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prevent missed shots. There is also a new time-lapse (interval) recording option, and the new Clip Cutter feature allows unwanted footage to be trimmed from the beginning or end of existing clips in the camera, reducing file sizes and conserving space on the media card. Other new features include an upgraded LCD monitor and color viewfinder, as well as a new 3.5mm input for use with optional wired remote controls for focus, zoom, iris and recording functions. Manual controls on the GY-HM150 have been improved, with an iris dial next to the built-in Fujinon 10:1 HD zoom lens and six user-assignable buttons. The camcorder ships with a shotgun microphone and provides two XLR audio inputs with phantom power, plus manual audio level controls with audio meter. The GY-HM150 is available for $3,495. For additional information, visit http://pro.jvc.com. Colorfront Offers On-Set Live for 3-D Productions Colorfront has launched On-Set Live, which uses live correction and analysis of streams from stereo camera rigs to deliver cost and time savings on the set of 3-D movie and television productions. Based on Colorfront’s On-Set Dailies digital dailies system, On-Set Live provides real-time dual-stream processing for look management and advanced color grading. On-Set Live offers dual-channel HDSDI video inputs and outputs for 2-D, 3-D or two-camera 2-D capture, with 3-D LUT support, color-space conversion and calibration. All the features of On-Set Dailies are available in On-Set Live, including Colorfront’s color science for all major digital cameras, printer lights, ASC CDL and advanced color grading; high-quality resizing and DVEs; and real-time burn-in of various metadata, time codes and logos. Built-in histogram and waveform monitoring allows accurate visualization of shots on location. On-Set Live is fully compatible with Colorfront’s On-Set Dailies for two-way integration between live shooting and dailies processing. On-Set Live also share’s OSD’s industry-leading compatibility with a wide range of cameras and color pipeline work-

flows, including support for IIF ACES, Arri Look files and ASC CDL. Colorfront also recently introduced the latest version of On-Set Dailies, which boasts powerful new features that add capabilities in stereographic analysis, workflow and grading. “Many of these features have been added in response to the tremendous uptake of the system for both feature and episodic television production,” says Aron Jaszberenyi, managing director of Colorfront. “The unprecedented processing speed offered by OSD — together with wide support for the major color pipeline workflows and the easy way it handles tedious tasks such as metadata logging, audio syncing, multiple delivery creation and versioning — has made it a big hit.” For additional information, visit www.colorfront.com. Canon Opens Hollywood Support Center Canon U.S.A., Inc., has opened the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center at Sunset Gower Studio in Los Angeles. The office will foster support, research, service and training for Hollywood’s entertainment industry. “We want to offer a one-stop shop where our clients can come to ask questions and explore our various products with the help of our highly qualified technical and engineering staff members,” says Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, Canon U.S.A. “The center provides a well-equipped venue for working with professionals in a range of imaging industries, including film and television production and still imaging.” Comprehensive product-repair services for Canon professional products will be available in the facility; on-site repair operations will include two state-of-the-art camera body and lens adjustment rooms, Canon’s most advanced adjustment and calibration equipment, local spare-parts inventory and a professional repair staff. The Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center will also serve as a field extension of Canon’s Research and Solution Engineering Dept.,
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dedicated to ensuring current and future products meet or exceed the demands of Canon’s clientele. The staff will assess market demands and expectations for new professional imaging technology and look to build them into future product generations and customer-support provisions. The facility and its staff will also offer hands-on education to current and potential clients on the latest Canon professional products. Courtesy visits by both existing and potential clients in the industry can be arranged to explore opportunities and assess Canon’s full capabilities. Guilds, unions or organizations affiliated with film and television production are encouraged to inquire about hosting seminars, events and industry gatherings at the new center. The center will also host Canon Live Learning workshops, fee-based seminars for professionals and enthusiasts looking to further their education. The facility will also offer other industry-related events covering a wide range of technical and creative topics within the professional production segment. For additional information, visit www.usa.canon.com.

Gamma & Density Releases 3cP iPad App Gamma & Density Co. has made the mobile version of its 3cP Image Control Pro system available through the Apple App Store for use with the iPad. The app helps cinematographers establish the desired look of a project and maintain artistic and technical control over their images. The app features built-in waveform monitor, vectorscope and tonal curve. It allows cinematographers and digital-imaging technicians to grade, crop and mask images on a precisely calibrated Rec 709
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American Cinematographer - December 2011
Contents
Editor’s Note
President's Desk
Short Takes: OK Go’s “Muppet Show Theme Song”
Production Slate: Melancholia • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Stepping into the Shadows
Through a Child’s Eyes
Silent Splendor
It’s Time to Raise the Curtain
Filmmakers’ Forum: David Stump, ASC
New Products & Services
International Marketplace
Classified Ads
Ad Index
2011 AC Index
In Memoriam: Andrew Laszlo, ASC
ASC Membership Roster
Clubhouse News
ASC Close-Up: Luciano Tovoli, ASC, AIC
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Cover2
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Contents
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - 7
American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Editor’s Note
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - President's Desk
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Short Takes: OK Go’s “Muppet Show Theme Song”
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Production Slate: Melancholia • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Stepping into the Shadows
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Through a Child’s Eyes
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Silent Splendor
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - It’s Time to Raise the Curtain
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Filmmakers’ Forum: David Stump, ASC
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - New Products & Services
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - International Marketplace
American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Classified Ads
American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Ad Index
American Cinematographer - December 2011 - 2011 AC Index
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - ASC Membership Roster
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - Clubhouse News
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American Cinematographer - December 2011 - ASC Close-Up: Luciano Tovoli, ASC, AIC
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