Double Your Discounts with Huge Black Friday Savings!

Black Friday is upon us, and once again we’re offering some great deal on Digital Bolex cameras that will make dynamite holiday presents! Make sure to shop between November 27th and 30th to take advantage of these offers! We’re also adding some new items to our store that you can get for deep discounts this weekend!

Combine offers for up to $1100 savings on a C-mount camera and accessories and $950 on an MFT-mount camera and accessories!

Black Friday Exclusives

Through 11/30 only, double your discount when you buy a 1TB camera and Veydra kit together!

When you purchase a 1TB C-mount D16 with C-mount Veydra kit ($257 kit savings + $200 cart savings), take an additional $457 off your cart! That’s over $900 in savings vs buying each item individually.

When you purchase a 1TB MFT-mount D16 with MFT-mount Veydra kit ($196 kit savings + $100 cart savings), take an additional $296 off your cart for over $500 in savings!

Discount coupon will be available in your cart once all products are added!*

New Bundles

Three new bundles are being introduced for Black Friday that save you 10% ($450 – $600) on your purchase of select cameras and accessories! Even better, during our Black Friday sale, earn double the reward points when you make a bundle purchase!

D16 Run and Gun Bundle – Save 10% off your kit, a $450 value!

With everything you need for a handheld shoot, this bundle includes:

  • A 512GB D16 Cinema Camera with 100 minutes of 2K continuously recordable media built in and a 3 hour battery life
  • D16 pistol grip with wrist strap for additional safety when shooting handheld
  • 4-pin XLR power cable
  • D16 C-mount
  • Røde NTG-1 Microphone ($299 value) and Shock Mount ($59 value)
  • Leather satchel for quick access to your assembled camera and lenses
  • Your choice of color side panels
  • Reflecting monitor hood that allows you to view our onboard LCD at 90º and shade the LCD from the sun
  • Pomfort’s LightPost transcoding and data backup software
  • Kish-Bolex Series I 18mm prime lens

Upgrades are also available on certain items so your bundle is optimized for your needs!

Pro MFT BundleSave 10% off your kit, a $575 value!

This bundle includes:

  • A 1TBGB D16 Cinema Camera with 200 minutes of 2K continuously recordable media built in and a 3 hour battery life
  • 4-pin XLR power cable
  • D16 MFT-mount
  • Leather backpack with multiple configurable compartments for quick access to your camera, lenses, and accessories.
  • Your choice of color side panels
  • Two yearextended warranty giving you a full three year warranty on your camera
  • Pomfort’s LightPost transcoding and data backup software
  • Wide Open Camera cheeseplate for mounting accessories
  • Switronix Powerbase-70 external battery for an additional 6-8 hours battery life

Pro PL BundleSave 10% off your kit, a $600 value!

This bundle includes:

  • A 1TBGB D16 Cinema Camera with 200 minutes of 2K continuously recordable media built in and a 3 hour battery life
  • 4-pin XLR power cable
  • Hot Rod PL-mount with professional installation
  • Your choice of color side panels
  • Two yearextended warranty giving you a full three year warranty on your camera
  • Pomfort’s LightPost transcoding and data backup software
  • Hot Rod Camera PL cheeseplate for mounting accessories
  • Switronix Powerbase-70 external battery for an additional 6-8 hours battery life

Coupons

For those of you interested in buying a camera by itself, use coupon code blackfriday at checkout to take $100 off any cart that includes a 512 or 1tb camera, but not a bundle!

*Note that taxes are calculated in the cart, so amount applied in cart may not be identical to the amount of the coupon.

Sun Cinematography

charlene Digital Bolex is proud to come on board as a sponsor for the 2016 Sun Cinematography Award. Given to a currently enrolled student or alumna of USC, the prize was formed in memory of DP Charlene W. Sun (1974-2009). Digital Bolex is thrilled to support educational initiatives to bring diverse voices to the field of cinematography, and are excited to be partnering with an organization that is so well-respected within a University renowned for its film program.

Charlene Sun and Nicola Marsh filming a PSA for the Los Angeles Youth Network, 2008

Charlene Sun and Nicola Marsh filming a PSA for the Los Angeles Youth Network, 2008

Women’s voices need to be more prevalent in all areas of film/television storytelling: not just on screen or as writers, directors and producers, but also in the other arts, where the nuance brought by the individual framing the shot, lighting the scene, or crafting the sound, can have a huge impact on the meaning of the moment. The Sun Cinematography Award provides talented female students at the USC School of Cinematic Arts with the opportunity to improve their projects and enjoy mentorships that will give them a boost towards becoming successful cinematographers able to shape the future of media.

