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 [...]

Sep 272018
 
IBC 2018: Sensors, Screens, Boyle, Bennett

A first post about new tools and technologies seen at IBC 2018: SUMMARY 1. HDR Bryce Button and AJA Image analyzer 2. Full Frame 3. Hydrogen Buzz 4. Netflix Effect 5. Direct View 6. HDR and fps Pete Ludé 7. Geoff Boyle 8. Bill Bennett (and Tony Davis) Real D TrueMotion link: http://bit.ly/ibcSensorsScreensThefilmbook

Jul 102018
 
Godard Does FaceTime

Jean-Luc Godard re-invented the Cannes press conference during the 2108 Festival, by speaking with journalists via a smartphone using FaceTime. This post gives us some of the highlights. +++ Godard’s Guernica FaceTime with Godard 1. Thinking with Your Hands 2. Editing Comes First 3. An Editing Equation 4. Separating Image & Sound 5. Totalitarian Actors [...]