HDVP Blog

Gear — The Eclipse Net Family From Redrock Micro

“Solo camera operators can now do it all” thanks to a new brand of products with advanced automated follow focus tracking as well as remote control lens and gimbal operation for drones and other systems

Gear — A Lightweight 8mm 180 Degree Fisheye Lens From Duclos For Drone And VR

The motion picture lenses company has released a specialty lens with durable exterior and electronic control for remote and aerial work

Video — High Speed Stage From Hive Lighting and Drone Dudes

A new video showcases the high frame rate possibilities of a dedicated space in Los Angeles from the top shelf lighting and aerial cinematography companies

Gear — The Beachtek DXA-MICRO-PRO Audio Adapter For DSLR Video

Announced post-NAB, the audio solutions company’s compact two-channel system for using professional microphones with 3.5mm equipped cameras

Featured Project

The Gold & The Cold

Phedon Papamichael, ASC, GSC, bestows ARRI ALEXA 65 splendor upon Cedric Nicolas-Troyan’s Huntsman sequel

More Recent Projects

Shooting Blind

Despite dumping most of his gear and breaking the monitor on his EPIC-M RED DRAGON, filmmaker Renan Ozturk and his climbing team completed Down to Nothing, a documentary following the perilous ascent of one of Southeast Asia’s tallest mountains

The High Life

Indie filmmaker Ben Wheatley and cinematographer Laurie Rose go upscale to adapt J.G. Ballard’s sci-fi classic High-Rise

Moody Blues

Stefan Czapsky, ASC, reveals his fresh approach to capturing cinematic visuals on NBC’s latest hit, Shades of Blue


Gear Spotlight

At A Glance: The Sky Is The Limit

The Zeiss VR ONE is a virtual-reality headset with premium optics and first-person view for use with drones

Latest Gear

4K Super 35 Varicam LT

Panasonic has entered the 4K market again, this time with a lightweight, compact, high-end Super 35 camera

April 2016

RED’s SCARLET-W is the latest addition to their RED DRAGON family of cinema cameras


Workflow

Making The Cut

In the not-so-distant past, editing for film and television was a well-established practice, but in our modern tech-savvy world, how exactly has the process changed?

Boris Continuum Complete

Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) is a comprehensive set of over 230 VFX plug-ins designed to complement postproduction tasks—from editing and effects, to graphics and finishing.

DaVinci Resolve 12

More than a color-correction tool, the latest update aspires to be a complete post package


Technique

NASA Goes Hollywood

To create authentic effects for Sir Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Territory Studio collaborated with the agency for thrilling results, underscoring this modern-day Robinson Crusoe adventure in space

Outside The Box Tools

Cinematographers discuss the sometimes unorthodox tools that help them on set

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