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Sony VENICE used to capture latest Keira Knightley feature, Official Secrets Posted: 12/02/2019
Sony VENICE used to capture latest Keira Knightley feature, and lsquo;Official Secrets and rsquo;

Sony’s next-generation motion picture camera system, VENICE ,has been used for principal photography on a new political thriller ‘Official Secrets’, directed by Gavin Hood, and produced by Ged Doherty, Elizabeth Fowler, and Melissa Zuo. Entertainment One (eOne) produced and financed the film, with Screen Yorkshire and Zuo’s company GS Media. Boasting an impressive cast including Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes and Matt Smith, and captured by cinematographer Florian Hoffmeister BSC, the feature made its debut at Sundance Film Festival. It is scheduled for distribution later in 2019 through eOne across its territories. Sierra/Affinity represents all other international territories outside the US.

Tags: Sony | Sony Professional Europe | Florian Hoffmeister | Official Secrets | VENICE
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Sony VENICE High Frame Rate will come up to 4K 120fps Posted: 31/01/2019
Sony VENICE High Frame Rate will come up to 4K 120fps

Sony will be upgrading the capabilities of its next-generation motion picture camera system, VENICE, by introducing High Frame Rate (HFR) shooting, advanced remote-control functionalities and Cooke/i3 and Zeiss extended metadata support, as part of its latest firmware update. Following the recent release of VENICE’s firmware Version 3.0 and the upcoming launch of its Extension System (CBK-3610XS), which was developed in collaboration with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment and is currently being used to shoot the AVATAR sequels, the latest upgrade will offer filmmakers even greater creative freedom, flexibility and choice.

Tags: Sony | VENICE | BSC | firmware upgrade
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Sony returns to BSC Expo 2019 with new stand design highlighting latest CineAlta line-up Posted: 29/01/2019
Sony returns to BSC Expo 2019 with new stand design highlighting latest CineAlta line-up
Sony is returning to BSC Expo 2019 at Battersea Evolution, London, to showcase its new CineAlta stand design. Offering an authentic shooting set up, the stand presents Sony’s latest solutions and CineAlta line-up, including its next-generation motion picture system, VENICE.
Tags: VENICE | Sony | BSC | BSC Expo | Battersea | CineAlta
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ORF chooses Sony and rsquo;s XVS series switchers to modernise its facilities Posted: 28/11/2018
ORF chooses Sony and rsquo;s XVS series switchers to modernise its facilities
Austrian broadcast station ORF will use Sony’s multi-format IP video switchers within its production control rooms to meet present and future challenges of IP live production.
Tags: VENICE | F55 | F65 | F5 | FS7 II | HDC-4300 | PXW-Z450
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Audi selects Sony VENICE to introduce its first all-electric car Posted: 20/11/2018
Audi selects Sony and rsquo;s VENICE to introduce its first all-electric car
Premium automobile manufacturer Audi has chosen Sony’s CineAlta Full-Frame system camera VENICE to shoot the commercial of its first all-electric car model, the new e-tron. The commercial was produced by KROPAC MEDIA GmbH and shot in a quiet and natural environment to highlight the car’s practically silent engine.
Tags: Sony | VENICE | KROPAC MEDIA | CineAlta
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Seven Sony flagship cameras join Netflix Post Technology Alliance Posted: 14/11/2018
Seven Sony flagship cameras join Netflix and rsquo;s Post Technology Alliance
Seven of Sony’s flagship cameras have joined Netflix’s Post Technology Alliance, a programme designed to give filmmakers confidence that equipment meets Netflix’s technical and workflow requirements, while also offering the highest level of innovation, support and customer service.
Tags: Sony | Netflix | Post Technology Alliance | CineAlta | F55 | F65 | VENICE | F5 | FS7 II | HDC-4300 | PXW-Z450
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Sony showcases latest CineAlta updates and explores new levels of creative freedom at Camerimage 2018 Posted: 02/11/2018
Sony showcases latest CineAlta updates and explores new levels of creative freedom at Camerimage 2018

Sony returns to Camerimage in Bydgoszcz, Poland, to explore the creative possibilities and highlight the latest updates of its VENICE full-frame camera, including the new Sensor Extension System. Visitors to Camerimage 2018 will also have the chance to take part in a hands-on CineAlta workshop with cinematographer Todd Bell, as well as being able to experience the latest footage shot on VENICE.

Tags: Sony | Camerimage | CineAlta | VENICE
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Lightstorm Entertainment to Shoot AVATAR SEQUELS on Sony VENICE Camera Posted: 01/10/2018
Lightstorm  Entertainment  to  Shoot  AVATAR SEQUELS on  Sony VENICE  Camera

James Cameron's Lightstorm Entertainment will use Sony's new VENICE motion picture camera system for principal photography on the upcoming "Avatar" SEQUELS.

