Brian Hallett, is the senior promotions producer at the NBC affiliate in Nashville, TN, and an award winning cameraman, editor, and producer. He has shot everything from broadcast television news, promotional image campaigns, music videos, short films, and documentaries. First and foremost, Brian is a cameraman and since 1999 his skills have allowed him to work for Spike TV, NBC, Fox, and CBS.

Art Of The Shot: “Menashe” Cinematographer Yoni Brook

Art Of The Shot: “Menashe” Cinematographer Yoni Brook

In this version of Art of the Shot, I had the opportunity to talk to “Menashe” cinematographer Yoni Brook. Brook is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch…

Sony Unveils VENICE, its Full-Frame Flagship Cinema Camera

Sony Unveils VENICE, its Full-Frame Flagship Cinema Camera

This is a Sony first; releasing a camera with a name, VENICE. It’s a Full-Frame digital motion picture camera system. Otherwise, think of VENICE as the next…

Vintage Lens Tests on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro by Jody Eldred and Todd Fisher

Vintage Lens Tests on Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro by Jody Eldred and Todd Fisher

A museum of cinema artifacts is the birthplace of this lens test. Todd Fisher, son of Debbie Reynolds and brother of Carrie Fisher, and Jody Eldred, who is a talented…

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Sigma Cine Zoom Lens Review: 18-35mm and 50-100mm

Is there a better subject for a shooter than their own three-month-old baby? During these early months of fatherhood, Sigma sent me their 18-35mm and 50-100mm…

The Shift Pack by Alpaka; A New Camera Backpack For Travelers?

The Shift Pack by Alpaka; A New Camera Backpack For Travelers?

ALPAKA announced its new Shift Pack. It’s a pack equally fit in at work or the weekend getaway. The added bonus is the Shift Pack can transition into…

DP Vance Burberry Turns To URSA Mini Pro for Van William’s Music Video

DP Vance Burberry Turns To URSA Mini Pro for Van William’s Music Video

DP Vance Burberry dived into his Blackmagic Design bag of gear for the music video for singer/songwriter Van William’s song “Revolution,” which features Swedish folk duo First Aid…

25+ Summer Films Used Blackmagic Design Cameras, Resolve, Fusion, or other BMD Gear

25+ Summer Films Used Blackmagic Design Cameras, Resolve, Fusion, or other BMD Gear

Do you know what I love? I love being able to use the same cameras or software as a big Hollywood Summer Blockbuster. I know what we see on screen…

Panasonic’s 5.7K AU-EVA1 Camera Tech Specs and Pricing Announced

Panasonic’s 5.7K AU-EVA1 Camera Tech Specs and Pricing Announced

We are now able to see every ounce of technical detail in the much anticipated Panasonic AU-EVA1 Compact Cinema Camera. This is the camera falling smack dab in between…

DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel Used to Grade Sharon Stone’s Latest Film

DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel Used to Grade Sharon Stone’s Latest Film

Blackmagic Design’s new DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel is already making an impact with pro colorists. Recently, Mark Todd Osborne, founder and senior digital colorist of MTO Color Inc…

Zephyr Drone Flight Training Review by Little Arms Studios

Zephyr Drone Flight Training Review by Little Arms Studios

Pressure. It can be corrosive especially if the pressure you feel is from flying a good portion of your hard-earned money into the air. You know the more you…