HD EXPO Workshops is hosting "VariCamp," a three-day extensive workshop, covering all aspects of the Panasonic VariCam Camera, taught by professional Directors of Photography and Cameramen throughout the U.S.
Workshop includes, "VariCamp", breakfast, lunch, and all materials. Sign up now, enrollment limited to 25
Jonathan W. Brown ("Cheaper By the Dozen," "Just Married") is currently shooting "Pink Panther" for director Shawn Levy and MGM Pictures. The remake of the 1963 comedy stars Steve Martin as Inspector Jacques Clouseau and shooting in Paris and New York City.
A "Cinematographers Forum" will take place June 25 from 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Los Angeles Film Festival to discuss needs of the low-budget filmmaker. A group of acclaimed cinematographers will talk about different film and digital shooting options and offer advice on how to choose the right format for your film
The exhibit "Fashioning Fiction in Photography since 1990" is now in its last week at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York. "Fashioning Fiction in Photography since 1990" tracks two of the key routes taken by contemporary fashion photographers: the application of cinematic techniques, as seen in the work of
Film Arts Organization (FAF) of San Francisco will hold their "Beginning Cinematography" workshop July 14, 15, 17, 18 and 20. Topics covered include lighting, camera strategy, densitometry, how to conceptualize a photographic approach and how to use tools to make the concept concrete. Students shoot tests in 16mm,
NAB 2004 might be remembered as the year that the HDV (high definition digital video) format gained legitimacy among content producers, independent shooters and editors, as well as a large number of broadcasters, who showed considerable interest in the new gear on display for newsgathering.
Technical issues aside,
At this year's NAB, Band Pro, Canon, Fujinon, Panavision and Thales Angenieux each brought at least one unique offering to the show, providing production pros a diverse if somewhat dizzying array of optical solutions. NAB 2004 may be the first year in which HD products were pretty much taken for granted by booth
A tour of camera manufacturers this past NAB would indicate that many companies are ready to usher in the long-discussed tapeless, filmless future with the introduction of lines of actual products. For television shooters, both Sony and Panasonic highlighted HD cameras whose recording systems lay sound and picture
Cineric, Inc., a New York post-production facility specializing in film restoration and preservation services, will present a research paper on the CinemaScope 55 film format at the 2004 Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Joint Tech Symposium. The paper traces Cineric's restoration of two classics of
The American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre will present an exclusive four night return engagement of "Baraka" in 70 mm, Jul. 8 - 11. Inspired by the Sufi word meaning "breath of life," "Baraka" is a mind-expanding, spiritual journey around the globe (shot in 24 countries on five continents in 14 months).