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Behind Her Eyes DP Felix Widemann, BSC, Uses Cooke S7/i Full Frame

February 18, 2021 | By
<em>Behind Her Eyes</em> DP Felix Widemann, BSC, Uses Cooke S7/i Full Frame

Cinematographer Felix Wiedemann, BSC chose Cooke Optics’ S7/i Full Frame Plus prime lenses to film the six-part Netflix mystery, Behind Her Eyes. The story, based on the novel of the same name by Sarah Pinborough, follows Louise, a single mother with a son and a part-time job in a psychiatrist’s office. Louise begins an affair with her boss... »

Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Mini Extreme, Pocket Cinema Camera 6k Pro and More

February 17, 2021 | By
Blackmagic Design Announces ATEM Mini Extreme, Pocket Cinema Camera 6k Pro and More

At a worldwide press conference on Wednesday, February 17, Blackmagic Design announced a number of new products, including the ATEM Mini Extreme and the ATEM Mini Extreme ISO, as well as the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, all of which are now available. The ATEM Mini Extreme is a larger model of the ATEM Mini live production switcher, while... »

CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: Marcell Rév, HSC, on Making Malcolm & Marie

February 17, 2021 | By
CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: Marcell Rév, HSC, on Making <em>Malcolm & Marie</em>

Hungarian cinematographer Marcell Rév, HSC, has been working with filmmaker Sam Levinson since the Sundance-premiering Assassination Nation. Their second collaboration was the Emmy-winning HBO series Euphoria, starring Zendaya. Once the pandemic hit, production on Euphoria was forced to shut down, but with the creative itch for getting back to work, Rév signed on for their... »

CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: News of the World DP Dariusz Wolski, ASC

February 16, 2021 | By
CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: <em>News of the World</em> DP Dariusz Wolski, ASC

The sweeping vistas of mountains, canyons, and plains seen in the Universal Pictures release News of the World are the work of Cinematographer Dariusz Wolski, ASC. Directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel, the movie is currently in select theaters and On Demand. Speaking via Zoom from Rome where he... »

CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: One Night in Miami… DP Tami Reiker, ASC

February 15, 2021 | By
CINEMATOGRAPHY WEEK: <em>One Night in Miami…</em> DP Tami Reiker, ASC

Anyone who has seen Regina King’s film One Night in Miami… will surely be impressed by Kemp Powers’ script and the performances by Kingsley Ben-Adir, Leslie Odom, Jr., Eli Goree and Aldis Hodge as ‘60s icons Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay and Jim Brown, respectively. It doesn’t take long after that to notice how... »

Submissions Now Open for Camera Operator of the Year Awards

February 15, 2021 | By
Submissions Now Open for Camera Operator of the Year Awards

The Society of Camera Operators (SOC)  has announced that submissions are now open for the Camera Operator of the Year Awards & Creative Vision Celebration, which will take place on Sunday, April 11th 5 – 6:30pm PST as a virtual event.The f You can fill out the form on the SOC site to nominate operators for their... »

Blackmagic Design Giving Live Update on ATEM Mini and Camera on February 17

February 12, 2021 | By
Blackmagic Design Giving Live Update on ATEM Mini and Camera on February 17

Blackmagic Design has announced that it’s going to give a livestream update on its ATEM Mini and Camera on Wednesday, February 17. No registration is needed and you can either watch on Blackmagic Design’s website, Facebook and YouTube channels at the livestream times below: Los Angeles 10 AM PST, New York 1 PM EST, London... »

CineGear ON AIR Hosts Panel on Why Cinematographers Should Have a Publicist

February 10, 2021 | By
CineGear ON AIR Hosts Panel on Why Cinematographers Should Have a Publicist

The next CineGear ON AIR Presents Zoom panel on February 17 from 11am to 1230pm PST will be about how media publicist can help build one’s career in cinematography. Got Publicist? will be moderated by Variety‘s Senior Artisans Editor Jazz Tangcay, and it will “reveal the ways publicists work with journalists to bring the stories behind a cinematographer’s... »

Artist Spotlight: Mank Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt’s Black and White World

February 5, 2021 | By
Artist Spotlight: <em>Mank</em> Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt’s Black and White World

Whenever David Fincher releases a new film, it’s a joy for cinephiles and filmmakers alike to see how the Oscar-nominated filmmaker has stretched the boundaries of filmmaking. His latest Netflix film Mank is no exception. For the film shot all in black and white, Fincher teamed with his Mindhunter Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt, and people have been... »

ASC Selects This Year’s Student Heritage Award Nominees

February 4, 2021 | By
ASC Selects This Year’s Student Heritage Award Nominees

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) has selected its nominees in three categories of the 2020 Student Heritage Awards competition. The awards are one of many programs designed by the organization to support a new generation of talent in the early stages of their cinematography careers. Winners will be chosen on February 27. To... »