Is ARRI’s New Camera Almost Here? Yes, It Is!

This post is by Yaroslav Altunin from No Film School

After the rumors, announcements, and radio silence—the date for ARRI’s new camera is set. Here’s what we know so far.

In the last few years, camera releases seem to have taken cues from the video game industry. Every year, there’s been a new release with better specs and more resolution. But ARRI has always done things at its own pace.

It’s been three years since we’ve seen a new camera from the German manufacturer, with the last release being the ARRI Mini LF.

Now, after a long wait, the new ARRI Super 35 digital cinema camera is on the horizon, set to be officially announced on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 6 p.m. (CEST).

Long Live Super 35

Full-frame cameras have been all the rage lately, with RED, ARRI, Canon, and Sony all releasing some amazing gear.

But the Super 35 frame size has been a staple of the motion picture industry for decades, and it’s not going away anytime soon. The RED Komodo, with its Super 35 sensor, has been making waves since its release, and Canon just announced the Canon EOS R7 and Canon EOS R10 with an APS-C sensor, a throwback to the original Canon EOS 7D.

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