VideoCam’s Estefanía Carrillo: Blackmagic Design products within reach of Colombian filmmakers

The first day of the tour carried out by VideoCam and Blackmagic Design on Colombia was very successful, since professional producers and filmmakers, as well as Congo Films students, had at hand the Mini URSA Pro 4.6 cameras K and Pocket Cinema 4K, with which they could capture, manipulate their features and feel a complete user experience.   “It’s a truly interactive experience that allowed attendees to take real shots in studio and outdoors to continue with a post-production flow and finish with high-quality content,” said Estefanía Carrillo, VideoCam’s Sales Director.   She added that “everything captured with our cameras was processed through DaVinci Resolve systems. For this, we have the assistance and collaboration of our experts Tor Johansen and Diego Yahma, plus the enormous support of companies such as Congo Films, who have summoned users and lent the locations for these practices. ”   Carrillo commented that the attendees consulted about the characteristics of the cameras and verified their versatility, based on their performance, quality and cost-value.   “We had professionals who can use this type of cameras for both commercial production and documentaries. The comments common denominator was that from final product quality perspective, there is no greater difference with similar products from other brands, which cost more, “she concluded.

Grupo Corporativo Carrillo will be at SET Expo 2018 supporting clients to find better alternatives for their projects

Grupo Corporativo Carrillo, headed by its CEO, Víctor Carrillo, will accompany its most important clients to SET Expo 2018, which will be held in São Paulo from August 28 to 30, to find the best options for its audiovisual production projects.

“Our group, with more than 45 years, has been characterized by offering the best and most reliable alternatives both in the areas of study equipment and transmission. Our alliances with the main manufacturers worldwide demonstrate this, “highlights Víctor Carrillo.

“We are one of the few companies in the region with the capacity to handle several turnkey projects, starting with civil works, (EDT) unattended telecommunication stations, supplying our varied packages of photovoltaic energy, beacons for telecommunications towers and even deliver international green company certification” points out Carrillo.

From Grupo Corporativo Carrillo stands out his commitment towards projects with environmental sustainability. “It is a serious commitment to the responsibility that as a group we have with the planet and its inhabitants, in order to create a better world and a better life for our customers. Alliances with Panasonic and Toshiba of Japan in “eco” businesses demonstrate this and strengthen our vision for the future”.

Grupo Corporativo Carrillo announced that tours similar to the one held at SET Expo 2018 will be made for IBC in the Netherlands; TecnoTelevisión in Colombia and Caper in Argentina.

Estefanía Carrillo of VideoCam: The Micro Cinema Camera of Blackmagic is very versatile and increasingly popular

Once again VideoCam, Blackmagic Design master distributor in Colombia, Venezuela and the Caribbean, participated in the Cartagena Film Festival. Estefanía Carrillo, VideoCam Marketing and Sales representative, commented that “our alliance in this opportunity was as sponsors and we were in the closing ceremony, in which I delivered two Micro Cinema cameras in two categories: Official Documentary Competition and Best Documentary Director Award”.

She stressed that “this model of camera (Micro Cinema) is very versatile and increasingly popular, since it has a wide dynamic range of 13 steps, offers the ability to record in Cinema DNG RAW 12-bit, and interchangeable mount for greater flexibility in optics”.

She added that “their compact size makes them easy to transport and are ideal for scenes in small spaces, action shots and capture moments without creating much distraction, something that is essential for documentaries. In addition, each camera comes with a full license of DaVinci Resolve, the most complete post-production program for editing, advanced grading and audio processing”.

It was reported that the winners have a perfect tool to complement any production and will be a prize that will provide the possibility to continue creating high quality content.

“So we are very pleased to continue our partnership with the festival and continue to contribute to the development of the film industry in Colombia.”

Evertz and Videocam bet on Central America

Videocam and Evertz have allied. The technology distributor reported that it will represent Evertz in the Central American market to intensify the presence of the brand in countries such as Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

“It represents a great opportunity for us to have the trust and support of Evertz, a global leader in the manufacture of equipment and solutions for the broadcast market, including content creation, distribution and delivery” commented Juan Carlos Carrillo, president of Videocam.

The executive added that the interest that Evertz is showing in the region is very important, seeing these countries as emerging markets with very interesting potential. “This fact will allow us to provide solutions and products of superior reliability to all customers in the region.”

Located in Miami, Florida, Videocam is a Carrillo Group company established in the USA, that for more than 25 years has been dedicated to advising, designing and implementing solutions for telecommunications and broadcasting companies in Latin America, and has developed multiple projects in the region.

