This awesome reference is an annual favorite. It is compiled by Thomas Fletcher and Gary Adock with information gathered from numerous conversations with various cinematographers, rental houses, and manufacturers. Thanks for sharing it with us, Tom and Gary!
Please report discrepancies to firstname.lastname@example.org. It is our sincere goal to have an accurate chart.
Please note portions of these chart are subjective. This is not scientifically tested and collected data. We have sincerely tried to assemble accurate information to share with the industry. Our goal is to help producers make an educated decision in a rapidly changing camera and optical landscape – that said – numbers do not tell the whole story – look at the images and consult your cinematographer. We encourage you to test for yourself!
They also wanted to thank these people for their assistance and feedback :
Geoff Boyle, Cinematographer
Scott Dale, VER
John Deboer, Sim
Megan Donnelly, AbelCine
Stosh Durbacz, Fujifilm
Phil Holland, Cinematographer
Michael Koerner, Koerner Camera
Jim Mathers, Cinematographer
Mike Sippel, Arri Rental
David Stump, ASC, Cinematographer
Marcelo Trotta, ABC Cinematographer
Bruno Vieira, Cinematographer
Adam Wilt, Technologist
Alan Craig Lewis
Peter Crithary, Sony
Simon Marsh, Sony
Mike Brown, Kodak
Here again is the link to the downloadable pdf: 2018_CameraComparisonChart
ARRI – Blackmagic Design – Canon – Kodak – Panasonic – RED – Sony