Adorama Pro and Sony Present:
Veteran cinematographer David Leitner will discuss his recent experiences shooting documentaries with Sony’s NEX-FS700R using an ergonomical rig he built to enable ENG-style hand-holding. He will compare use of Sony’s AXS-R5 RAW Recorder to capture 2K/4K 12-bit RAW with Convergent Design’s Odyssey 7Q Recorder/Monitor to convert 4K 12-bit RAW to HD in the form of ProRes HQ. He will also discuss his lens choices, and will screen examples from both recorders using the Sony VPL-GT100 Professional 4K SXRD Projector.
Juan Martinez, Senior Product Manager for Sony will be joining to discuss what’s new with the FS700 firmware upgrade and E-mount lenses.
Special guest: Mitch Gross from Convergent Design.
Refreshments will be served. This is a FREE event, Space is limited, please RSVP.
BIO: David Leitner is a Director/Producer and Emmy-nominated DP with over sixty credits in feature-length dramas and documentaries, including eight Sundance Film Festival premieres. A former IATSE DP, his cinematography has been seen on Showtime, Bravo, Sundance Channel, HBO, MTV, PBS, and theatrically. He has photographed dozens of films about major artists including Brancusi, Picasso, Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Chuck Close, Milton Glaser, and Sol LeWitt, and major architects including Peter Eisenman, Robert A.M. Stern, Richard Meier, Yoshio Taniguchi, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Maynes, and Steven Holl. As co-producer of Academy Award-nominated documentary FOR ALL MANKIND, he spent nine months at NASA’s Johnson Space Center personally restoring and enlarging 16mm lunar footage. He is also an author, columnist, and speaker on motion picture technique and history. Currently he serves as Motion Picture Chair of the New York Section of SMPTE.