Friday, June 18, 2010

News from Here & There

Zacuto's FilmFellas 8 ASC Cinematographers
This webisodic series continues with ASC Cinematographers discussing how DSLRs are creating a new wave of indie film and democratizing the filmmaking process.
Zacuto: FilmeFellas 8

Same day wedding video edit
Lan Bui at the Bui Brothers Blog writes:
I was talking to Aaron Dieppa about photographers offering video products to their clients and I ended up wondering if I could show up to a wedding by myself and make a wedding fusion video same day edit. The goal would be to offer photographers a cost effective way to add video to the day without adding much expense or effort.
You can see the results on the blog. Same day edit fusion wedding video – Ree Todd wedding video

A commercial shoot with DLSRs
Shane Hurlbut blogs about a four day shoot for a commercial for Case Tractors. This was a $140,000 budget project with a peak crew of 20 on one day. He goes in to some depth about the process, equipment, and even a "low-budget" aerial shot.
hurlblog: A Hybrid Shoot In America’s Heartland for Case Tractor

And more on another commercial shoot Shane did:
Creative Cow: Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras Capture Heroic Action in the Hands of Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut

Kodak Playsport Zx3 reviews the Kodak Playsport Zx3, and likes it's waterproof body (works down to 3 meters.) They weren't so happy with it's White Balance performance (or lack, thereof.) Kodak Playsport Zx3 Camcorder Review

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