Check out “the music bed”
10th october 2013
These guys are pushing the industry into the right direction!
the best lighting school is nature
20th september 2013
excellent interview with dp Matthias Koenigswieser about his point of view of lighting technique and his motivation behind the art of cinematographic storytelling, or just say painting with light.
Has the Future of Film Been Preserved?
7th september 2013
to be honest, till now i never had the chance to work with celluloid. i started working in broadcasting, and that happens not really a long term ago. so i´m a full digital nerd. but i would like to have the chance to work with film in the future and therefore i´m really happy about the news from Kodak to go on with their manufacturing of film. that are really great news, to have the choice, to choose the best suitable material for your work and the look which is responsible for your storytelling.
the history and science of color film
2nd september 2013
another great video from the filmmakerIQ team. worth to watch it!
shooting documentaries with large sensor cameras
30th august 2013
for everybody who is interested in giving your documentaries this filmic look, i highly recommend you watching this video. very experienced cinematographer David Leitner explains, why the new sony f5/f55 are a great step forward in handheld cameras and large sensor size.
13th august 2013
a very nice blog entry on Shane Hurlbut´s blog on the craft of dslr filmmaking with many links and example videos. great resource!
4th august 2013
in this wonderful video you´ll learn all about the history of cinemascope by film historian David Bordwell. i also named the link to his film blog on my contact page – there you´ll find tons of material about everything important topic in film history.
21st july 2013
there should be no words left – just watch this wonderful docu on the kessler-site. unfortunatley it´s not possible to embed it.
The history of aspect ratio
1st july 2013
great video about the evolution and the sense behind the joice of the aspect ratio and the impact on the audience.
music license for independent films
28th june 2013
in the last weeks i was searching a lot after sites which provide music licencing. there are some sites which i suggest and where i´ll grab some music for my next projects.
31st may 2013
Vittorio Storaro – a legend. films like “Apocalypse Now”, “The Last Emperor” or “Last Tango in Paris” and filmmakers like Bernardo Bertolucci and Francis Ford Coppola worked with him. this is an old documentation with him, worth to watch it!
the art of video interview
23rd may 2013
nice interview with Philip Bloom on The Music Bed about his way to make good conversations and to build up a good relationship with your interview partner.
10th april 2013
Shane Hurlbut is no no-name in the business of dp´s. and it´s really admirable that he is running a superb blog with tons of useful content not just for beginner dp´s but also for experienced ones. these are two excellent articles about lightning techniques.
24th march 2013
shortly, i came to this two podcasts, which have weekly tremendous interviews with hollywood cinematographers and experts from companys who discuss new products. as i´m permanently on the road, this is a perfect way to tune on my ipod in the car and use time for learning instead of wasting it.
9th march 2013
nice article about the story beyond big resolutions and workflow when shooting 4k.
what the audience realizes
24th february 2013
very interesting post about the reality behind the camera, how important it is to work clean and confident and how less the audience is realizing the work, when it´s made perfect, but how it would realize every mistake.
Lenses, lenses, lenses
12th february 2013
two excellent articles which describe lenses and explain how to use and clean it.
High speed prime test
10th february 2013
everything you need to know about the newest primes.
Facts about sensor sizes
6th february 2013
in times where everyone is speaking about pros and cons of sensor sizes this really nice article can help you digging deeper to know everything about creating the film look also with smaller sensors.
4k broadcast – and why japan is 10 years ahead
30th january 2013
low light shooting of the celluloid era
19th january 2013
nice article about the technique of low-light shooting in the 80´s and 90´s and the problems in the digital era.
8th january 2013
a nice wrap up by which criteria you should choose your equipment.
7th january 2013
interesting article from hollywood cinematographer Ryan E. Walter about a relict from the past and why you still should use it.