FUJIFILM’s First NAB Speaker Series Includes Noted Feature Film, VFX, and Concert Cinematographers

Wayne, N.J., April 20, 2017 – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will hold its first-ever speaker series, featuring some of the industry’s top cinematography professionals, during the NAB convention. Speakers will represent a wide range of FUJINON lens users, including noted feature film, wildlife, and large-venue concert cinematographers. NAB runs from April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

This marks the company’s first theater-style presentation at a trade show and follows the launch of the well-received FUJINON “MK” Series of cinema lenses for the emerging cinematographer market.

On the Monday of NAB, April 24th, speakers will present at 10:30am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. On Tuesday, the 25th, they will be on stage at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. Each presenter will discuss aspects of how recent developments in optics have influenced their particular shooting style from a small stage in the FUJIFILM booth.

The speaker line-up in NAB Booth C7225 is as follows:

Monday April 24

10:30am       Philip Bloom           Award-winning filmmaker/Director of Photography      New Era in Affordable Professional Zoom Lenses

12:00pm       Robin Charters        Director of Photography                                                     Capturing Beauty: Professional tools for the Minimalist Filmmaker

2:00pm         Russ Rodriguez      Director/Technical Producer                                               Desert Trip: Music’s Once-in-a-Lifetime Concert in 4K

4:00pm         Philip Bloom           Award-winning filmmaker/Director of Photography                 New Era in Affordable Professional Zoom Lenses

Tuesday April 25

10:00am      Robin Charters         Director of Photography                                                   Capturing Beauty: Professional tools for the Minimalist Filmmaker

12:00pm      Philip Bloom             Award-winning filmmaker/Director of Photography              New Era in Affordable Professional Zoom Lenses

2:00pm       Bob Poole                 Emmy-winning cinematographer and National Geographic Speaker    Wildlife Cinematography: Getting the Shot Against All Odds

4:00pm      Mark Weingartner, ASC     Director of Photography, Visual Effects Supervisor and Stereographer        “Lenses & Visual Effects: Why Lens Quality Matters - Bottom Line”

About Fujifilm

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of four operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also, markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and markets binoculars. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmusa.com/northamerica.

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2015, the company had global revenues of $20.8 billion, at an exchange rate of 120 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com.

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