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When I took delivery of the Litepanels Gemini a few weeks the first thing I noticed was how user-friendly the unit was. Maybe not such a technical consideration (more of those later). But like I have said before, there is always two parts of the review equation, one subjective and one objective. So let's get going and check it all out.
Get the attention of television network executives who green light pilots when you attend the Media Maven Series: TV Pilot Breakthough, taking place December 12-14th in both Maryland and Michigan. In this event, you will gain insight on how to navigate through the entertainment industry’s selective pilot show process, along with tips and tricks from the pros. Learn from Charlotte Burley, an industry heavy hitter, on why this workshop is one not to be missed.
James Mathers with the Digital Cinema Society shares his thoughts on the recent DCS Lighting Event, along with special guests, exhibitors, images from the event and more.
Smaller budget features often have a limited number of shoot days for what a higher budget film might have double or triple the time to shoot. On top of that, a shooting schedule with multiple locations may require moving locations during the course of each shoot day.
Light is what drives our ideas. Light is what we spend our lives trying to recreate, create or transcend for our productions. Lighting is what makes our work art. There are artists like David Lean who has waited days for the perfect sunset or the perfect moment.
LEDs are a highly efficient light source, and putting aside any color spectrum issues, (that have generally been improving) they still have limitations for lighting people. The naked illumination coming off a single emitter, or an array making up a larger fixture, such as a panel, is just not the soft beautiful glow that we seek for human subjects.
Everyone knows Thomas Edison and the invention of the light bulb and the creation of the company we know know as a household name, General Electric. We recognize light bulbs, appliances and their work with creating power generation technology and many other accomplishments. But have they ever been thought of as a content marketing powerhouse?
Steve Weiss (left) and Jens Bogehegn (right) Congrats to Zacuto for winning not one, but two Emmy Awards earlier this month. For the fourth year in a row, Zacuto was honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) with the prestigious awards for their film, Light & Shadow.
Lighting is the secret weapon in any production; it sets the scene and tells the audience how they should be feeling with dramatic lighting effects generating intrigue. On lower-budget productions it can also position them and tell them where they are; warmer light with added gels can create a rich chocolate tone to be used in period dramas for example.
Do you know how to light when shooting at up to 80,000 frames per second?Learn from Matt Drake and his DP Matt Novello, the team behind Bullet Theory Films. They recently shot a commercial for Sinter Fire Bullets’ frangible ammo. The team wanted to avoid using CGI effects, so they chose to shoot with the Phantom v711 at extremely high frame rates (up to 80,000 fps) to capture the live bullets.