Star Wars shot on ARRI?

Mon Dec 21, 2015 1:28 pm

Since it is Star Wars time everywhere, I decided to introduce some droids here as well. Facts and figures on the Star Wars septology. With a little help of IMDB and a look at the camera systems. As it turns out, only two of the seven have been shot with ARRI cameras, one fully digital on Sony cameras, the others on Panavision and IMAX.

Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
1999

DoP: David Tattersall (also: The Green Mile, Episode II and III)
Cameras:
    - Arriflex 435 ES, Hawk C-Series Lenses
    - Arriflex 535B, Hawk C-Series Lenses
    - Sony HDC-750
Film stock: Eastman EXR 50D 5245/Kodak Vision 320T 5277 and HDCAM
Film length/Run time: 3,794 m/136 Min


Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
2002

DoP: David Tattersall (also: The Green Mile, Episode I and III)
Cameras:
    - IMAX MSM 9802, Hasselblad Lenses
    - Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2, Panavision Lenses
Film stock: 35mm/65mm: Kodak Vision3 50D 5203, Vision3 250D 5207, Vision3 500T 5219
Film length/Run time: 3,794 m/136 Min


Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
2005

DoP: David Tattersall (also: The Green Mile, Episode I and II)
Cameras:
    - Sony CineAlta HDC-F950, Fujinon Lenses
Digital stock: HDCAM
Film length/Run time: 3,829 m/140 Min


Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
1977

DoP: Gilbert Taylor (also: Flash Grodon, Dr. Strange Love)
Cameras:
    - Panavision PSR (35mm), Panavision Lenses
Film stock: Eastman 100T 5247
Film length/Run time: 3,300 m/3,493 m (special edition) / 121/125 Min


Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
1980

DoP: Peter Suschitzky, ASC, BSC (also: Mars Attacks!)
Cameras:
    - Panavision Panaflex/-X, Panavision Lenses
    - Panavision PSR Camera, Panavision Lenses
Film stock: Eastman 100T 5247 oder 125T 5247
Film length/Run time: 124/127 Min


Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
1983

DoP: Alan Hume (also: A Fish called Wanda, Octopussy, A View To Kill)
Cameras:
    - Arriflex 35 BL3, Cooke Lenses
    - Arriflex 35-IIC, Cooke Lenses
Film stock: Eastman 250T 5293
Film length/Run time: 3600m / 131/134 Min

One camera spotted here:
https://www.yourprops.com/Ex-ILM-Arriflex-BL-3-Camera-No-original-production-material-Star-Wars-Return-Of-The-Jedi-1983-YP63951.html

Star Wars: The Force Awakens aka "Episode VII"
2015

DoP: Daniel Mindel, ASC, BSC (also: MI 3, Star Trek, Star Trek: Into Darkness, John Carter, Zoolander 2)
Cameras:
    - IMAX MSM 9802, Hasselblad Lenses
    - Panavision Panaflex Millennium XL2, Panavision Lenses
Film stock: Kodak Vision3 50D 5203, Vision3 250D 5207, Vision3 500T 5219
Film length: 135 Min

Some of you might know, for Episode VII Panavision painted two cameras in a special "dark matter" color:
http://www.slashfilm.com/star-wars-bits-episode-vii-cameras-revealed-chewbacca-may-4th/

And here, the bad robots on IMAX:
https://twitter.com/bad_robot/status/486628757780721664

That's it for facts and figures. Who knows more? I wonder how much miniature-shooting was done for Episode VII?
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Re: Star Wars shot on ARRI?

Sat Apr 16, 2016 12:49 am

Now we need Episode 8 and The Rogue one , Good list! :D
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