Best Cine Gear Ever?

The 2014 L.A.-based trade show hits it out of the park. All we can say: “Can’t Wait For Next Year!” By Pauline Rogers. Photos by Beth Dubber. Despite the usual array of parking, weather (as in very...

GEAR: Pictorvision Eclipse™ Multicam Array

Aerial shooters will love the new Multicam Array, which takes the open-architecture Eclipse system another step forward in stabilized high-resolution plate work. Uses six off-the-shelf 5K RED Epics...

GEAR: Freefly Systems MōVI M5

An excellent choice for small-format capture (Canon 5D, Nikon D800, Panasonic GH4, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera). Gives a single operator full image stabilization control Fully enclosed camera cage for...

Good Night, Fair Prince

Gordon Willis, ASC (1931-2014). By Pauline Rogers. Zelig (1983) Photo by Kerry Hayes As soon as word got out that Gordon Willis, ASC often referred to as “the Prince of Darkness,” (more on that nickname...

Monkey Sea

How Michael Seresin, ONZM BSC, and the creative team from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes found the “missing link” of cinematic emotion....

Shape Shifters

NAB 2014 was about never standing in the same spot too long, as vendors, panelists, and industry tastemakers echoed a message of “intelligent change.” By Valentina I. Valentini. Photos by Beth Dubber....

GEAR: Cartoni Master MK II

This lightweight new fluid head offers excellent balance across a wide range of cameras. A perfect option for shooters looking for one head that does it all. Payload capacity: 66 lb. (30 kg) Weight: 18.7...

Joel Cox – Jersey Boys

American Cinema Editors (ACE) Lifetime Career Achievement Award–winning Joel Cox began his career in 1969 working on a trio of diverse films. He was assistant editor on Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch and...

Into the Wild

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC, and DreamWorks Animation tame epic new lands for How To Train Your Dragon 2....