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Ithaca College Chooses Cartoni Camera Support for HD Production Facilities

Highly regarded broadcast program is using Cartoni pedestals and camera heads to support new Ikegami cameras and CueScript prompters. North Hollywood, Calif.— Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications recently selected Cartoni camera support products from Manios Digital & Film as part of a general upgrade of its studio production facilities. A total of six Cartoni P90 studio pedestals, ...

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SIM Digital Hosts Demo of Panasonic VariCam 35

Cinematographer Theo van de Sande, ASC shares his experience in using the 4K “Ultra HD” camera on “Cheerleader Death Squad.” TORONTO—Members of Toronto’s motion picture and television production community got a first-hand look at Panasonic’s new 4K “Ultra HD” digital cinema camera, the VariCam 35, in a special technology demonstration hosted by SIM Digital. Award-winning cinematographer Theo van de Sande, ...

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24/7 Camera Bags Hit the Photo and Video Scene, Available Now at Adorama

New York, NY – November 17, 2015 – 24/7, a new brand of stylish and discreet camera bags designed to securely hold all the photo and video gear one could need, has just launched The Traffic Collection, its first ever line of camera bags. Created for the urban photographer looking for infallible support and organization when shooting from location to ...

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Manios Digital & Film Lends Support to Indie Comedy “Holiday Breakup”

Cinematographer Carmen Cabana uses Cartoni tripod with Black Magic Cinema Camera. North Hollywood, Calif.—Cinematographer Carmen Cabana relied on camera support products from Manios Digital and Film while shooting on location for the new romantic comedy Holiday Breakup. Cabana employed a Cartoni Laser head and tripod system, along with a Vocas handheld rig to support the Blackmagic Cinema Camera that she ...

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Manios Digital & Film Becomes Worldwide Distributor for New Veydra Lens Expander

1.2x PL to PL Expander makes it possible to use vintage zoom lenses with current large-sensor cameras. BURBANK—Manios Digital & Film has reached an agreement with cinema lens maker Veydra to become the exclusive, worldwide distributor for its innovative new lens accessory, the Veydra 1.2x PL to PL Expander. The Expander makes it possible to use vintage zoom lenses from ...

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axle Cam Introduces Radically Simple Camera-to-Computer Workflow

Automated camera ingest, media management and sharing in a single, affordable application ORLANDO, Florida—axle Video, developer of media management tools for video production, broadcast, news-gathering, and other applications that are easy to install, use and afford, today announces the release of a groundbreaking new product that resolves—elegantly and cost-effectively—the most persistent problem faced by videographers today: managing complex camera media. ...

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Demo Camera Gear from Manios Digital & Film Featured at Post-Cinegear “Garage Sale”

Great deals on products from Cartoni USA, Vocas and Kinotehnik. BURBANK—Manios Digital & Film will take part in a giant post-Cinegear “Garage Sale and Party” hosted by Matthews Studio Equipment. The event will include great deals on discontinued, demo, refurbished and overstock camera support and accessories from Cartoni USA, Vocas, Kinotehnik and other manufacturers. Others offering products for sale will ...

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Cartoni to Unveil ENG Fluid Head TRACKER at NAB 2015

See it at Booth C9039! NORTH HOLLYWOOD—Responding to the need for a rugged and reliable fluid head to support today’s wide variety of ENG cameras, Cartoni will introduce TRACKER at NAB 2015. Capable of supporting cameras from 3 kg (4.4 lbs.) to 20 kg (44 lbs.), TRACKER is an ideal fluid head for newsgathering and other outdoor shoots. TRACKER offers ...

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SIM Digital Atlantic Moves to New Location in Halifax

HALIFAX—SIM Digital, Canada’s leading rental house for cameras and other equipment for motion picture and television production, has relocated its office in Halifax. The new location, on Thornhill Drive in Dartmouth, is in the same facility that houses its affiliate, PS Production Services, a supplier of lighting and grip equipment. The new SIM Digital Halifax features expanded client preparation and ...

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Cartoni Celebrates 80 Years of World-Class Camera Support with Rebate Program

NORTH HOLLYWOOD— Cartoni, the world leader in camera support, marks its 80th anniversary this year and it’s celebrating with a big savings across its product line through its “80 Years: 80+” Rebate Program. For a limited time, Cartoni USA is offering rebates of $80 or more on a host of great products including its most popular heads, tripods and pedestals. ...

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Hold On – Get a Grip on that Handle!

The best camera in the world isn’t that great if it keeps getting dropped. We’ve looked at some pretty tasty cameras here at Broadcast Beat – but hold the butter! They were just right the way they were. Get a secure grip on that camera even if the most precarious of positions or settings. Check out the new GripixTM line ...

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Camera Support Relies on Cartoni Fluid Heads to Help Its Clients Produce Great Live Television.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD— Camera Support in Burbank is one of the leading suppliers of gear to television productions in Southern California. Founded by veteran cameramen Randy Gomez and Engineer, Gary Taillon, the company supplies camera packages and specialty equipment to a number of popular shows produced before live audiences. Live television production is a demanding business. With time of the essence, ...

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SIM Group Founder Rob Sim Presented with DGC’s Honorary Life Membership Award

Toronto –The Directors Guild of Canada presented its 2014 DGC Honorary Life Member Award to SIM Group President and CEO Rob Sim at the annual DGC Awards Gala in Toronto. The award is presented each year to an individual, member or non-member, whose outstanding contribution to the industry has had a major beneficial impact on the Guild and Guild members. ...

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Suzanne Lezotte Joins The SIM Group as Director of Marketing

Industry veteran will lead marketing and communications for SIM Digital, PS Production Services, Bling Digital and Chainsaw. LOS ANGELES—The SIM Group today announces the appointment of Suzanne Lezotte as Director of Marketing. In this position, Lezotte will take the lead in creating a streamlined marketing solution for the company’s divisions, which include SIM Digital, PS Production Services, Bling Digital and ...

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SIM Group Launches Operation in Northern Ontario

The SIM Group’s new source for cameras, lighting, grip, and other production and post-production gear will be located at Muskoka North Film Studios. TORONTO—The SIM Group, a leading Canadian supplier of technology to the film and television industry, is opening a new location in Northern Ontario. Located at the Muskoka North Film Studios in Parry Sound, Ontario, the new office ...

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SIM Digital/Bling Digital Workflow Expertise to Emmy® Award Winning Limited Series Fargo

Los Angeles—SIM Digital and Bling Digital, the production and post-production/workflow divisions of The SIM Group, provided production, workflow and post-production services to the Emmy Award winning limited series Fargo from MGM Television and FX Productions. An unequivocal hit in its first chapter on FX, Fargo has earned critical raves and a large and enthusiastic audience with its “true-crime tale” centering ...

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