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August Rental News: ENG and Servo Zoom Lenses, Archiving Tools Back in the Mix, 10% Off Fujinon Cabrio + FS7 Rental

ENG and Servo Zoom Lenses We have received our Fujinon XK6x20 20-120mm Cabrio lens and are excited about the capability it brings to our rental pool for ENG style shooters, as well as those looking for an affordable cinema zoom lens.  As of this mailing the lens is functional with […]

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 4

Z SYSTEMS PROJECT UPDATE: “AIR LOCK” WEEK 4 Principle photography is wrapped on “Air Lock” and we are looking forward to getting into the editing room and start cutting things together.  We had some special effects shots which were fun, and gross, and we did some more work with the […]

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FS5 Auto ND Demonstration

FS5 Auto ND Demonstration Sony recently released firmware v2.00 for the PXW-FS5.  Some of the new features added include GPS positioning information, enhanced Zebra functionality, headphone output control, and the option for a paid upgrade to output 4k RAW via the SDI output.  The coolest new feature, in our opinion, […]

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Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 3

Z SYSTEMS PROJECT UPDATE: “AIR LOCK” WEEK 3 We had a very busy weekend of shooting for Air Lock.  I was excited to try out some new gear and unique rigging, which I will go over in this update.  We managed to cram in 6 and a half pages of […]

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 2

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 2 Unfortunately our plans to shoot last weekend were derailed by an unexpected illness so we were unable to capture any new footage or play with any new toys.  That doesn’t mean we were idle this past week.  We did a bunch of […]

Z Systems Project Update: “Air Lock” Week 1

Z SYSTEMS PROJECT UPDATE: “AIR LOCK” WEEK 1 This past weekend was the first shoot for “Air Lock”, a project written and directed by Z Systems Integration Technician Conrad Flemming, and shot by Z Systems Rental Manager Keith Mullin.  Airlock is a science fiction/psychological horror short film.  We wanted to […]

Project Spotlight: Sony F55 ENG Kit Buildup

The Sony F55 is billed primarily as a digital cinema camera, but it becomes a fantastic ENG camera with a Sony build-up kit and a few other accessories. We recently built up three Sony PMW-F55 ($28,990) cameras for a customer for ENG use. These kits are obviously built around a […]