Established in 2009, the Sun Cinematography Award has supported four women, and has now opened applications for its fifth round. Recipients have used the award to experiment with light and color, enhance their reels, and complete personal projects. Recipients have also taken advantage of the mentorship program, and one awardee was able to turn her mentorship into a paying internship on a very popular award winning prime-time series.

The support of camera/film technology companies, such as Digital Bolex, for women cinematographers is invaluable. In addition to providing women with opportunities to learn technology they may not otherwise be able to access and significantly improve their work due to the quality of equipment available, this support gives women access to relationships. The film and television industry are built on relationships: who one knows, and how one has conducted herself while getting to know those people, are a significant part of how one is able to move ahead. The support of these companies is a great way for these women to begin building strong relationships that will last throughout their careers.

Rain Breaw Michaels, filmmaker, co-founder, Sun Cinematography Award

Knowing Charlene Sun and her spirit of working against the odds made me feel like I wanted to be a part of this effort and bring flame to other women’s dreams and aspirations to be behind the camera. Stacking the mentorship with in kind sponsors who enlarge the scale of what these awardees work with, is integral to the experience we want to impart and hopefully a bridge we want to help create towards making them working professionals.

Iram Parveen Bilal, filmmaker, co-founder, Sun Cinematography Award

How To Apply

Deadline: Monday, December 7, 2105

The Sun Cinematography Award will be given for excellence in cinematography to a female student enrolled in the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts and acting as the director of photography on an advanced project*.

For the Winter/Spring 2016 recipient, the award will include:

  • $500 towards the Cinematography Budget on the Advanced Project for which the recipient is the DP
  • A semester-long mentorship with a working Cinematographer
  • A camera and/or lens package from Digital Bolex, if applicable**
  • A one year, non-voting, student membership to Women In Film.
  • A one year membership to the Friends of the ASC as well as an invitation to the ASC awards, if applicable**
  • Assistance from Kodak, if applicable**

Eligibility

  • The student must be female
  • The student must be currently enrolled in the USC School of Cinematic Arts graduate or undergraduate production program
  • The student must be the Cinematographer for an advanced USC project, to which this award will be attributed*

To apply, visit http://suncinematography.org/apply. The submission deadline is  Monday, December 7, 2015.

Digital Bolex x Veydra

Veydras-smWe’re happy to announce that the Veydra mini primes are now available to order in our online store in both their C-mount and MFT variations! The perfect companion for the D16, the Veydra mini primes feature constant volume focus, 0.8 cinema pitch gears on the iris/focus rings, constant T-Stop, and common front diameter for quick lens changes in a production environment.

Choose from the 5 available mini primes:

  • 12mm
  • 16mm
  • 25mm
  • 35mm
  • 50mm

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You can also save big and buy all 5 lenses as an MFT or C-mount kit with a bonus custom carrying case that fits a set of six. The C-mount lens set is exclusive to Digital Bolex, so our online store is the only place you can get ’em!

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To celebrate, through all of November, get big savings on your entire purchase when you buy a new D16 camera and a single Veydra lens (additional $50 savings) or 5-lens kit and carrying case (additional $200 savings) exclusively through our online store!

Visit Digital Bolex at ProFusion 2015

Are you a Canadian filmmaker looking to try the D16? Want to get your hands on a camera in the Toronto area? Digital Bolex will be making our Canadian expo debut at ProFusion 2015 on November 11th and 12th.

Tickets are free, so register today to check out the camera and footage at booth #2011!

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ProFusion is about bringing together the latest technology and the brightest minds in the industry.

The primary mission of ProFusion is to showcase and celebrate the pro imaging industry in Canada. To that end, over two days, our focus is to celebrate Canada’s burgeoning pro imaging market by bringing together the latest technology and the brightest minds in the industry.

If it’s new and exciting and you haven’t seen it yet, chances are you’ll get to see it launched at ProFusion. Over the years we’ve showcased many ‘first time in Canada’ product launches, including the most talked-about cameras, lighting, software and more. And it’s not just about seeing new gear, it’s experiencing it in an intimate, interactive environment, unlike any other tradeshow.