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.
Birthing An Indie Film
DP Wyatt Troll and director Christopher Neil use the ARRI ALEXA for Goats
While a woman who has given birth may not agree, there seems to be something birth-like about a film that you put your whole heart and soul into.
Director Andrew Stanton and DP Dan Mindel, ASC, BSC, create a hybrid sci-fi adventure in John Carter
Epic sci-fi tales never come cheap, with Walt Disney Pictures reportedly spending $250 million on John Carter, the new Martian odyssey set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars) and based on a classic novel by Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.
The 2012 Sundance Film Festival reworks the film festival model
Robert Redford kicked off the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, which took place on January 19-29, on a down note, commenting on the "grim times" we're living in due to the economy and our divided government.
DP Bradford Young and director Dee Rees go beyond the comfort zone for Pariah
Bradford Young is all about pushing the boundaries. In his latest efforts to keep pushing, he's currently off in Sri Lanka with Tibetan director Khyentse Norbu filming a feature about class struggle in India.