10.09.2007 01:36 PM
NFL Films adds Fujinon HD lenses

NFL Films is capturing all the gridiron action in its signature style this fall using an expanded complement of Fujinon HD lenses, which includes the HA25X11.5 ENG-style telephoto lenses, HA22X7.8 telephoto lenses and HA13X4.5 super wide-angle lenses.

According to Hank McElwee, NFL Films’ director of photography, putting HD lenses on film cameras has never been done on this scale before. The high-speed film cameras used by NFL Films help create the slow-motion highlights that are a classic element of NFL Films productions. Using Fujinon HD lenses with high-speed film cameras allows NFL Films to improve image quality while maintaining its signature style.

NFL Films, based in Mount Laurel, NJ, is best known for producing highlight films of the NFL, but the company also shoots a variety of other events including rock concerts and commercials in the off season. Recently, the company had six crews stationed in Wisconsin and then in Kansas City following the Kansas City Chiefs during training camp. The show produced for HBO was called “Hard Knocks, Training Camp with the Kansas City Chiefs.” The crews used Fujinon’s HA25X11.5 ENG-style telephoto lenses and HA22X7.8 telephoto lenses mounted on Arriflex, Aaton and Sony HD cameras to shoot the team at practice and at preseason games.

NFL Films is upgrading its equipment with an eye toward shooting completely in HD within the next couple of years.

For more information, visit www.fujinon.com.

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