Category Archives: Shooting

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DP Ben Davis on Camera Choices for Avengers: Age of Ultron

Before Ben Davis began shooting Avengers: Age of Ultron, written and directed by Joss Whedon, he sat down with a pencil and paper and meticulously planned out how he'd light the film. "With a floor plan and a pencil in … more »

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Grass Valley’s LDX 86 Universe Is 4K and High-Speed HD All in One

Grass Valley says broadcasters won't have to choose between investing in future-proof 4K cameras and the high-speed HD cameras they need for sports coverage today. At NAB, the company announced the new LDX 86 Universe, a broadcast camera that's switchable between … more »

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StudioDaily Dossier: Mad Max: Fury Road Production

It was a lengthy shoot, with principal photography wrapping in 2012 and a reported return to production for another three weeks a year later. But, just when some fans had given up on ever seeing the fourth Mad Max film … more »

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Imax/ARRI Digital Camera Will Shoot the Next Two Avengers Films

Imax announced today that the next Avengers movie, the two-part sequel titled Infinity War, will be shot using, exclusively, the forthcoming large-format camera system being developed by Imax and ARRI. The company said it will be the first time that a Hollywood feature … more »

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Panasonic’s VariCam 35 Now Available to Chicago DPs

The Chicago-based Daufenbach Camera announced today it has added Panasonic's VariCam 35 native 4K camera to its equipmental rental offerings, giving Chicago-area filmmakers the chance to shoot with the camera's dual native 800/5000 ISO, a potential game changer in extreme low-light … more »

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New Cameras Offer 4K (and Higher) Acquisition at Every Price Tier

When it comes to image acquisition at resolutions of 4K and beyond, there's some irony in the fact that many new 4K product introductions at NAB 2015 took place not at the high end of the market, but at the … more »

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Headcase DP Andrew Shulkind on the Rules of Image Capture for Virtual Reality

Cinematographer Andrew Shulkind is an avid experimenter. From film to digital, and from cameras to lenses to lights, he revels in putting new technology through its paces while still keeping busy with film and commercial work. That driving curiosity is … more »

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Review: GoPro Hero 4 Black

GoPro exploded on the video production scene about five years ago. The ubiquitous action cams are seen everywhere in production, sports, reality shows, and even some feature films. They are worn by police and military to document their work in the … more »

Studio Suite Xi Adds High-Speed Transfer and Video-Delivery Service Options

The latest update to AlterMedia's Studio Suite Xi will integrate the production-management software with the Aspera and FileCatalyst file-transfer technologies, as well as enable direct delivery to Facebook, YouTube and Wistia platforms. To enable the new features, users will use the "API Setup" screen … more »

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StudioDaily Dossier: Ex Machina Production, Post and VFX

Mini distributor A24 broke new ground this weekend, earning a company-record $5.44 million from the semi-wide release (under 1,300 theaters) of the new science-fiction drama Ex Machina. The directorial debut of Alex Garland, well-known for screenplays including 28 Days Later, Sunshine, … more »