Another Definition Gear Group takes a look at your storage choices. Everyone knows that digital means you store more footage and that is as true for single storage as it is for networked attached devices. We appraise the newest and most interesting types and look for speed hikes, capacity blow-outs and even AI that might change the way you work
When Disney chose to give its classic animation Beauty and the Beast the live action treatment, those enormous animated sets needed a real-world lighting design
Johann Perry is a vastly experienced documentary DOP who is shooting his first drama feature. Due to budget the lighting design was one of subtraction not addition
The eighth film in the epic sci-fi franchise, the new Alien: Covenant movie recalls the tone of the first time we met the acid-blooded xenomorphs
The production journey of the live-action version of Ghost in the Shell was never going to be smooth – which piled the pressure on the DOP and VFX vendors
Nine of the best vintage lenses. Our regular Gear Group this month is all about looking back to make sense of the present. What we mean is that vintage lenses, like vinyl, are more popular than ever as it’s their age and deficiencies that tame the digital-ness of modern-day cameras. We have a pick of the most popular oldies on the market.
Canon has eyed the massive increase in high-end TV drama and film production and wants a slice of it. Welcome to the Canon EOS C700.
Spy in the Wild is the latest version of the ‘spy cam’ series of wildlife programmes that started almost 20 years ago
The initial programme for the second year of the HPA Tech Retreat UK features industry leaders, technology trends and compelling projects. The event is a pivotal gathering for those engaged in the many disciplines supporting the creation, management and dissemination of content across the dynamic distribution environment. The HPA Tech Retreat is presented by SMPTE Ltd., returning to beautiful Heythrop Park Resort in Oxfordshire, 11 to 13 July 2017.
Rogue One is one of the fill-in Star Wars films but is now seen as one of the best. DOP Greig Fraser tells us how he used his inner ten-year-old to achieve a special look
2017 marks 100 years since August Arnold and Robert Richter rented a small former shoemaker’s store in Munich and set up shop as a film technology firm
The efficiency of game engines in processing polygons and assets is enabling a live VFX option from feature films to live broadcasters; let the games begin