Blackmagic Cinema Camera features an amazing 2.5K image sensor with a wide 13 stops of dynamic range for a true digital film camera. You get a built-in SSD recorder, popular open standard uncompressed RAW and compressed file formats, compatibility with quality EF and ZE mount lenses, LCD touchscreen monitoring plus metadata entry, all packed into an exciting hand held design.
Blackmagic Cinema Camera EF
Choose Blackmagic Cinema Camera EF for compatibility with a wide range of Canon EF and Zeiss ZE mount lenses. The EF mount model includes an electronic connection to the lens so you can control features such as iris accurately.
Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT
Choose the Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT model when you want to take advantage of a wide range of Passive Micro Four Thirds manually operated lenses and adapters for other lens mounts such as PL mount via third party adapters.
Premium Quality Design
A stylish machined aluminum design, capped with a smooth rubber front and rear for easy grip, plus a rear facing touchscreen for easy metadata entry.
With standard connections there's no need for custom cables! You get ¼″ jack audio inputs, 3 Gb/s SDI output and a Thunderbolt port for computer capture.
Includes DaVinci Resolve
DaVinci Resolve 9.0 software lets you take advantage of Blackmagic Cinema Camera's wide dynamic range images that are perfect for color correction.
UltraScope gives you technically accurate scopes on any computer connected by Thunderbolt. Get Parade, Waveform, Vectorscope, Histogram and more.
Blackmagic Cinema Camera features a high resolution sensor with wide dynamic range so it's perfect for independent film, television commercials and episodic television production. DaVinci Resolve software for Mac and Windows is included so you can work at the highest quality and get the best results. Blackmagic Cinema Camera is both affordable and a complete solution because it includes a built-in recorder and monitoring, so it's perfect for displacing video-only cameras for work such as sporting events, weddings, music videos and more!
Regular video cameras clip video so you are locked into images that look cheap. Blackmagic Cinema Camera eliminates this problem as it captures a super wide dynamic range of 13 stops into 12-bit DNG files, so your images look truly cinematic. This preserves detail in both shadows and highlights, and even handles indoor shots while keeping the details of any images captured through windows. This means you keep all sensor data so you can make creative decisions during DaVinci Resolve color grading!
Building one of the finest cameras in the world requires attention to every detail. Blackmagic Cinema Camera's premium quality design features a machined aluminum chassis, interchangeable optics, high resolution 2.5K sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range and 12-bit RAW uncompressed and compressed file formats! Every aspect of the image path has been totally optimized for quality, so this means you always get the quality you need for the most demanding work.
With Blackmagic Cinema Camera you can use the most amazing optics from the world's leading lens crafters such as Canon, Zeiss and many more. Blackmagic Cinema Camera is compatible with EF and ZE mount lenses, so you can use the lenses you already own! With Blackmagic Cinema Camera you are not locked into any specific lens and you can choose the lens you need based on the creative style of your shot! Blackmagic Cinema Camera allows full electronic control of your lens, so you can simply point, set iris and focus on command!
Blackmagic Cinema Camera is the first camera to feature built-in metadata entry so your files include information compatible with popular editing software. This dramatically speeds up the whole post production process! Entering metadata is easy. Simply tap the capacitive LCD touchscreen to display the slate where you can enter information such as shot number, search tags, scene number, timecode and more! You can even set shot number and other data to increment automatically!
Blackmagic Cinema Camera features a built-in SSD recorder that allows 2.5K uncompressed CinemaDNG RAW 12-bit capture as well as Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD compressed video formats. All file formats are open standard and used by NLE software so you get the only camera designed from the ground up to be part of a whole post production workflow! When you've finished shooting, simply connect the SSD to your computer and edit or color your shots straight from the disk.
Sensor Resolution: 2592 x 2192
Raw Resolution: 12-bit RAW files recorded at 2432 x 1366
Shooting Resolutions: 2.5K RAW at 2432 x 1366, compressed at 1920 x 1080
Frame Rates: 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p
Sensor Size: 16.64 mm x 14.04 mm
Sensor Size: - Active 15.6 mm x 8.8 mm
Dynamic Range: 13 stops
Focus: Focus button turns on peaking
Iris Control: Iris button automatically adjusts the lens iris settings so no pixel is clipped
Lens Mount: EF and ZE mount compatible with electronic iris control
Screen Dimensions: 5 inch and 800 x 480 resolution
Screen Type: Integrated LCD capacitive touchscreen
Metadata Support: Automatic camera data and user data such as shot number, filenames and keywords
Controls: Onscreen touch menus and physical buttons for recording and transport control
Microphone: Integrated mono microphone
Speaker: Integrated mono speaker
Mounting Options: 3 x 1/4 inch thread mounting points on top of camera. 1 x 1/4 inch thread tripod mount with locator pin.
Power: Integrated Lithium-ion Polymer rechargeable battery. 12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.
Battery Life: Approximately 90 minutes
Battery Charge Time: Approximately 2 hours when not in use.
Camera Dimensions: 166.2mm by 113.51mm x 126.49mm excluding detachable sunshade and turret dust cap
Camera Weight: 1.7 kg / 3.75 lb
Storage Type: Removable 2.5 inch SSD
Storage Format: Mac OS Extended format. SSDs can be formatted on any Mac or use Mediafour MacDrive (not included) on a Windows PC.
Storage Rates: 5 MB/frame in RAW 2.5K fits about 30 minutes of 24p video on a 256 GB solid state disk. Compressed HD formats fit more than 5 times the amount of RAW video.
Uncompressed Recording Formats: RAW 2.5K CinemaDNG
Compressed Recording Formats: Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD. All compressed recording in 1920x1080 10-bit YUV with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range.
SDI Video Output 1 x 10-bit HD-SDI 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range
Analog Audio Input 2 x 1/4 inch jacks for professional balanced analog audio, switchable between mic and line levels.
Analog Audio Output 1 x 3.5mm stereo headphone output
SDI Audio Output 4 channels in HD-SDI
Remote Control: 1 x 2.5mm LANC for Rec Start/Stop, Iris Control and Focus Control
Computer Interface: Thunderbolt port for capture of RAW video and audio.
USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration.
External Power: 12V-30V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter.