Guns Akimbo: Shooting cameras and guns

March 20th, 2020

A dystopian punk tale with 3000 cuts, over 1000 VFX shots and a condensed shooting schedule all shot in 8K and delivered in 4K. DOP...

Mad skills

February 20th, 2020

With a production boom currently under the way in the UK, we asked Screen Skills - the industry-led jobs and learning organisation - if...

Official figures from the BFI reveal the...

January 30th, 2020

The BFI has revealed that international investment in film and television in 2019 generated a huge uplift for the UK economy with £3.07 billion.

On Location

January 24th, 2020

Singing rhinos, skydiving walruses and jowl-thwacking seals. Producers Fredi Devas and Emma Napper reveal how they filmed...

The content country

January 9th, 2020

Back in the early nineties, the UK film business was in trouble due to lack of investment - but heading towards the 2020s, things...

The Aerial Film Company goes green acros...

February 24th, 2020

Innovation and sustainability are at the core of the newly formed Aerial Film Company, as it seeks to answer the production’s every need on-set...

Filming the farce: The Personal History ...

February 24th, 2020

Surely, Armando Iannucci’s brand of comedy couldn’t live anywhere other than television. His shtick is to revel in nonsense and absurdity but couch it...

One year on

January 28th, 2020

We look at how CVP turned pro video retail on its head in 2019 by opening a five-storey showroom dedicated to first-rate customer service.

Space blast: Avenue 5

January 24th, 2020

When DOP Eben Bolter got the job on Armando Iannuci’s new space comedy, he went from his normal single-camera drama to multicam cinematic improv.

Sound and vision: Dracula

March 20th, 2020

Sex toys, screaming babies and rebellious cloaks. We talk to the people responsible for the sound, SFX and VFX in the BBC’s Dracula

Blood work: filming Dracula

March 18th, 2020

Lighting vampires, painted backdrops and shooting morphs. We speak to DOP Tony Slater Ling about how he filmed an old-school Dracula for a modern...

Fast downloads for fast footage

March 26th, 2020

The Samsung Portable SSD X5 was the perfect choice when Emmy-award winning film company Ember needed to produce some new car-based content

Flare necessities

March 24th, 2020

When you think of flares, J.J. Abrams and Star Trek may come to mind – but lens designers are coming up with sophisticated optics...

Samsung’s new media mover

March 18th, 2020

All Samsung’s portable SSDs have multiple personalities inasmuch as they can be used by consumers as well as media professionals.

Light show: The lighting special

February 25th, 2020

New lighting technology was in abundance at the recent BSC Expo, concentrating on maturing the already established features

The Mill’s co-founder joins the virtua...

March 20th, 2020

Robin Shenfield, co-founder of The Mill, backs Ncam Technology for rapid expansion so much that he joined the compan

Welcome to The End Of The F***ing World

December 17th, 2019

Our favourite teen criminals are finally back – or, at least, one of them definitely is. We speak to DOP Benedict Spence about how...

Camera to Cloud

December 3rd, 2019

Serial entrepreneur and technologist Michael Cioni has left Panavision and is introducing us to a new way of working.

Panasonic goes to Hollywood

November 8th, 2019

At the launch event for Panasonic’s Lumix S1H in Los Angeles last month, we interviewed DOP and director Peter Hamblin, who had exclusive use...

Definition now available free online!

March 27th, 2020

Each monthly issue is now totally free to read online, as well as still being available to subscribe to in print

Women in VFX

February 21st, 2020

As part of our series profiling the women in film and television, we highlight the females within the field of visual effects. We talk...

Creative haven

January 23rd, 2020

Production and post innovator, HARBOR, offers clients a forward-thinking environment, while its award-winning talent...

The age of the visualisers

January 10th, 2020

You are a builder of worlds, you sit astride multi-cinematic disciplines with the imagination to foresee complicated but extraordinary movie sequences: you are a...

Future Post Part 1

November 5th, 2019

All the best technologists question the status quo, and in post-production, things have to evolve to manage the current torrent of content.

Codex Production Suite 4.5 delivers one ...

April 19th, 2016

Codex is launching Codex Production Suite 4.5, their latest update for the the all-in-one software package that enables the colour grading, review...

Virtual takeover

July 12th, 2019

Virtual Production wants to use your cinematography skills in its virtual world. but how do you get involved in its inevitable success?

Arraiy for Hollywood

June 20th, 2019

At NAB Show 2019, we interviewed Mark Tobin, new CEO of Arraiy, a Silicon Valley start-up company that is looking to revolutionise virtual capture...

Is VR For Real Or Another 3D? A Report

December 2nd, 2015

With the worlds most recognised companies bank rolling the development of Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality, a lot is being staked on so far...

ASSIMILATE’S SCRATCH FINISH LEAPS PAST...

September 15th, 2015

Assimilate’s Scratch family of products have been around for as long as digital cinematography has needed to do something with its data.