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Since the invention of the Canon 5D, it has taken scouting to a whole new level and preparing that package that allows you can take advantage of serendipitous moments, lightning in a bottle so to speak, is essential.
Over the past 3 years, my team and I have shot 2 feature films […]
First up in our new series of gear reviews, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 with the interface unit that has the audio inputs, SDI outputs and full sized HDMI output.
Hurlbut Visuals is looking for 40 forward thinking filmmakers, men and women to enlist in the pursuit of trail blazing this new technology with the few, the proud, the Elite Platoon.
Our motto is to educate and inspire one filmmaker at a time. On August 28 & 29 we are going to take…
The Why, The Where and The When to Move the Camera: Using a Dolly on Mr. 3000
I’m really pleased to be a judge for the 2014 Sony PROduction Awards.
When Shane told me he wanted to shoot behind the scenes footage of “The Last 3 Minutes” I was very excited as I had only used the 5D MKII for narrative work. I knew that using the 5D for run and gun style documentary work might be a challenge and loved the idea of diving in head first.
Panavision Primo Primes are the ultimate lenses. They produce cinema film quality imagery that will blow you away. The contrast range is perfect because you have all of the highlight detail, as well as wonderful gradation into the shadows.
On the still lens front, you have a variety of options. I am addressing this topic from a 40 foot screen digital projection perspective, not a still photography one.
Zeiss ZE primes rock. Their resolution is spectacular and they are lightweight. Their focus is a little more cinematic then…
My next picture was with a director named John Stockwell. After signing onto this project I came to realize that John’s style and sensibility would change me forever as a cinematographer. We both felt this needed a fresh look: something that was…
After my blog post about lighting from your local hardware store, I wanted to take it one step further […]
We all have seen the documentary style and how it looks and feels with real people. The director, Xander over at Backyard Productions, had a different idea and it was so unique and fun to shoot that I wanted to share it with all of you.
How we’re kitting out the MōVI on Fathers and Daughters.
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Many of you ask, why MōVI? It comes down to the team behind the product, the support, the innovation, the forward thinking, the ability to future proof a product. Freefly Systems delivered.
Your first point of lighting is your key light, which is the light that exposes the face.
As a cinematographer, you are always asked to make compromises. With Gabriele Muccino’ s vision and my ideas for lighting and camera, we were taxing the budget to the absolute limit.
. Our director, Gabriele Muccino saw these videos with the MoVI, and we wanted to come up with the shot that showed the unique ability to be able to pass this camera off from one operator to the other.