An interview from the 2014 Cine Gear LA Expo at Paramount Studios with Randy Wedick of Band Pro Film & Digital Inc., a company which specializes in products and solutions for professional filmmakers and videographers. Band Pro offers the highest level of knowledge and expertise along with the finest equipment and accessories available. The company’s research and development protocol allows product lines to expand toward the newest technologies so clients can focus on the art and craft of cinematography. With close relationships in Hollywood and worldwide, and long-standing partnerships with camera and lens makers, Band Pro has remained at the forefront of the newest developments in digital cinema.
In this interview we get a behind the scenes walk through of how Band Pro's own, Brett Gillespie & Randy Wedick, recently put together a short film on the Santa Catalina Island in Southern California.
To view the short film in its entirety, please visit the following link to Vimeo: vimeo.com
Shot on location on Santa Catalina Island using the Canon C500 in 4K Raw mode, 'Of Rushing Nowhere' showcases the landmark Catalina Casino. Completed in 1929 (under the direction of William Wrigley, Jr.) and known for its' Art Deco and Mediterranean Revival design, the Casino also houses the historic Avalon Theater, designed to be the first theater in the world to project “talkies” or films with sound.
Starring: Jamie Von Ritter
Director / DP: Randy Wedick
Writer / Producer: Brett Gillespie
Steadicam Operator: Ben Verhulst
1st AC: Jordan McNeile
Gaffer: Evan Pesses
Key Grip: Dustin Penrod
BTS Unit: Chris Scheiffelin
Set PA: Jose Martinez
Colorist: Bobby Maruvada
Sound Engineer: Keith Ruggiero
4K Image Chain
Camera: Canon C500
Lenses: Canon EF Cinema Primes, Canon PL Cinema Zooms, Leica Summicron-C
4K Raw Recorder: Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q
Onset Color: Fujifilm IS-Mini
Dallies: DaVinci Resolve
ACES Final Color: FilmLight Baselight
This film was made possible by the following sponsors:
Canon, CW Sonderoptic, Convergent Design, Movcam, C-Motion, Cartoni, Tiffen, G-Technology, HD Optics, and The Camera House.
Music: "Piano Trio No. 2 in E Flat (2nd Movement)", composed by Franz Schubert, performed by the Apollo Symphony Orchestra. Courtesy of Premiumbeat.
Special Thanks To:
Michele Bestudik, Historian & Film Liaison, Santa Catalina Island Company
Patricia J. Maxwell, Director of Marketing & Communication Technology, Catalina Island Conservancy
Elaine Vaughn, Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Catalina Express
For more information about Band Pro Film & Digital Inc. please visit: www.BandPro.com