Think of Anamorphic lenses and classic movies like Alien, Blade Runner, Jaws, and Mad Max come to mind. Typically they optically squeeze the image for projection in a wider aspect ratio – commonly 2.35:1. The lenses have characteristic artifacts which when used creatively give a certain look. More >
Sachtler sent me a demo unit of the recently released ACE L Mid- Level Spreader Carbon Fibre tripod kit. This package contains a fibreglass reinforced fluid head along with a 75mm adaptive bowl and a 2-stage carbon fibre set of legs.
This unit is an upgrade from their previous model, which holds More >
The Meeting & Conception
I met Phil Arntz, a young but incredibly brilliant & talented filmmaker at the 2012 NAB conference in Las Vegas in April. Having seen his work, I introduced myself, knowing full well that I wasn’t going to be “judged”, and the gesture was returned in kind. I knew this lad More >