Feb 242019
 
-- Notes on the SHALLOW "Oner" with Cooper and Gaga at the 2019 Oscars

+++ The performance of SHALLOW by Bradford Cooper and Lady Gaga at the Oscars was captured in a single-shot Steadicam “Oner”. The scene is beautifully sober, with simple backlighting and a staging and camera movement that ends up with a stunning close-up of their two faces. As Lady Gaga recounts to Jimmy Kimmel, Bradford Cooper [...]

Feb 022019
 
20 Frames from ROMA

Netflix published a YouTube video showcasing the wonderful cinematography by Alfonso Cuaron for his film ROMA. I grabbed some of the beautifully intricate frames below. Every still frame merits study, like a photograph. Click on any image to enter into a slideshow mode: +++ YouTube link: http://bit.ly/Roma-Cinematography-YouTube +++

Sep 282018
 
2018 IBC: LED, Texture, Unity, Art

This post continues my impressions of some of the current and future cinema technology presented at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam. +++ SUMMARY 1. LED Smart Light Marc Galerne K5600 Lighting, Frieder Hochheim Kinoflo 2. Texture Equaliser Daniele Siragusano – Filmlight 3. VFX in Real Time Adam Myhill from Unity and VFX consultant Habib [...]