This is Meg: Capturing the Realities of Hollywood “Success” with Black Magic (Retrospective/Case Study)

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Articles, Behind-the-Scenes, Featured, Industry | 0 comments

Wrangling the monster that is the Hollywood movie industry is no small feat. Professional filmmaker Alex Ferrari has encountered his fair share of production headaches, from last-minute project cancellations to the notion that a successful film requires a massive budget and huge stars. With today’s technology on his side, Ferrari began planning for an entirely different kind of project.

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Know Your Lights: LEDs (Article/Tips)

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Articles, Behind-the-Scenes, Featured, Industry, Lighting Tutorials, Lighting/Gaffing, Tips, Tutorials, Walk Throughs | 0 comments

Tungsten and/or HMI lamps are usually the workhorse units of a lighting package, providing the power that is needed to key-light all but the smallest of set-ups. But they’re not right for every situation. If you don’t need the punch of a point source, and you want something a little softer, fluorescents might be the answer. This is the third category of lighting units I’m covering in my Know Your Lights series; back up to the overview if you want to start from the beginning.

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Know Your Lights: Fluorescent (Article/Tips)

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in Articles, Behind-the-Scenes, Featured, Industry, Lighting Tutorials, Lighting/Gaffing, Tips, Tutorials, Walk Throughs | 0 comments

Tungsten and/or HMI lamps are usually the workhorse units of a lighting package, providing the power that is needed to key-light all but the smallest of set-ups. But they’re not right for every situation. If you don’t need the punch of a point source, and you want something a little softer, fluorescents might be the answer. This is the third category of lighting units I’m covering in my Know Your Lights series; back up to the overview if you want to start from the beginning.

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