Category Archives: Shooting

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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 »

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Review: DoPchoice Snapbag, Snapgrid and Butterfly Grids

Thinking about the products that have had the greatest impact on our working lives and we usually think about the pricey new camera, editing platform, or perhaps a new series lens. And that’s understandable. But when it comes to practicing … more »

The Other Side

Director Roberto Minervini on Louisiana and Life on The Other Side

The documentaries of Roberto Minervini, who was born in Italy but now lives in Houston, Texas, offer a different view of America’s South than filmmakers usually show. They resemble a much darker version of Les Blank’s portraits of Cajun life. … more »

Randall Dark

Speed Junkies: Randall Dark and Sharon Rankin on Fast from the Past

Filmmaker Randall Dark brought a lot of cameras to his latest shoot. Fast from the Past, the pilot-in-progress for a proposed reality-based television series following everyday characters as they rebuild classic muscle cars into racing vehicles to take out on … more »

Video Round-Up: Cameras at NAB

If you came to NAB to talk cameras, you might have been just a teensy bit disappointed. There were plenty of cameras at the show, of course, but there was much less than the usual deluge of new systems. But existing … more »

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Five Drone Vendors That Were Flying High at NAB

Drones were everywhere at NAB this year — and not just in the specialized drone pavilion. Despite continued changes in the regulatory climate that will determine who is and isn't allowed to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) commercially, it's clear … more »

AJA RovoCam

AJA to Release Free Control Software for New RovoCams

AJA said software for controlling its new RovoCam block cameras will soon be available as a free download. The RovoCam is a UHD/HD camera with an integrated HDBaseT interface for a single cable connection carrying video, audio, power and RS-232 … more »

ARRI Trinity stabilizer

ARRI Debuts Final Version of Trinity Stabilizer and Maxima Gimbal

ARRI has gotten into the stabilization game with its purchase of the Artemis line of camera stabilizers from Sachtler and The Vitec Group. That means ARRI has taken over sales of the Artemis Trinity stabilizer and Maxima gimbal, and will continue … more »

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Sigma Releases Lens Adapter for Sony E-Mount Cameras

Sigma has begun shipping its Mount Converter MC-11, a lens adapter that allows 15 Sigmna Canon-mount and Sigma-mount Global Vision lenses to be used with Sony E-mount cameras with full-frame or APS-C sensors. When the MC-11 is being used, Sigma lenses … more »

SmallHD 32-inch monitor

SmallHD Releases Bigger, Brighter Series of Production Monitors

SmallHD might have to consider a name change, now that it's launched its three new SmallHDR production monitors in 17-inch, 24-inch and 32-inch sizes. Not so small anymore, the new monitors are designed for durability. The demo units SmallHD brought … more »