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The 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Cinematography & Beyond

The 67th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Cinematography & Beyond

As mentioned in our previous post, there was quite a bit of history making at last night’s 67th Primetime Emmy Awards. However given our industry focuses on the nuts and bolts of filmmaking, it’s only fair that we spend some time running through the companion to the Primetime Emmys, the ...

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The History Making & Record Breaking 67th Primetime Emmy Awards: A Focus On Writing & Directing

The History Making & Record Breaking 67th Primetime Emmy Awards: A Focus On Writing & Directing

Last night’s 67th Primetime Emmy Awards was much talked about due to it’s history making (the stunning Viola Davis as the first African American to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series) and record breaking wins (Game Of Thrones with a record 12 wins). However there wasn’t much focus ...

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Blackmagic Day LA: ‘Blair Witch Project’ Director Dan Myrick On Using Blackmagic Cameras

Blackmagic Day LA: ‘Blair Witch Project’ Director Dan Myrick On Using Blackmagic Cameras

One of the biggest moments of Blackmagic Day LA was meeting with Dan Myrick, the writer/director of the industry defining ‘The Blair Witch Project”. We talked with Myrick about his current project utilizing Blackmagic cameras, as well as his new website that works as a space for script submissions and film ...

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‘4GOT10’, Filmed with Blackmagic URSA, Screens at Burbank International Film Festival 2015

‘4GOT10’, Filmed with Blackmagic URSA, Screens at Burbank International Film Festival 2015

Distributor Cinedigm and production company Status Media and Entertainment recently announced the October release date for the DVD and Blu-Ray of their upcoming film, 4GOT10. Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr., 4GOT10 tells the story of Brian (Johnny Messner) who wakes in the desert surrounded by dead bodies, millions of dollars in cash, a ...

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On The Road with SNL DP Alex Buono – Visual Storytelling 2 Tour

On The Road with SNL DP Alex Buono – Visual Storytelling 2 Tour

SNL DP Alex Buono made the Los Angeles/Burbank stop of his Visual Storytelling 2 Tour. We had a chance to speak with Buono during a break, to get some deeper insights into his theories, thoughts and ideas about the filmmaking process.

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When An Obsession With Twin Peaks Goes Awry: Northwest Passage…You Must Back This Project!!!

When An Obsession With Twin Peaks Goes Awry: Northwest Passage…You Must Back This Project!!!

UPDATE: Northwest Passage has been funded! Be sure to check out the info below and keep an eye on their Kickstarter for more updates. Original story follows. From time to time I come across a project so compelling it creates a longing to see it even before its made. That’s what happened ...

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See “The Grand Budapest Hotel” DP Robert Yeoman, ASC At NAB 2015

See “The Grand Budapest Hotel” DP Robert Yeoman, ASC At NAB 2015

Adding to this year’s shining NAB guestlist, Oscar nominated cinematographer Robert Yeoman will appear as part of NAB’s Creative Master Series, produced in partnership with the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and American Cinematographer Magazine.

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Ground Breaking New Film ‘Sympathy, Said The Shark’ Uses Actors As Camera Operators

Ground Breaking New Film ‘Sympathy, Said The Shark’ Uses Actors As Camera Operators

When you think about producing a successful independent film, it’s key to bring as much story-relevant innovation into the production as possible. You don’t fancy gimmicks just for the sake of having them, they should relate to the over all story. The new film by director Devin Lawrence, “Sympathy, Said ...

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‘American Sniper’ Cinematographer Tom Stern, ASC, AFC to Speak at NAB Show 2015

‘American Sniper’ Cinematographer Tom Stern, ASC, AFC to Speak at NAB Show 2015

Academy Award nominee and ‘American Sniper’ cinematographer Tom Stern, ASC, AFC will appear in a conversation at NAB Show, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. The session, “Heroes, Legends and ‘American Sniper’: A Conversation With Tom Stern” is the Keynote Presentation of the Creative Master Series (CMS) and ...

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UPDATE: ‘Midnight Rider’ 1st AD Hillary Schwartz, Director Randall Miller, & EP Jay Sedrish Get 10 Years Each in Sarah Jones Case

UPDATE: ‘Midnight Rider’ 1st AD Hillary Schwartz, Director Randall Miller, & EP Jay Sedrish Get 10 Years Each in Sarah Jones Case

UPDATE: ‘Midnight Rider’ First AD Hillary Schwartz has been found guilty, and has been sentenced to 10 years probation, $5,000 in fines, and she cannot serve as a director or assistant director. She can however still be a producer, though not in a capacity where she oversees the safety of ...

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