Fujifilm Optical Division Blog > October 2011 > Crosscreek Productions Equips New High-def Truck With Fujinon Lenses
Crosscreek Productions Equips New High-def Truck With Fujinon Lenses

Thom: Crosscreek Productions has a well-deserved repuation for shooting and producing high-quality features for major television networks, including ESPN, FOX Sports, The Speed Channel and The Spike Network. Crosscreek’s Voyager 8 support truck has covered many of those events, including the National Hot Rod Association drag racing on ESPN, currently in its 11th season, as well as major league baseball, college sports and live musical performances.
Recently, Crosscreek Productions added the Voyager 9 as a second, high-definition support truck to its fleet. Now, they can better service their clients, especially for sporting events and live musical performances.

With the Voyager 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 all featuring Fujinon lenses, it only made sense to include a Fujinon 88X and 101X lens combination in the newest truck, the Voyager 9.
Here’s Spruce McRee, National Sales Director at Crosscreek, to talk about how they have used Fujinon lenses.
Spruce: Looking back on our 25-year history, we’ve always purchased Fujinon lenses. They are extremely reliable, and only require minor maintenance to keep them working properly.
We’ve used a lot of different lenses in our production trucks over the years and have put them through their paces for reliability.  One of the most challenging locations to use lenses is at The National Hot Rod Association’s drag racing events. This area is extremely contaminated by gas fumes, car exhaust and burning rubber. If the lenses can stand up to these conditions, they can stand up to anything.
Since the Fujinon lenses we’ve used are all securely weather proofed, our engineers only have to do routine cleaning and replace front element lens filters to protect the front glass. Then, they’re ready to go.
Thom: Spruce also mentioned that the Voyager 8 is using the 88X and 101X to provide ESPN with the best coverage of the drag races. 
Crosscreek is using the 101X lens on a robotic camera at the very end of the track, just past the runout. The long focal length allows them to get shots of drivers coming right at the camera so viewers can almost see the drivers’ faces at well over a quarter mile.
For two decades Fujinon has provided the highest performance to Crosscreek Productions. It is this level of optical quality, customer service, and reliability that we will continue to offer Crosscreek in all its productions. To learn more, visit www.fujinon.com. You can also find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/FujifilmOptical and Twitter www.twitter.com/FujifilmOptical . 
Posted: 10/12/2011 10:06:08 AM by Thom Calabro | with 3 comments
Filed under: Calabro, Channel, Crosscreek, Def, Definition, drag, ESPN, Fox, Fujifilm, Fujinon, HD, High, lens, lenses, McRee, Network, Optical, Productions, racing, Speed, Spike, Sports, Spruce, support, The, Thom, truck, Voyager, 8

Trackback URL: http://fujifilmblog.com/trackback/c08fa9c1-560a-4562-aeb6-b19b852fd19c/Crosscreek-Productions-Equips-New-High-def-Truck-With-Fujinon-Lenses.aspx

beats by dre - beats by dre
Pingback from beats by dre - beats by dre.
Casque Beats Casque Beats by Dre Casque Monster Beats by Dr.Dre Casque Beats Studio Solo HD Beats Pro écouteur Beats Audio
10/21/2013 9:01:07 PM

replica gucci men sneakers - replica gucci men sneakers
Pingback from replica gucci men sneakers - replica gucci men sneakers.
replica gucci luggage cheap Fujifilm Optical Division Blog - Crosscreek Productions Equips New High-def Truck With Fujinon Lenses
10/21/2013 3:05:35 PM

group health insurance - group health insurance
Pingback from group health insurance - group health insurance.
Hi there, I want to subscribe for this web site to obtain latest updates, so where can i do it please help.
10/21/2013 1:15:48 AM


11mm 14-35mm 19-90 19-90 Cabrio 2011 2012 25-300mm 25x 35mm 3D 8 85-300 ABC Abel AbelCine Aerial and Andy Andy Brandy Casagrande IV Andy Casagrande Anthony Arctic Arts Award back focus Ballard Bears Beast Beauty bite-cameras Black Blue Bob Boston Bourdain Box Box-lenses Bravo broadcast broadcasting Buck Cabrio Calabro camera camera lens Cameron care Cassagrande CCD Channel Chapple Chater Chris Cine cinema cinematograhpher cinematographer cinematographers cinematography cinemtaography City coatings Color Contrast Creek Crittercams Crosscreek David def Definition Device Devices Diamond Digital Director Directory Discovery Distortion Division documentaries documentary drag DTV EBC ENG engineers ESPN Faulkner Festival field film filmography Filmworks Flare focal focus Food Fox Fuji Fujifilm Fujifilm Optical Fujifilm Optical Devices Fujifilm Optical Devices Division Fujifilm. FujifilmOptical fujinon Fujinon Cabrio Furmanski Geographic Geometrical glare Group Guy HA18x5.5 HD HDTV high High-Definition horse How how to image IT James Jonathan Killer Las League length Lens lenses Light Linstrom maintenance McRee Meat MeatEater Men mini-box mobile Mossman mount MTF NAB NAB Show NABShow National Network New NHK Noise NYC Ocean Oceanus of Olympics optical optical stabilization OS-TECH Paralympic Games Parts Pete Photography PL PL 14-35 PL 14-35mm Cabrio PL 19-90 PL 25-300mm Cabrio PL 85-300 PL Mount PL14-28 PL19-90 PL85-300 PLMount Point Polar Premier Premier PL 25-300mm Cabrio Premier Series HA18x5.5 production Productions professional racing reflectance remove Rentals Reproduction Resolution Rob Ron Rookie Sales School Sensitivity servo servo drive unit shark Shark Week sharks SharkWeek shoot shooter shooters shooting shot Shots Show SIM SMPTE Sochi Speed Spike Spintec Sports Spruce stability steadi-cam Style Summit Sundance support SVA SVG Talamas technical support Technology telephoto Television The Thom Thom Calabro Titanic to Token truck ultra-wide Unknown USA Vegas video videographer videography Visual Voyager week whisperer wide angle lens wide-angle WILD wildlife Winter Games wireless XA50x9.5 XA55 XA55x9.5 XA55x9.5 telephoto zoom XA99 XT17 York Zero zoom ZPZ


Fujinon Optical Division BlogRSS