Emmy winner, Graham Sheldon, resides in Southern California, where he works as a producer and director of photography. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America. Learn more about him at www.grahamsheldon.net

Going Mobile with Your Grip Package

Going Mobile with Your Grip Package

Perhaps when you hear “mobile” and “grip” together, you tend to think of a one, three or five-ton grip truck. That is usually how grip arrives, right?  Well, what…

A Leap Into Medium Format with the Hasselblad X1D-50c

A Leap Into Medium Format with the Hasselblad X1D-50c

When Hasselblad offered me the opportunity to dip my toe into the world of medium format, I jumped at it. For most of my career I’ve been shooting moving…

5 Questions to Ask a Potential Distributor

5 Questions to Ask a Potential Distributor

A distribution company is interested in meeting with you. They want to take your indie film and introduce it to the world. A dream come true, right? Maybe. But just…

Hands on with DJI’s X7 Gimbal and the Inspire 2

Hands on with DJI’s X7 Gimbal and the Inspire 2

Earlier this year I spent a month in and around Utah filming drone coverage on a show for Discovery. On that project I had access to both the Inspire 1…

Interview with Emmy Nominated EP of Survivor & American Ninja Warrior

Interview with Emmy Nominated EP of Survivor & American Ninja Warrior

Holly Wofford is an Emmy nominated Executive Producer with doc/reality credits that include Survivor and American Ninja Warrior. She has travelled the globe working in difficult climates while navigating…

Seven Notes on Giving Notes

Seven Notes on Giving Notes

As a freelance producer I’m often put in a place where I am giving notes to any number of departments on a documentary or narrative production. I&#8217…

When is the Right Time to go Union?

When is the Right Time to go Union?

There are dozens of labor unions in the United States that represent all facets of professionals within the entertainment industry, and it can be tough to keep them all straight…