101 blog posts found matching keyword search for: camera operator
Specialty Camera Operator Corey Koniniec Uses Core SWX at the Olympics
The 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang presented broadcast professionals with some of the harshest winter temperatures and conditions. From extreme cold, with temperatures in the negative digits, to high winds and snow storms, the winter elements were at their best. No stranger to these elements, Specialty Camera Operator Corey Koniniec was prepared and ready when selected by NBC to record all aspects of the snowboarding and skiing competitions in PyeongChang. His use of Core SWX to power his RED cameras for the long, cold 10-hour days throughout the two-week assignment of a lifetime provided him with successful and rewarding results.
Published on Monday, April 2, 2018 10:00 AM
Camera Operator & Cinematographer Jesse Feldman Talks Creating Ergorig & How it's Helped Filmmakers
Camera Operator/Cinematographer Jesse Feldman is well-known in the industry for many popular projects including Pose, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson & The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Sons of Anarchy and American Horror Story... to name a few.
Published on Friday, April 17, 2020 10:00 AM
Jon Beattie, Steadicam Operator for Pharrell's, “24 Hours of Happy”
What does it take to create the world’s first 24 hour music video? A kickass crew of creatives and no time for second takes, that’s what. Pharrell’s “24 Hours of Happy” music video has been shared, watched and danced to all across the web, and the fact that it was shot in just 10 days deserves a bit of a happy dance all on its own. Catch up with Jon Beattie, Steadicam Operator of the music video and learn his trick, tips and advice on being part of such an unforgettable project.
Published on Friday, December 13, 2013 1:00 PM
Do You Have What it Takes to Be a DP?
The polishing of a stone by a river takes many years. So, too, does the evolution from Camera Operator to Director of Photography. I have observed this metamorphosis occur over the past three decades with our own DP Mark Schulze, who is my partner and husband.
Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:00 AM
Camera Op to Cinematographer: Matt Leonetti & His Road to Hollywood Success
Matt Leonetti started his career as a camera operator & quickly became a full-fledged cinematographer shooting iconic films, including Poltergeist, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Weird Science, Jagged Edge, Star Trek: First Contact, Dawn of the Dead, The Butterfly Effect, and Rush Hour 2. Forty years after his first role as director of photography on Bat People (1974), Leonetti continues to shoot, including the upcoming Dumb and Dumber To. Learn how Leonetti paved the way to his success, with tips, advice and much more.
Published on Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:00 AM
Blackmagic Cinema Camera Review
by Kholi HicksBlackmagic Design’s first Cinema Camera offers great value in a small package: 13 stops of dynamic range, 2.5K Resolution, Linear RAW data in an open-source format (Cinema DNG), options to acquire in high quality, straight-to-the-edit industry standard formats such as DNxHD and ProResHQ, as well as both PAL and NTSC options in one single unit.
Published on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 8:52 PM
Camera Stabilization & Specialization: An Emerging Trend in Video Production
From digital cameras to 8K workflows, video and sports production have been in a seemingly constant state of evolution. Veteran Steadicam operator and production specialist Alan Lennox has worked on everything from the Olympics to feature films and television episodes with new camera technology for decades.
Published on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 AM
Diving Into the ARRI Academy Certified Camera and Cinematography Workshop
Matt Siegel, Director of Photography, talks about being an instructor and more about the ARRI Academy Certified Camera and Cinematography Workshop.
Published on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:00 AM
The AJ-CX4000 4K ENG Camera and the challenge of 4K broadcast
A recent trend for cameras has been lightweight and compact bodies with large image sensors. The ability to capture a cinematic shallow depth of field and to position the camera in any situation are must-have features for most indie filmmakers. But let’s face it, cinematic shallow depth of field and fast prime lenses will not cut it for next year’s Super Bowl. Viewers are accustomed to watching the news, sports and live events from a certain broadcast perspective.
Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Anton/Bauer, Litepanels & OConnor Keep The Americans Camera Dept on the Move
The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans chose Vitec Videocom brands to support the production through its second season. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.
Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:05 PM
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