Archive for the ‘Magazine’ Category

by Dara Klatt
A hundred sixty miles off the coast of Baja California, science and sport fishing join forces for an unprecedented research effort. A team of world-class anglers will land one of the most challenging fish imaginable: the great white shark.
Unlike any other catch ever attempted, they’ll lift an SUV-sized shark out of the [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 15:45 | 1 comment
Categories: Magazine

by Bob Fisher
Yellowstone: Land to Life was produced for display at the renovated theater in the Canyon Visitor Education Center at the national park. The 20-minute film premiered on Memorial Day in 2009. The poetic imagery ushers audiences on a journey through the ecosystem that created the park, which stretches over some 3,400 [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 15:30 | 0 comments
Categories: Magazine

by Bradley M. Look
Since writing the article Stuck On You (Jan/Feb 2008), that demonstrated how to apply transfer scars, many people have asked me to write how the 3-D appliances are made in the first place.
First, you will need the following items which are available in many of the theatrical makeup beauty suppliers: Frekote #1711 [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 15:15 | 0 comments
Categories: Magazine

by Steven Sechrist
“Smoke and mirrors” never had much of a positive connotation but, sans the smoke, Sony is looking to a unique mirror technology to get beyond some of the core image capture problems with recording 3D. The company announced a new single lens 3D camera technology. They claim its “capable of recording natural [...]

Friday, November 20th, 2009 at 15:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Magazine

by Brian Cali
Cinematographer Barry Braverman, the Director of Photography for the original, 13-minute black-and-white Bottle Rocket short that was the basis for filmmaker Wes Anderson’s 1996 cult classic, recently shot The Making of Bottle Rocket for the Blu-ray release (Criterion Collection) of the feature with the Panasonic VariCam 2700 P2 HD VariCam. The original behind-the-scenes [...]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 17:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Features, Magazine

by Andrew Scafetta
In five, ten or 25 years, our lives will be significantly different. Advances in the way we play sports, live in our homes, connect with others, fight wars or take vacations will feel as commonplace in the future as viewing highdefinition television or driving to work seem to us today.
But there are astonishing [...]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 16:45 | 0 comments
Categories: Articles, Magazine

by B. Sean Fairburn, SOC
Even though your skills may be sharp and you’re available for hire, work is often hard to come by for many. One of the most effective ways to get work is to recommend others that you respect and know can handle the job. You might say that sounds completely backwards, but [...]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 16:30 | 0 comments
Categories: HD Tips, Magazine

by Bob Fisher
Wally Pfister, ASC, likens two commercials that he recently directed and shot to 30-second documentaries with cinematic values that make an emotional connection with the audience. He credits Ty Baker and Alonso Davila, creative directors for Momentum, the advertising agency that developed the concept for their client Anheuser-Busch.
“Every successful commercial campaign begins with [...]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 16:15 | 0 comments
Categories: Articles, Magazine

by Erik Arneson
SPEED, Fox Cable’s motor sports and automotive cable television network, decided to make the transition to HD last year. “We knew our viewers’ appetite for HD programming was rabid,” said Rick Miner, SPEED SVP of Production & Network Operations. “A lot of our guys are early adopters of new technology — these are [...]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 16:00 | 0 comments
Categories: Magazine, Story

by Mike Mian
When we started, nobody wanted to hear it,” says Andrea Kalin, producer and director of Soul of a People: Writing America’s History.“ Kalin’s film has an unsettling modern-day resonance. It tells the story of America during a time of unemployment epidemic, widespread home eviction, and economic turmoil. A time, too, when hopes centered [...]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 at 15:45 | 0 comments
Categories: Articles, Magazine