Fujinon HZK25

Fujinon Announces HZK25-1000mm Mount Box Lens for Broadcast

As NAB Show New York kicked off on Wednesday, Oct. 19, FUJIFILM North America Corporation announced the development of its new, ground-breaking FUJINON HZK25-1,000mm F2.8-F5.0 PL Mount Box Lens (“HZK25-1000”). This box lens features a native PL mount and achieves a zoom ratio of 40x with a telephoto focal length of 1,000mm, the highest combination of magnification and telephoto reach –As a box-type broadcast zoom lens compatible with a sensor […]


Sight, Sound & Story Live Presents Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films on October 27th

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s “Sight, Sound & Story: Live” monthly online event series continues on October 27th with acclaimed Cinematographers, Charlie Sarroff and Oona Menges, with Moderator Chad Anderson. Inside Episode XXII: Horror films depend on the cinematographer to create the compositions, tone, mood, and surreal imagery that scare us to our core and keep us on the edge of our seats. Just in time for Halloween, join us for a […]

Halyna Hutchins

Alec Baldwin Movie Rust to Resume Filming After Actor and Production Company Reach Settlement With Halyna Hutchins’ Family

Alec Baldwin and the production company behind Rust have reached a settlement with the family of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was tragically killed during production in October 2021. As a result of the settlement, Rust will resume filming in January with the original cast, and Hutchins’ husband, Matthew Hutchins, will come aboard as an executive producer to see Halyna’s vision through to the end and ensure the safety of the […]


Clerks 3 DP Learan Kahanov on Reuniting With Kevin Smith Due to a Mandalorian Scheduling Conflict

For fans of Kevin Smith, a group I proudly include myself among, the fact that Clerks III is currently in theaters is a pretty big deal. It’s likely an even bigger deal for DP Learan Kahanov, who completed a cyclical career arc with the Lionsgate sequel, having gone from serving as Smith’s gaffer on Chasing Amy to working alongside the director as his cinematographer on the trilogy capper, which brings […]

No Picture

ICG’s 24th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards Films to Screen at Television Academy, Oct. 2

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has named 10 honorees for their 2022 Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA), spotlighting promising cinematographers and providing crucial exposure needed to succeed in the motion picture industry. The collection of 10 selected short films will debut at the ECA and a reception will follow. WHEN: Sunday, October 2 | 5PM WHERE: Wolf Theater at the Saban Media Center/ Television Academy 5210 Lankershim […]

Lawrence Sher

ICG to Honor Oscar-Nominated Joker Cinematographer Lawrence Sher With Distinguished Filmmaker Award

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will honor cinematographer/director Lawrence Sher, ASC with the Distinguished Filmmaker Award, presented by Panavision, at the 2022 Emerging Cinematographer Awards (ECA). Sher is best known for shooting Joker and The Hangover movies for director Todd Phillips, and he’ll receive his honor on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 5:00 PM at the Wolf Theatre in the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, where the event will be followed by a […]

Confess, Fletch

Confess, Fletch Cinematographer Sam Levy on Working With Jon Hamm and Which Classic Hitchcock Movie Inspired His Work

When most film fans list their cinematographers, legends such as Roger Deakins and Emmanuel Lubezki are frequently mentioned, but for me, Sam Levy is among the first who comes to mind, largely thanks to his collaborations with director Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, for whom he shot Frances Ha and Lady Bird. I’ve become a fan of Levy’s indie work over the years, and his latest feature is Greg Mottola‘s […]

Black Bird

Black Bird DP Natalie Kingston on Finding Both the Visual Tone of the Show and Empathy for a Serial Killer

Based on actual events, the Apple TV+ series Black Bird is a cut above standard true-crime fare, elevated by showrunner Dennis Lehane and exceptional performances from Taron Egerton and Paul Walter Hauser. Egerton stars as Jimmy Keene, a small-time hood who is facing a 10-year prison stretch when the feds (Greg Kinnear and Sepideh Moafi) offer him a deal — if he agrees to enter a maximum-security prison, befriend a serial […]

Michael Cieslinski

SMPTE to Honor ARRI Sensor Architect Michael Cieslinski With Camera Origination and Imaging Medal Award

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has announced it will honor Michael Cieslinski, Technical Lead Imaging Frontend at ARRI, with the 2022 Camera Origination and Imaging Medal Award. Established in 2012, the prize recognizes significant technical achievements related to inventions or advances in imaging technology. Cieslinski will be honored on Oct. 27 at the SMPTE Annual Awards Gala ceremony, which is part of the SMPTE Media Technology […]

Alan Gwizdowski

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. DP Alan Gwizdowski on Faux Documentaries, Religious Broadcasts, and Moneyed Megachurches

After debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, Adamma Ebo‘s comedy Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul. is now playing in select theaters and streaming on Peacock, and it’s the latest movie to find a religious figurehead embroiled in a public scandal. Trinitie Childs (Regina Hall) and her husband, Lee-Curtis (Sterling K. Brown), are at the center of this scandal, and the film, which is one part mockumentary, one part satirical […]