Shooting two cameras simultaneously through the same prompter. This is a question asked of us many times and, frankly, we thought it possible. But we never tried. Our bad. Put simply, we did not have an answer and were loath to tell a client we could do it when we really didn’t know if we could. OK, so a client orders our large 17″ Master Series prompter for a 7D shoot which makes very little sense. That is until we realize he is planning on shooting two cameras through the one teleprompter. The reason is obvious. He wants to preserve the proper eye-line on both cameras. He doesn’t want to […]
We came across this in our inbox and thought it might be interesting to all you bargain hunters out there. We know nothing about the deal but just pass along the contact to our viewers. Let us know if you got any good deals. Bill@AmericanMovieCompany.com. AMC is not in the business of selling video and camera equipment. We can get you a great deal on a rental of film camears such as the Red Camera, The new Blackmagic Cinema Camera, The Alexa, 5D MIII. Scarlet X, Red Epic We also rent the TriCaster 450, TriCaster 455, TriCaster 850, TriCaster 855, TriCaster 300. Our experienced operators will deliver […]
Most of the pro-level cameras we’ve seen so far at NAB are more than a little out of the price range of the average consumer, but there’s at least one option that’s slightly more friendly: the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. For $2,995, you’ll get the ability to shoot up to 2.5k footage (2432 x 1366), in a variety of different formats designed to work seamlessly with any editing program you can think of. The camera also offers 13 stops of dynamic range (that’s in league with the 5D Mark III and the RED Epic), plus a Thunderbolt port, SSD drive port, and a touchscreen LCD that lets you quickly operate the […]
Astoria-Studios-Stage-C- News Set Our Sound Stage C has a customizable News Show / Talk Show set. It is equipped with three pedestal cameras, lighting grid and direct fiber connect to the main control room for up-link to the satellite via dishes on our roof. We have teleprompters, Interrotrons, Tricaster 450 and 850 Extreme for WebCasting to the Net.
Astoria NYC TV Station and video studios are all connected via fiber to dishes on our roof which broadcast TV to the world via satellite. The stage has three professional pedestal cameras. Also available are: TriCaster 850 Extreme, Teleprompter, Jib, Red Epic Camera, Scarlet X, Sony F900, Sony F100 and Arri Alexa. We can WebCast to the Internet from all studios, Studio B is directly connected to the machine room and master control room . CLICK ON PICTURE TO ENLARGE Astoria Studio TV Stage B News Set
Astoria Green Screen Stage A Call 212-219-1075 for tour and pricing. The new Stage A is a medium-sized, full green cyc sound stage. Please ignore the black curtain as it is drawn for this particular shoot and serves to prevent green spill on the subject. When the black curtain is drawn back, the green is revealed as a full three walled green cyc including a green floor .The floor too is green and the black pads serve only to protect the green and stop more green spill. They are easily removed for full “head to toe shots”. This stage is part of our new complex of stages in Long Island […]
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SCARLET-X New Price Increase $2,ooo.00 RED has finally opened up ordering for the EPIC-X (until now, it was only available for RED ONE owners). Also, , RED will be raising prices on a number of items starting January 1st, including the exciting new SCARLET-X. Here’s how the prices are changing. The price for Scarlet-X, including Brain, Side SSD and Canon aluminum mount (auto-focus support) is $9,750 if ordered before December 31st, 2011. After Jan. 1st, 2012 the price for Scarlet will be $9700 for the Brain only. Do the math: the Aluminum mount is $500 (you can’t buy it by itself, only as part of a SCARLET package for the […]
Green Screen Technology and cutting-edge moving making. The movie making industry particularly the special effects that deals with Green Screen Technology has significantly improved since the first motion picture was developed in the 1880’s. The cost of producing a film is so huge that major films are left to companies who have the resources to truly produce a professional product. There are thousands of movies produced each year. After the world’s first commercial motion picture was exhibited in New York in 1894, motion pictures gradually grew from carnival novelty to one of the leading media entertainment tools. With the help of today’s technologies, the cost of producing a video […]