Francis Lawrence Director MVPA Director of the Year
F&V: What was the most challenging shot for you this year in music videos? Lawrence: The Black Eyed Peas' "Let's Get it Started"
Tom DeCerchio Director On: Funny Spots
Long before founding Incubator in 2002, Tom De Cerchio established himself as an ace comedy director- one of his Bud Light " Yes I Am " spots made a
Robert Rodriguez’s Posse
Troublemaker Studios is as far from a typical Hollywood VFX house as it is from Hollywood itself.
Q&A: Ridley Scott
Ridey Scott is one of the most influential stylists of contemporary cinema, as such often imitated works as Blade Runner, Alien and Gladiator (which won five Oscars including Best Picture) make abundantly clear.
Harris Savides Lights Rooms, Not People
Music videos launched Harris Savides into a rich and satisfying career as feature film cinematographer, most recently for Gus Van Sant's Last Days
Disposable HD? (Not Yet, But Who Knows?)
It's been said that true success for any video format is achieved when one can purchase blank media at the corner drug store, like the VHS and DV formats today.
The recently wrapped fourth season of American Idol, including its popular road auditions and live studio shows, was entirely shot and broadcast in the 720p
Q: What’s the most common mistake made when shooting HD material? A: I wish the 720p and 1080i HD formats and widescreen aspect ratio were not so inextricably linked. I can’t tell you how much time is wasted during an …
Risky Business: Shooting Without Tape
With each passing day, hard-drive recording systems from S.two and the new portable Flash-based recorder from Thomson are showing up on the sets of a growing list of A-list feature film directors and DPs shooting with digital cameras.
Grass Valley Turbo iDDR
Get ready to move those old VTRs into storage. After announcing its plans earlier this year to enter into the professional AV market,