special screening of the HBO Camera Assessment Series

The SMPTE Hollywood Section and the Digital Cinema Society invite you to a special screening of the HBO Camera Assessment Series on June 29.

The HBO Camera Assessment Series, started over 10 years ago, was created to assist producers, directors, and cinematographers across the entire Warner Brothers Discovery family to select the most appropriate capture system for their productions. The goal of these highly objective and format agnostic tests is not to determine which camera system is “best”, but which best matches the needs of each individual production.

These tests highlight common shooting situations and scenarios that are traditionally difficult to photograph. By staging complex and real-life scenarios, encountered by real shows, and shooting them with the latest high end imaging tools, the strengths and weaknesses of each camera system are revealed allowing filmmakers to make educated decisions for their projects. ZEISS Cinematography lenses were exclusively employed and the camera systems tested included:

The ARRI Alexa Mini, SONY Venice 2, RED V-Raptor, BLACKMAGIC Ursa 12K, ARRI Alexa 35 and KODAK 5219 Film.

Hollywood SMPTE and the Digital Cinema Society are grateful to the producers for sharing their work for this special screening. DCS Founder James Mathers will moderate a Q&A following the screening with the HBO CAS team.

Thursday, June 29:

6:00 PM – Networking Reception 

7:00 PM  – Program begins at the AMPAS Dunn Theater

The meeting is FREE and details and registration are here:

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