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Spring 2014

cinematography

Table of Contents

Spring 2014

This issue features interviews with two cinematography legends, a look at the future of 3D in home entertainment, and an exploration of how to find the right music with multi-screen production in mind. The spring issue also includes our annual NAB equipment preview, a Digital Discussion with AllDigital’s Tim Napoleon, and look at the evolution of ARRI camera technology.

NAB 2014 Preview

NAB 2014 Preview

Panasonic will introduce two new VariCams at NAB. One is a 4K VariCam with a new super 35mm MOS image sensor for 4096 x 2160 (17:9) 4K image capture.Read more...

Cinematography: History of Cinematography

Cinematography: History of Cinematography

The seemingly continual barrage of press releases, blog posts, and reviews about new digital cinematography cameras often emphasize their revolutionary new technology.Read more...

Production Music in the Multi-Screen Universe

Production Music in the Multi-Screen Universe

When perusing the offerings of production music companies, large and small, it’s easy to find those that are adding a new library or two, striking up a partnership, enhancing search technology, etc.Read more...

Evolution

Evolution

There are few industries that have been impacted by technology more than film and video. From new ways to make them to new ways to show them, the market has been demanding change, change, and more change.Read more...

Cinematography: Expanded Cinematography

Cinematography: Expanded Cinematography

During the last few years, the role of imagery in films became much more pronounced and very distinct from the imagery of the end of the 20th century. New technologies and new forms of relationships and interdependence between traditional cinematography, art direction, visual effects, the new “virtual cinematography” and pre-visualization create new kinds of imagery.Read more...

Cinematography: Richard Rawlings - ASC Awards

Cinematography: Richard Rawlings - ASC Awards

Richard Rawlings, ASC, was honored at the annual American Society of Cinematographers banquet this year for his career body of work in television. Rawlings grew up in Hollywood, under the tutelage of his father, Richard Rawlings, Sr., ASC.Read more...

Cinematography: 3D: The 2014 Playbook

Cinematography: 3D: The 2014 Playbook

If you went to the CES extravaganza in Las Vegas this year, you would have seen the world of 3D everywhere. My excursion onto the exhibit floor began as it does every year, through the imposing main entrance of the North Hall where the prime exhibitor real estate is located.Read more...

Cinematography: ASC Awards – Dean Cundey

Cinematography: ASC Awards – Dean Cundey

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) held its annual awards banquet on February 1, 2014 and the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award was Dean Cundey, ASC. Acclaimed filmmaker John Carpenter presented the award to Cundey.Read more...

Virtual? Real? Can we tell?

Virtual? Real? Can we tell?

We’ve all seen the results of computerization in film and video production. Post is often done completely in the computer; virtual effects (VFX) dominate more and more films. Where is the frontier today?Read more...

Digital Discussions: Getting on Screens Everywhere

Digital Discussions: Getting on Screens Everywhere

The buzzword is “second screen,” but that doesn’t really tell the tale. Producers are looking at many more than two screens to show their work.Read more...

Making Commercials: Lighting Up The U.S.

Making Commercials: Lighting Up The U.S.

The National Football League unveiled a new treatment for its iconic copyright logo during the playoff games in January.Read more...

Making TV: Shooting Homeland

Making TV: Shooting Homeland

Before beginning work on season three of Homeland, cinematographer David Klein, ASC, asked the show’s executive producer and writer, Alex Gansa, “Who do I answer to about the look of the show?”Read more...