PANIC: Production Process

PANIC: Production Process

As we approach the beginning of our festival venture with PANIC and as we begin our new project, we thought we’d take a moment to look back at PANIC’s production process, what we did and our approach. Here’s a look back at our journey and some of the snaps we took along the way. Hopefully […]

One Shot Movie Competition

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One Shot Movie Competition

We’ve been nominated in the final 10 for the One Shot Movie Competition! Our music video Red Headed Woman is in the running for the overall title and also nominated alongside four other entries in the Best Cinematography category. Here were the rules: 1. Make a film using one shot. This means no cuts whatsoever. […]

Sony F5 4K Hack

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Sony F5 4K Hack

Browsing online trying to discover some new media and a new podcast to listen to and came across this little beauty. The guys at ‘Extra Shot‘ have been playing around with the F5, trying to make it shoot 4K – internally! And, well…..sorry F55 owners, they did it! It’s a simple little bit of code that […]

Do we need 4K?

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Do we need 4K?

We want to shoot 4K, don’t we all…. But do you need to? With the launches of Sony F55, Canon 1dC, Black magic 4K and the already on the market RED and their new Dragon 6K sensor, why do we crave for the ever growing number of K’s!? Well, why wouldn’t you? Don’t you want […]

Is Movi the new Steadicam?

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Is Movi the new Steadicam?

As cameras reduce in size they also reduce in weight. In recent years we have seen cameras as small as the 5ds being used for broadcast and new cameras like the Canon C300 and Sony F5 have all become lighter and more compact. This has lead to new technology to stabilise these cameras on a […]

An Open Letter to Cinema Goers

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An Open Letter to Cinema Goers

Dear Cinema Goer, It grieves me to have to lay down in words what I would have thought would be painfully obvious, a common decency inbuilt to every member of society. But apparently not. Perhaps the recipient is rather too vague and should in fact exclude the majority of people who visit the silver screen […]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – HFR/3D/2D?

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – HFR/3D/2D?

With today’s release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug the decision is upon us as to how to watch it. There are six different ways to do so: 2D, 3D, high frame rate 3D, IMAX 3D, high frame rate IMAX 3D and in a double feature with An Unexpected Journey! Here’s a quick breakdown […]

And the Winner is…

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And the Winner is…

Let’s start at the beginning. The Hackney Attic was the wonderful venue for the evening, which began with a few drinks and a mingle with the many other filmmakers. We managed to meet up with our partners in crime Mirika and Megan Adair along with JJ Symon of Black Rooster Black Shag. Coincidentally Megan had […]