In this article Andrew Lesnie reveals The Hobbit 3D cinematography set up.  As we posted some days ago, the production of the Hobbit had started on on March 20 in Wellington’s Stone Street Studios and on location in New Zealand.

First, the short facts:

The Hobbit is:

  • being shot on 30 RED EPIC cameras;
  • using Zeiss Ultra Primes, Master Primes and Optimo zoom lenses;
  • shooting at 47.96 frames per second;
  • using 3ality Digital rigs.

Also Jim Jannard of RED has previously revealed that the production would use its new, smaller EPIC digital cameras, which can shoot at 5K resolution and up to 120 frames per second.