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ART OF THE SHOT: Colin Anderson, SOC on his career and shooting Star Wars

ART OF THE SHOT: Colin Anderson, SOC on his career and shooting Star Wars

Editor’s Note: Mr. Anderson just received his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Camera Operators at an awards ceremony in Hollywood on Saturday, January 18th. This is…

What do businesses and creative professionals working in production and post need to know about AB 5?

What do businesses and creative professionals working in production and post need to know about AB 5?

Editor’s Note: ProVideo Coalition connected with a producer from an award-winning independent film company to better assess the landscape and offer an opinion about California Assembly Bill…

AB 5 is cutting creative fields off at the knees

AB 5 is cutting creative fields off at the knees

Editor’s Note: ProVideo Coalition connected with a producer from an award-winning independent film company to better assess the landscape and offer an opinion about California Assembly Bill 5…

ART OF THE SHOT: Colin Anderson, SOC on his career and shooting Star Wars

ART OF THE SHOT: Colin Anderson, SOC on his career and shooting Star Wars

Colin Anderson, SOC is a camera operator and Steadicam operator who has shot some of the biggest and most-acclaimed films in recent years. You’ve likely seen and been…

The biggest developments of the last decade – PVC Roundtable Discussion

The biggest developments of the last decade – PVC Roundtable Discussion

With the decade winding down a few of our writers thought about doing a post about what they thought were the biggest items of the decade, but PVC Roundtable Discussions…

UPDATE: 2019 Camera Comparison Chart Year End Update

UPDATE: 2019 Camera Comparison Chart Year End Update

Many people questioned why the Large Format cameras that Sony and Canon recently began shipping were not included in the original version of the 2019 Camera Comparison Chart. For the…

ADA Compliance Considerations in Production and Post

ADA Compliance Considerations in Production and Post

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has enriched the lives of many in the disabled community since its introduction in 1990. It affects all of our lives, from wheelchair-friendly…

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

Red’s Jim Jannard shuts down failing Hydrogen Phone Project

So, nearly 3 years ago, I was one of those skeptical, yet still jazzed about Red’s announcements that they were going into the cell phone/camera business. Less naive…

DSC Charts keep my tests accurate and repeatable

DSC Charts keep my tests accurate and repeatable

​ As someone that tests a large amount of gear on a regular basis, one of the hardest issues is to make sure all of my camera and lens tests…

This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

This week: ARRI at Koerner Camera in Seattle and Portland

Technical Sales Rep Chase Hagen and I will be showing off the Alexa Mini LF and ARRI Signature Primes at Koerner Camera facilities this Wednesday, October 9 (Portland) and Thursday…

Blackmagic Design’s UltraStudio 4K Mini I/O is Built for the Demands of Production and Post

Blackmagic Design’s UltraStudio 4K Mini I/O is Built for the Demands of Production and Post

I have been patiently waiting for an affordable Thunderbolt 3 device that could handle the wide range of needs I require for I/O in production and post. Previously, I…

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: 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…

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Focus ramping: when T-stops go bad

Years ago, while assisting on a sitcom, I helped the director of photography shoot exposure tests on all of our zooms. The closeups were darker than expected, and she wanted…

The secret life of behind-the-lens nets

The secret life of behind-the-lens nets

“What’s with the pattern in the headlights?” I asked the first camera assistant, as I looked through “B” camera on a feature film set…

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