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?
Let's take a closer look at a few different frame rates and how you can utilize them in your film and video projects.
Filmmaking is problem-solving. The tools of the trade aren’t molds into which we cram the stuff of filmmaking. They’re the tools we use to try to tame …
Teradek today announced the launch of the Bolt 6 Series: the latest zero-delay wireless video solution that unlocks crystal-clear 6GHz transmission in high-traffic environments while remaining fully cross-compatible with the entire Bolt 4K BB3 ecosystem.
SmallHD today announced the launch of the Smart 5 Monitor Series, comprising the Ultra 5, Cine 5, and Indie 5 touchscreen displays. Including two additional wireless versions of the Ultra 5 (TX/RX), these five compact 5-inch touchscreen monitors are all powered by the PageOS 5 Software Toolkit and designed to fit any production need.
Forced perspective is an age-old practical effect with some clever applications for your own low budget movie needs.
The split-screen technique has been used by film editors and VFX artists for over 100 years. Take a look at its evolution during two prominent decades.
Before they were household names making blockbuster films and winning Oscars, your favorite directors began just like everyone else. Here are some of their seldom-seen first forays …
Journey through the power of colors and color schemes in filmmaking and convey mood effectively in your next video project.
DJI of ten years ago wasn't the electronics powerhouse it is today. Here's how the company disrupted the drone and stabilization industry.
With the release of Maverick, Top Gun is now one of the best-known film franchises in the world. Let's look at what makes these films great.
Mo-Sys Engineering, world leader in precision camera tracking solutions for Virtual Production (VP), is to lead the market with stunning demonstrations and critical collaborations at IBC2022. The demonstrations will focus on cutting-edge applications for broadcast and cinematic production. The premium European manufacturer Alfalite and its exceptional LED display Modularpix Pro 1.9mm, and ground-breaking 8-color fos/4 […]
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The car chase seems like a straightforward scene — in reality, it's anything but. Let's go behind the scenes with this Hollywood staple.
www.zeiss.com/cine-democenter Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s film, The Rescue tells the story of the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue in which twelve boys’ from the Wild Boars Football club and their coach were trapped in a flooded cave complex in Thailand. Documenting the huge risks taken by a team of specialist divers during […]
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These are the most expensive cameras you can actually purchase from each major cinema camera manufacturer.
Criticisms and less-than-stellar box office returns might mean a blockbuster change is coming. Could this be the end of the Marvel Era?
Cinematographers can find inspiration in many different media. Explore the work of these dynamic photographers for fresh ideas to apply to your own work.
This manual is packed with history, basics, and all the technical specs you'll need to know to become a master cinematographer.
Cine Gear Expo, the industry’s premier cine-centric event series dedicated to the technology and art of professional filmmaking and content creation for over 26 years is coming back, full power with exhibits, film competition, seminars, screenings, and more. It's the place to reconnect with colleagues, friends, and collaborators in the casual Cine Gear style at the Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall, June 9th-12th, 2022.
There's a new Snapbag® on the scene just in time for Astera’s latest LED wonder— Hydra. Custom-designed to perfectly fit the Hydra, the patented Snapbag softbox offers the added softening control discerning cinematographers request.
ARRI has announced their newest digital cinema camera, the ALEXA 35. Meet the new standard for filmmaking cameras.
Of course, there's no such thing, but we look at a combination of features and prices of cameras that we think will get you closer to it.
An interview with two of the DPs behind Netflix’s Grace and Frankie on how they worked to give the classic sitcom look new life.
Capture amazing footage without the price tag. We've put together a list of stellar, affordable drones for your next filmmaking endeavor.
We all know Deakins is the best, but has Greig Fraser quietly become the next most inspirational cinematographer in the business?
Greig Fraser doesn't see problems, just opportunities. We track his rise to the top and his journey on the frontier of cinematography.
Notable filmmakers develop signature styles that we recognize. Let's look at the favorite focal lengths of a few famous directors.
February 28, 2022—DoPchoice adds smart solutions for tripling up on Astera’s game-changing Helios and Titan Tubes. Triple Tube Snapbags arrive fully-assembled in matching black pouches. They feature DoPchoice’s trademark metallic light-intensifying interiors which boost output over 50%. Three Astera tubes neatly fit within, ready to be secured with hook & loop straps. Thanks to DoPchoice’s ...
Austin Texas, March 13-16, 2022, Booth 433 Los Angeles, Calif: The ZEISS Cinematography Team will be attending and supporting this year’s South by Southwest Creative Industries Expo. Held at the Austin Convention Center March 13-16, ZEISS will participate in the southwest’s renowned entertainment industry gathering, previewing new tech at their exhibit booth, presenting a panel ...
Take a peek behind-the-scenes into how even big-budget directors use some of the same creative DIY tricks that you do.