Shot on RED DRAGON: Mindhunter

Well not exactly a RED Dragon per se. Last year, it was revealed director, David Fincher, was creating a new crime series for Netflix shot on his one of a kind camera, RED Xenomorph. RED Digital Cinema especially built this fully integrated camera.

And now we get to see the outcome as Netflix released a teaser for ‘Mindhunter’ last week.

Take a look:

Also, the otherworldly Xenomorph:

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Shot on WEAPON DRAGON: Allied

Trailer for Allied, in theaters on November 23rd. Shot in 6K on RED WEAPON DRAGON w/  Leica Summicron-C and Summilux-C prime lenses by cinematographer Don Burgess. Directed by Robert ZemeckisAllied stars Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard.

Rent RED WEAPON + Leica Summicron-C now.

New Gear: RED WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35 Available for Rent

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RED WEAPON HELIUM 8K S35 camera packages are available for immediate rental at 3GR Los Angeles. Shoot 8K at up to 75 frames per second. Rent RED WEAPON HELIUM 8K, request a rental quote now.

From RED:

WEAPON now comes with the option of a HELIUM 8K S35 sensor. Capable of shooting motion and stills in 8K 2.4:1 at up to 75 frames per second (fps), or 8K Full Format at 60 fps—WEAPON 8K S35 delivers unrivaled performance.

SENSOR TYPE: HELIUM 35.4 Megapixel CMOS

PIXELS: 8192 × 4320

DYNAMIC RANGE: 16.5+ stops

FRAME RATES:
60 fps at 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320), 75 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 × 3456)
60 fps at 7K Full Format (7168 × 3780), 75 fps at 7K 2.4:1 (7168 × 3024)
75 fps at 6K Full Format (6144 × 3240), 100 fps at 6K 2.4:1 (6144 × 2592)
96 fps at 5K Full Format (5120 × 2700), 120 fps at 5K 2.4:1 (5120 × 2160)
120 fps at 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160), 150 fps at 4K 2.4:1 (4096 × 1728)
150 fps at 3K Full Format (3072 × 1620), 200 fps at 3K 2.4:1 (3072 × 1296)
240 fps at 2K Full Format (2048 × 1080), 300 fps at 2K 2.4:1 (2048 × 864)

REDCODE / COMPRESSION:
5:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320) at 24 fps
12:1 REDCODE for 8K Full Format (8192 × 4320) at 60 fps
2:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160) at 24 fps
3:1 REDCODE for 4K Full Format (4096 × 2160) at 60 fps

APPLE PRORES:
422 HQ, 422 and 422 LT at 4K (4096 × 2160) up to 29.97 fps
4444 XQ and 4444 at 2K (2048 × 1080) up to 120 fps
422 HQ, 422 and 422 LT at 2K (2048 × 1080) up to 120 fps

AVID CODECS:
DNxHR HQX at 4K (4096 × 2160) 12-bit up to 29.97 fps
DNxHR HQ, SQ and LB at 4K (4096 × 2160) 8-bit up to 29.97 fps
DNxHR 444 at 2K (2048 × 1080) 12-bit up to 120 fps
DNxHD 444 and HQX (1920 × 1080) 10-bit up to 120 fps
DNxHD HQ, SQ and LB (1920 × 1080) 8-bit up to 120 fps

CONSTRUCTION: Carbon Fiber, Magnesium, and Aluminum Alloy

WEIGHT: 3.3 lbs (BRAIN with Integrated Media Bay)

New Gear: RED WEAPON DRAGON 6K Available for Rent

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RED WEAPON WOVEN CARBON FIBER 6K packages are now available for rental at 3GR.

RED WEAPON CF Tech Spec Highlights:
Shoot 6K 2.4:1 at up to 100 Frames Per Second.
— RED DRAGON Sensor w/ 16.5+ Stops of Dynamic Range.
3.3 lbs Lightweight Carbon Fiber Body
— Record Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD simultaneously with REDRAW
3D LUT Support

Build a package and rent RED WEAPON now.

