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Blackmagic Camera to start shipping

18 July 2012
Blackmagic Camera to start shipping

Blackmagic Design is this month preparing to ship its much anticipated Blackmagic Cinema Camera. Announced to fanfare at NAB in April, the camera – which lists for $2,995 – includes an LCD touchscreen, Thunderbolt connection, and comes with a copy of DaVinci Resolve for colour correction and Blackmagic UltraScope software for waveform monitoring. The camera is compatible with Canon EF and Zeiss ZF mount lenses.  “We are very excited to see the first units of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera about begin to ship,” said Dan May, president of Blackmagic. “There has been an incredibly positive response around the Cinema Camera’s ability to provide film quality images, an open workflow designed for easy post production, all in a compact, elegant design that is affordable. This is the result of a huge amount of hard work by everyone here at Blackmagic Design, and the enthusiastic reaction we have already received from people across all parts of the creative world has been amazing.”  Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve 9, a new version of its colour correction software that includes a new user interface, which will be released around IBC.

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