As they continue expanding their cinematography business within and outside the borders, Malawi’s HD Plus Creations, a firm owned by Gift ‘Sukez’ Sukali has bought the cinematic Black Magic Ursa Mini 4.6K camera.
This is one of the latest high-tech cameras and costs between $5,000-$8,000 (about K3.6 million to K5.8 million).
The Black Magic Ursa Mini 4.6K produces the highest quality image and has been found in some big Hollywood film sets. It was used in shooting part of the new Avengers: Age of Ultron.
It features a very impressive 4.6K Super 35 image sensor with global shutter and a very broad 15 stops of dynamic range.
HD Plus are the first to purchase the Black Magic 4.6K in Malawi and it is confirmed that there are a few of these sophisticated pricey cameras in Southern Africa.
According to Sukez, an award-winning video director, HD Plus promises to give out the best quality services as they move with the technology.
“This camera is specialized in providing cinematic image quality found in most outside TV series, commercials and music videos. It’s new technology when it comes to visuals and advertising. We believe in best quality that’s why we have to deep deeper to invest in high-tech equipment.
“With these cameras and the expertise we have at HD Plus we are now able to offer cinematic image quality provided out there right here in Malawi,” explained Sukez.
He added: “As a country we need to be at par with our colleagues in TV production, commercials or even music videos and now is the time. People will be coming all over Africa to shoot visuals with us, we see growth.”
HD Plus Creations, founded in 2013, is touted for creating smart, engaging video content that delivers measurable returns on investments.