Shot on WEAPON DRAGON: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 released a surprise sneak peek last week. The anticipated sequel has the distinction of being the first feature film to shoot on RED’s 8K WEAPON. Director, James Gunn, has been a huge supporter and utilizer of RED cameras. You can read more on that here. But for now enjoy the trailer:

This next mixtape drops next year on May 5.

Lights, Camera, Politics! Shooting the Debates

Much discussion surrounds tonight’s debate as a must-see-TV event. Up to 100 Million viewers are expected to tune in, an audience that would rival that of the Super Bowl. When event television becomes national politics, I start to wonder about those unsung heroes making it all happen. That’s right, I’m talking about the event production […]

The Emmys: Tatiana Maslany wins Best Actress

If you caught the Emmys last night, you saw our man Rami Malek win Best Actor in a Dramatic Series for Mr. Robot. Check out our post about the cinematography choices based on his handsome mug. The award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Series went to Orphan Black’s Tatiana Masalany. The LA Times thinks we didn’t have them in […]

Shot on EPIC DRAGON: Mr. Robot

With the Emmys coming up this week, it’s high time to binge-watch those series you’ve been meaning to watch all year. If you haven’t caught Mr. Robot yet, it should definitely make your short list. Shot on RED EPIC DRAGON with Cooke S5/i and Leica Summicron-C primes, the show tackles the challenging story subject of hacking, computers, and all […]

Michael Bay Update: “Bayhem”

Just a reminder that Michael Bay is running around with a lime green custom RED camera that matches his ear protection. Let’s hope he hit that record button. RED Camera named it “BAYHEM” They created the lightest, most advanced hand held motion picture camera in the world. I put it through the paces on Transformers in […]

Shot on EPIC DRAGON: Netflix “Chef’s Table” France

Shot on RED EPIC DRAGON + Leica Summilux-C glass by DP’s Will Basanta and Matthew David Chavez. 

New Gear: RED WEAPON DSMC2 OLPF

The newly released, redesigned DSMC2 OLPFs for RED WEAPON DRAGON are now available for rental at 3GR. A redesigned, one-screw system allows for easy OLPF swapping in the field. The RED WEAPON automatically recognizes and adapts to the specific attributes of each OLPF. DSMC2 OLPF’s are now available for rental with RED WEAPON DRAGON. The DSMC2™ Standard OLPF (optical low-pass filter) […]

Shot on EPIC DRAGON: Netflix “The Get Down”

Directed by Baz Luhrmann and shot by cinematographer William Rexer on RED EPIC DRAGON, The Get Down is now streaming on Netflix. Rent RED WEAPON DRAGON now “The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form. Set in New York in […]

Shot on EPIC DRAGON: “Stranger Things” on Netflix

Stranger Things, an 8-part original series, is now streaming on Netflix. Shot on RED EPIC DRAGON and Leica Primes by cinematographers Tim Ives and Tod Campbell, both of Mr. Robot fame.

DP Shane Hurlbut, ASC interview w/ RedShark

Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC shared his thoughts on RED WEAPON and resolutions higher than 4K. From RedShark: On Resolution: The quality of these digital sensors provide much more than a technical advantage, but an artistic advantage as well.  From a technical side, sure, we can “future proof” the quality by mastering in 4K UHD and […]

New Gear: RED MINI-MAG 512GB + 1TB

Our first shipment of RED MINI-MAG 512GB and RED MINI-MAG 1TB arrived today. Available to rent immediately. From RED: The RED MINI-MAG® is the smallest, fastest, and most powerful media option available. Compared to their predecessor, the REDMAG® 1.8”, RED MINI-MAGs have faster read/write speeds to support higher frame rates and resolutions with minimal compression. RED MINI–MAG data transfer speeds are up to […]

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