The first of the 60 second film challenges will be the Video Portrait. This first challenge is meant to be a relatively simple one. This could be as simple as a 60 second portrait type shot of one person or as involved as trying to edit a short sequence together to give a portrait of [...]
As an 'independent filmmaker' --[ read: I have a camera and film degree]-- as well as being a new dad, I have found that I do not possess an abundance of time to be able to go out and shoot a lot of films just for fun. I am gratefully employed in a position where [...]
A few weeks ago I was introduced to the Craft Truck. They've been working hard putting together a variety of interviews with different cinematographers. Some of these interviews are with guys (and gals) who are seasoned veterans in their field, while other interviews consist of some of the newer talent in contemporary cinematography. I [...]
Last week the CamDolly arrived. This week we've been enjoying getting more familiar with it and getting some early test shots. Looking forward to the weeks ahead!
There are some new posts on the horizon, as well as a new layout/style on the way. The past 5 weeks I've been looking after the wee one and getting back into the swing of things at work. I have family out for the next couple weeks but after that there is some time scheduled [...]
Let me introduce you to our new son: Ruaraidh Sionnach Weller Born at 23:56 on 31 Dec 2012. Weighing in at 8lbs 1oz. What a highlight to finish up 2012!!!
Just for a bit of fun! Having only started in March and being out of the country for 4 months, this is pretty encouraging! Hopefully next year will consist of a bit more consistency, depth, and some interaction Thank you 2012, lt's see what 2013 has in store! The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared [...]
Things have progressed with this Philippines project and I am now nearing the end. As I write this, I am about 50% of the way through the colour correction/ grading process. Hopefully by the end of today, that process will be complete (well, until I export, review it all together, and then realise [...]
It seems near enough impossible to just pick one camera to put at the top of this page... so instead you get 31! [DISCLAIMER: I know that the Canon C300 and the 1D-X came out at the end of 2011, but it's near enough one year ago and they fit right alongside the others released, [...]