In my last installment, we completed the color work grading our movie.  Unfortunately, as I have learned the hard way, nothing in life is free. It is not that Paul or Mark or Michael were anything but the kindest, most generous people – they are. The issue is that at that point no film had […]

There’s no question we all wish to make the highest quality films possible using the various cameras available to us.  A big part of that ultimate quality is determined right at the time of capture, by the capture codec we choose to use.  What is a codec?  Good question! I and every other aspiring digital filmmaker and hybrid storyteller needs to […]

The Optikos Bench First and foremost, if you aren’t at least a little Geeky, this post is not for you; unless you’re one of those people who thinks “just take some pictures, dammit,” when I write some article about resolution testing.  In that case, you might like this article because we’re taking pictures to test […]