DV Magazine featured this great article on one of the retro-tech products that celebrates the old-school analogue aesthetic, whilst combining it with cutting edge digital-generation features, at a prosumer price-point.
The Bolex H16 helped to democratize amateur and low-budget filmmaking much in the same way that HDSLRs have opened the doors today—by providing a high-quality but inexpensive tool that puts the creation of moving pictures within reach of those who don’t have access to larger, more costly tools.
Joe Rubinstein, a Los Angeles-based cinematographer, saw a gap in the market of inexpensive tools for filmmakers and started to dream up a new tool that would accomplish the same democratization as the original Bolex and bring digital cinema to the amateur marketplace.
Read the full article here: creativeplanetnetwork.com – What Exactly Is A Digital Bolex? Fusing Past and Present, D16 Records 2K for Under $3K