Music and dance are a big part of the contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ holiday musical drama, Black Nativity. It follows Langston (Jacob Latimore), a street-wise teen from Baltimore as he journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged grandparents.
The Short Game about competitive junior golfers around the world was shot with Canon’s C300 digital cinema camera.
Director of photography Jon Nelson, owner of Production Hero in Orange County, California, recently acquired a new Fujinon PL 19-90 Cabrio (Model ZK4.7x19) Premier PL Mount cinema-style zoom lens
It was a challenging assignment even for a veteran shooter of car commercials. A major ad agency for a leading automaker asked cinematographer Dana Christiaansen if he could shoot three full commercials in 48 hours on the streets of Atlanta. The spots would include nighttime car-to-car photography of a moving vehicle, close-ups of a celebrity spokesman at the wheel and scripted vignettes. Christiaansen’s solution was to rely on the Canon EOS C300 digital cinema camera.
Vision Research unveiled the Phantom Flex4K, the next evolution in its digital cinema product line at the 2013 International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam.
Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth installment in writer/director George Miller’s post-apocalyptic action franchise and the first digital film for cinematographer John Seale.
Fraunhofer IIS has unveiled new innovative camera and acquisition technologies for high dynamic range video at the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam. The Institute is introducing two different ways for HDR imaging: a specialized HDR camera and new camera array to provide brilliant HDR images for the most challenging lighting conditions on set.
Band Pro Film & Digital today announced the opening of their newest location, Band Pro South. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Band Pro South will be overseen by broadcast professional and longtime Atlanta resident, Phillip Ghee.
Band Pro Film & Digital will screen the 4K short film Viewing the Night Sky in Summer in Amsterdam at the 2013 International Broadcasters Convention.
While filming his second commercial spot for the upscale fast-food Southeast-based company, Backyard Burger, Jon Chema faced both a tight budget and the challenge of wrangling a real live untrained cow.