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Gear — Fotodiox Pro Vizelex ND Throttle

Available for Micro Four Thirds, Sony E mount and Canon EF mount cameras, the incredibly affordable ND Throttle is doubly functional as lens adapter and variable neutral-density filter

IBC Preview 2016 — Band Pro Raptor Lenses

New Band Pro Raptor prime lenses built with IB/E in 100mm, 150mm and 180mm focal lengths with full frame image circle, T2.9 aperture and macro magnification

Post — mocha Pro 5 OFX

With new support for Foundry Nuke and Blackmagic Fusion, the mocha Pro 5 effects software is also available as a plug-in for Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Apple Final Cut

Behind The Scene — Joe Capra And The Phase One XF iQ3

An interview with Joe Capra of Scientifantastic on the massive 12K resolution of his PHASED | LA time-lapse captured in Los Angeles with the Phase One XF iQ3 medium format still camera

Featured Project

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¡Feliz Cumpleaños!

Cinematographer Terrence Hayes lights a fluorescent Mexico on the RED DRAGON with Kowa anamorphic lenses for Happy Birthday

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

Cinema Quality Handheld Design

Cinema Quality Handheld Design

The Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K offers 15 stops of dynamic range on a Super 35 sensor, plus 60 fps of RAW 4K-quality footage. In a word, it’s impressive.

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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