Red Digital Cameras are the creation of the Red Digital Cinema Camera Company. The company, owned by Jim Jannard and based in Irvine, California, was founded in 2005. The thrust behind the company is the need to promote professional level, high quality tools for cinematography and photography. Among the latest in the Red line of cameras are the Weapon, Epic, Scarlet-W and Scarlet cameras. The line of cameras offers users a range of cinematic and photographic features to utilize and enjoy.