated to the impressive surroundings of... [READ MORE]

New flexible BrightCast lamps from MTF

GTC sponsors MTF Services have a new range of Brightcast adjustable daylight and bi colour lighting solutions. Main features - ​Panels available in Daylight or Bi colour ... [READ MORE]

Tiffen to show new Steadicam Pilot 2 and Steadimate gimbal adapter at BVE

Tiffen International will show new Steadicam products at BVE 2016, including the new Steadicam Pilot 2 and Steadimate gimbal adapter. Steadicam Pilot 2: The Pilot 2 is a... [READ MORE]

News from Photon Beard

While the Photon Beard Sales team was at BVE, the guys at their factory were busy completing an order for three studios for a private channel in Bangladesh. Design of the grid and... [READ MORE]

Ikegami sets focus on 4K and HD

GTC sponsor Ikegami, a global leader in the development and manufacture of broadcast-quality cameras and production equipment, has chosen BVE 2016 as the venue for the first UK demonstration of its new Unicam... [READ MORE]

LCA: New products at BVE 2016


ITV Studios invest in Steadicam M-1

ITV Studios in London have joined the ranks of Steadicam M-1 rig users. The M-1 is the latest high-end Steadicam rig and was supplied by GTC sponsors Tiffen International based at... [READ MORE]

Five Arrows Media rebrands as Paragon Bank

GTC sponsor Five Arrows Media Finance (formerly known as Fineline Media Finance, Five Arrows Leasing, and Capital Professions Finance) has been rebranded to Paragon Bank following the business’ acquisition in November... [READ MORE]

The GTC welcomes Photon Beard as sponsors

The GTC is delighted to announce that Photon Beard, manufacturer of lighting for image capture, has recently joined our list of sponsor companies. Photon Beard MD Peter Daffarn writes: "Photon... [READ MORE]

FUJIFILM Europe delivers 4K UHD optical technology to the Vatican

GTC sponsors Fuijifilm Europe have recently had an impressive commission - supplying latest technology 4K UHD lenses to the Vatican. The Vatican Television Centre (or Centro Televisivo Vaticano - CTV) was... [READ MORE]

Presteigne production facilities for TFI Friday

GTC sponsor Presteigne Broadcast Hire has provided the full studio and production facility for One-Ten Productions’ 10-week run of the relaunched TFI Friday, airing weekly on the UK’s Channel 4. One-Ten asked... [READ MORE]

GTC sponsor news: Ikegami 8K OB vehicle

GTC sponsors Ikegami have announced the completion of the world's first 8K OB production vehicle. The new vehicle is designed to operate as a complete mobile 8K broadcast production facility capable... [READ MORE]

RED Digital Cinema launches the Raven

RED Digital Cinema has unveiled the latest addition to its line of professional cameras, RED RAVEN. Weighing in at just 3.5 lbs, RED RAVEN is designed to give a blend of... [READ MORE]

2015 and earlier - news from our sponsors

Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd.will debut its Cineline 2090 Tripod System to the European market at IBC 2015 (Stand 11.D30). The complete tripod system includes a new HD Mitchell Base 1-Stage Alloy Tripod... [READ MORE]

VMI New Products Day 2017

GTC Sponsors VMI hosted a New Products Day on Wednesday 1 February, which was well attended by DoPs, camera operators, producers and freelancers, and supported by 10 manufacturers including ARRI, RED, Canon, Panasonic... [READ MORE]

Coming Up

Visual Impact: Sony VENICE and SIGMA workshop

Visual Impact: Sony VENICE and SIGMA workshop
15 Aug 18 @ Visual Impact, Teddington Business Park, Station Road, Teddington TW11 9BQ

Sony VENICE V2.0 Hands-on half day

Sony VENICE V2.0 Hands-on half day
21 Aug 18 @ Sony DMPC, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Bucks SL0 0NH

Sony certified training: HDR, Ultra HD and 2020

Sony certified training: HDR, Ultra HD and 2020
30 Aug 18 @ Sony DMPC, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Bucks SL0 0NH

ARRI Certified User Training for large-format camera system – Uxbridge

ARRI Certified User Training for large-format camera system – Uxbridge
1 Sep 18 @ ARRi, 2 Highbridge, Oxford Road, Uxbridge, UB8 1LX

ARRI Service Essentials for ARRI Cameras – Munich

ARRI Service Essentials for ARRI Cameras – Munich
18 Sep 18 @ ARRI, Creative Space Munich, Türkenstraße 89, 80799, München, Germany

ARRI Certified User Training for Advanced Color Science – Munich

ARRI Certified User Training for Advanced Color Science – Munich
19–21/09/2018 @ ARRI Creative Space Munich, Türkenstraße 89, 80799, München, Germany

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