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.

Day 2 from Adobe MAX 2019

Day 2 from Adobe MAX 2019

As is now tradition, I live-streamed the first chunk of the morning’s Keynote on the Uber over as I needed an extra hour or so of sleep. All…

Sigma fp West Coast Launch

Sigma fp West Coast Launch

  Sigma Burbank recently hosted the West Coast launch of their new fp (lowercase) camera, the world’s smallest Full-Frame mirrorless camera aimed at the cinema industry with…

Day 1 from Adobe MAX 2019

Day 1 from Adobe MAX 2019

Last year, I was invited to attend Adobe MAX and to say I was overwhelmed would be an understatement. You expect a conference and get a summer camp. As someone…

Filmtools Event Recap: Workflow for Original Streaming Content

Filmtools Event Recap: Workflow for Original Streaming Content

Thursday October 3rd, Filmtools Filmtools in Burbank hosted noted filmmaker Phil Holland for an afternoon of education. Billed as a “Workflow for Original Streaming Content Workshop” but covering much more…

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…