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Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

Art of The Shot – Greig Fraser ASC, ACS

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS kicked off his career with an Instant Noodles commercial. Back then, he was so worried about where…

Art of The Shot: Eric Edwards

Art of The Shot: Eric Edwards

You have seen Eric Alan Edward’s work. I would go so far as to say you have likely watched more than one of his films. This has been…

Art of the Shot: Eric Lin

Art of the Shot: Eric Lin

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Eric Lin who is a cinematographer best known for his work on I Smile Back (2015), Equity (2016) and Rudderless (2014). His…

Definitive Guide to Editing With DaVinci Resolve Released

Definitive Guide to Editing With DaVinci Resolve Released

Blackmagic releases the official hands-on guide to editing with DaVinci Resolve 12.5. DaVinci Resolve, arguably one of the most popular dedicated color correction programs, has “dabbled&#8221…

5 Things: Offline/Online Workflows

5 Things: Offline/Online Workflows

What’s old is new again: Offline / online workflows. Michael explores what they are and how to choose which one works best for you…

Art of the Shot: Richard Crudo, ASC

Art of the Shot: Richard Crudo, ASC

Welcome to the inaugural “Art of the Shot” interview series. It seems fitting to me the leadoff hitter for these articles will feature none other than American Society…

KinoGrip on Blackmagic URSA Mini Stabilizes Handheld Shooting

KinoGrip on Blackmagic URSA Mini Stabilizes Handheld Shooting

Wood or metal? What is more comfortable for you during hand-held shooting? I prefer the organic nature of wood, but Blackmagic makes a handgrip for the Blackmagic URSA Mini…

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

A Season of New Cinema Lenses for Filmmakers

Are we right in the middle of a cinema lens revolution? I am talking about cinema lenses priced for the owner/operator as well as lenses the local camera house…

Kodak’s Shoot Film Workshop

Kodak’s Shoot Film Workshop

In a dark abandoned home, the late afternoon sunlight broke up the darkness inside and lit up the copious amounts of dust and haze accumulated from years of disuse. Suddenly…

Ben-Hur Uses Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras For Opening Sequence

Ben-Hur Uses Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras For Opening Sequence

For the opening sequence of  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Paramount Pictures’ epic “Ben-Hur” 2nd unit DP Sergei Kozlov turned to Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras for his…

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Used On “Jason Bourne”

Blackmagic Micro Cinema Cameras Used On “Jason Bourne”

Size, dynamic range, and color found in the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, and Pocket Cinema Camera, help elevate Blackmagic’s smallest digital cinema cameras to become the go-to…

Blackmagic Continues To Make an Impact In Hollywood

Blackmagic Continues To Make an Impact In Hollywood

Blackmagic Design gear used to help make more than 20 films this summer. Yes, your little pocket camera has been used on some of this year’s biggest action…

Why We Need More Women In Film and Television

Why We Need More Women In Film and Television

This past weekend had the potential to be big news for Women in Filmmaking. The latest version of “Ghostbusters” had its opening weekend in the theaters with its…

Panasonic AJ-PX230 Camera Review

Panasonic AJ-PX230 Camera Review

Panasonic continues to deliver what Broadcasters are looking for with the single-lens AJ-PX230 camera. Simple, easy to use by a layman/laywoman feels like the theme of the…

Blackmagic 4K Production Camera Firmware 3.4 Announced

Blackmagic 4K Production Camera Firmware 3.4 Announced

It was the last thing I thought Blackmagic would do. I thought they would focus nearly all of their efforts on furthering the 4.6K URSA Mini and the 4K…