Cinematographer Zach Kuperstein's mysterious science-fiction flick Jonathan is heading to a cinema near you on November 16. The film follows the titular Jonathan, played by Ansel Elgort, who goes to bed after work each day, at midday, and then wakes up in the morning to a video of the second half of his day. We talked to Zach about his favorite shots from the film, what it's like working with his crew and an even more in-depth look behind the film.
Breakout indie horror, You Might Be the Killer, which premiered Saturday, October 6 on Syfy, also recently premiered at the Fantastic Fest and is based on an infamous Twitter exchange between authors Sam Sykes and Chuck Wendig. A killer is on the loose at Camp Clear Vista and head camp counselor Sam needs help. Covered in blood, he calls his best friend Chuck, and they try to piece together clues to figure out who the masked killer is, only to draw an unexpected conclusion.
Writing a script can be an extremely daunting task - especially when almost every project has started a that very point, with words on paper. Or on a screen if you're typing. Sure, once production starts, it can really make a script come to life on screen, but all productions are led by the script and knowing how to craft a really incredible one is a sought after skill.
Special Makeup Artist Antonina Henderson is making a name for herself in the industry by creating elaborate creatures and transforming talent for film, TV and live events. The one-time U.S. Army firefighter turned artist found her calling in college and has since turned her passion into a blossoming career.
A new film, now available on VOD and in select theaters right in time for Halloween, “Slice” from A24 and director Austin Vesely, follows some of the best supernatural beings we know and love - from ghosts and witches to werewolves. One of the main factors that went into crafting the look for the film is cinematographer Brandon Riley, best known to audiences as the cinematographer of HBO’s “The Shop” and several of Chance the Rapper's music videos. We talked to Riley about his work on the film, A24, working with Austin and Chance and more.
In 1993 Garson Yu, Founder/Creative Director of the award-winning 20-year-old company yU+co, was a young designer with the then leading design studio R/GA LA working on his first title sequence design project for the film “The Joy Luck Club,” the first Hollywood film with an all Asian cast.
Directed by Aneesh Chaganty and starring John Cho, Searching proves just how powerful technology has become by bringing viewers into the story through the lens of one MacBook and iPhones. The editors used Adobe Premiere Pro to craft a suspenseful narrative of a father searching for his missing daughter under the unique confines of FaceTime conversations, iMessages, Google searches and live-streamed news. Editors Nicholas D. Johnson and Will Merrick shared their experience working on the film, its challenges and upcoming 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.
A remake of the 1973 film of the same name, Papillon tells the epic story of Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker who, after wrongly convicted of murder, must escape the infamous French prison colony of Devil’s Island. The film tells a thrilling, brutal story of survival as the characters fight both the elements and the encroaching effects of isolation-induced insanity. Cinematographer Hagen Bogdanski shares his process in shooting the film, and how he dealt with the elements to find the emotional human core at the center of the story.
We recently spoke with Director, Editor and Creative Tony Gallardo about using DaVinci Resolve 15 Public Beta on several upcoming social media spots for Copper Gel pain reliever. For the project, Tony used DaVinci Resolve 15 extensively for editing, sound design, Fusion (to add titles) and color grading/finishing.