Practical Interview Tips

I’ve been presenting a series of workshops about “Interview Techniques” both from a producer’s perspective (things to consider) as well as from a DP’s perspective (equipment considerations and lighting approaches). Here are some of the essential tips I share during these events. 1. Interview Structure An interview is a conversation that involves three people, not […]

Make Your Movie: The Duplass Brothers Tips on Filmmaking

Above: Mark and Jay Duplass. Photo by Daniel Bergeron The Duplass brothers, Mark and Jay, have had a hell of a year already. They just signed a four-movie deal with Netflix and their show, “Togetherness”, on HBO will see another season. Not to mention they completely rocked at Sundance, screening three films and a TV pilot. […]

Tips for Your Photography Business with Peter Hurley & Adorama TV

A few months back we shared a video from the legendary Peter Hurley showing us how to capture amazing headshots.  He recently joined Tamara Lackey for an interview “in this episode of reDefine Show, where Peter shares some smart insight into building your photography business while offering great tips on better portraits.”     What do you […]

#TFF2014: Filmmaker, Andrew Disney’s On Directing

In an insightful post by TribecaFilm.com, Andrew Disney On ‘Intramural’, Test Audiences and Why Film School Matters, director Andrew Disney offers great advice to filmmakers everywhere.  Here are just a few snippets we thought were key when developing a career in the film industry: “I think it depends on what kind of films you’re making, […]

Upcoming Event: Interview Lighting for Multimedia

Join us for a LIVE multimedia demo day featuring INTERVIEW LIGHTING from LOWEL with the DV Creator Kit and video coverage from the NEW Nikon D4S!  We’ll be recording audio with Zoom recorders.  Learn how to work fast and effectively. What: LIVE DEMOS! Interview Lighting for Multimedia When: Thursday April 10, 90 Minute Demos at […]

ARC Presents David Joseph Perez

Some of the best photographers and filmmakers in the world walk through our doors every day. ARC Presents is our series highlighting their work. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Great artists are always restlessly searching, experimenting, reinventing. The inability to be satisfied with one’s work is perhaps […]

Tim Hetherington on Subjectivity in Photojournalism

Oscar-nominated filmmaker (Restrepo) and award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington sat down with us in December for a wide-ranging interview about his work and what it means to be an image maker today. Here he speaks about the need for photographers to open up their conception of photography to include other media (transmedia), if they are interested […]