The term “game changer” gets thrown around so much lately, I think people are forgetting what it really takes for something to TRULY be deemed a “game changer.”Read more "What Really Makes a “Game Changer”"
This week on Crossing the 180 we have the filmmaker behind one of the most amazing and imaginative (if not confusing) sci-fi short films to hit the festival circuit: “Grounded.”Read more "Kevin Margo, Director of “Grounded” on Crossing the 180 #92"
Seven key points to consider when picking a camera for a video gig.Read more "Picking the Right Camera for the Job"
It is my hope that both this film and the story behind the making of it will inspire all you creatives to push yourself, pursue your craft with passion, conviction and purpose.Read more "World Wide Web Premiere of our Creative Mornings Documentary"
An amazing list of information Ed Burns supplies about shooting his latest film “Newlyweds” on the 5D Mark II and going straight to VOD and iTunes.Read more "Ed Burns On Making an Indie with the 5D Mark II"
What is art? Who defines it? What drives the artist? Can photography be considered “art”? These are the questions that drive the narrative of this third and final installment of the documentary profile series “Menuez on Manhattan.” In it renown commercial and stock photographer Doug Menuez has shared his life and career experiences. Act 1 […]Read more "Doug Menuez on Art and the Wisdom of New York"
Producing our 48 Hour Film Project had a series of “firsts” for me. One of those firsts I mentioned was the first time for me shooting with a Zeiss Compact Prime CP.2 cinema lens (pdf link) (specifically the 35mm T2.1). There’s a lot of talk among DSLR filmmakers about the joy and benefits of using […]Read more "A Quick Primer on Using Zeiss CP.2 Cinema Lenses"
Yesterday guest blogger Ray Roman shared with his thoughts on the wedding filmmaking business. Today he continues by sharing the thoughts on the making of the promo film for his current workshop. Enjoy. So to launch our International workshop tour, I wanted to incorporate a concept film, and of course, it had to be “different”; […]Read more "Ray Roman and the Very Different Promo Concept Film"
One of the hottest shows on TV for the past eight years has been Fox’s “24.” It’s verite, block picture-in-picture, and high intensity editing has become a pop culture, signature style. Today we have on the show the man that plays a huge role in the look of the show, it’s director of photography, A.S.C. […]Read more "C180-015: Rodney Charters, A.S.C. – DP on "24""
If you follow the video DSLR world, or if you’re an event filmmaker, chances are you’ve seen Kevin Shahinian‘s epic wedding film “City of Lakes.” This is an actual wedding movie shot for a client of Kevin’s. The clients originally hired Kevin to produce their wedding film plus have Kevin work his concept film magic. […]Read more "A Creative and Business Review of "City of Lakes""