Category Archives: Shooting

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Shooting 4K Imax

Imax DP James Neihouse, ASC, on Shooting 4K in Space

Cinematographer James Neihouse, ASC, may be to Imax documentaries what Roger Deakins, CBE, ASC, BSC, and Janusz Kaminski are to feature films, with a slight twist. With more than 30 Imax productions to his credit, including the format's first underwater film and … more »

Motley Crue: The End

This is The End: Shooting and Editing Mötley Crüe’s Farewell in 4K

The shoot for Mötley Crüe's farewell concert, captured at the close of a three-night stand at the Staples Center in L.A., was a very rock-and-roll production. Working with the band, director Christian Lamb had a mere four weeks to put … more »

happy-drone

FAA Finalizes New Rules for Legal Small Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration has loosened the rules for commercial drone pilots, announcing today that, effective in August, small UAVs may be piloted by users who pass a test for remote pilot certification rather than obtaining a full pilot certificate for manned aircraft. … more »

Perspective Chapter 2

Specular Theory CEO Morris May on 360-Degree Filmmaking

Founded in 2013 by CEO Morris May, a former VFX artist with credits on Spider-Man 2 and 3 and Star Wars: Episode II, and CMO Ryan Pulliam, a digital media marketing specialist and former associate producer with ESPN, Specular Theory specializes in VR experiences … more »

solidanim

SolidAnim’s Camera-Tracking Software Now Works with Unity Engine

As VFX-heavy film projects hybridize live-action and CG production, the Unity Engine has come into its own as a tool for filmmakers. Riding the trend, SolidAnim said it has released SolidTrack Unity, a new version of its markerless camera-tracking system that works with … more »

Odyssey 7Q+

New Convergent Design Firmware Supports FS5 Raw and More

Convergent Design is releasing a free firmware update today for its Apollo and Odyssey field monitor/recorders in what the company describes as the products' largest feature update so far. Key among the new features for the Apollo are double master recording, which … more »

Colorfont Demos Updated Express Dailies 2016 at Cine Gear Expo

Colorfront expanded its support of on-set UHD and HDR workflow through the just-announced Express Dailies 2016. Express Dailies 2016, which debuted over the weekend at Cine Gear Expo in Hollywood, uses the ACES-compliant Colorfront Engine, now in a 64-bit version running on the Mac … more »

cinegearexpo

Cine Gear Expo Opens Today in Hollywood

Miss getting your cameras and gear fix at NAB? You've got another shot at it today and tomorrow, as Cine Gear Expo takes place at Paramount Studios in Hollywood. The just-announced Panavision Millennium DXL camera system will generate a lot of buzz … more »

Panavision DXL

Living Large: The Panavision Millennium DXL

Way back in 2005, collaborating with Sony, Panavision introduced its Genesis digital motion picture camera, which contained a Super 35mm-sized sensor designed by Sony. Many referred to the Genesis as a “Panavised” Sony F35, because it used Sony’s technology and … more »

Herzog MasterClass

Take a Filmmaking Master Class with Werner Herzog This Summer

Throughout his prolific, provocative and famously independent career, Werner Herzog has brought a probing, operatic intensity to each of his films. The 73-year-old director of Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Fitzcarraldo, Grizzly Man and nearly 70 other features and documentaries, "has … more »