I’ve been given the opportunity to film a documentary that consists of traveling across the country. When I got the confirmation my mind immediately went on a shopping spree. I was thinking what new gear I needed to buy and started adding up the prices. This isn’t a healthy habit. It’s real easy for a cinematographer or director or writer to want to start with big ideas....
When ASC Members Talk, You Should Listen →
Whether you are a big fan of Zacuto’s products or not, you should keep an eye out on their Film Fellas series. Each show brings together a great mix of filmmakers and they just let them talk. You get to sit in on some great conversations on a variety of subjects. This newest on has a number of ASC members and I’m sure you’ll take away some great insight.
Everyone Looks Good At 1000fps →
I’m very interested in higher frame rate shooting. Art Adams recently posted about some Phantom 1000fps stuff he’s pitching to a client. It’s a good read with some informative stuff.
Shane Hurlbut ASC
I’ve said this in just about every post but lighting is the most important aspect to creating a compelling image. Whether you are shooting on your iPhone to a R3D or on film, lighting is what will make your image stand out and give life to the image on screen. What I love about lighting is that it’s much more of a skill of trickery. You aren’t really lighting what’s there...