Education & Inspiration

AN INSIDERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING

AN INSIDERS PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the Filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing Book Review

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing Book Review

I cannot tell a lie. It took me awhile to read the DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Editing book. Captivating prose and visceral vernacular do not grace the pages because the…

Rule of Thirds: a 18th century invention

Rule of Thirds: a 18th century invention

Religiously defended by some, the Rule of Thirds is often forgotten by famous photographers, from Ansel Adams to Edward Weston, or cinematographers as Stanley Kubrick or Wes Anderson. Does the…

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

He is the current President of the American Society of Cinematographers and at times he shoots on the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K for  Freeform/ABC “The Fosters.&#8221…

ART OF THE SHOT: Christian Sebaldt, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: Christian Sebaldt, ASC

In 2010, Christian Sebaldt, ASC, won a Primetime EMMY and an ASC nomination for his work on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.” Sebaldt was the Director of Photography for…

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

Golf Channel’s Sony PetaSite Storage

With the help of Sony, NBC’s Golf Channel can tee up the archive, drive home the petabytes and nail an eagle on the 4K HDR. Okay… I…

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

Shooting in the Arctic with “Tested” DP Joey Fameli

It is not often the call to head to the Arctic is dialed. For DP and Lead Producer of Adam Savage’s “Tested,” Joey Fameli picked up…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Winner Hughes Winborne on “Fences”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Winner Hughes Winborne on “Fences”

Hughes Winborne, ACE, is an Oscar-winning editor (Crash, 2005) who has cut more than two dozen feature films including Billy Bob Thornton’s Sling Blade, The Pursuit of Happyness…

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

Full Sail University Trains Future Filmmakers With Sony’s Help

When a prospective student walks into one of the buildings at Full Sail University, situated on a 210-acre campus in Winter Park, Florida, they cannot help but discover the…

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…