Sydney based director and DP Mick Jones. was recently commissioned to shoot a large-scale and complex promo for The History Channel on Australian network, Foxtel. For almost five years Sony’s F55 has been his workhorse camera of choice, and to shoot the promo he chose his trusty Sony F55 camera.
DP Joel Devlin used Panasonic VariCam 35 to shoot drama series “Broken’ for BBC One. Wanting to highlight the colours of the North of England, Devlin was took inspiration from 1970s American photographer William Egglestone, who helped to introduce color photography to the world of fine art. Devlin felt that the colour science of the VariCam matched the desired aesthetic.
New Belgian company will introduce several remote camera control tools to simplify TV productions at IBC 2017.
Broadcasters are moving to the cloud, but the change requires careful planning. Consultant Tony Orme provides a tutorial on important factors to consider when moving to cloud operations. The first critical question to ask is Private or Public? This article will help you decide if either, or both, make sense for your facility.
In the second article, camera expert and DP, Barry Braverman discusses how the mechanical lens iris may soon be history. Braverman explains how the traditional lens’ ND filter can be eliminated in new cameras equipped with an electronic variable ND (VND). Removing the requirement for a mechanical lens iris creates the opportunity for improved lens performance and ruggedness, at lower cost.
Cinematographer Dale Bremner chose the ARRI Amira and a set of ARRI master primes for one of his toughest shoots at the heart of the continent in Australia’s Red Centre .