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Robin Phillips

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    Arri SR3 Advanced, Aaton Xtera, Arri 435, Sony F35, BMPCC

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  1. Just posting an update. Only 1 SR3 screen left, 3 SR2 screens left (price reduced) SR3 2.39:1/1/66:1 https://www.ebay.com/itm/274858700856 SR2 2.39:1/1.66:1 https://www.ebay.com/itm/274867453800
  2. I hate to join the "new computer" chorus but a dual core with 8gb of ram is extremely underspeced for just about any workflow, much less a RAW workflow. But yes, you should absolutely do a proxy workflow. It may take a while (days?) to render it all, but once you've done that you can always rent a system or even just find a friend with a more powerful system and do an online later prior to doing color.
  3. Question for folks - is there a software solution for taking LDS metadata recorded on a UMC-4 and injecting that into Prores files of film scans? Lots of googling shows how to extract that data, but Im wondering about a pipeline where one would shoot s16 or 35mm with a UMC-4 jammed to the smart slate's time code, and then injecting the sidecar's data into the scan files. Those google searches were not successful. Any chance anyone here happens to know how to do this or can point me in the direction of a tutorial?
  4. The Old Man & The Gun is a great example of 2.39:1 super 16 (I think they mostly used Cookes and a canon zoom). As a side note I still have some SR3/416 2.39:1 fiber screens listed in the Marketplace and on ebay if you are looking for one (or two)
  5. I had a small run of SR3 and SR2 fiber screens done up at Shruco as 2.39:1 with 1.66:1 full aperture safe hooks that I've listed for sale. The SR3 ones are SR3 cores, the SR2 are SR2 cores (slightly dimmer). Open to reasonable offers. I also have two SR3 1.33:1 super16 screens (though markings are for N16) for sale for anyone looking to do their own custom fiber screens SR3: https://www.ebay.com/itm/274858700856 SR2: https://www.ebay.com/itm/274867453800 SR3: 1.33 with hooks https://www.ebay.com/itm/274872117001 SR3 1.33 with safety marks https://www.ebay.com/itm/274872118642
  6. I've got 2 SR2 piggyback battery adapters listed on ebay. also have a bunch of SR3 parts, including fiber screens and pre-ivs video handles incase thats of any interest
  7. man these digital vs film threads are getting toxic. as a potentially useful note, OP have you tried using various filtration to help ease the highlights on a given system? Black pro mist filters can do a great job of creating a filmic halation on light sources.
  8. I think the only reason to get an F55 these days is if you need a global shutter camera that happens to be geared a bit more toward run and gun use than an F65 or something. It also definitely has the "sony look" of old, more so than either the F35 or F65 had. Personally I think you'll get better skintones out of the FS7.
  9. Does anyone happen to know/remember if the Arri WCU-3 wireless hand set has both yellow and white radios built in, or if they came with just one or the other?
  10. my god 3 80/20 beam splitters for sale at once? thats a minor miracle to see
  11. Robin Phillips

    Y16

    perhaps? I think the biggest downside to the a-minima is needing to rewind the film. but its size is perfect for so many things. Granted I also have no idea what it cost to make that. Any chance you have any idea? I suspect getting new xtrs or a minimas, assuming a crazy rich person doesnt come along wanting to just pay to build them, might hinge on some rental houses wanting new / spare ones. That itself is all dependent upon demand for professional use of 16. I have no idea what that demand is now, especially with some places just not renting film cameras anymore. Anyway, if a conspiracy does form to make more Aaton anythings count me in
  12. Robin Phillips

    Y16

    this is probably the most realistic way to get it done. build under a license from Aaton, use their IP. Does make one wonder what it would cost to do a new run of a-minimas...
  13. Robin Phillips

    Y16

    given that 200' rolls need to be respooled to be used, that might limit those mag's usage. Would be super interesting if you had 100/200' mags, along with the ability to take XTR mags (no idea if thats out of the question). none the less I'd be super interested in a new compact super16 camera as a customer regardless of what mag setup it uses. I know I'd be willing to pay something in the 10k range for a camera body, mags, and a spare parts kit for sure. Is there a buyer list you're starting? Are you planning an optical viewfinder or a low latency video viewfinder?
  14. In case this is of help to anyone, I have both the hawk woods v mount belt and the Rencher SR3 v mount adapter. I havent gotten a whole lot of use out of the Rencher adapter thanks to the pandemic, but for what I have done I've been very happy with it. with a 98wh v mount its lighter than throwing a lentequip battery on the back of it. Definite operator quality of life improvement I also have 2 dead Lentequip batteries lying around if anyone is interested. they're heavy to ship, but if anyone is willing to cover the shipping fees I'd rather ship them to someone needed one for an adapter over throwing them out.
  15. for when using 15mm lightweight arri still sells the ARRI LS-11. Im currently using the Wooden Camera universal lens support set on my lwz2 for when Im doing 19mm studio and its great
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