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Documentary Landscapes
A look at documentary filmmaking practices and how they're evolving
Curated by Justin Nalepa
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Definition Magazine - Def Mag - GoPro 3 Black Gets Turned Into A Camera That Every Cinematographer Wants

Definition Magazine - Def Mag - GoPro 3 Black Gets Turned Into A Camera That Every Cinematographer Wants | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

A newly released digital cinema camera called the Novo is designed to provide filmmakers with the power and versatility of the GoPro Hero3 but with fewer cinematic limitations.

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Great concept, if only the cameras were to become widely available to cinematographers and filmmakers alike.

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Ten Tips on Shooting Low-Budget Movies from SXSW | Filmmaker Magazine

Ten Tips on Shooting Low-Budget Movies from SXSW | Filmmaker Magazine | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

At SXSW a panel titled “The Great Cinematography Shootout” gathered a group of directors and cinematographers to discuss independent film lensing in an age of proliferating formats and lower-cost, high-quality cameras, like the Canon 5D.

 

The directors of photography were Jody Lee Lipes (Girls, Tiny Furniture, and also the director of Opus Jazz), James Laxton (Medicine for Melancholy, Leave Me Like You Found Me), Clay Lifford (Gayby, and also the director of such films as Wuss and Earthling), PJ Raval (Trouble the Water, Sunset Stories, and also the director of Trinidad); and filmmaker, editor and d.p. David Lowery (Pioneer, and, as d.p. Audrey the Trainwreck). Here, from the d.p.’s, are ten tips for those looking to shoot smart-looking films on a low budget.

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Key advice for low-budget filmmakers and cinematographers.

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HALLIEabf's comment, July 19, 2014 2:58 AM
amazing tips
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RedShark News - Exclusive - Digital Bolex interview: 16mm for the 21st Century?

RedShark News - Exclusive - Digital Bolex interview: 16mm for the 21st Century? | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

A Kickstarter-funded digital 16mm camera is one of 2012's most intriguing stories.  RedShark's reporter Peter Haas talks to Joe Rubinstein, co-founder of Digital Bolex

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I love the look, features, and price point of this camera. Looking forward to taking it for test drive when it becomes available. For the full image gallery reveal of the camera, check out:

 

http://www.redsharknews.com/business/item/425-digital-bolex-actual-body-revealed-in-detail

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Cinematographer Style - 110 of the world’s top cinematographers

Cinematographer Style - 110 of the world’s top cinematographers | Documentary Landscapes | Scoop.it

110 of the world’s top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do. Cinematographer Style is about the Art and Craft of Cinematography. It is about how everything, from life experiences to technology, influences and shapes an individual’s visual style. Because of the powerful impact that the visual style of a movie can have, this documentary may offer contemporaries valuable insights into the dramatic choices Cinematographers make. And, it is expected that the material will have significant historic value as well.

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Anthony Mathis's curator insight, January 29, 2014 4:03 PM

This is worth checking out!