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Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/27/14 03:03:17 PM

DP Matthew Libatique on Shooting 'Noah'

Cinematographer Matthew Libatique talks to The Daily Beast about his work shooting Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic, Noah.

03/27/14 03:03:17 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/27/14 12:03:25 PM

First 4D Theater to Open in the U.S.

South Korean company CJ Group has unveiled plans to open the first 4D theater in the U.S. in Los Angeles' L.A. Live district. The theater will be equipped to add wind, fog, rain, strobe and scents to moviegoers' experiences. Said Byung Hwan Choi, CEO of CJ 4DPlex, “Los Angeles was the natural choice for us in making it the first U.S...

03/27/14 12:03:09 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/26/14 02:03:52 PM

Choosing an Entry-Level 4K Camera

Videographer Michael Murie explains why he chose the Sony FDR-AX100 for his first foray into 4K. He writes, "I just got the Sony FDR-AX100, which I think can be accurately described a being their 'most inexpensive (currently) available' 4K camera. I thought it was time to at least dabble in 4K, but I didn't really have the budget...

03/26/14 02:03:52 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/26/14 12:03:12 PM

VFX House Framestore: 4K Content Needs to Be Made to New Specifications

VFX house Framestore was one of the first to work with 4K (for a Sony commercial) and they explain some of the medium's challenges and its future on Creative Bloq.

03/26/14 12:03:12 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/26/14 11:03:05 AM

'Nymphomaniac': How Cinematographer Manuel Alberto Claro Brought Lars von Trier's Vision to Life

From the time word got out that notorious Danish director Lars von Trier was making a “porn” film with well known actors, speculation was rife about how graphic the mysterious Nymphomaniac project would be.

03/26/14 11:03:05 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/25/14 12:03:40 PM

More Details Emerge on Kinefinity KineMAX and KineMINI

EOSHD's Andrew Reid interviews Kinefinity's Jihua Zheng to get more details on the company's 6K KineMAX and 4K KineMINI. He writes, "Footage from the 6K KineMAX (sporting a 18MP CMOS sensor) is due to be released in a few days, says Jihua. The KineMAX is one of only two 6K cameras in the world right now, the other being the Red...

03/25/14 12:03:40 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/25/14 12:03:00 PM

'Godzilla' Trailer Uses Sound Design to Maximum Effect

Watch the moody, evocative trailer for Gareth Edwards' Godzilla which only teases at the appearance of the famed movie monster, and relies on clever sound design to create anticipation for the summer blockbuster. Watch below.

03/25/14 12:03:00 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/24/14 03:03:14 PM

Bringing the Beautiful 'Grand Budapest Hotel' to Life

Wes Anderson doesn’t create films; he creates worlds. For The Grand Budapest Hotel, released by Fox Searchlight Pictures on March 7, that world became the fictional town of Zubrowka, located in the mountains of Eastern Europe. To bring Zubrowka to life, Anderson developed a complete history mirroring that of 20th century Eastern...

03/26/14 01:03:10 PM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/24/14 11:03:17 AM

Focus Issues of 'American Hustle' Ascribed to Use of Vintage Lenses

American Hustle has been getting some flack for having focus issues throughout the movie and now, first AC Gregory Irwin has given an explanation as to why. He writes on a discussion thread on Cinematography.com, "You’re right!  Much of the movie had focus issues. The cinematographer insisted upon using old Canon K35 lenses for...

03/24/14 11:03:17 AM

Added by Sarv Kreindler--Creative Planet Network,03/20/14 12:03:52 PM

Hands On, Handheld: Camera Moves With Freefly Systems' MoVI M10

For more than three decades Steadicam has represented the vanguard of mobile, off-tripod camera support technology. There’s been little challenge from new technology in the intervening years. Until recently. From a company called Freefly Systems, MoVI is a digital three-axis gyro-stabilized handheld camera gimbal. Its key benefit...

03/20/14 12:03:52 PM