Tags: Sony | IBC | James Cameron | Lightstorm Entertainment | Avatar | VENICE | PXW-Z450 | PXW-320 | F55 | Sony VENICE camera system | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Sony VENICE motion picture camera provides unprecedented flexibility for filmmakers with the addition of extension system and new firmware Posted: 01/10/2018
Sony and rsquo;s  VENICE  motion  picture  camera  provides  unprecedented  flexibility  for  filmmakers  with  the  addition  of  extension  system  and  new  firmware

Sony’s VENICE motion picture camera, which has been embraced by the production community, will enhance its usability and flexibility with the VENICE Extension System and Version 3.0 firmware updates in February 2019. The lightweight (1.9 kg with PL mount and 1.4 kg with E-mount), easy to use tethered extension system allows the camera body to detach from the image sensor block with no degradation in image quality, from 2.7 m or 5.5 m apart, offering a highly configurable and portable method of operation. The new Extension System is compatible with existing and new VENICE cameras. A user can quickly configure and freely use only VENICE’s image sensor block to capture uncompromising imagery on site, customising the camera for specific scenarios.

Tags: Sony | IBC | VENICE | Extension System | Version 3.0 | X-OCN XT | new imager modes | Cache REC | IBC 2018 | IBC 2018
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Presented in Cannes: Sony VENICE used to shoot first European feature film Posted: 18/06/2018
Presented in Cannes: Sony VENICE used to shoot first European feature film
Sony’s CineAlta Full-Frame system camera, VENICE, has been chosen to shoot its first European feature film, Polish thriller “Fisheye”, directed by Micha Szczeniak and shot by cinematographer Pawe Dyllus.
Tags: Sony | Fisheye | Cannes | Film | Short feature film | feature | European | VENICE | CineAlta
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Sony Adding Powerful New Features and Capabilities to the VENICE Full-Frame Motion Picture Camera System Posted: 04/06/2018
Sony Adding Powerful New Features and Capabilities to the VENICE Full-Frame Motion Picture Camera System
Sony is announcing new updates and developments for its VENICE CineAlta motion picture camera system including version 2 firmware, which has been advanced and will now be available in the beginning of July 2018.
Tags: Sony | VENICE | camera system | features | update
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James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment to Shoot AVATAR SEQUELS on Sony VENICE Camera Posted: 04/06/2018
James Cameron and rsquo;s Lightstorm Entertainment to Shoot AVATAR SEQUELS on Sony and rsquo;s VENICE Camera
James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment will use Sony’s new VENICE motion picture camera system for principal photography on the upcoming “Avatar” SEQUELS.
Tags: VENICE | Avatar | James Cameron | Sony | Lightstorm Entertainment | Filming
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Sony VENICE makes its UK debut as shipping commences in Europe Posted: 26/03/2018
Sony VENICE makes its UK debut as shipping commences in Europe

The first UK consignment of Sony’s next generation motion picture cameras have now been received, with Sony specialist dealers CVP, Top-Teks and Visual Impact getting their first units. The much-anticipated full frame system camera is already booked out on a string of high-profile shoots as the market embraces its creative potential and gears up for the spring shooting season:

Tags: Sony | VENICE | CineAlta | cinematography
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Trust in Sony, CineAlta and the future Posted: 23/02/2018
Trust in Sony, CineAlta and the future
A history of excellent customer experience and trust in the Sony brand. The announcement at Cine Gear 2017 that Sony was planning to introduce a new full frame camera to the market was enough for camera rental service ‘Ludwig Kameraverleih GmbH’ to order two new VENICE cameras, but even before they knew what was fully on offer. There and then Ludwig Kameraverleih Gmbh signed up to purchase whatever was to be revealed, and they’re really pleased they did, now being the first to receive their VENICE cameras in Europe.
Tags: Venice | Germany | customer | digital | camera system | camera | sensor
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Sony to Begin Shipments of VENICE Full-frame Motion Picture Camera System Posted: 02/02/2018
Sony to Begin Shipments of VENICE Full-frame Motion Picture Camera System

Sony’s much-anticipated VENICE, its next-generation CineAlta motion picture camera, begins shipping to customers in February.

As previously announced, version 1.0 features in VENICE will include support for Full-Frame 24x36mm recording. Now, continuing its approach of incorporating customer feedback into the camera’s development, Sony is announcing several new capabilities including a “Dual Base ISO” mode. With 15+ stops of exposure latitude, VENICE will support an additional High Base ISO of 2500 utilising the sensor’s unique physical attributes. This takes advantage of Sony's unique sensor for superb low light performance with exceptional dynamic range - from 6 stops over to 9 stops under 18% middle gray.

Tags: VENICE | Sony Pro | Sony Professional | CineAlta | Professional | Camera | Full-Frame | production
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