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Category: Black Magic

New – Updated Cinematography Reel 2014!

BM, now in 4k!

I’ve had it in my hands for 20  minutes, and I’ve already thrown up in my mouth a little. I’m going to bed.  I’ll be giving the Black Magic Cinema 4k Production camera the old college try over the next few days. Here’s what I thought about the 2k version …

Lighting a “make-shift green screen studio” for Love Fever

Shooting the “Love Fever” music video presented an unexpected challenge.

Love Fever! Music Video

Love Fever is a fun and light-hearted video for Elyse Haren of “Elyse and the Aftermath”.   We shot one practical location and two additional “looks” in front of a greenscreen, using the Black Magic Cinema camera with Rokinon primes (24mm, 35mm, and 85mm).  The Tokina 11-16 zoom also saved the day a time or
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Lighting Challenges on “Mother’s Cure”

For the apocalyptic drama, “Mother’s Cure”, we had a small package that would have been perfect… and then things changed 🙂 But we still made it work!

Mother’s Cure

“Mother’s Cure” is an intense “family” drama set in an apocalyptic future, shot on the Black Magic Cinema Camera with Zeiss Compact Primes. For us, apocalyptic times meant mixed color temperatures, overcast day with a golden, low hanging sun peeking out, flares, low contrast (achieved through fog and veiling glare) for the day, and a harsh
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Black Magic, field testing in progress…

This week on “Mother’s Cure”, we shot with the Black Magic Cinema Camera, this time pairing the rig with the same set of Zeiss compact primes that I have shot many of my Red Epic projects this year. There was an immediate gain in sharpness.  The Zeiss compact primes were a huge leap forward in quality,
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Laura Beth Love at NAB 2013

I’m still shooting the “Tableau Vivant” feature, but I had a little time this week to make it out to Vegas for NAB.

NAB 2012 – Black Magic Cinema

I was able to make a brief appearance at NAB this year. Just enough time to check out a few key items of interest.  Among them, I definitely had to make time for the Black Magic Cinema camera that everyone is buzzing about.  With the ability for 2.5K uncompressed RAW 12-bit capture (in addition to
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