Mar 032014
Kress Lighting Workshop part 3

My posts about Eric Kress‘ Lighting Workshop on the ASC web site have been very popular. Eric was the cinematographer of the original “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”. I am preparing part 4 in the next 2 weeks… The workshop was held at Gothenburg Film Studios during Gokinema, in collaboration with Michael Petersen, and with [...]

Nov 032013
DPs and Gaffers - Who Does What?

My latest post for thefilmbook blog on the ASC site is based on a Camerimage seminar I moderated with cinematographers and gaffers, with the encouragement and sponsorship of Marc Galerne of K5600 Lighting, and additional support by Jacques Delacoux of Transvideo. _____ The participants pictured above are: Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC, gaffer James Plannette, Michel Abramowicz, [...]

Apr 052013
Rodney Charters: Lighting tools for DSLR

The cinematographer of 24 gives advice about movie lighting tools to still photographers wanting to make the transition to video. He mentions the use of Chimeras, Kino Flos and HMIs from K5600 Lighting. +++