My Absolute Worst Experiences On Set (And What They Taught Me)

I’ve worked on a few sets over the years and, as it tends to happen, you get some wonderfully inspiring as well as absolutely horrible, makes-you-rethink-your-career-choice type of experiences when you’re first starting out in the biz. Not that you’re immune to them as you gain experience and begin to work with more seasoned directors but, for […]

Lessons I’ve Learned On Set

I’ve been thinking about some small (but very valuable) lessons I’ve learned while working on set. The following list is in no particular order, however, I will say that the very first item of business in any shoot should be deciding where the camera goes. After that decision has been made, everything else falls into […]

Spotlight: Cineo TruColor Foton2

This week’s Spotlight is on the Cineo TruColor Foton2; a remote phosphor, portable par light.  It’s one of Cineo’s first portable lights that pulls a mere 35W and has an output equivalent to 200W tungsten, or 125W HMI.  You can change the beam angle of the light by switching out the various par reflectors included with […]

ARCommunity: Slates For Sarah Made It to the Oscars

“On February 20, 27-year-old assistant cameraperson, Sarah Jones was killed in a train accident near Savannah, Georgia, on the set of the film MIDNIGHT RIDER. The accident also injured half a dozen crew.  Sarah’s death has resonated with tens of thousands of filmmakers from around the world and spurred a rallying cry for greater on-set […]