Camera movement is an important variable in any scene. Today, we'll discuss how the subtleties in camera movement can evoke emotion.
The mystery and thrill of Alfred Hitchcock's MacGuffin: What it is and how it can be utilized in your next film and video project?
See how director James Mangold relied on tried-and-true methods for shooting scenes at high speed—and invented a few techniques of his own.
Robert Richardson's eye for the unusual showcases extreme framings and non-realistic lighting. Let's take a look at his signature style.
Learn the origin of the term cinéma vérité, the vérité tradition, and tips for creating your own cinéma vérité documentary projects.
"The Irishman" follows the "heighten naturalism" aesthetic from "The Wolf of Wall Street," injecting a darker, more conspiratorial tone.
Some of the most successful DPs are using tungsten on some of the biggest productions, and for reasons that might surprise you.
The Swiss Frame Book Light is a valuable tool for any DP or gaffer because it is a versatile diffusion setup that will make the talent look ...
Visual Data Media Services, the leading provider of digital supply chain services to global content owners and distributors, has announced the opening of a cutting-edge digital cinema at its leading facility in West London, UK. The new cinema is fully 4K and Dolby Atmos capable and comprises a 10-seat theatre built around a NEC 4K ...
The post Visual Data Media Services invests £250k in State-of-the-Art Cinema and Mastering facilities appeared first on NAB Show News by Broadcast Beat, Official Broadcaster of NAB Show - NAB Show LIVE.
Dutch angles, if used discreetly, add an aura of dread, as well as a sense that the world has gone askew. Let's take a look at how ...
In this next video for fiscally clever car rigging, we'll break down the mission control setup inside the car. Plus, my experience with these techniques.
How the filmmakers involved with Ford v Ferrari rigged custom vintage lenses to achieve the gritty look and feel of the 1966 Le Mans car race.
Is it time to consider upgrading to a full-frame cinema workflow? In this article, we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of upgrading sensor size.
Shooting in natural light, outdoors, can often be a limiting experience. Introducing the space light — a great alternative to outdoor lighting.
In this article, we'll examine the EVF, its usability pros and cons, and the best options for an indie filmmaking budget.
The Mini MAX is a great option to lighting a scene, giving the actors and camera the freedom to move and shoot at almost 360 degrees.
This article takes a look at the digital side of the film world, the importance of film grain, and the evolution of getting that "cinematic" look.
A plethora of makes, models, features, and price points for cinema lenses can overwhelm the first-time buyer. Let's look at five solid investments.
Panavision and its family of companies return to the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival from November 9-16 in Torun, Poland, with an immersive, end-to-end experience for attendees. Torun’s newly renovated Karczma Damroki facility, across the street from the Jordanki Festival Center, will be transformed into an interactive festival space called PanaVillage and will showcase the integrated ...
A new documentary, "Memory: the Origins of Alien," explores the filmmaking process behind the iconic sci-fi horror classic "Alien."
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced that the organization’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation will honor the documentary film They Shall Not Grow Old. The award, whose recipient is selected by a distinguished jury of industry luminaries, was conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence, whether in ...
The post “They Shall Not Grow Old” Named Recipient of the 2019 HPA Awards Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation appeared first on NAB Show News by Broadcast Beat, Official Broadcaster of NAB Show - NAB Show LIVE.
After a long wait since the initial reports, we finally get a new update that completely reenergizes the Pocket 4K with plenty of new features.
Aputure introduces its first RGBWW and smallest light to date with the MC. See what this tiny-but-powerful light can offer.
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) will celebrate the work of four trailblazing cinematographers at the 34th ASC Awards for Outstanding Achievement. Frederick Elmes, ASC will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award; Donald A. Morgan, ASC will be honored with the Career Achievement in Television Award; Bruno Delbonnel, ASC, AFC will be bestowed the International Award; ...
Digital noise is a dignified enemy for low-budget filmmakers and content creators. But when would it be okay to let a noisy shot slide?
Stand A41-7, NATEXPO, Russia, 5-7 November 2019: Cinegy, the global leader for broadcast playout software on premise, hybrid and in the cloud, will demonstrate its award-winning Cinegy Air PRO, Cinegy Capture PRO , Cinegy Multiviewer, as well as Cinegy Desktop and Cinegy Newsroom on the Bavarian Pavilion at NATEXPO in November. Cinegy products can process ...
The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced this year’s Student Heritage Award winners at an event at the ASC Clubhouse in Hollywood on October 12. Three student filmmakers were chosen from 12 nominees for demonstrating exceptional cinematography skills in their submitted work. The 2019 winners are: Richard H. Kline Student Heritage Award – Graduate Category: ...
Uplighting is a great tool in any DP or gaffer's tool kit. Let’s look at the main ways uplighting gets used (and misused) in cinematography.
Using a split-field diopter used to be much more common, but it's still an effective tool. What is it, and how can you create the effect yourself?