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6K Cinema Camera - A breakdown.

Here at OJE Studios, we have recently expanded our equipment repertoire so, it is a good time to share some of our knowledge on our kit (new and old) and what it can do for our clients!


Introducing our first entrant … The Z-CAM E2-S6 Super 35mm 6K Cinema Camera!



(isn't she impressive)


The title is quite the mouthful with lots going on, which reflects this camera’s abilities.


The Z-CAM E2-S6 is a professional-grade cinema camera designed for filmmakers seeking high-resolution and versatile shooting options. Here’s a summary of its key features and capabilities.


Key Features: 

Sensor and Resolution

  • The camera features a Super 35mm sensor, known for delivering excellent depth of field and cinematic image quality. 

  • It can record at a maximum resolution of 6K (up to 6144 x 3456 pixels) at 60 frames per second (fps), providing high detail and flexibility for post-production. 


Recording Formats: 

  • Supports both ProRes and ZRAW formats, catering to various post-production workflows. ProRes offers a high-quality, easy-to-edit format, while ZRAW allows for more detailed colour grading and editing flexibility. 

  • Capable of recording 4K at up to 120 fps and 1080p at up to 240 fps, making it suitable for capturing high-speed action and slow-motion shots.


Dynamic Range and Color Science: 

  • 14 Stops of Dynamic Range: This wide dynamic range helps capture more details in both the shadows and highlights, essential for high-contrast scenes. 

  • Various colour profiles, including Z-Log2 and Rec. 709, enable filmmakers to choose the look that best suits their project.


Connectivity and Ports: 

  • Multiple Ports: Includes HDMI, 12G-SDI, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and 3.5mm audio input, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of accessories and external devices. 

  • Timecode Sync: Facilitates multi-camera setups and precise synchronisation during production. 


Modular Design: 

  • Compact and Lightweight: Its modular and compact design makes it easy to rig and adapt to different shooting scenarios, whether handheld, on a gimbal, or mounted on a drone. 

  • Interchangeable Lens Mounts: Supports PL, EF, and MFT mounts, providing flexibility with a variety of lenses. 


Other Features: 

  • Capable of live streaming via Ethernet, making it suitable for live broadcasts and online content creation. 

  • Can be controlled remotely through an app, offering convenience for single operators or small crews. 


Applications: 

The Z-CAM E2-S6 is well-suited for a range of professional video production applications, including: 

  • Feature Films: High resolution and dynamic range make it ideal for cinematic productions. 

  • Documentaries: Portability and versatility cater to various shooting environments. 

  • Commercials: High-quality imagery meets the demanding standards of commercial videography. 

  • Live Events: Live streaming capabilities enhance its use in broadcasting and event coverage. 


Overall, the Z-CAM E2-S6 Super 35mm 6K Cinema Camera is a powerful tool for filmmakers looking for high-quality, versatile, and reliable performance in a variety of production environments. 


If you have a project in mind where you could benefit from our Z-CAM E2-S6 do reach out and we will make it happen!


Call 0131 358 7478 (Open every day 10 am to 10 pm) or email enquiries@ojestudios.co.uk


Until the next edition,

- The OJE Team

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