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HDR: Part 33 - DOPs: The Less You Show, The More You Know September 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

It’s a truism of our craft that compelling visual stories in film and TV are communicated in the subtext of scenes, that is to say, what we exclude from the Frame is almost always more important to the storytelling than what we include in the Frame. As master image creators and craftsmen, we know and understand: The less you show, the more you know.

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NAB 2021 Cancelled September 15th 2021 - 04:06 PM

NAB have announced the show scheduled for October 2021 has been cancelled.

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Choice of anamorphic lenses delivered the cinematic aesthetic envisioned for the film.

Cinematographer Larry Smith Captures ‘The Forgiven’ With Cooke Anamorphic/i Lenses September 7th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Writer-director John Michael McDonagh and cinematographer Larry Smith, ASC, BSC faced a race against time in the face of a threatening global pandemic to capture the vibrant colours and contrasting scenes of the Moroccan landscape for the feature film The Forgiven.

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HDR: Part 32 - Creative Technology - Film Scanning September 6th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The film and TV business is a prominent producer of things that were once very expensive, but which have become much more affordable as developments overtook them. That’s never clearer than when browsing everyone’s favorite auction website, which has recently seen Spirit telecines, once seven figures, selling for less than the price of a good used car. For photochemistry enthusiasts, that’s exciting, though cooler heads might suspect a catch.

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Rehoused original lenses are the perfect choice for a film about Old Hollywood.

DoP Jendra Jarnagin Shoots “The Sixth Reel’s” With Vintage Cooke Speed Panchros August 25th 2021 - 10:00 AM

With a film featuring a more mature cast, set in the world of movie memorabilia, The Sixth Reel’s Director of Photography Jendra Jarnagin immediately gravitated to vintage Cooke Speed Panchros to capture a natural look while flattering older skin.

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FUJINON UA125 lens being used to shoot V8 Supercars racing in Darwin, Australia.

Gravity Media And V8 Supercars Score Another First With FUJINON 4K Lenses August 24th 2021 - 11:00 AM

Gravity Media and V8 Supercars recently scored an Australian broadcast first when a Bathurst 1000 race became a full live 4K production, making it the first sport in Australia to be televised at the ultra-high resolution.

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HDR : Part 31 - Creative Technology - Stills Lens August 23rd 2021 - 09:00 AM

Still photo lenses find their way into film and TV work via many different routes and for many different reasons. It’s happened so much that the prices on some popular options have risen precipitously in recent years. Are there still good deals to be had?

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Aerial drones were used for the first time by MLB to provide overhead shots of the field throughout the live telecast.

MLB “Field Of Dreams” Telecast Makes For Corny TV August 20th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Though mostly a publicity stunt, Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams Game live telecast on August 12th proved to be a hit for everyone involved—including the Fox Sports team and production company Game Creek Video—tasked with putting it on.

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