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“One Big Problem with 4K: Camera features available on some 1080p HD cameras, but not in any 4K camera” by Eddie Barber

(Pictured above: Shooting FX’s Sons of Anarchy at their Studio Facility in North Hollywood, CA.) With 4K becoming more and more prevalent, there are still a few advantages of 1080p over 4K cameras.  For example, if you shoot 1080p @ 60P/FPS (which I often do for “Speed Ramp” and “Slow-Mo”) …

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“Shooting Plans & Shot Lists for Different Subjects: 14 WAYS to Capture the Perfect Waves” By Sherri Sheridan

Have you ever returned home from a day of shooting and looked through your footage to find you have 308 shots of the same thing and nothing to really edit together? Even if you will be shooting on the fly, you need a plan and a shot list for how …

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Book Reviews | “Lighting for Cinematography: A Practical Guide to the Art and Craft of Lighting for the Moving Image”

New Book on Lighting Written by David Landau While there are some great books with interviews of big time cinematographers out there, there are few books immediately applicable to what beginning cinematographers are facing on limited budget shoots. “Lighting for Cinematography: A Practical Guide to the Art and Craft of …

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Storytelling | “LOVE OF ADVENTURE: A Kind of Love for All Kinds of Stories” by Pamela Jaye Smith & Monty Hayes McMillan

There’s a type of love that scales mountains, moves rivers, and changes worlds. This sort of love often breaks up families, ruins careers, and ends in destitution and death. Yet it keeps luring people into its web, offering the chance of rewards beyond compare in emotional satisfaction, lifelong relationships, and …

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A Conversation with Anna Foerster, ASC

Interview conducted by Kelcie Des Jardins Tips for Aspiring Cinematographers from Anna Foerster, ASC • It’s easy to get hijacked by technical novelties and it’s good to stay up to date with the fast developing technical stuff. But don’t let that dictate your choices. • Stay physically in shape. Somehow …

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Brave Bison CEO, Claire Hungate to Guest Chair IBC2019 Content Steering Group

Above photo from IBC 2018, Amsterdam. Register now for IBC 2019 before August 16 to secure your free exhibition pass: show.ibc.org >> IBC is delighted to announce that Brave Bison CEO, Claire Hungate has accepted the role of guest chair of the IBC2019 Content Steering Group (CSG), a collection of …

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Meet IBC 2019 Keynote Speaker Cécile Frot-Coutaz

Cécile Frot-Coutaz Head of YouTube EMEA, YouTube Cecile joined YouTube in October 2018 as the Head of YouTube for Europe Middle East and Africa, in charge of the YouTube business, strategy and content partnerships in the complex and ever changing region. Prior to joining YouTube, Cecile was CEO of FremantleMedia, …

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