ARC recently caught up with New York-based cinematographer Timur Civan for a chat about technical standardization in the digital age.
It's been nine long years since the 9th Edition of "the cinematographer's bible" rolled off the press, and a lot has changed in that time.
Last year, the American Society of Cinematographers and the Producer's Guild of America orchestrated a follow up to 2009's Camera Assessment Series with the Image Control Assessment Series. Unlike a shootout where the relative strengths and weaknesses of the selected cameras were pitted against one another, ICAS was an attempt to unify the different camera systems under a single workflow: the Academy Color Encoding System, or ACES.
In an interview with News Shooter, Canon USA's Technical Advisor Chuck Westfall shares some details about upcoming refinements to the Cinema EOS line of cameras.