HDVP Blog

Ruben Östlund’s “The Square” Wins Palme d’Or At Cannes

The Swedish film, a satirical look at the art world, was a surprise winner

DJI Introduces Spark Camera Drone

The first mini drone from the company incorporates DJI’s advanced technology, plus new shooting modes and control by hand gesture

Cooke Optics To Showcase S7/i Full Frame Plus And Panchro/i Classic Lenses

The new cinema lenses will be on hand at Cine Gear Expo 2017 in Hollywood

ARRI Introduces Lightweight Matte Box LMB 4×5

Suitable for a variety of shooting applications, the modular accessory is compatible with 4”x 5.65” and 4”x 4” filter sizes

Featured Project

Sam Jones

Going Off Camera

With an ongoing television show for DirecTV, where he interviews many of the celebrities he has photographed, Sam Jones is leveraging digital imaging technologies for all they’re worth

More Recent Projects

Days Gone By

Fred Elmes, ASC, delivers a visual meditation on small town life in Jim Jarmusch’s latest feature Paterson

Lighting Legacy

With three decades of work behind the lens, Nancy Schreiber, ASC, continues to inspire the next generation of DPs

Toronto International Film Festival 2016

North America’s biggest film festival generated modest sales, positioned titles for awards season and reaffirmed the growing clout of digital platforms in film acquisition

Gear Spotlight

Fujifilm Fujinon MK lenses

Fujifilm FUJINON MK Series Cine Lenses

FUJINON presents the MK Series to Hollywood at the ASC Clubhouse, discussing the design and challenges of the new line

Latest Gear

Sony a9 Image Samples And Autofocus Review

We evaluate the images from the Sony a9 and its autofocus performance

Hands-On Video Review: Manfrotto BeFree Live Tripod

A specialized version of the company’s BeFree tripod line, the BeFree Live includes a special dedicated video tripod head

Workflow

Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite 13

Is this the only plug-in you will ever need for editing video?

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.


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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