Not to be outdone by the strong Zeiss support for the native Sony FF E mount, Schneider Optics announces additional support for the Sony E mount in their new family of prime lenses specially designed and built for digital cinematography with full-frame sensor HDSLR, Mirrorless, and other professional cameras. Built in Germany by Schneider-Kreuznach, the new […]

Leica Summilux-C Prime Cine Lenses. Otto Nemenz, Leica, and Band Pro got together and said, “Let’s make some cinema lenses, baby” And so they did, which proved very interesting to cinematographers always looking for alternative looks.  At nearly $200,000 per eight lens set, these lenses come in very competitively priced with other ultra high quality […]

Editors Note: Here we have the second installment in how a professional production is conducted using the Atomos Ninja 2 field recorder, told from the first hand experience of Sean Ware, the DP as he shot it.  It is rare to get a look “inside” another’s head and  hear the thoughts that pass through as […]

Editors Note: One of the best things about our move to the Studio City, CA area last fall was the proximity to the action “where the nerds live” in the movie business.  They don’t call it Studio City for nothing…. our apartment is surrounded by all major studios within a couple of miles, six major […]