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Roger Deakins Exhibition & Photography Book Byways Coming to Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica

August 1, 2022 | By
Roger Deakins Exhibition & Photography Book <i>Byways</i> Coming to Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica

The Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica has announced that it will host the inaugural exhibition of acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Roger A. Deakins. The exhibition is slated to open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 17 and it will run through the end of the year. Deakins will attend the opening reception and... »

Television Academy Honors ARRI with Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award

July 29, 2022 | By
Television Academy Honors ARRI with Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award

The Television Academy announced the recipients of the 74th Engineering, Science & Technology Emmy® Awards, awarding ARRI with the Philo T. Farnsworth Corporate Achievement Award for its more than a century of designing and manufacturing camera and lighting systems as well as its development of systemic technological solutions and service networks for a worldwide... »

Ms. Marvel and The Old Man DP Jules O’Loughlin on His Preferred Lenses and Putting the Audience Into the Shoes of the Characters

July 28, 2022 | By
<i>Ms. Marvel</i> and <i>The Old Man</i> DP Jules O’Loughlin on His Preferred Lenses and Putting the Audience Into the Shoes of the Characters

Few cinematographers are lucky enough to work on one hit series, let alone two. Jules O’Loughlin, ASC pulled that off despite several disruptions, including COVID. In the Disney+ superhero series Ms. Marvel, Jersey City native Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) discovers an ancient bangle that not only gives her superpowers but opens a portal to... »

Jean-Marie Lavalou, Co-Creator of Remote-Controlled Louma Crane Camera System, Dies at 76

July 25, 2022 | By
Jean-Marie Lavalou, Co-Creator of Remote-Controlled Louma Crane Camera System, Dies at 76

Jean-Marie Lavalou, the Frenchman who co-created the Louma Crane, the first remote-controlled camera system used in the motion picture industry, died on July 15 in Paris. He was 76. Born on March 9, 1946, Lavalou was born into the ‘La Fromagerie Lavalou’ family in Bourg Saint Leonard, Normandie, France. He developed a passion for film... »

Sumolight Opens New Santa Clarita Headquarters, Showroom

July 21, 2022 | By
Sumolight Opens New Santa Clarita Headquarters, Showroom

Sumolight, best known for Sumospace, Sumosky, Sumomax, and its new Sumolaser lighting, announced that it has opened a new US facility adjacent to the burgeoning Santa Clarita Studio film community. The convenient location offers a showroom to test existing and upcoming Sumolight products, while the accessible ground floor space provides filmmakers with a warehouse... »

Brightline Appoints Leslie Moynihan as New Lighting Director

July 20, 2022 | By
Brightline Appoints Leslie Moynihan as New Lighting Director

Brightline, a leading manufacturer of video lighting systems, has added lighting industry veteran Leslie Moynihan to its team as a Lighting Designer/CAD Specialist. Moynihan joins Brightline with an extensive background in lighting design for theater, television, dance, live music, and venue grand openings. Her previous position was as a computer drafter and designer with... »

The Bear DP Andrew Wehde on Cooking Up the “Review” Episode That Was Shot in One Take

July 14, 2022 | By
<i>The Bear</i> DP Andrew Wehde on Cooking Up the “Review” Episode That Was Shot in One Take

They say too many cooks spoil the broth, but not when it came to shooting The Bear, the restaurant dramedy currently streaming via FX on Hulu. With the help of his stalwart team and the support of creator Chris Storer, with whom he’s been working for 13 years, DP Andrew Wehde (Night Sky, Eighth... »

The Ambulance Drone Camera Team on How Michael Bay Locked Up Downtown L.A. for His Latest High-Speed Action Movie 

July 8, 2022 | By
The <i>Ambulance</i> Drone Camera Team on How Michael Bay Locked Up Downtown L.A. for His Latest High-Speed Action Movie 

Michael Bay’s Ambulance may not have made much noise at the box office when it was released a few months back, but one of the reasons it’s such an exciting action movie is the innovative way that it was shot. Much of the success of those action sequences comes down to the use of high-speed... »

ARRI Unveils New Orbiter LiOS2 Software Update for Stronger Synergy Between Lighting and Camera

July 5, 2022 | By
ARRI Unveils New Orbiter LiOS2 Software Update for Stronger Synergy Between Lighting and Camera

ARRI has unveiled a new LiOS2 software update for the Orbiter LED luminaire, which will enable better workflows for modern productions, as three new operation modes (Sync Mode, Cue Mode, and Optics Auto Adjust) establish new possibilities for crews to work and cooperate faster and smarter. The update also includes new languages, additional preinstalled... »

The Offer DP Elie Smolkin on Recreating the Classic Look of The Godfather While Putting His Own Stamp on the Paramount+ Series

June 27, 2022 | By
<i>The Offer</i> DP Elie Smolkin on Recreating the Classic Look of <i>The Godfather</i> While Putting His Own Stamp on the Paramount+ Series

Growing up, Elie Smolkin loved movies. He and his family shared a routine, wherein Elie, his brother, and their mother would drop by their local Blockbuster, and each got to pick one new movie from the expensive aisle and four from the 99-cent aisle. On weekends, they’d sit and watch all the movies. “We... »