HDVP Blog

Gear — Manfrotto Cases For Video

Several new Manfrotto case lines for video professionals and location shooters; the Off Road Stunt Bag Line, Pro Light Collection and affordable tripod bags

Gear — Hasselblad X1D Camera

The Hasselblad X1D-50c is a new mirrorless still camera that brings medium format 50 megapixel sensor and medium format lenses to video capture

Events — Kees Van Oostrum ASC President 2016

The American Society of Cinematographers nominates Kees Van Oostrum ASC President 2016 and new officers to follow outgoing President Richard Crudo ASC

Gear — Think Tank Photo’s Helipak Backpack

Organization, portability and comfort for carrying complete quadcopter and drone setups like the DJI Inspire with Zenmuse gimbal Helipak Backpack

Featured Project

The Gold & The Cold

Phedon Papemichael ASC, GSC, bestows ARRI ALEXA 65 splendor upon Cedric Nicolas-Trojan's Huntsman Sequel

More Recent Projects

The High Life

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

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

Moody Blues

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


Gear Spotlight

BBS Lighting Pipeline Reporter And 4 Bank

At A glance: BBS Lighting Pipeline Reporter And 4 Bank

Tough lights with high-quality rendering are the hallmark of a company concentrating on the energy efficiency and low-heat output of remote phosphor and LED solutions

Latest Gear

Keeping The Balance

With camera stabilization becoming more affordable for filmmakers, we examine the options for cinematographers seeking support for both light and heavier-weighted cameras

June 2016

Rounding up the best new gear for filmmaking and production

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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