Category Archives: Cinematography

Going Green? Why Now?

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The Theory Behind 48 Frames Per Second

Recently, Peter Jackson debuted 10 minutes of 3D RED EPIC footage from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey that was shot in 48-frames per second as opposed to the conventional film standard of 24. The reveal was met with some rather mixed reactions. Higher frame rates, that … Continue reading

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The Tutorial Page is LIVE

Hop on over to the Tutorials Page for some helpful links and video guides. The page will be evolving from time to time, so any feedback on how it can better serve your needs is certainly welcome!

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Great Cinematography Tutorials

These have been around for a while but I thought they were certainly worth reposting. This collection of cinematography tutorials, created by Tom Antos, outlines some easy to follow techniques and valuable tips to help any interested beginner make their visuals … Continue reading

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Oscar Loaded ‘Skyfall’ In Full Swing

Come early November, James Bond will be back in the newest installment of the 007 Franchise, Skyfall (2012) . The film will again be led by Daniel Craig who turned in a convincingly debonair showing as the MI-6 Agent in the wonderful Casino Royale (2006), … Continue reading

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‘Act of Valor’: Shooting a Feature with DSLRs

By now everyone has heard the buzz surrounding the upcoming release of Act of Valor (2012). Directed by Mike “Mouse” McCoy and Scott Waugh (AKA the Bandito Brothers), and photographed by Shane Hurlbut, Act of Valor employs a visceral, “video game” style of filmmaking, utilizing … Continue reading

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And The Winners Will Be…

Yesterday, the Director’s Guild of America announced their nominees for outstanding directorial achievement in motion pictures. Up on the block this year is Woody Allen, David Fincher, Alexander Payne, Martin Scorsese, and Michel Hazavanicius. Consequently, these nominations seem a worthy foresight for … Continue reading

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