Camera filters enhance and support your photography by helping you capture a professional-looking image. But with all the different types of photography filters on the market, it’s tricky to know what filters work best for certain circumstances. In fact, one of the most common questions you’ll hear from novice photographers is “What filters do I […]
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Picking the right backdrop for your scene is essential to create the perfect atmosphere and setting the right mood for your project. Rosco’s Academy Award® and Emmy® winning SoftDrop backdrops are a popular choice for filmmakers because of their versatility and practicality in delivering photo-realistic backgrounds. Their non-reflective surface, durability, ease of installation, and cost-effectiveness […]
Emmy-nominated cinematographer Nicole Hirsch Whitaker is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and has worked in the industry for decades. Filmmakers Academy sat down with Nicole while in the middle of filming the live-action Netflix adaptation of One Piece, an extraordinarily popular manga, and anime series. Keep reading to learn more about […]
Hildur Guðnadóttir shot into the public eye last year winning an Emmy for her soundtrack to HBO’s Chernobyl and then recently with her Golden Globes win and Oscar Nomination for Todd Phillips’ Joker. What makes the former even more intriguing? Find out in this video essay and article by Hurlbut Academy writer, Chris Haigh
Movie-making – an American Dream “It ain’t about how hard you can hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forwards.” – Rocky Balboa When I think about movies, about why I wanted to be involved in making movies, I have a real sense of pride that America has always […]
Time to let one of my best kept secrets out of the bag, “The Trash Can Fire light“! I thought I’d share my innovation and creation from Into the Badlands. It starts with a light that I don’t think a lot of you know exists. It’s an awesome light to have in your arsenal. It’s […]
What is Infrared Pollution? How do you combat it? We have the answers for you.
Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure to spend time with Ron Dawson of the Solo Creative Podcast on Dare Dreamer FM. Communication, managing expectations and understanding your creative strengths are a few of the specific items that Ron and I discuss.
We introduced Sherri Kauk to you with the first three videos of her presentation on “The Shooter’s Playbook.” We are continuing with the next three parts of her presentation. Sherri is an accomplished Director of Photography, Camera Operator and Gaffer. We are incredibly thrilled to showcase Sherri’s work as a talented female Director of Photography […]
I really wanted to find a set of lenses that I felt would deliver a cinematic look with this very sharp sensor that is known as the GH 4. The lens that really grabbed me was the Voigtlander.
Many of you have asked me to do tests on micro four thirds lenses, so I am holding to my promise to listen and deliver.
Guest blogger Jim Frohna describes working on the Amazon Prime hit show “Transparent” and shooting with the Canon C500.
Shane’s suggested menu settings for using the Canon 1DC as a cinematic movie maker.
From 1991-1996, I had the unique opportunity to work with one of the most talented still photographers of the 20th Century. Not only was Herb Ritts a great artist, he was also an amazing human being.
I designed a helmet mount for the Canon 5D Mark II with Gary Hatfied, Dan Owens from Panavision to capture the first person point of view action in a new way. The camera is extremely versatile with…