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Looking at the Evolution of Car Scenes in the Film Industry
Whether characters are talking or deeply immersed in action, the car scene has become a staple of movie production. Placing characters in a fixed place against an active, moving backdrop not only advances them in a physical sense but provides unique opportunities for story exposition. Shots like these have now become a director’s staple to transition a film from one plot point to the next.
Published on Monday, April 9, 2018 10:00 AM
The Car’s the Star: Roles Automobiles Play in Classic Films
Movies are brilliant, they allow us to get away from it all and live in a fantasy world for an hour or two. Whether we’re watching aliens take on our favourite chisel-jawed actor in a battle for the human race, or whether we’re watching a character triumph against all odds to fulfil a heart-warming goal, it’s all good. Though of course, it’s always better if cars are involved, right?
Published on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:31 AM
Top 10 Iconic Movie and TV Cars of All Time
There’s no shortage of cool movie characters, but when the car that character drives becomes just as iconic as the character himself, you know you’ve got the makings of a great car.
Published on Friday, February 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Spotlight: Sports Broadcaster Mark Butler Uses Calrec Audio for Major Projects
In his sports broadcasting career, he has mixed every major sport and traveled all over the world doing it. He worked on the Fox NFL pregame show in Kabul Afghanistan, which he mixed on a Calrec Zeta. He has worked six Olympics (most for NBC), 17 Super Bowls, five World Series, two Stanley Cups, Cricket matches, NASCAR, Indy Car Racing, Goodwill Games in Russia, Great Outdoor Games, X Games, Golf’s U.S. Open, PGA Championships and 25 consecutive years of MLB and NFL games.
Published on Thursday, September 6, 2018 10:00 AM
Five Years with a Miller Solo
My first professional video work, a very long time ago, was filming motorsports for television. Anyone that has ever tried to film motor racing or rallying will know that it’s challenging. Trying to film and track a car approaching you at 100mph is tough. As a result, something I learnt very early on in my career was the importance of a decent tripod.
Published on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:00 AM
Tackling Sports from Every Angle: From Scrimmages to Super Bowl 50
Growing up in Colorado sports was always a big part of my life and so was the naturally beautiful and rugged landscape. In fact some of my first memories were driving with my Dad and suddenly pulling the car over to capture an amazing sunset or the wind blowing the snow off the side of a 14k foot peak, perfectly backlit. I developed an appreciation watching for the moments where beautiful light hit the mountain or the river just right.
Published on Monday, February 8, 2016 1:59 PM
The editing and animation of HBO Documentary Films' The Lady and The Dale with Adobe
HBO Documentary Films’ The Lady and The Dale, a four-part documentary series from Emmy®-winning producers Mark and Jay Duplass (HBO’s “Room 104”) and directed by Nick Cammilleri and Zackary Drucker, traces the audacious story of Elizabeth Carmichael, a larger-than-life entrepreneur who rose to prominence during the 1970s oil crisis with her promotion of a fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car known as The Dale. At a time when three big American automobile manufacturers ruled the road, Liz launched a futurist vehicle that promised to get 70 miles to the gallon. Her promotional zeal thrust her into fierce public and media scrutiny which uncovered a web of mystery and suspicion about the car’s technology and her own checkered past. The Lady and The Dale is a probing exploration of family and identity seen through the lens of the rise and fall of a fearless and wily innovator, an extraordinarily resilient woman and a dedicated parent.
Published on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:00 AM
Remote Production: Driving Force Behind Cost-Saving + Workflow Efficiencies
Remote production in Broadcast has been the driving force behind cost-saving and workflow efficiencies across the industry for many years now. The term itself has had a number of different meanings. Historically ‘remote production’ in the sports media industry meant the majority of the show was produced onsite at the venue and pretty much everything that was required for the broadcast such as graphics, replays etc. would be handled from the event location (or more usually the car park next door!). Over time this has changed and more of those functions have been centralised. The advantages are obvious - you have a team of specialists who focus on their core expertise such as producing graphics and this team can work on multiple events in a day reducing costs, environmental impacts, wasted time and in most cases improving the quality of the output, it’s a win/win for all concerned.
Published on Friday, February 26, 2021 2:00 PM
VER Provides Enhanced Environments & More on Marvel Studio's Black Panther
This season’s Marvel Studios mega grosser Black Panther is scoring big at the box office and with audiences. Under the guidance of DP Rachel Morrison’s Gaffer, Dan Cornwall and Lighting Programmer, Elton James, VER provided Enhanced Environments for three sets on the feature, shot at OFS and EUE/Screen Gem Studios in Atlanta.
Published on Friday, March 16, 2018 10:00 AM
PRG Helps Sher Keep Joker Subway Scene – Real
“There’s nothing like feeling the sensations of a real subway ride,” says cinematographer Lawrence Sher ASC. It was the reason he wanted to make every moment as real as possible while shooting this year’s runaway hit Joker. With a range of film styles from the broadly comedic Hangover to the recent fantasy Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Sher has employed just about every cinematic technique available today. But – he’s still a bit ‘old school real,’ believing that giving the actors something tangible to work from enriches performance and allows the creatives something solid to work off of – not to mention enhances believability – and audience engagement.
Published on Friday, March 20, 2020 10:00 AM
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