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GTC Connect: Christmas Get-Together at Top-Teks

GTC Connect: Christmas Get-Together at Top-Teks
21 Dec 17 @ Top-Teks, Bridge House, Park Lane, Harefield, UB9 6JA

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course
9 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

Sony PMW F5 and F55 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PMW F5 and F55 operations and 4K workflow course
16 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course
23 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

BSC Expo 2018

BSC Expo 2018
2–3/02/2018 @ Battersea Evolution, Battersea, London

VMI: Handheld gimbal operation course

VMI: Handheld gimbal operation course
13 Feb 18 @ VMI, 7 Victoria Estate, Victoria Road, Acton, W3 6UU

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GTC sponsors ARRI celebrate the Oscars

GTC sponsors ARRI are celebreating their successful involvement with last night's Oscar ceremony's big winners, The Artist and Hugo. The films each took home five Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Cinematography, respectively.

Both movies highlighted the magic of filmmaking as central themes, yet each production used very different cinematographic techniques. Silent, black-and-white film, The Artist was shot by cinematographer Guillaume Schiffman, AFC, in 35mm on the ARRIFLEX 435 Extreme, while Hugo was lensed by Robert Richardson, ASC, in 3D stereoscopic, using ARRI ALEXA cameras supplied by Cameron Pace Group. This marks the very first time a fully digital project has won for Best Cinematography (Avatar and Slumdog Millionaire both used film for certain sequences). 

Further recognizing the technical brilliance of Hugo, the Academy bestowed its award for Visual Effects on this film, with the accolade shared between Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning. Rob Legato was involved in preproduction tests of the ARRI ALEXA and this award justifies his belief that the ALEXA was the ideal choice for this visual effects-heavy production.

The film painstakingly recreated the magical world of director George Méliès, utilizing ALEXA and 3D stereoscopic to engage audiences. The Oscar was Richardson's third successful nomination (out of seven); previously he won for The Aviator and JFK.

 

Coming Up

GTC Connect: Christmas Get-Together at Top-Teks

GTC Connect: Christmas Get-Together at Top-Teks
21 Dec 17 @ Top-Teks, Bridge House, Park Lane, Harefield, UB9 6JA

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course
9 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

Sony PMW F5 and F55 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PMW F5 and F55 operations and 4K workflow course
16 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course
23 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

BSC Expo 2018

BSC Expo 2018
2–3/02/2018 @ Battersea Evolution, Battersea, London

VMI: Handheld gimbal operation course

VMI: Handheld gimbal operation course
13 Feb 18 @ VMI, 7 Victoria Estate, Victoria Road, Acton, W3 6UU

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