How To Color Grade A Perfectly Cinematic Black And White Look

How To Shade Grade A Completely Cinematic Black And White Look

There is a big misunderstanding that color correction of black and white projects is easier than color correction in color. While color correction is an additional level of complexity...
Download My Alexa-Style LUT For The URSA Mini 4.6K Here + First Impressions Of The New Firmware

Obtain My Alexa-Fashion LUT For The us Mini 4.6K Right here + First Impressions...

The URSA Mini seems to get better and better with every new update. The latest beta firmware (4.0) is the biggest leap forward so far. One of the most...
Riding In The Car With Allen – ICG Magazine

Using In The Automotive With Allen – ICG Journal

Union members pay tribute to award-winning cinematographer Allen Daviau, ASC. by Pauline Rogers / Selected image courtesy of Bruce McBroom The internet exploded on April 15, 2020, when it...
3 Reasons Why The New Canon 5D MK IV Might Not Suck

three Causes Why The New Canon 5D MK IV May Not Suck

The Canon 5D MK IV was finally announced yesterday, and the news was largely overwhelming. The vast majority of filmmakers I've spoken to have generally been disappointed with the...
First Impressions Of Canon's Brand New C700 Cinema Camera

First Impressions Of Canon’s Model New C700 Cinema Digital camera

It's been a busy week for Canon. Just a few days ago, they announced their long-awaited 5D MK IV what I wrote about hereand now they have announced two...
Sigma Just Entered The Cinema Lens Market With An Impressive New Line Of Cine Glass!

Sigma Simply Entered The Cinema Lens Market With An Spectacular New Line Of Cine...

Sigma has aggressively innovated its product line in recent years and to date they have just made their biggest announcement to date - a brand new line of cinema...
Rigging Up My URSA Mini With Wireless Audio For A One Man Band Film Shoot

Rigging Up My URSA Mini With Wi-fi Audio For A One Man Band Movie...

This summer has been very busy, at least as far as the productions are concerned. I have spent most of the past few months preparing, directing, and directing a...
BEACH BUM: A Short Film Shot On URSA Mini 4.6K With No Crew

BEACH BUM: A Brief Movie Shot On URSA Mini 4.6K With No Crew

When I started as a filmmaker, I kept making short films to experiment with new techniques. I never went to film school, so instead I wrote, directed, and edited...
The Wandering DP Podcast: Episode #228 – Cash Rules Everything

The Greenscreen DP Podcast: Episode #228 – Money Guidelines Every part

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First Impressions Of RED's New 8K Helium Sensor

First Impressions Of RED’s New 8K Helium Sensor

RED announced last week that they will begin shipping their Epic-W and Weapon cameras - both of which are equipped with the new helium sensor. As many of you...
A Non-Technical Approach To Achieving The Cinematic Look

A Non-Technical Method To Attaining The Cinematic Look

As independent filmmakers, we always follow the elusive "cinematic look". The ultimate goal is usually to increase production value and produce content that resembles high-end feature films, even when...
The 4 Best DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras For Video In 2017

The Four Greatest DSLRs and Mirrorless Cameras For Video In 2017

A few years ago, when big sensor camcorders like the Canon C300 and Sony FS100 came on the market, many of us thought that the DSLR revolution would die....
The Panasonic GH5 Is Officially Here! These Are My First Impressions

The Panasonic GH5 Is Formally Right here! These Are My First Impressions

Last year I was lucky enough to be invited by Panasonic to see a working Lumix GH5 in their offices here in Los Angeles. After seeing the camera in...
I'm Directing A Feature Right Now. Here's How We're Pulling It Off!

I am Directing A Characteristic Proper Now. This is How We’re Pulling It Off!

If you wondered why I didn't post anything in a few weeks - it was a very busy start to the year! Earlier this month I produced some content...
Our URSA Mini 4.6K Guerrilla Shooting Rig + Lots Of Screengrabs From The Feature!

Our URSA Mini 4.6K Guerrilla Taking pictures Rig + Heaps Of Screengrabs From The...

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How To Shoot A Moving Car Scene With No Process Trailer, Rigging, Or Budget

How To Shoot A Shifting Automobile Scene With No Course of Trailer, Rigging, Or...

As I sketched in this previous post, I recently finished producing a feature film and will continue to document our process here on my blog. In...
Blockbuster. Arthouse. Classic. My Cinematic LUT: Genre Edition Packs Are Now Officially Available!

Blockbuster. Arthouse. Traditional. My Cinematic LUT: Style Version Packs Are Now Formally Out there!

You asked for it, so here they are! I am happy to announce that I am releasing my new Cinematic LUT Pack: Genre Edition today. I published mine last year Original...
Why DSLRs Are Still Relevant For Filmmaking & How To Choose The Right One

Why DSLRs Are Nonetheless Related For Filmmaking & How To Select The Proper One

While the DSLR revolution may not be what it used to be, one thing remains clear: DSLRs and mirrorless cameras still have a very strong hold in the independent...
Could This Be The Panasonic AF100 Replacement We've Been Waiting For?

May This Be The Panasonic AF100 Alternative We have Been Ready For?

I just came to Las Vegas for NAB and came across this Panasonic ad (see image above) within minutes of my arrival. The brand is teasing a new cinema camera...
Why I Just Picked Up The Fuji X-T2 For Filmmaking + My First Impressions

Why I Simply Picked Up The Fuji X-T2 For Filmmaking + My First Impressions

I've been on the market for a new DSLR / mirrorless camera for a while now and only this week I finally decided and bought the Fuji X-T2. For...

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