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What filming underwater teaches about video production above it
You take the plunge and the cool quiet mumbling of life below edges out the background hum of the world above. Everything beyond the surface takes a distant place in your ears, and if you’re lucky, in your mind, too.
Published on Monday, July 20, 2020 10:00 AM
Great locations for underwater filming in Florida
Whether you want to make a documentary about a famous shipwreck, film sea creatures on their migration routes, take shots for your new adventure/thriller movie or just wish to take unique mementos from your diving trip, you will be happy to hear that you can find some of the most attractive locations for underwater filming in Florida.
Published on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:00 AM
The Canon EOS C300: An Amazing Camera for Documentary Filmmaking
by John PokornyThe Canon EOS C300 is always in our carrying case for all interviews and shows we attend across the globe, and it’s great to find out how much it is used in the documentary filmmaking world as well. With so many great features and capabilities, it was perfect coming across illuminate Hollywood’s review on the cam while learning about all the bells and whistles that helped create a Toronto Film Fest project to sold out crowds.
Published on Thursday, August 22, 2013 6:28 PM
Sony NX3 Goes Above and Beyond for New Documentary
Sony wanted to share the inspiring trials and tribulations of Meg Prior, producer and director of Afghanistan: Outside the Wire, a new documentary she shot in the warzone of Afghanistan, with Sony’s HXR-NX3 camcorder. Prior details for readers her unique experiences as a female filmmaker in a war torn country, and her unfettered access to a side of the military few get to experience first-hand.
Published on Monday, February 23, 2015 10:58 AM
Through the Eyes of Huntwatch: Enhancing Documentary through Cinematography
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.
Published on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:06 AM
Behind the NASA Documentary Above & Beyond with Award-Winning DP Tom Hurwitz
Above and Beyond is a feature documentary, screened in theaters and broadcast on the Discovery Channel. It looks at NASA’s first 60 years of exploration, both in — all the way to edge of our Solar System and beyond — and of the earth: our climate, our geology our geography. It also forecasts what comes next for this amazing agency.
Published on Friday, November 16, 2018 10:00 AM
Oscars 2019: Skye Fitzgerald Talks Oscar-Nominated Documentary Lifeboat
Lifeboat, the Oscar-nominated documentary short, is a sobering examination of mass immigration. It tells the harrowing story of refugees who attempt to cross the Mediterranean Sea from the northern coast of Africa. Director Skye Fitzgerald and Producer Bryn Mooser follow a rescue team from the German non-profit Sea-Watch, which helps carry refugee boats off the coast of Libya to safety. ProductionHUB member Skye Fitzgerald gives us a behind-the-scenes look.
Published on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:00 AM
Behind the Scenes: Lion Ark, a Remarkable Animal Rescue Documentary
Lion Ark is a vivid behind-the-scenes account of one of the most ambitious animal rescues ever seen.It all starts off with a shocking undercover investigation leading to a ban on animal circuses in Bolivia. But the circuses defy the law. The team behind the investigation return, track down the illegal circuses and save every animal. Follow the confrontations, heartache and risks the team face, before an emotional finale sees 25 lions airlifted 5,000 miles to freedom in Colorado.Get a firsthand look at what it took to produce a film such as this, and how it all came together for the greater good.
Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 3:18 PM
Stories Through the Lenses: Canon C300 on 'Spent: Looking for Change'
Spent: Looking for Change, from Academy Award-winning executive producer Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for Superman) and cinematographer Greg Ephraim (All Cheerleaders Die) premiered online on The Young Turks' YouTube and Hulu channels. The film was shot by Ephraim on the Canon C300 and the EF and cinema lenses; the camera’s small profile and ease-of-use helped the filmmakers capture an intimate look into the lives of four American families wrestling with the costs of living outside the traditional financial system. Greg Ephraim takes us behind the scenes on his film-making experience on the documentary.
Published on Monday, June 23, 2014 8:43 AM
Tips on Making Your Next Doc a Success
Documentary films are becoming more and more popular. From feature length to episodic documentary TV shows to short Docufilms for non-profit or corporate clients, there are opportunities for filmmakers to practice their trade. Here’s a short list of things you may want to keep in mind while working on your documentary film.
Published on Thursday, January 8, 2015 3:31 PM
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