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IBC News: CARTONI to Launch MASTER 65, “Smart Deployment System” Tripod and More

ROME – CARTONI, developer of innovative camera support systems designed and manufactured in Italy, will present at IBC 2017 (14 -18 September in Amsterdam) a new tripod system and significant expansions to its MASTER, MAXIMA and LAMBDA lines of fluid heads. CARTONI will be exhibiting at Stand 12.E30. CARTONI will also debut for Europe a new patent concept for enabling ...

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Manios Digital & Film to Show New Cartoni Products at Cine Gear and Matthews’ Garage Sale

Cartoni’s Lambda 25 3rd Axis and Total Dutch facilitate 360° rotation for specialty camera shots. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.— Cartoni USA and Manios Digital & Film will demonstrate the latest additions to Cartoni’s award-winning line of camera accessories at two events this weekend in Hollywood. Lambda 25 3rd Axis is an innovative, new accessory for Cartoni’s Lambda 25, the industry standard ...

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CARTONI President & CEO Elisabetta Cartoni Selected as Associate Member in the ASC

ROME— Cartoni (S.p.A.) today announces that Elisabetta Cartoni, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, has been accepted as an Associate Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Associate membership in the ASC, the oldest continuously operating motion picture society in the world, is considered a great privilege. Membership is granted by invitation-only and based on the individual’s contributions ...

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Cine Gear News: Manios Digital & Film to Show New Fluid Heads, Tripods and More!

See the latest products from Cartoni, Vocas, Kinotehnik and Hawk-Woods. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Manios Digital & Film will showcase new camera accessories from Cartoni, Vocas, Kinotehnik and Hawk-Woods at Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Hollywood. Attendees will have a chance to inspect, up close, newly-developed fluid heads, tripods, specialty rigs, matte boxes, lights and power systems, and have their questions answered ...

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NAB NEWS: CARTONI to Introduce SDS Tripod for ENG and Documentary

Newly-developed Smart Lock mid-level spreader combines with Smart Stop tripod to form the Smart Deployment System (SDS) for ultra-fast set up. ROME— At NAB 2017, CARTONI, developer of high-quality camera support systems designed and manufactured in Italy, will introduce a new fast deployment tripod system, ideally suited to ENG, documentary and other fast-paced production applications. The Smart Deployment System (SDS) ...

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CARTONI to Introduce Master 65 at NAB

New fluid head is designed for broadcast and production cameras with long lenses; featuring the patented Magnum counterbalance system and new silicon fluid drag system. ROME—CARTONI continues its legacy of high quality Italian design and manufacturing with the introduction of its new flagship for the MASTER series of broadcast fluid heads. MASTER 65 is Cartoni’s response to persistent requests from ...

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NAB NEWS: CARTONI to Introduce a Fast Deployment Tripod System and New Fluid Heads for Broadcast, Studio and Digital Cinema Cameras

Camera support innovator will also debut a revolutionary concept for enabling 360° Dutch rotation in nodal mode. ROME— CARTONI, developer of innovative camera support systems designed and manufactured in Italy, will introduce a  new  tripod system and significant expansions to its Master, Maxima and Lambda lines of fluid heads at NAB 2017 in Las Vegas. Highlights include the SDS (Smart ...

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Cartoni USA Interviews Jay Hunter

“Superstore” DP relies on Cartoni’s Airfloater to make handheld style shooting painless. Jay Hunter is a celebrated director and cinematographer whose work runs the gamut from features and scripted series to documentaries and reality TV. A true innovator, he has crafted unique aesthetics for television shows such as On the Lot and films including Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing. ...

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IBC 2016: CARTONI Launches Lightweight Fluid Head MASTER 30 Series

  New lightweight, compact head is available in Broadcast and Digital Cinematography versions. Rome—Cartoni, a world leader in precision camera support, today announces the release of MASTER 30 Broadcast and MASTER 30 Cine, the latest additions to its innovative line of fluid heads. Designed respectively for broadcast production and digital cinematography, the two new heads include many of the features ...

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Manios Digital & Film to Show CARTONI’s New FOCUS Range at NAB

New camera accessories also include lightweight CARTONI Lambda nodal heads, Kinotehnik “Smart’ LED, Vocas rail system and Veydra Expander. North Hollywood, Calif.—At the 2016 NAB Show (Booth C9039), Manios Digital & Film and CARTONI is introducing FOCUS, a new range of fluid heads.  The four new dynamic heads, FOCUS 8, FOCUS 12, FOCUS 18 and FOCUS 22, are designed for ...

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Stray Angel Films Adds Cartoni Focus 12 to Rental Inventory

Lightweight fluid head is included in Canon C300 and Sony FS7 camera packages. North Hollywood, Calif.— Stray Angel Films, a Los Angeles-based digital motion picture rental, production and production services company, has purchased six Cartoni Focus 12 fluid heads and tripods from Manios Digital & Film. The company has added the fluid heads to its rental inventory and is including ...

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Veteran Post Industry Exec Reid Burns Joins Cognition

HOLLYWOOD—Hybrid post production facility Cognition has appointed Reid Burns as President of Post Production. With experience in executive, creative and operational roles, and a track record for spurring growth, Burns will seek to build relationships with studios, independent producers, filmmakers and the broader production community. His initial focus will be on growing the company’s digital intermediate finishing and color grading ...

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Graeme Parcher Joins SIM Digital, Los Angeles, as General Manager

LOS ANGELES— The SIM Group has appointed former Kodak executive Graeme Parcher as General Manager of the Los Angeles office of its SIM Digital division, a supplier of camera systems and related gear to motion picture and television productions. Parcher will oversee operations; manage relations with studios, independent producers and other key clients; and develop strategies for growth. “Graeme is ...

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The SIM Group to Hold Annual Technology Showcase January 28th in Toronto

Highlights will include a Dolby Atmos demo from Tattersall Sound & Picture. TORONTO— The SIM Group will host leading manufacturers of cameras, lenses, sound, grip and lighting, post production gear and workflow systems at the 11th Annual SIM Technology Showcase slated for January 28th in Toronto. The popular event provides members of the production and post-production communities with a unique ...

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Cartoni’s FOCUS HD Fluid Head Helps Cinematographer Danny Schmidt Capture Colombia’s Endangered Spider Monkey

North Hollywood, Calif.—When wildlife cinematographer Danny Schmidt plunged into Colombia’s remote Magdalena River Valley earlier this year to document the plight of the critically-endangered brown spider monkey in a project for National Geographic, his camera package included Cartoni’s FOCUS HD fluid head supplied by Manios Digital & Film. Small enough to fit snugly in Schmidt’s backpack, the head combines lightweight ...

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Society of Camera Operators Announces 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Governor’s and Service awards go to Bruce Doering and Steven Manios Sr. Los Angeles —  The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) today announces recipients of its 2016 Governor’s and Service Lifetime Achievement Awards. Bruce Doering, retiring National Executive Director of the International Cinematographers Guild (Local 600), will receive the Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his dedicated, consistent and enlightened leadership ...

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