Filmmaking - Cinematography


NAB 2023: New Gear That’s Making Virtual Production More Affordable and Accessible

VIVE Mars Camera Tracker on display. With a toy parrot.

At NAB I had a mission: find out what new products are making virtual production more affordable, more accessible, and not require a master’s degree in Unreal. Fortunately, I found a few options. Plus some new tools that are blending generative…  Read more

By May 23, 2023

Camera to Cloud to Remote Collaboration: New Remote Tools and Workflows from NAB 2023

Atomos Cloud Studio - Cloud Edit

From uploading to the cloud to editing in the cloud to collaborating across the cloud, there was no shortage of new tools and workflow ideas at NAB to help shoot and edit quicker regardless of where your team is located…  Read more

By Apr 27, 2023

How to Maintain Your Body in the Camera Department According to Movement Specialist Liz Cash

Liz Cash giving a presentation

In “The Body is a Tool,” I talked with DPs and camera operators about the routines they developed to maintain their bodies against taxingly long days on set. When even film workers’ unions provide few resources to prevent bodily harm, crew…  Read more

By Feb 10, 2023

2022 in Cameras

ARRI’s new modular 4K Alexa 35

2022 was a quiet year for camera technology, thank goodness. The decade plus I’ve been covering camera breakthroughs on this website has been a rocket ride. So much velocity, so little time to stop, catch one’s breath, smell some roses.…  Read more

By Dec 31, 2022

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