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Filming Lucid is a dream come true

Filming Lucid is a dream come true

Category: ALEXA/AMIRA

Cinematographers often eulogise about the alchemy of vintage optics combined with a high-end digital cine camera  but for most low budget features their use remains a distant dream. For Lucid, the directorial feature debut of writer/director...

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Midsomer Murders now shooting with Cooke Mini S4i lenses

Midsomer Murders now shooting with Cooke Mini S4i lenses

Category: ALEXA/AMIRA

The current long-running Drama, Midsomer Murders has a new look as a consequence of replacing the old faithful ARRI UltraPrimes for Cooke Uncoated Mini S4i supplied by VMI. Now in its 19th season, Midsomer Murders, produced by Bentley Productions...

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Nocturnal activity caught on camera for the first time

Nocturnal activity caught on camera for the first time

Category: Other

The biggest prize in natural history filmmaking is to capture animal behaviour in a way that's never been done before. Offspring Films achieved this in its eye-opening document of Tarsiers in their natural habitat. The sequence is part of...

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Getting the right balance with MoVI and Ready Rig

Getting the right balance with MoVI and Ready Rig

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

A short film for Heathrow Airport illustrates the detailed preparation necessary to ensure simple ideas take flight. The one-minute long film produced by Hungry Man Productions via agency Havas Creative Group, sets the mood for a wider corporate...

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Slashing costs on location with F5/CP2

Slashing costs on location with F5/CP2

Category: Sony PMW-F55/PMW-F5

Nightime inside a large country house. The camera moves from golden, candle-lit rooms to equally atmospheric dark moonlit shadows as the suspence cranks up into spine-tingling horror.  Occurring near the beginning of forthcoming feature Fox...

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