74 blog posts found matching keyword search for: Cinematography
Matt Siegel, Director of Photography, talks about being an instructor and more about the ARRI Academy Certified Camera and Cinematography Workshop.
Don't get wet feet when it comes to high-end wedding cinematography. Stop playing the production field and stick to these wedding video tips and tricks.
Brides and grooms have their hearts, minds, time, and money invested in their wedding day. They also have complicated family dynamics to contend with during an event that represents one of the biggest transitions in their lives. It’s a BFD.
Cinematography is a true art form of filmmaking. Just like learning a language, one must be well versed in the "language" of a cinematographer, before they are really able to communicate. Such things as crucial equipment choices, knowing the right locations to shoot, digital vs film, the list can go on, are essential bits of information that seasoned cinematographers know the answers to.
Thanks to small, high-quality digital cameras, professional and personal drones have completely transformed the production industry, letting filmmakers capture shots that were previously unattainable to non-studio filmmakers. To capture aerial footage a few years ago, you had to either book time in a helicopter containing a professional operator, remote head, and bulky HD camera, or, for lower altitudes, rent the services of a small remote helicopter and operator from a company like Flying-Cam or Coptervision. As you can probably guess, helicopters don’t come cheap.
For nearly 50 years, activists and camera crews have ventured into the frozen world of Canadian seals, their goal to expose the graphic brutality that has become commercial seal hunting. But there are countless challenges. In a documentary narrated by Ryan Reynolds, director Brant Backlund pieced together film taken throughout those 50 years all the way up to today, utilizing it to tell the stories of both the hunters and the seals.
By Ray Roman I never really planned on leaving my fulltime job to become a wedding cinematographer. I was working at a police department on the SWAT team when I entered the business, and I thought it was just going to be a hobby. Over time, however, I started booking more clients than I could handle, and I had to make the leap. I was obsessed with video production. My first lesson of advice to anyone pursuing a newfound passion while still working fulltime would be to take it slow. I never considered the backlog that was going to come with these jobs until it was too late, and although I loved every second of it, it was hard work for a novice. I had to work doubly hard to develop my craft.
On January 29th, a crowd of badge-wearing cinematographers and professional filmmakers gathered into a hip downstairs lounge in the heart of Park City, UT. The purpose? To meet and hear from some of the industry’s most-talented cinematographers with feature films screening at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.
My name is Eli Hershko and I am a photographer turned cinematographer turned director. It was a natural progression for me. I always was drawn to the moving images. I love being involved in the making of movies but I do not tend to shoot my own films. I just can't focus on both the actors and the image at the same time and since they both are equally important in my eyes I tend to look to a cinematographer that can take on the heavy toll of putting my story on film... or digital film in my case.
On February 4, 2017, Nancy Schreiber ASC will be honored with the President’s Award for her contribution to the art of cinematography and service to the industry at the 31st Annual ASC Awards ceremony.