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Rafael Leyva specializes in feature films and focuses on capturing strong compelling stories on 35mm. In 2019 the International Cinematographers Guild of America named him as one of their Generation Next DPs. He has lensed for clients such as Disney Pictures, SONY Pictures, Netflix, FOX, NBC, Hallmark, Lifetime Channel Network, Syfy Channel Network, and many […]
Just last year RED debuted its new flagship camera system, the DSMC3 V-RAPTOR 8K VV. The RAPTOR is not only the most powerful digital camera on the market to date, but it opens the possibilities for how cinematographers craft their imagery. Previously, cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC partnered with RED to deliver a live demo of […]
Michael Dallatorre worked his way up from prepping cameras at Panavision to lensing films like Brightburn, Studio 666, and the Amazon Prime Original film Emergency. Filmmakers Academy’s Brendan Sweeney sat down with Dallatorre to discuss his career from starting out in the prep room to his approach to lensing feature films. Watch the full interview! […]
Matthew Chuang, ACS visits Filmmakers Academy for the Finding the Frame interview series hosted by Brendan Sweeney. Chuang recently returned to Los Angeles after wrapping Of an Age in Melbourne, his second collaboration with writer and director Goran Stolevski. He sits down to talk about his journey as a filmmaker, shares inside details about the […]
Anyone who has ever experienced a long-distance relationship knows it’s no easy matter. But, what if you and your better half resided on two separate planets? HBO Max’s latest film Moonshot explores that very idea! Moonshot is a romantic comedy that follows two college students (Cole Sprouse and Lana Condor) who embark on an interstellar […]
Creating and baking in a unique LOOK with 3D LUTs. Why, how to use in DaVinci Resolve, and how to install and use LUTs on set.
My July podcast is all about camera technology from formats and exposure to the emotion and motivation of focus pulling and much more. Topics covered include: What it takes to capture the “cinematic” look and feel with your camera Selecting your next camera: the pros & cons of Panasonic GH4, Sony A7s, Canon 5D Mark […]
Creating a healthy DP-Director relationship is a key element to having a smooth production. This podcast will show the must-knows behind establishing a productive shoot.
Shane Hurlbut, ASC talks about the process of working with directors and his work with Gabriele Muccino on the movie Fathers and Daughters.
5′ 4″ Megan Pham is working in Los Angeles for Shane Hurlbut, ASC, climbing up and down a 15 foot ladder, taking down Lekos rigged on the ceiling.
Today is a very exciting day as it is the first release of the Into the Badlands trailer for Comic Con. I wanted to share and show you what I have been creating over the last six months. Here is a glimpse of what we have been filming.
Sound Advice is very comprehensive for beginners, a great refresher and skill builder for intermediate enthusiasts and hobbyists, and even at the pro level, you’ll benefit and maybe even be blown away by some of the exercises.
How I go about understanding the exposure of a digital sensor, specifically with the Canon Cinema EOS Platform – finding its soul, its breaking point, as well as its deep and dark secrets that you cannot find in a Canon manual.
It is incredible how just one light that is not direct, but bouncing off something, changes the mood and tone of your image. It doesn’t have to be from a bounce card; it can be a wall, a floor or a ceiling. Indirect light is one of my favorite lights to use. I feel it mimics what your eyes see because it is natural, soft, forgiving and beautiful.
Musicbed and Film Supply have connected both companies with a similar goal: collaboration. This publication is about inspiration and connecting with the audience.
Understand the RED Dragon’s breaking point with ISOs, IREs and Latitude. Know when to use the Skin Tone OLPF or the Low Light OLPF and as many myths that an artist can uncover will be revealed!
Shaping light can add a 3D quality to your image. In this video, I will show you how you can create a window pattern in your background to create that depth.