February 2016

Tackling Sports from Every Angle: From Scrimmages to Super Bowl 50


Fast forward to January of 2016, CBS asked me to shoot some of the action shots of the Broncos for the Super bowl Promotion. My task was to shoot just the quarterbacks in slow motion. I had to stay ahead of the action and get shots of both Peyton Manning and Tom Brady throwing without any other players or refs crossing between the camera and the QB’s so they could Rotoscope them out and place them on a totally different environment.

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Inside Canon's 4K Edit Bay at Sundance with Jon Carr


Director, Editor and Colorist, Jon Carr led a glimpse into the EOS C300 Mark II's post-production workflow at Sundance, where visitors could witness Carr's tricks for ingesting, editing, and coloring 4K footage in Adobe Premiere Pro CC at The Canon Creative Studio. Carr provides an exclusive look inside The Canon Creative Studio (4K edit bay), the interactive experience attendees were able to have and the impact of 4K in the production world today.

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Zero FX Delivers Knockout Visual Effects for Southpaw


Antoine Fuqua’s Southpaw tells the story of Jake Gyllenhaal's Billy 'The Great' Hope and his struggles not only inside the boxing ring, but also facing his inner demons to win custody back of his daughter. The film exudes both grit and glamour -from the lavish lifestyle of a pro fighter, to the hardships he faces in his personal life - and Fuqua wanted to convey absolute reality. Aside from the typical underdog fighter turns boxing champ story, Fuqua wanted to present boxing in its raw form, causing viewers to feel every jab as if they were in the ring. 

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2016 DCS Lighting & Grip Expo

Logo Join DCS on Saturday, February 20th at the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank for their annual exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology. In addition to traditional vendor presentations, DCS also plans to also hold practical lighting demonstrations by renowned Cinematographers and Lighting experts, who will be encouraged to share tips and tricks of the trade. They'll also discuss challenges faced by Lighting professionals such as color rendition/spectrum issues and On-Set Safety.
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For the Love of 4K

Valentine's Day isn't the only thing to love this February...


2016 is already shaping up to be a big year for 4K; from new trends (like filming sports in 4K) and product reviews (like Sony's PXW-Z100 Pro 4k Camcorder). If you haven't visited 4KHUB yet for the latest 4K news, you'll definitely want to start. Here's some of what you will find: 

NBA Produced Their First-Ever 4K Broadcast With Rogers And BT Sport

4K Watermarking: Why It’s Important and Here to Stay

Canon Unveils 4K UHD EOS-1D X Mark II DSLR

Delivering 4K without infrastructure investments

Looking Ahead: 4K Trends in 2016

VER Takes the Field for Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show


VER, the leading, global provider of production equipment engineering support, supplied video services to the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 halftime show live on CBS.  VER clients COLDPLAY and BRUNO MARS performed with BEYONCÉ giving an energetic, colorful 12-minute performance to a worldwide audience of 11.5 million viewers.

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Inside NAMM 2016


Less than two weeks after the early passing of David Bowie, the music industry converged upon Anaheim, CA for NAMM 2016, the annual confab for music production, performers and technology. 100,000 attendees arrived ready to scope out the 1600 companies that represent over 5,100 brands of music products, appealing to all genre-makers and breakers. 

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Tickets on sale now for Feb. 20th screening

Logo On February 20th, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles is thrilled to present its latest red-carpet screening event. This month's film fest includes an In Focus shorts program spotlighting Black Cinema, a narrative shorts program celebrating love, and a feature film program. In between films, audiences can check out check out filmmaker Q&As or meet and mingle with one another in the premium AT&T Center lounge and balcony over cocktails.
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