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.
Cinematographer Michael Goi, ASC, brings creepy realism to American Horror Story
The TV series American Horror Story certainly lives up to its name, but not through just the usual ooga-booga knee-jerk scares of the genre.
Ron Howard and Bryce Dallas Howard create a short film inspired by stills for Canon’s Project Imagin8ion
Director/producer Ron Howard, Oscar®-winner for A Beautiful Mind, recently teamed with Canon U.S.A. Inc., and daughter Bryce Dallas Howard (The Help) on the experimental film project Project Imagin8ion.
An Objective Camera Shootout
Zacuto, Kessler Crane and cinematographer Robert Primes, ASC, put the latest single-chip cameras to the test
Camera shootouts or comparisons are usually taken with a grain of salt. For many of these shootouts, it's common that a camera manufacturer, or an organization, will have a particular agenda that will often sway desired results.
Cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth, ASC, uses RED ONEs and EPICsto expose The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
With its suspenseful, violent and downright creepy tale of a crusading Swedish journalist (played by James Bond star Daniel Craig) and messed-up, but brilliant, hacker (Rooney Mara) as an odd couple who team up to solve an old mystery.
Make It Big
The ins and outs of producing a feature-length DSLR movie
Even for the most inexperienced filmmakers, it's not too difficult to produce professional-looking footage with a DSLR for a short film.