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Worldcast Systems presented their Turnkey Solar FM Transmission System.

This NAB 2017 Worldcast Systems presented their Turnkey Solar FM Transmission System. A system that delivers your FM Program to isolated communities with our standalone solar retransmission solution. The system is designed for areas with limited electrical infrastructure, the hybrid-powered SOLAR FM retransmitter can broadcast up to 10 hours a day covering 10km on solar power alone. The use of the SOLAR FM’s hybrid mode helps reduce your electricity costs since it allows to schedule the transmitter to use solar energy when available and minimize expenses.

One of the most important features is energy independence that this solution allows, in terms of power sources the integration includes the following: Solar panel, NiMH battery, Built-in Battery Management System and AC power supply.
Other possibilities are to build your own SOLAR FM network and increase your coverage area with additional SOLAR FM systems retransmitting FM or satellite signals. The system is expandable.

Capable of receiving audio from FM and Satellite as well as analog and/or AES inputs, the system comes complete with reception and transmission FM antennas (with cables), Satellite antenna or dish (with cable) as required and FM transmitter with scheduler & presets. Also, a dedicated smartphone application for control that allows local configuration & monitoring and the WorldCast MANAGER NMS software.
This turnkey solution is ideally suited to isolated and sunny areas, the SOLAR FM RETRANSMITTER provides long-term autonomy with up to 10 hours of uninterrupted broadcasting per day. The system has been specifically designed to be versatile, easy to mount and highly resilient when operating in difficult environments. Bellow a map of the suitable zones for the installation of SOLAR FM RETRANSMITTER.

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Jhonny Altuve of Proyectos Civiles: Photovoltaic energy is an alternative for remote transmission stations

Thanks to increased awareness, knowledge and technological improvements associated with cost reduction, solar energy has become the emblem of renewable energy.

Proyectos Civiles, a Carrillo Group company, opted for an ambitious project that seeks to offer the installation of photovoltaic power plants in the transmission and retransmission stations of telecommunications, in order to guarantee the generation of the energy necessary for its operational self-management. Read more

Videocam and Blackmagic Design present at the Cartagena Film Festival 2017

Created in 1960, the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival is the oldest film festival in Latin America. From its creation to tis date, it has welcome and celebrated risk-taking and novel perspectives in Ibero-American and international cinema, with a special focus on the development of the Colombian film industry and its dissemination worldwide. FICCI‘s 57th edition will took place March 1-6, 2017.

As one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology, Blackmagic Design participated in the film festival to showcase how their products and solutions facilitate the production process. In the session the URSA Mini was demonstrated as the perfect camera for digital film, broadcast, live production and more. Blackmagic Designs product specialist Mortiz Fortmann gave the 3 hour workshop where he was able to give the participants a hands-on demonstration of the camera and the post-production workflow all with the DaVinci Resolve. The tools of editing and color correction were reviewed in detail and how having an easy workflow benefits by allowing for complete focus on creativity.

Expo TecnoTelevisión & Radio 2016

During the first week of October, Grupo Corporativo Carrillo participated in Expo TecnoTelevisión & Radio which is held annually in the city of Bogota, Colombia. This academic and commercial event provides audiovisual industries with the latest technologies and tools available. Videocam, Master distributer of Blackmagic Design for Colombia, participated in the event showcasing a range of products from live production to post production. The URSA Mini 4K was presented with the Studio Viewfinder, displaying the incredible color and detail of Ultra HD that the camera can capture. The 7” URSA Studio Viewfinder turns the URSA Mini Pro into the ultimate studio camera, complete with remote camera and lens control, talkback, tally and more. Other options were shown for live productions, such as the Micro Studio Camera 4k and the Studio Camera along with the ATEM Switcher and SmartViwe HD. “Tecnotelevision for a perfect opportunity to showcase how Blackmagic Design offers all the equipment for the perfect production workflow and to meet and interact with professionals of the broadcast industry of all Latin America” stated Juan Carlos Carrillo, President of Videocam. Read more

World Expo Venezuela Sustainable 2015

Grupo Carrillo companies, Cuadro a Cuadro 3000 Producciones, C.A. And Ecovision 1st Ecological Channel of Venezuela, were organizers of the first exhibition and congress of the country dedicated to the environment and sustainable development.

The World Sustainable Venezuela 2015 Expo and its World Congress on Green Citizens was the country’s most important sustainable development event, attended by more than 100 exhibitors, inspiring ideas, entertainment, conferences, trends in ecology, workshops and shows in alive. It took place in the Convention Center Hotel Hesperia WTC Valencia. Read more