This September RED will attend IBC, Photokina, and Cinec to showcase the 6K motion and 19 megapixel still capabilities of the RED DRAGON® sensor and other new RED innovations. From broadcast streaming to cinematography and photography, RED will highlight the full capabilities of the DSMC system—one camera for it all.
At this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego, the first official trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was unveiled. This last installment in the Hobbit trilogy is widely anticipated, and while those in attendance at Comic-Con were treated to a first look, Warner Bros. Pictures released their trailer to the public the following Monday.
Director Peter Jackson employed nearly 50 EPICMYSTERIUM-X cameras simultaneously while on the sets of the Hobbit movies. With the cameras shooting in 5K on tandem 3D rigs at 48 fps, Jackson was able to create true-to-life cinematics from nearly every angle. To see the results for yourself, catch The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, opening nationwide on December 17th.
With over 150 contributing artists, Mammoth HD has become a unique resource for ultra high definition stock footage and one of the only providers to feature 6K EPICDRAGON imagery. At the helm of Mammoth HD is Clark Dunbar‐a devoted photographer and cinematographer who, when not managing the vast library of footage, is one of the passionate contributors in capturing life’s subtle details and providing a visual resource to the world of Ultra HD.
Earlier this year Oxford Brookes University purchased the EPICDRAGON and began integrating it into their Film Studies courses, becoming the first university in the UK to give their students hands-on experience with an EPICDRAGON.
Last week The Discovery Channel presented their 25th annual Shark Week marathon. Award winning cinematographer Andy Casagrande and world-renowned photographer Michael Muller dominated Discovery’s programming with ultra high-definition video and stills courtesy of their RED EPIC®® cameras.
Presented by the National Geographic Society, James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D opened in theaters nationwide last week. Using an EPICMYSTERIUM-X® as his primary camera on the Deepsea Challenger—a purpose-built deep-diving submersible—Cameron’s latest documentary takes audiences to the lowest point on the planet.
Depicting a parasitic plague that turns its victims into vampires, The Strain is a mashup of creature feature and procedural drama produced by Guillermo del Toro for FX. The screenplay is adapted from The Strain trilogy, novels co-written by del Toro and American crime fiction writer Chuck Hogan.
Bryan Elliot, CEO of The GoodBrain Digital Studios, recently introduced a new web series titled Looks Easy on Entrepreneur’s website and YouTube channel. Shot on a kitted EPICMYSTERIUM-X®, Looks Easy showcases the truth behind activities that seem simple when watched from the comfort of home. The second installment launches today and brings in Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson to show how difficult it is to hit a baseball thrown by a major league pitcher. RED went behind the scenes with Elliot and Wilson to get a closer look.
RED recently celebrated the Grand Opening of our flagship store in the heart of New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. Located at 125 Grand Street, RED’s new building highlights its 150-year history with pieces of its original construction, including two perfect cast iron support arches and red brick facade.