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Statement on SmallHD 501 and 502 monitors

Update 8/27: The bug and resolution have been found, and new firmware will be released for the D16 on 8/31 to accept the SmallHD signal. Earlier this year, SmallHD released a wonderful line of new HD EVFs with fantastic color and display technology, namely the 501 (HDMI) and 502 (SDI/HDMI) models. Unfortunately, after a handful of Digital Bolex users complained … Continue reading


#VOTW! Ryot, B-movies, Coca Cola, Melting, and more!

LIPS – TRACES OF TEDDY An authentic, fun 1950’s B-movie homage with practical and digital effects. Director: Alex Italics Cinematographer: Brody Anderson Art Direction: Robert Suchy Art Assistants: Joshua Zientarski & Megan Lopez Grip: Cullen Hamblen MARGINS – BORDER CROSSING (VR) By RYOT Each year, thousands of potential immigrants scale the border fence between Tijuana and San Diego. Crossing miles … Continue reading


No Budget Film Festival accepting submissions!

For the third year, we’re happy to be sponsors of the No Budget Film Festival. All films with the #shotonbolex logo in their credits qualify for FREE submission! That’s right—if you shot your no budget film on D16, you don’t have to pay a submission fee to enter. Continue reading


Firmware 1.3.1 Patch Released + Shipping updates!

It’s been a busy summer at Digital Bolex, as we’re hard at work on our biggest firmware update yet, in addition to delivering our lenses and a ton of new accessories. We’ve also patched firmware 1.3 with a few small updates. Continue reading

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Videos of the week: voices, nature, and ghosts

This week we have videos from the Pacific Northwest, the Netherlands, Bermuda, and a Tennessee backyard! La Veu del Barça by Johan Kramer Synopsis: For 59 years, Manel Vich has been the voice of FC Barcelona as the speaker at the Camp Nou stadium. The voice of this 77-year old announcer is well- known, but 99% of the fans have … Continue reading