An interview from the 2016 NAB Show New York with Gary Adcock. In this interview Gary talks with us about his experience recently directing a short film for Band Pro Film & Digital Inc & IB/E Optics, shot exclusively with IB/E Optics Raptor Macro Prime Lenses. In the short film "EL IDEAS", Chef Phillip Foss shares the culinary techniques and underlying concepts behind his Michelin-starred restaurant: El Ideas.

The new macro lenses were designed to address the industry-wide movement toward larger format sensors (including RED Weapon 6K and 8K, Sony A7, and ARRI ALEXA 65 cameras). These larger sensors deliver a convincing film-look and interesting bokeh due to their very shallow depth of field, and require lenses that can cover their larger camera sensor sizes.

The new Raptor FF lens family consists of 3 focal lengths: 100mm, 150mm, and 180mm. The lenses feature full frame (24mm x 36mm) coverage, 1:1 magnification, consistent T-stop T2.9, as well as robust and durable cine mechanics. Based in Germany, IB/E is a globally respected optics manufacturer known for cutting edge expanders, adapters, and lenses, including the new Arri 65 lenses.

To see the short film "EL IDEAS" please visit: vimeo.com

Additionally, Gary encourages everybody to attend Band Pro's annual One World Open House event, which takes place at their Burbank Headquarters on Thursday 12/8/2016. Each December Band Pro’s Open House combines the best broadcast and cinema technology along with fine food, drink, and attendees comprising a who’s-who of the global cinematography community. Participant’s this year include Sony, Canon, RED, Angenieux, Zeiss, Fujinon, IB/E Optics, Sigma, AJA, 16x9, Inc., ORCA Bags and many more. There is no admission fee, and complimentary valet parking is provided. RSVP is required for admission.

This year Band Pro will celebrate French Cinema with the Guest of Honor, French Director & Cinematographer Pierre-William Glenn, AFC who will be in attendance and will be honored for his contributions to the cinematic arts. Pierre-William is the former President of the French Society of Cinematographers, and known from his work on such films as Truffaut’s Day for Night, Coup de Torchon, and Small Change, among many others.

Always a global event, One World continues to draw attendees and press from all over the world, and provides you with a great opportunity for networking and getting hands-on with the newest technology.

To RSVP please visit: www.bandpro.com


Director: Gary Adcock
Director of Photography: Randy Wedick
Producer: Brett Gillespie
1st AC: Joel Knoernschild
Motion Control Technician: Mike Curtis
Gaffer: Andy Cook
Key Grip: Kevin Olson
BTS Unit: Steve Eisen
Production Assistant: Tyler Colgan
Editor: R.N. Dolpho
Colorist: Bobby Maruvada

Technical Info

A Camera: Sony F55

Raw Recorder: Sony AXS-R7

B Camera (Interview): Sony A7s MKII

4K Recorder: Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+

Lens: IB/E Raptors (100mm, 150mm, 180mm)

Color Correction: Baselight

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