Watch: Alister Chapman Explains Technology Terms (Keep Your Notebook Handy)
“This one is firmly for the geeks.”
How “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (and M. David Mullen) Locked Down the Long Take
Series DP David Mullen discusses the cinematography behind the Emmy-winning series, now in its third season on Amazon Prime.
Watch This Webcast Series: “Working in HDR – From Set to Screen”
Learn about the end-to-end content creation workflow for HDR content and guidelines for success
Stay Indoors Education (and Inspiration): Cinematographer/Director Philip Bloom’s Live Streams
It’s a wonderful learning opportunity, so join your colleagues, bring your questions and benefit from Bloom’s experience and guidance (and well-placed cats).
“Extraction” Cinematography and That Insane 12-Minute “Continuous” Shot
A 12-minute-long sequence designed to look like one seamless shot that would include several car chases, pile ups, hand-to-hand combat, running through tenements, leaping,...
Literally in the Trenches: Analyzing the Camerawork on “1917”
"The dance of the camera and the mechanics all had to be in sync with what the actor was doing," explains “1917” director Sam...
Stay Indoors Inspiration: View the Infinite Wonder of a Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room
“A mirror-lined chamber populated with a dazzling and seemingly vast array of LED lights creating a disorienting sense of limitless space”
Watch: How to Conduct a Better On-Camera Interview
“One of my favorite things about working in this industry is talking to people and learning their stories.”
Stay Indoors Inspiration: All the Filmmaking Contests and Challenges We Can Find (Updated Daily)
Check back, create stuff, maybe win a thing!
Watch This Fantastic Compilation of Single-Shot Music Videos
“Ain’t no party like a Michel Gondry party ‘cause a Michel Gondry party is continuous!”
How “Joker” Was Inspired by the Memory of Gritty ’70s Cinema More Than the Films Themselves
"I went back and watched a couple of movies were referencing, thinking that they were going to really give us this template for...
Stay Indoors Inspiration: Spend An Afternoon With Roger and James Deakins (and Then Subscribe to Their New Podcast)
Films, formats, philosophies: “I remember what John Huston said — ‘You shoot with your gut, not with your head! I really believe that.’”
Canon’s C300 Mark III: Super 35mm, Dual Gain Output Sensor, Seriously Customizable
With a dual gain output (DGO) sensor, Canon's new/next camera features a modular design and an interchangeable lens mount optional accessory
How to Build the Perfect (or Imperfect) Color Palette for Your Project
"This is the foundation of the look, painting with light and your camera."
Stay Indoors Inspiration: Let Movies Show You How to Social Distance
For the first and last time we can say, “Follow the outstanding example set by Charles Foster Kane”
How Documentarian Matthew Wolf Tackled an Archive of 70,000 VHS Tapes for “Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project”
A visionary media critic and public access television host, Marion Stokes sought to create a comprehensive archive of American television that would one day...
Under the Northern Lights: Join Alister Chapman for an Arctic Adventure
"I come up here to Norway to shoot the Aurora every year and I've never seen any other camera show as many faint stars...
“Boneyard Ballet:” Let’s See What the Canon C300 Mark III Can Do
Go behind the scenes with cinematographer Steve Holleran
Watch This Cinematography Master Class Series from Cooke Optics
Want to learn from some of your favorite cinematographers about some of your favorite projects?
Charlie Brooker: Branching Narratives and “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”
"There were points where in working stuff out, it got like trying to do a Rubik's Cube in your head."
Watch the Experts Put Sony’s Full Frame FX9 To the Test
Building on the success of the Sony FX7, the Sony PXW-FX9 delivers a lower-end camera with a 17:9 full frame sensor.
Stay Indoors Education: Is It Possible to Build the Perfect Camera?
Philip Bloom has been asking social media what features would make up the “perfect camera.”
Stay Indoors Inspiration: Watch These 30 Amazing Music Videos (Possibly the Most Amazing of All Time)
Go inside the imaginations of directors like Spike Jonze, Michael Gondry, Dave Meyers, Dom & Nic, and OK Go’s resident genius Trish Sie
Contained Chaos: Analyzing the Cinematography of “Parasite”
“In Parasite, every single shot drives home visually the vital themes of wealth, disparity and the myth of class mobility with every set constructed...
Watch: How the Canon C500 Mark II Offers a Cinematic Look (at a Reasonable Price)
From the internal raw codec to the compact, modular design, watch and see what sets this camera apart.
“Top Boy” Cinematographer Rina Yang on the Unmistakable Series Style
Read more: Cooke Optics S7/i Prime Lenses Helps Resurrect Netflix’s Top Boy With Third Season and 10 Episodes
Watch: Introduction to Color Grading in Adobe Premiere Pro
Creating different looks for your videos using the Lumetri Color Panel in Adobe Premiere Pro
Russia’s Hermitage Museum: Five Hours, 4K, One Continuous Take
Take a “cinematic journey” with director Axinya Gog and her iPhone 11 Pro.
Watch: What You Need to Start in Documentary Production
In B&H’s event space, documentarian Aaron Lieber offers practical advice on production... and persistence
Wedding Video Production: Matthew Van Ness Tells You What to Do (and Definitely Not Do)
“Dos” and “don’ts” of wedding video production, post and delivery
Shot on a Smartphone: Lady Gaga’s Music Video for “Stupid Love”
“We were able to capture an amount of coverage in a loose, fun way that we wouldn't have usually been able to.”
Watch: First Impressions of the SIGMA fp
"It has great low-light performance, very, very low noise in the blacks especially."
“Chernobyl” Cinematographer Jakob Ihre Talks Lighting an “Invisible Monster” and More on the Look of the Show
“Chernobyl” cinematographer Jakob Ihre discusses the look of the acclaimed HBO series
Watch: “Parasite” Director Bong Joon-ho Breaks Down the Film’s Opening Scene
"In everyday life we encounter who is rich, who is poor, and why... almost every day. It's quite natural to create that kind of...
Watch: Technology Year in Review: Wasn’t the Future Wonderful?
Mark Schubin reviews the advances of 2019 as motion imaging enters its 144th year: