In the Hollywood 3D community, Lipton is known for developing the ZScreen electro-optical modulator — a tool used in digital 3D projection — through his company, StereoGraphics.
Happy Birthday to George Lucas! As we know George was a big proponent of the use of digital technology in cinema. When I worked at Sony in the 1990’s, we were on the cutting edge of using digital cameras for cinematography.
Very good video on using virtual cameras in animation. Here Pixar uses computer animation to duplicate complex photographic tools such as split diopters as you would in “real” cinematography. Thus making the film look more authentic.
Photo from the Jerry Lewis Comedy Museum. While I was at CineGear Expo, I met Michael Frediani at the SOC booth and thanked about about his research into Jerry Lewis and told him I would post his article on video assist. I also included an article from the 695 Quarterly about Jim Songer about his […]
I went to CineGear this year. It was great, was able to catch up and reconnect with some old friends and make new ones. I got a picture of the new Leonard Nimoy street sign on the Paramount lot where the Expo was held. He was also a photographer as well as a director and did many projects […]
The science of color in film has brought us many innovative systems over the past 120 years. Here’s an expert’s guide to 10 of the best.
Oscar-winning cinematographer Robert Richardson ASC digs into the technical nitty-gritty of the large-format anamorphic film process that hasn’t been used in nearly 50 years.
Lytro Immerge seems to be the world’s first commercial professional Lightfield solution for cinematic VR, which will capture ‘video’ from many points of view at once and thereby provide a more lifelike presence for live action VR through six degrees of freedom.
I did a previous post on Technicolor here. The ASC website did a very good follow up article about Technicolor and I posted it here too. This is from their site and they own it. It is posted here under fair use and for comment and educational use only. The Dawn of Technicolor 1915-1935 online exclusive […]
ARRI IIC and lenses from the LACMA Kubrick exhibit. Some of the questions are in French. Click on the arrows in the lower right to make full screen.