Brett Casadonte

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Desqueeze FF Anamorphic with Resolve

Here's a reprint from the current edition (April 2018) of FDTimes about desqueezing anamorphic images with DaVinci Resolve. 8 pages. With the latest …

Cinematography

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Cinematography

The Red Epic-W with Gemini - The American Society of Cinematographers

NAB 2018: A new 5K sensor expands the Epic-W family of DSMC2 cameras with dual ISO.<p>Joining the previously available Helium 8K Super 35 sensor at a …

Mastering the Movie Color Palette: Denis Villeneuve

Discordant colors<p>Mystery is at the center of Denis Villeneuve movies.<p>Since the perspective is often restricted to that of the characters, the …

Oscars: Roger Deakins Finally Wins, Snapping Longest Losing Streak

This is Deakins’s first Oscar win after 14 nominations<p>Roger Deakins might be the greatest living cinematographer, and he’s finally – finally! – …

One Of Oscar's Longest Losing Streaks Just Ended

After 14 nominations over 23 years, legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins won — finally! — for Blade Runner 2049.

Cinematography

Roger Deakins ends Oscars losing run with best cinematography for Blade Runner 2049

British director of photography finally wins the Academy award for blockbuster sci-fi film after falling short 13 times previously<p>•Oscars 2018: the red carpet, the winners, the speeches – live<p>Veteran British director of photography Roger Deakins has finally ended his 13-film losing streak at the …

Cinematography

How Martin Ahlgren and Neville Kidd shot Altered Carbon on the ARRI ALEXA 65

On this weeks Go Creative Show podcast, host Ben Concoli talks to Martin Ahlgren and Neville Kidd, who were both Directors of Photography on the …

Altered Carbon

Watch how ILM created Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s opening space battle

A blend of practical and special effects<p><i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> scored a handful of Academy Award nominations this year, including one for best Visual Effects. As it did last year with <i>Rogue One</i>, Industrial Light and Magic has released a pair of behind-the-scenes clips that showcase how the film’s …

Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Cinematographer Roundtable With Roger Deakins, Rachel Morrison, Janusz Kaminski and More

Hoyte Van Hoytema, Dan Laustsen and Robert Elswit also joined the Roundtable.<p>The lensing experts behind <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, <i>Dunkirk</i>, <i>Mudbound</i>, <i>The Post</i>,</i> …

Roger Deakins Doesn't Think He's Overdue for an Oscar

OscarWrap: “Some of the greatest work is never appreciated, so from my point, it’s wonderful to be appreciated over the years,” “Blade Runner 2049” …

Oscars 2018: Here Are the Cameras Used to Shoot The Films Nominated for Best Cinematography

Oscar nominated cinematographers on the gear they used to create the look of this year's Best Cinematography contenders.<p>Every cinematographer knows …

ISE 2018: Blackmagic Design Exhibits URSA Broadcast Camera for Live Event Production - rAVe [Publications]

About Sara Abrons<p>Sara Abrons is editor-in-chief of rAVe [Publications] and a graduate of the School of Media and Journalism at the University of …

Panasonic Develops 8K Global Shutter CMOS Sensor

<b>As stated in Panasonic’s press release: this new sensor features “8K high-resolution, high-performance global shutter technology using</b> …

Cameras

Panasonic Develops Industry’s First 8K High-Resolution, High-Performance Global Shutter Technology using a Organic-Photoconductive-Film CMOS Image Sensor

Panasonic claims they have developed the industry’s first 8K high-resolution, high-performance global shutter technology using an …

Cameras

Sony Creates Groundbreaking Backlit CMOS Sensor with Global Shutter

Sony just announced a groundbreaking development in the world of camera image sensors: it has created a 1.46-megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor …

Foxconn branching out from iPhones into more expensive devices as it seeks to diversify

iPhone assembler Foxconn is seeking to diversify its production lines as it says the smartphone market has become stagnant. The company currently relies on Apple for around half of its revenue, but has ambitious plans for even higher-end manufacturing …<p><i>Nikkei</i> reports (via <i>Engadget</i>) that the company …

Altered Carbon Tests the Limits of Television Image Quality

<i>Altered Carbon</i>, a dystopian, cyberpunk action/sci-fi tale, set centuries in a bleak future, taking place partly in other solar systems, is a …

Mastering the Movie Color Palette: Denis Villeneuve

Panavision's latest cinema camera has an 8K RED sensor

Nearly every blockbuster film used to end with "Lenses and Panaflex camera by Panavision," but now it's more likely that your favorite movie was short on Arri or RED. Panavision is trying to flip that equation, however, by adopting one of its rivals' key pieces of tech. Its latest cinema camera, …

Sony to Begin Venice Shipments

Sony’s Venice, its next-generation CineAlta motion picture camera, begins shipping to customers this month.

Customers

Hands on with DJI’s X7 Gimbal and the Inspire 2

Photo Credit: Haley HaysEarlier this year I spent a month in and around Utah filming drone coverage on a show for Discovery. On that project I had …

Drones

Best Cameras of 2017

From Cinema RAW to Mirrorless MFT, let's close the year with your best new camera options.Snap, crackle, camera goodness! It’s almost time to flip …

Cameras

How this short film was completely lit by drone lighting

Keeping your film well lit is one of the most difficult things to get right when filmmaking, but this Brooklyn-based team think drone lighting might …

Filmmaking

Low Light Capture | RED TECH

How to Shoot for These 5 Creative Editing Tricks

Some of the most creative edits are pulled off with the help of some great camera work.Post might be the last phase of production, but that doesn't …

Photography

A Basic Breakdown of How Lights Change the Look of Your Subject

Keys, fills, kickers, and background lights—what exactly do each of them do?As a beginner, lighting can be really intimidating. Not only do you have …

Filmmaking

How to Recreate the Orange Desert Effect From 'Blade Runner 2049'

You want Hollywood-grade shots but you don't have the money? The bad news is most of the time you can't do anything about this. The good news is …

Everything You Need for an Outdoor Movie Shoot

If you’re venturing to the great outdoors for your next movie shoot, you’ll need to bring along more than just a camera and spare battery. As you …

Off-roading