Remote Collaboration

Aaron Hayden, colorist and owner of Color Monkey, a post-production house located in Los Angeles, California, in response to Vincent Theo’s comparison of Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro to the Sony BVM-X300 reference mastering monitor, adds the following: “No joke, in the current Covid environment and everyone working remotely, Netflix recommends producers review HDR color/online on… Read More

Camera Reviewers Could Learn a Thing or Two From This DP

The footage we’ve seen from the DJI 4D looks amazeballs; and that DJI has committed to working with the following DPs on their upcoming works with the 4D is an arrangement unprecedented in our experience: Rodney Charters, ASC, CNSC, NZCS; Takuro Ishizaka, JSC; Rachel Morrison, ASC; XiaoShi Zhao, CNSC; and Academy Award winners for Best… Read More

Can Peak Design Backpack Store Entire a7s III Kit?

We’ll be moving to Quang Ngai province once lockdown is lifted, so we needed a backpack large enough and rugged enough to accommodate our a7s III kit but small enough to qualify as carry-on luggage. The fabric of version 2 of the backpack has a rubberized coating, presumably to improve weather protection; however, many rubbers… Read More

John Brawley: No Product Placement on The Morning Show

John Brawley, Director of Photography on season 2 of The Morning Show, in response to the Wall Street Journal’s analysis of product placement in over 74 episodes of ‌Apple TV+‌ shows, including Ted Lasso, The Morning Show, Defending Jacob, and Trying, insists that “Apple don’t dictate product placements”, maintaining that there’s no product placement whatsoever… Read More

No More 23.98

A group of industry professionals spearheaded by JayDee Vandenberg, Director of Post Production at Walt Disney Animation Studios, is calling for the electronic display industry to begin to phase out support for fractional frame rates over time so that content can be displayed at its intended frame rate. According to the people behind the request,… Read More