News |Blackmagic Design Launches the Blackmagic URSA Cine 12Ks

Blackmagic Design Launches the Blackmagic URSA Cine 12K

Revolutionary 12K resolution with RGBW sensor technology

Blackmagic URSA Cine 12K

Blackmagic Design has unveiled the Blackmagic URSA Cine 12K, a cutting-edge digital film camera, at NAB 2024 in Las Vegas. This camera sets a new standard in the industry with its large format RGBW 36 x 24mm sensor that boasts 16 stops of dynamic range and offers seamless integration with DaVinci Resolve. The URSA Cine 12K is designed to revolutionize high-resolution film capture and post-production workflows, featuring interchangeable lens mounts (PL, LPL, EF), robust connectivity options including Lemo and Fischer, and a substantial 8TB of built-in high-performance storage.

The URSA Cine 12K incorporates an innovative RGBW pixel architecture that optimizes colour output across all resolutions, from 4K to 12K, delivering images of unprecedented quality. This advanced sensor design enhances light sensitivity and colour fidelity, ensuring that each frame captures vibrant, true-to-life hues and crisp details.

You can read our. full review of the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro here.

Not just a powerhouse in image quality, the URSA Cine 12K is built to meet the rigorous demands of professional film production. Its balanced body, constructed from magnesium alloy and carbon fibre polycarbonate, ensures durability while maintaining lightness for agile filmmaking. The camera also offers a variety of output options, including 12G‑SDI and 10G Ethernet, enhancing its versatility in studio and field environments.

In terms of usability, the URSA Cine 12K excels with multiple monitoring options, including dual 5″ HDR touchscreens and a dedicated assist station for streamlined operation on set. The camera’s full sensor area allows for various shooting formats, supporting everything from open gate 3:2 images to anamorphic outputs, accommodating a broad range of cinematic techniques.

The Blackmagic URSA Cine 12K further simplifies post-production processes by supporting direct media upload and synchronization through high-speed networking and Blackmagic Cloud. This integration enables real-time media availability for editors, even while filming is ongoing, setting a new benchmark in workflow efficiency.

Available immediately, the Blackmagic URSA Cine 12K retails for $14,995 and is distributed through Blackmagic Design resellers globally. Its arrival at NAB 2024 highlights Blackmagic Design’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of digital filmmaking, merging innovative technology with practical, industry-standard features.

For more details on the Blackmagic Design URSA Cine 12K check out the official website.

Price: £12,149 / $14,995

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