Kenny McMillan is the founder and director of OWL BOT Digital Cinema located in West LA. His work spans the Internet from Vimeo to YouTube netting dozens of views. He previously worked as an events photographer for Red Bull.

New Zylight F8-200 // Tool Talk

New Zylight F8-200 // Tool Talk

  The new bi-color Zylight F8 200w LED Fresnel is a very thin, single-chip fixture with a CRI of up to 97 and the output of a traditional…

Review: Blackmagic Pocket 6K

Review: Blackmagic Pocket 6K

The new Super35 6K Pocket Cinema Camera from Blackmagic was delivered into a few lucky people’s hands last week, and my friends at Stray Angel Films were one of…

Review: BenQ SW270C 27″ Photographer Monitor

Review: BenQ SW270C 27″ Photographer Monitor

The BenQ SW270C is a color-accurate monitor aimed at photographers and web-based filmmakers (sRGB types). BenQ sent me it to review, so here’s that with some extra…

An interview with “This is America” editor Ernie Gilbert

An interview with “This is America” editor Ernie Gilbert

Recently, the music video for Childish Gambino’s This is America won one of two Grand Prix prizes in the Entertainment for Music category at Cannes. Jury president Paulette Long…

Nanguang 4′ Pavolite Tubes // Tool Talk

Nanguang 4′ Pavolite Tubes // Tool Talk

This article marks the beginning of a venture between PVC and Filmtools, a series I’m calling Tool Talk. In it I will spend a few minutes talking about a…

Don’t get the Mac Pro, Get a Puget System

Don’t get the Mac Pro, Get a Puget System

There are going to be, roughly, two types of people reading this: pros and builders. As detailed in my colleague Damian’s article, the Pros are people who just…

Exploring Ultrawide Workspaces  – A Review of the Samsung CJ791

Exploring Ultrawide Workspaces – A Review of the Samsung CJ791

For editing, the size and layout of your workspace is nontrivial. Most would argue doing so on a 17” laptop is an enormous pain and having an external monitor is…

Zeiss opens a new space in Sherman Oaks

Zeiss opens a new space in Sherman Oaks

Like Sigma and Canon before them, Zeiss has opened up a showroom/workshop hybrid space, this one located in Sherman Oaks, chosen for its central location for the majority of…

Are Canon Cinema Cameras the Ultimate Documentary Solution?

Are Canon Cinema Cameras the Ultimate Documentary Solution?

This year all 5 documentaries nominated for an Oscar were shot on Canon cameras. To further discuss this accomplishment, Canon gave me the chance to interview Tim Smith, Canon&#8217…

After Effects wins an Academy Sci-Tech Award

After Effects wins an Academy Sci-Tech Award

David Simons is a 28-year fellow at Adobe, if you count the first three years at CoSA where he created After Effects. His creation has dominated the post-production…