Author Craig Chartier

After almost two decades as Vice President of Production Services for the largest rental facility in central Texas, Craig Chartier has returned to his first passion as Director of Photography. Craig was an early adopter of full frame 4K imaging securing the first RED ONE camera delivered in the state of Texas. Recently completing two feature films slated for release later this year, Craig continues to be on the forefront in utilizing the current generation of high definition acquisition. He has served on film festival panels and guest lectured at college film courses.

Panasonic CineLive

Panasonic’s Mitch Gross explains the new VariCam LT V. 6.0 CineLive firmware that sets the cinema camera up for live and near-live multi-cam use for events, concerts, television shows and corporate productions.


Craig Yanagi walks us through the three new 4KCAM camcorders from JVC at NAB2018.

Sachtler Ace

From NAB 2014, an overview of upgrades to the Sachtler Ace product line. Danna Kinsky has extensive knowledge in both documentary and cinematic techniques with over 15 years of experience in cinematography and still photography, shooting in multiple formats including…

Les Zellan and Cooke Optics

Les Zellan talks about Cooke Optics anamorphic lenses and “The Cooke Look” with Craig Chartier of DV Info Net. Cooke Anamorphic Test by Jon Fauer, ASC: Cooke Anamorphic Test by Jeremy Benning, CSC: Dealer’s Site: ZGC · Manufacturer’s Site:…

Atomos Shogun & Ninja Star

DVi’s Craig Chartier interviews Atomos CEO and founder Jeromy Young about the new Shogun and Ninja Star external field recorders. Here are the product descriptions mentioned in this interview: The new wave of 4K cameras from Japan are arming…

Panasonic AJ-PX270

Panasonic’s Jim Wickizer shows us the new AJ-PX270 camcorder. With Craig Chartier for DV Info Net once again. Here are the product descriptions mentioned in this interview: The Panasonic AJ-PX270 is the first P2 HD handheld camcorder that features…

Panasonic Lumix GH4

Matt Frazer from Panasonic discusses the new Lumix GH4 with Craig Chartier for DV Info Net. Here are the product descriptions mentioned in this interview: Panasonic is proud to introduce an ultimate photo/video hybrid Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM)…

Freefly Systems

Tabb Firchau of Freefly Systems discusses the MovVI controller with Craig Chartier for DV Info Net at NAB2014. The MōVI Controller has redefined Dual Operator Mode for the MōVI. Control of pan, tilt, and roll has never been more…

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