All cinematography articles

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    RF-mount cinema lens line primed for expansion


    Canon has launched its first set of RF-mount cinema prime lenses for its Cinema EOS System. The new lenses combine high optical performance for 4K and 8K shooting, cinema-style operability and RF mount communications. It is part of Canon’s plans to swiftly expand its line-up of RF-mount-compatible production equipment. 

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    Behind the Scenes: Asteroid City


    For a film as singularly American as Asteroid City, Wes Anderson chose to base his latest film in Spain, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    DMC: A Pan Tone for cinema


    The efforts made to accurately represent diverse skin tones on screen are finally breaking through in the form of Digital Melanin Cinematography (DMC), reports Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: Dead Ringers


    Twinning might have become an enduring movie trick, but can it survive the ‘deep fake’ threat? Julian Mitchell investigates behind the scenes of Amazon Prime Video’s Dead Ringers…

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    Barbie: Pretty in Pink


    Is there any need to decode the colour swatch of the live action Barbie movie? Adrian Pennington analyses the underlying messaging of colour choice in movies, and how a Colourist’s perspective can throw new light on a story.

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    Behind the Scenes: Fast X


    The look of the multi-billion dollar Fast franchise is as much a part of its DNA as star Vin Diesel, from the perspective of colourist Andre Rivas. Adrian Pennington reports.

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    Industry Trends

    Women Behind the Camera: More Presence, More Interest


    Visibility of women working behind the lens can influence better gender balance in the industry and create opportunities for female camera crew, according to an expert panel at the Media Production and Technology Show, reports Sheryl Hickey.

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    Behind the Scenes: Kandahar


    A Gerard Butler action movie is the first Hollywood production to be filmed entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first to shoot in the country’s majestic, barren and hitherto off-limits AlUla region, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: Yellowstone


    “It’s all about the land,” Editor Chad Galster tells IBC365 about working on Yellowstone and spin-off show 1883. Adrian Pennington reports.

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    Behind the Scenes: John Wick: Chapter 4


    Danish cinematographer Dan Laustsen discusses just how to turn the colour up to eleven for the latest instalment of Keanu Reeves’ gun-fu franchise, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Behind the Scenes: Blue Lights


    The ‘anti-Line of Duty’, Blue Lights is a gritty cop drama set in Belfast, but with plenty more to it than initially meets the eye, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Warner Bros Discovery plans more Lord Of The Rings movies


    Warner Bros Discovery is planning new films based on JRR Tolkien’s Lord Of The Rings books and The Hobbit.

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    Behind The Scenes: Marlowe


    The heat, concrete and mystery of 1940’s LA recreated in Barcelona with a stylish neon twist by cinematographer Xavi Gimenez, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Oscars 2023: A look at Best Cinematography Nominees


    The Oscars 2023 nominees for Best Cinematography have been announced, Adrian Pennington takes a deeper dive into the details behind the headlines.

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    Behind The Scenes: Bardo


    Cinematographer Darius Khondji tells IBC365 how he helped create the magical realism of Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Mexican odyssey, writes Adrian Pennington

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    Behind the Scenes: Emancipation


    A true story of one enslaved man’s flight and fight for freedom during the American Civil War is framed as a brutal thriller. The film’s acclaimed editor Conrad Buff speaks with Adrian Pennington for IBC365

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    Behind the Scenes: Babylon


    Babylon is both love letter and hate mail to the birth of the movies and the studio system that horrifically bullied its employees while manufacturing dreams for the masses, writes Adrian Pennington.

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    Avatar: The Way of Water box office gives hope to beleaguered cinemas


    James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water has scored an impressive box-office debut, grossing $435m worldwide in its opening three days.

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    Behind the Scenes: Avatar - The Way of Water


    With 3D, High Dynamic Range, high frame rates and 4K capture, the sequel to the most successful movie of all time is intended to open a window into another world, writes Adrian Pennington. 

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    Markus Förderer: Perceiving The World in Anamorphic


    Markus Förderer ASC, BVK, had just finished shooting Apple’s sci-fi thriller Constellation when he talked to George Jarrett about his career influences, his working practices, and what developments could boost his toolbox.