Digital 16mm cinema camera

Remember the 16mm film camera? Great cameras such as the Eclair, Beaulieu, Bolex, Aaton, Ikonoskop. The IKONOSKOP?? I hear you say.
No, it’s not a typo, but the latest in digital wondery. Yes, a DIGITAL 16mm cinema camera. It’s not a concept camera, it is real and you can buy it now.

Oh, and did I tell you? It has a 16mm size CCD, records RAW in full HD, with a framerate of 1-30fps, weighs only 1.6kgs and will take your Canon mount lenses.

The makers describe the camera as WYSIWYG-HD. Enough said. For the full low-down go here.

Now we know that the digital revolution has come a long way, but has digital replaced film? Watch this short film shot with the ikonoskop cinema camera directed by Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter for fashion label Co and decide for yourself or ask British filmmaker Tacita Dean.