Interviews with the Digital Bolex team from Kurt Lancaster

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Kurt Lancaster (author of “DSLR Cinema: Crafting the Film Look with Video” and Associate Professor at the School of Communication Northern Arizona University) interviewed Joe Rubinstein and Elle Schneider of Digital Bolex in LA last week and has sent them to planet5D first – thanks Kurt!

Joe Rubinstein

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Joe Rubinstein of Digital Bolex discusses why the D16 is designed for 16mm filmmakers, the archival and cinematic possibilities of Adobe DNG RAW, the advantages of using a Kodak CCD sensor designed for science, and the three elements needed in a camera to create amazing images. (Edited for continuity.)

Elle Schneider

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An interview with Elle Schneider of Digital Bolex as she discusses the limitations of shooting “One Small Step,” as well as her plans to shoot a short western with the new D16 Digital Bolex. Edited for continuity. (Sorry for the shallow depth of field!)

(cover photo credit: snap from the video)


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  1. Pingback: Digital Bolex Not Stopping with the D16, May Release a Large Sensor 4K Camera in the Future - NoFilmSchool

  2. the effects are compressed for TV & youtube, so it’s image capture will be altered

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