Ernie Gilbert opens up about his journey from acclaimed Hollywood editor to director — and his new sci-fi short film Nine Minutes.
Much of a movie’s tone, narrative, and look are decided long before scheduling shooting, and often before writing the script — but not always.
LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood Section of SMPTE®, the organization defining the future of storytelling, will explore the advent of wide color gamut and its impact on motion picture and television production at its monthly meeting, Wednesday, September 25, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles. The wide color gamut provided ...
The radio industry is without a doubt a challenging, yet equally innovative giant of massive communication and creative integration for the many radio professionals who have a voice and a means of sharing it on a grand scale of technological efficiency. As the voice of the Nation’s radio and television broadcasters, NAB (National Association ...
From The Man in the High Castle to Happy!, Cinematographer Gonzalo Amat shares the who, what, and why behind the production's creative choices.
Composer Chad Cannon talks about his work, including the first project from Barack and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions, American Factory.
Strippers as athletes, sexuality as a means to power — dynamic cinematographer, Todd Banhazl, discusses crafting the look of STX Entertainment’s "Hustlers."
Can you develop skills shooting commercial work that'll serve you well on feature films, or do you have to start from scratch?
We had the opportunity to chat with filmmaker Andrew Morgan and star Erica Muñoz about "Long Gone By," a very timely and emotional drama.
Free programme expanded to two days to provide greater opportunities to see industry leaders in finishing demonstrate their craft LONDON — 13 August 2019: At this year’s IBC, FilmLight (stand #7.A45) is hosting the free two-day seminar series, Colour On Stage, on 14-15 September 2019. The event provides an opportunity for visitors to ...
Production designer Judy Rhee shares insight on how collaborating with others creates inspiration in the projects she designs.
A film's rating ensures a certain kind of audience. Here, we discuss the logic and thought process behind making a summer action film.
PremiumBeat spoke with John Downer about his new nature documentary SERENGETI, following different species of animals throughout Africa.
Learn how to create a more cohesive action sequence when dealing with hand-to-hand combat, as well as long-range action scenes.
We sat down with image creators Andy White and Alex McDonald to discuss technical processes, personal workflow, and the future of the industry.
Filmmaker Gotham Chopra talked to us about letting story dictate form, producing intimate docs on winners, and breaking down the "anatomy of greatness."
We spoke with evocative production designer John Paino about his style, his working relationships, and his creative influences.
If you’re looking to dive into the ultimate film genre, here are five things you need when making an action short or feature.
The much-anticipated successor to the highly successful 300d LED light fixture, the 300d II comes jam-packed with new features.
Premium Beat interviewed Das Boot’s composer, Matthias Weber, on his approach to the sequel to Wolfgang Petersen’s iconic 1981 feature film.
While many debate the value of film school, let's take a look at a few useful lessons you can definitely take away from the experience.
We’re in the golden age of documentary filmmaking, and these films have now become as cinematically entertaining as their narrative counterparts.
Documentaries are a right of passage for any filmmaker. In this article, we'll look at five ways you can take your short documentary to the next level.
Sony's latest release features a gigantic 61mp sensor and an improved viewfinder. Here's what we know about the A7R IV so far.
PremiumBeat sat down with cinematographer Adrian Peng Correia to delve into the relationships and approaches behind his craft.
Sigma has announced a new mirrorless, full-frame, pocketable, and fully customizable fp camera for both stills and cinema.
In an attempt to further develop their mirrorless lineup, Canon has announced a RF 24-240mm full-frame, all-in-one zoom lens.
The original Star Wars trilogy crosses cultures and stands the test of time. So, what happened with the prequel trilogy? I call it The Lucas Effect.
Premium Beat sat down with this prolific duo (Andy Grush and Taylor Newton Stewart) to discuss how they successfully craft fear.
Straightforward music video concepts can go a long way. These lean stunners will spark some low-budget, crew-optional ideas.