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Game of CGI and Compositing

Published in Post & VFX

Game of Thrones has amazing production values. How is this possible, across multiple series, with an even remotely sensible production budget? This Behind The Scenes video shows how

Amazing Behind The Scenes footage from NatGeo

Published in Production

7 days of filming, 2 days for still photography, 9 locations, 6 camera units, 7 captains, 5 production support boats, 45 crew members; shooting with Arri Alexa, Red Epic, Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro, Sony F3, Techno Dolly, Cineflex

In a sea of 4K announcements, and sailing serenely against the tide of opinion that the days of sub-4K cinema cameras are gone, ARRI has produced glorious-looking showreel for its Alexa camera; a taster for the plethora of projects it's been chosen for

IBC 2012: Roger Deakins on the Arri Alexa

Published in Production

We're pretty sure Arri doesn't need any help from us to sell their popular Alexa cameras, but we found this clip from an Arri-staged event at IBC 2012 that features Roger Deakins, the award-winning Chief Cinematographer on Skyfall.

New ARRI Amira - our in-depth first look

Published in Technology & Computing

Phil Rhodes takes an indepth first look at the new ARRI Amira

Making sense of sensors: Part 1 of 2

Published in Technology & Computing

Film always used to be the main thing that determined how a photograph looked. Now, it's the sensor. So camera manufacturers have taken on a huge extra responsibility!

 A new, fairly expensive ENG-style camera that's only HD resolution? But it has the same sensor as the most sought-after camera in Hollywood (according to the Oscar nominations)!

Rise of the Carbon Dragon on Game of Thrones

Published in Production

There’s a new Red Dragon on hit HBO tv series “Game Of Thrones” and no it doesn’t involve Daenerys Targaryen. 

Which is more important - the DOP or the Camera?

Published in Production

Why would someone specify a camera before they chose the cinematographer? David Read despairs...

Shooting in near total darkness

Published in Production

Hollywood cinematographer and frequent RedShark News contributor Barry Braverman shares his thoughts on the trend of shooting in low light and wide open.

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