Want to be a cinematographer? AlterCine just released a new video interview with Bradford Young, one of the hottest cinematographers working today. Young is known for a variety of indie and studio films such as A Most Violent Year, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Selma, Arrival and Solo: A Star Wars Story. Along the way, he’s learned some important lessons
Are you looking to become a better Director of Photography? CookeOpticsTV recently hosted a roundtable with six professional film and TV DPs who shared the best cinematography tips they’ve gotten over the years. It’s a must-watch for anyone who wants to learn more about the world of cinematography! The six DPs include the following: Phil
You’re stuck at home and you can’t go to the movies. You’ve already binge-watched Tiger King and a zillion other things. Now what? Did you know you can take free film classes online? Camera company ARRI is offering two of its online Master Classes for free! ARRI’s two cinematography Master Classes The first one is
Always be open to learning, being mentored, going on other people’s set to see how they do things. This is an ever-changing art form and growth should never stop being a part of your journey as a cinematographer.
Many aspiring directors and filmmakers conflate the zoom and dolly shot. You’ll even see video supercuts online that claim to be a collection of zooms but also contain dolly shots or the combination dolly zoom shot. All of these camera shots can be effective: while some directors use these shots to create comic moments, others aim for