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SNL’s Alex Buono On The Atomos Shogun & His ‘Visual Storytelling 2’ Tour

SNL’s Alex Buono On The Atomos Shogun & His ‘Visual Storytelling 2’ Tour

While attending Alex Buono’s awesome ‘Visual Storytelling 2’ tour, we managed to grab a quick few minutes to talk about the philosophy of his tour and his use of the Atomos Shogun.

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Blackmagic Day L.A. 2015: Marco Solorio Talks About The Newly Released Blackmagic URSA Mini

Blackmagic Day L.A. 2015: Marco Solorio Talks About The Newly Released Blackmagic URSA Mini

We made a point to speak with Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media at Blackmagic Day LA 2015, as Marco is one of the premier experts on Blackmagic cameras. Having actually shot with an early version of the URSA Mini, Marco was able to relate his experience with Blackmagic’s newest mini cam.

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The Proactive Shooter Catches the Gig: Tips to Build Your Portfolio

The Proactive Shooter Catches the Gig: Tips to Build Your Portfolio

If you want to be a professional photographer or videographer, you need a portfolio. You want your portfolio to be the distilled essence of your style of image capture for a given subject. This can be anything from the look that you give your photos in composition to the use of specialized shooting styles like long […]

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The 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Cinematography & Beyond

The 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Cinematography & Beyond

As mentioned in our previous post, there was quite a bit of history making at last night’s 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. However given our industry focuses on the nuts and bolts of filmmaking, it’s only fair that we spend some time running through the companion to the Primetime Emmys, the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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The History Making & Record Breaking 67th Primetime Emmy Awards: A Focus On Writing & Directing

The History Making & Record Breaking 67th Primetime Emmy Awards: A Focus On Writing & Directing

Last night’s 67th Primetime Emmy Awards was much talked about due to it’s history making (the stunning Viola Davis as the first African American to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series) and record breaking wins (Game Of Thrones with a record 12 wins). However there wasn’t much focus on some other interesting wins […]

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Blackmagic Day LA: ‘Blair Witch Project’ Director Dan Myrick On Using Blackmagic Cameras

Blackmagic Day LA: ‘Blair Witch Project’ Director Dan Myrick On Using Blackmagic Cameras

One of the biggest moments of Blackmagic Day LA was meeting with Dan Myrick, the writer/director of the industry defining ‘The Blair Witch Project”. We talked with Myrick about his current project utilizing Blackmagic cameras, as well as his new website that works as a space for script submissions and film collaboration.

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‘4GOT10’, Filmed with Blackmagic URSA, Screens at Burbank International Film Festival 2015

‘4GOT10’, Filmed with Blackmagic URSA, Screens at Burbank International Film Festival 2015

Distributor Cinedigm and production company Status Media and Entertainment recently announced the October release date for the DVD and Blu-Ray of their upcoming film, 4GOT10. Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr., 4GOT10 tells the story of Brian (Johnny Messner) who wakes in the desert surrounded by dead bodies, millions of dollars in cash, a van full of drugs and no […]

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On The Road with SNL DP Alex Buono – Visual Storytelling 2 Tour

On The Road with SNL DP Alex Buono – Visual Storytelling 2 Tour

SNL DP Alex Buono made the Los Angeles/Burbank stop of his Visual Storytelling 2 Tour. We had a chance to speak with Buono during a break, to get some deeper insights into his theories, thoughts and ideas about the filmmaking process.

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When An Obsession With Twin Peaks Goes Awry: Northwest Passage…You Must Back This Project!!!

When An Obsession With Twin Peaks Goes Awry: Northwest Passage…You Must Back This Project!!!

UPDATE: Northwest Passage has been funded! Be sure to check out the info below and keep an eye on their Kickstarter for more updates. Original story follows. From time to time I come across a project so compelling it creates a longing to see it even before its made. That’s what happened when friend and director of Tarnation […]

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See “The Grand Budapest Hotel” DP Robert Yeoman, ASC At NAB 2015

See “The Grand Budapest Hotel” DP Robert Yeoman, ASC At NAB 2015

Adding to this year’s shining NAB guestlist, Oscar nominated cinematographer Robert Yeoman will appear as part of NAB’s Creative Master Series, produced in partnership with the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and American Cinematographer Magazine.

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