Tag Archives: Production

Blackmagic for Camera Crews

At IBC 2011, I met with Dan May, President of Blackmagic Design to find out how their products can help cinematographers, camera crews and the usual suspects who read FDTimes. Dan runs the U.S., North America and South America office.  Dan joined Blackmagic five years ago when they needed a local office in the U.S. Previously, Blackmagic was all in Australia. The… read more…

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LiveU: Backpack Broadcasting

On Sunday, August 28, 2011, Fox News Photographer/Editor Paul Celeste set up his camera at Newport Harbor in Rhode Island, preparing for a long day of live shots as Hurricane Irene passed over.  Through most the morning the satellite truck was stable, sheltered from the wind by a parking garage. But, when the eye passed overhead and the winds shifted,… read more…

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December Issue now online for Subscribers

Our 96 page December Issue 36-38 of Film and Digital Times is now online. Subscribers: click on the MEMBERS tab, above. The print edition has gone to press. It will be in the mail soon. Our cover says “Converging Worlds.” Although convergence and 3D certainly has everyone’s attention, this is the historic year of convergence and collision between consumer and professional… read more…

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pCAM App for iPhone

David Eubank is a busy Hollywood Camera Assistant with a long list of impressive credits. Between high-profile jobs, he somehow has managed to conjure up the killer App for the Film Business: pCAM for iPhone. This amazing App is fast, intuitive, easy to understand and a pleasure to use. Beautiful GUI interface. It is easy to load, amazingly comprehensive, faster… read more…

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Mill Colour: Grading on iPhone

Thanks to Mako Koiwai for spotting Mill Colour, a terrific, free iPhone app from those wonderful visual effects people at The Mill. Use it on location to take a reference picture with your iPhone, then emulate primary grading and basic looks. In the iTune App Store, search for The Mill or Mill Colour.

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Russian Production

Here’s an article on the current state of affairs and the art by Roman Hoffmann. Click here to go to ARTICLES on the Film and Digital Times Website.