Working with slog3.cine footage

Last Friday evening I shot a short narrative script here in the Z Systems shop using one of our Sony PXW-FS7’s and other equipment from our rental pool.  I wanted to give you guys a very brief introduction to how I have been working with Sony’s slog3.cine footage from that […]

Slow Mo Sparklers with the Sony PXW-FS7

This was shot on a Sony PXW-FS7 in 1080pHD at 180fps.  I colored and re timed the clip to 24fps in Final Cut Pro X.  I was using a Zeiss CP.2 135mm lens, though I do not remember what I had it stopped down to for this clip, sparklers are […]


Introducing Our New Rental Manager, Keith Mullin!

Salutations Z Systems Fans! My name is Keith Mullin and I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Rental Manager here at Z Systems. A little about myself: I graduated from Metropolitan State University in 2010 with a B.A. in screenwriting. I’ve been involved in over twenty short film […]

Sony PXW-FS7

New “Build Your Own Package” Discounts on Rentals

The Program: I am happy to announce a new “Build Your Own Package” discount on rental gear from Z Systems.  The way it works is simple.  Rent enough equipment from two or more categories and receive a discount on your rental.  The more categories you rent from, the larger your […]

Leica Telyt

New Rental Gear is Here

Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you know that we have received the first batch of new rental gear here at Z Systems.  Some key items that I am excited about are two Atomos recorders; a Ninja Blade and a Ninja 2, A Steadicam Flyer with vest and arm, […]

Slow Motion Video with the Sony PXW-FS7

This past weekend I got together with Mark L, one of our account execs., and shot this slow motion video using one of our rental Sony PXW-FS7 cameras and a Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q external recorder.  We encountered some challenges with lighting and exposing the shot for 240 frames per […]

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