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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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It’s no secret that Kino Flo is now a film and photo industry standard. However, this ever-growing company has very humble beginnings... In this interview by Shane Hurlbut, ASC, [Frieder] Hochheim explains how the development of what is now Kino Flo, Inc. came to be...
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 […]
As the photography and film worlds merge, we felt a growing demand from our video customers to offer high end cinema-grade solutions. Daniel Gurzi, formerly at Abel Cine Tech, was recently brought in to head the new Digital Cinema Department. I had a chance to interview Daniel recently about what the new Department offers, where […]
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 […]