A Modern-Day Odyssey
Filmmaker David Cronenberg discusses the making of Cosmopolis and his views on digital filmmaking
Canadian writer-director David Cronenberg has always marched to the beat of his own idiosyncratic drum.
Let’s Get Paranoid
Global production company Paranoid creates innovative music vids and spots
In the modern world of commercials, music videos and independent film, digital is at the heart of just about everything. HDVideoPro chatted with global production company Paranoid about their use of HD.
Short Film, Big Vision
Trevin Matcek makes Life Begins at Rewirement for ITVS Futurestates
Writer/director Trevin Matcek was invited to pitch this story to Futurestates via Film Independent's Directing Lab.
Film Vs. Digital
Side by Side investigates the history and process of film and digital production with a who’s who of moviemakers
Religion. Race. Politics. These prickly subjects have always provoked heated discussion—and often bloodshed.
A New Network
Streamin’ Garage and NewTek bring live TV to the web
Many people who are looking to break into network television see producing content for the web as a great way to showcase their talent and hopefully earn a slot as a staff writer or even a show runner.
Director Ridley Scott and cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, ASC, create a sci-fi epic with Prometheus
"It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive."
Untangling The 3D Web
3ality Technica’s innovative 3D rigs help reboot the Marvel franchise for The Amazing Spider-Man
Around Hollywood, the prevailing wisdom is that to ensure a contemporary perspective and, hence, appeal to a new generation of filmgoers, successful film franchises need a fresh start every few years.
Cinematographer Rachel Morrison illuminates director Zal Batmanglij’s Sound of My Voice
Batmanglij is transparent in his desires to shake up Hollywood a bit by melding art house and psychological thriller, looking to both connect and captivate his viewer at the same time.
Cinematographer Robert Yeoman, ASC, discusses his longtime collaboration with director Wes Anderson for Moonrise Kingdom
Wes Anderson's cinematic world has been described as whimsical, wistful, wide-angle, quirky and a bit ridiculous.
Shooting Top Shot
Bullets fly and targets explode as reality show meets shooting competition
When you think of projects that present a distinct visual style, reality-television shows aren't typically looked to as a hotbed of innovative and ground-breaking production technique.
Bad Moon Rising
Fox Digital Studio aims to lead the web video “pack” with Wolfpack of Reseda
In 2009, News Corp. transformed the fledgling Fox Atomic into Fox Digital Studio.
Back In Black
Director Barry Sonnenfeld returns 15 years after the original for Men in Black III
For diehard Men in Black fans, it's been a long, hard decade of cold turkey—no Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) in their trademark sharp suits and shades, no nifty neuralyzers, no wry banter as they battled illegal aliens and casually saved the world.
Cinematographer Brett Pawlak and director Destin Cretton showcase a visual sincerity in I Am Not a Hipster
As a cinematographer, Brett Pawlak is a product of digital.
Paranormal Reality TV
Cinematographer John Leonetti, ASC, and post facility Encore take us down The River
The River is a groundbreaking ABC/DreamWorks Television production created by Oren Peli and Michael R. Perry. In the story, Dr. Emmet Cole is an explorer and nature-show host who disappears deep in the Amazon jungle.