Trials, Tribulation And Technology
Menthol comes to life with the help of Kickstarter, the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and digital distribution
Digital technology has invaded nearly every facet of film production, not only in production and postproduction, but also in how films are conceptualized and financed.
Off The Road
Shooting with the Nikon D800, writer/director Guillermo Arriaga and cinematographer Janusz Kaminski create a beautiful horror for Broken Night
Making its debut at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Broken Night is a short film, written and directed by Guillermo Arriaga.
Sony’s F65 captures a clear and present terror for the Evil Dead remake
Arriving amid a spate of slasher films inspired by the success of John Carpenter's Halloween, 1981's The Evil Dead took form initially as a short film called Within The Woods.
With the help of the ARRI ALEXA, DP Chris Manley creates an easy transition from film to digital for Mad Men
Today, almost everyone is aware of the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, so I don't have to remind you about the bomb they dropped at NAB 2012, nor do I have to rehash the impressive specs of the camera, which retails for only $2,995.
DP Sean Porter uses filmic techniques to shoot the Sundance digital feature It Felt Like Love
Filmmaking entered his life as much as a necessity to stay sane as it was something that he enjoyed doing.
The Jazz Age
Cinematographer Simon Duggan, ACS, displays decadence in three dimensions for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is F. Scott Fitzgerald's prescient 1925 portrayal of an America transitioning from humble agrarian roots to a rapacious capitalism.
I Want My VOD
Gravitas Ventures wants to reinvent film distribution
Gravitas Ventures doesn't tell their clients what to do; they ask them what they want.
NewTek’s TriCaster takes its talents to the NBA’s Miami HEAT for HEATV
The Miami HEAT is one of the most exciting franchises in the NBA.
Director/producer David Fincher and DP Eigil Bryld shoot Netflix’s first original series, House of Cards
When Netflix made a recent deal to bring Disney movies to its streaming service, it was hailed as a "game changer."
America’s biggest and best film festival tries to remain relevant in a changing industry
For independent film, it's the best of times and the worst of times.
In the first of our series of profiles on the new generation of leading creative professionals, HDVP talks with cinematographer Laura Merians about how she layers both practical and VFX into her work
Laura Merians recently returned from Iceland, where she shot a music video with the internationally popular Icelandic band Sigur Rós.
All Creatures Are Great And Small
Using RED EPICs and 3ality rigs, cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel and digital previs company The Third Floor create colossal images for Jack the Giant Slayer
Giants have been with us always—in the annals of fantasy storytelling, that is.
Welcome To Portlandia
Director Jonathan Krisel, DP Bryce Fortner and production designer Tyler Robinson bring the city to life
Ironically, what goes on behind the camera on IFC's Portlandia juxtaposes the vibe the show itself gives off to audiences expertly.
Cinema Lens Special
ARRI and Carl Zeiss unveil Master Anamorphic lenses
Anamorphic lenses have been around a long time, and for filmmakers and cinematographers looking to give their films a true epic look and feel, they're often the go-to choice.