This week, Jordan takes us behind the scenes of his short feature film, A Walk Down to Water. He and director Levi Holwell discuss the gear they chose for the production, as well as the importance of camera movement in storytelling.
Articles tagged "filmmaking"
videoApr 26, 2018 at 13:33
Cinema camera manufacturer Arri has started a certified sales program for used Alexa bodies. The company says these pre-owned Alexa Plus and Classic models have gone through extensive servicing and testing before being put on sale.
Apr 25, 2018 at 14:40
What do you get when you combine a Lamborghini Huracan with $500,000 dollar gimbal setup? You get "the world’s fastest purpose-built camera car."
videoApr 6, 2018 at 14:59
In 2010, wildlife filmmaker Ivo Nörenberg asked Canon to create a lens with a seemingly impossible set of specifications. Four years later, Canon delivered the $78,000 CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 lens.
mobileMar 29, 2018 at 17:17
Smartphone accessory maker Moment has launched a new product line targeted specifically at mobile filmmakers. The lineup includes an anamorphic lens, a gimbal counterweight, and a smartphone filter mount.
Mar 25, 2018 at 14:00
Photographer Chris Schmid recently embarked on an ambitious project to document one of the most resilient animals on Earth: the musk ox. He hopes his film and photos will highlight this arctic animal's plight, and raise awareness around the effects of climate change.
video newsFeb 26, 2018 at 19:18
eMotimo has introduced a motion control kit that motorizes the popular Dana Dolly using an eMotimo spectrum ST4 for a massive range of control. Together, the kit starts around $4,250, compared to the $15K to $20K of current industry-standard set-ups.
videoFeb 6, 2018 at 22:32
Our friends at ShareGrid recently put the affordable filmmaking favorite Sony a7SII up against a monster: the $50,000+ ARRI Alexa Mini. Can you tell the difference in their side-by-side test footage?
videoJul 21, 2017 at 19:52
Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk has been receiving great reviews, but it's a challenge to see it in its full glory. This handy infographic reveals the aspect ratio chaos that is wrought as the industry retreats from film.
video newsFeb 27, 2017 at 21:22
Before things got really confusing at the 89th Academy Awards last night, we got an overview of the Oscars given out earlier in the month at the Scientific and Technical Awards including four cinema cameras that helped usher in the digital era. Read more
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