Editor Ludovico Bettarello performed the below 8 camera test across a range of price points, pitting the Nikon D5200 vs. the Blackmagic Cinema Camera vs. the Nikon D600 vs. the Canon 5D Mark III vs. the Canon C500 vs. the Sony F55 vs. the RED Epic vs.
In the below video, Zacuto reports from ARRI's booth at IBC 2013 to bring us a first look at the new Amira camera, ARRI's documentary-style camera that has the same sensor as the Alexa but is ergonomically designed for a single operator.
EC3's Dylan Carter talks to The Hollywood Reporter about their new 40-foot dailies trailer that was used on Universal Pictures' Lone Survivor.
They write, "Today it’s fairly standard for a feature post facility to offer location-based post services, but EC3’s director of digital workflow Dylan Carter aims to...
MIT Media Lab's V. Michael Bove, Jr. gave a presentation on holographic TV last week.
Writes The Hollywood Reporter, "Predicting a 'bright' future for holographic TV, [Bove] related that it is 'more practical than many people think.' In fact, he said 'multiple research groups' are working toward its potential...
David Cronenberg's long-time DP Peter Suschitzky talks to Filmmaker Magazine about his craft and long career.
He says of how he preps for each film, "It begins with a careful reading of the screenplay trying to get a feel for, subconsciously, what’s in that script.”
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ICG Magazine talks to cinematographer Phedon Papamichael about his latest feature film. Alexander Payne's black-and-white Nebraska.
He says of the decision to shoot in black-and-white, "Alexander always envisioned [Nebraska] in black and white, going back to our earliest conversations, before we made Sideways. Although the story and the...
Shane Hurlbut presents part 2 of his in-depth ARRI Alexa vs. the Canon C500 camera tests for feature film Need for Speed. This time he tests IR filtration, interior latitude, night ISO and night driving.
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