Education & Inspiration

ART OF THE SHOT: 2nd Unit DP Jacques Haitkin “Kong Skull Island”

ART OF THE SHOT: 2nd Unit DP Jacques Haitkin “Kong Skull Island”

If you are a fan of the 1984 hit horror film “A Nightmare On Elm Street” then you have seen Jacques Haitkin’s work as a cinematographer…

Filmmaker Friday with Fiorella Occhipinti

Filmmaker Friday with Fiorella Occhipinti

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

ART OF THE SHOT: “Bad Santa 2” DP Theo Van de Sande

One of Theo Van de Sande most recent films was the second edition of the Bill Bob Thorton film “Bad Santa 2.” The forever crass sequel found it…

Shooting 2x Anamorphic On The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

Shooting 2x Anamorphic On The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K

One of the more interesting features found on the URSA Mini 4.6K and URSA Mini Pro, for me at least, is the 3K Anamorphic setting. This allows a director…

What does After Effects even do?

What does After Effects even do?

Ridiculous question, right? We all know the After Effects basics. I mean, depending on your point of view, of course. It’s a motion graphics app that can be…

AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING WITH PETE GILL

AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING WITH PETE GILL

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the Filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…

Polishing the Talking Head Interview

Polishing the Talking Head Interview

I’m constantly experimenting with common lighting setups and trying to make them better. There is no more common lighting setup than that of the talking head interview. Here…

Sony Professional Launches Tech Tip Video Series

Sony Professional Launches Tech Tip Video Series

For five consecutive weeks, Sony Professional will roll out new tech videos offering quick tech tips related to Sony’s LMD monitors and camera line. These videos will feature…

Shooting With Fujinon’s New MK18-55mm Cinema Lens

Shooting With Fujinon’s New MK18-55mm Cinema Lens

Well well… it appears Fujinon is jumping onto the affordable cinema zoom bandwagon. Today the company announced two new cinema lenses: the MK 18-55mm and the MK 50…

AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING

AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE CREATIVE WORLD OF FILMMAKING

With hundreds of careers and opportunities, the Filmmaking industry can be a unique experience for a Filmmaker. Options include pitching an idea, or a commission through screenwriting, casting, shooting, editing…