Taking place in mid-April, NAB 2016 has once again come and gone. In this 4th episode of The Cinematography Podcast: Backlight, Illya Friedman explains what NAB is, and why we should or should not be paying attention.
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Backlight Tour attended the U.S. Premiere of the new feature film, Demolition. The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper and is Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. We asked Mr. Vallée to discuss working with his frequent collaborator, Academy Award nominated Cinematographer Yves Bélanger, CSC (Demolition, Brooklyn, Dallas Buyers Club, Wild.)
This is second episode of the new Backlight Tour web series. Host Illya Friedman sits down with Kirsten Johnson, Cinematographer and Filmmaker of the new feature film “Cameraperson,” which had it’s world premiere at the 2016 Sundance film festival. Cameraperson is a feature length memoir spanning Ms. Johnson’s 25+ year career. Her credits include the critically acclaimed “This Film is Not Yet Rated,” and the Academy Award winner for Best Documentary “Citizenfour.”
This is the first episode of the new web series from the Cinematography Podcast. Backlight Tour is like the “Travel and Leisure” section of the Cinematography Podcast and in each episode host Illya Friedman brings you practical, first hand information and introduces you to filmmakers and industry professionals you should be following.
The long form Cinematography Podcast is back with an outstanding interview from Director of Photography Bill Totolo.
The War Story is from Roberto Schaefer, ASC, AIC
Illya’s Short End this week is “TV.”
Cheating is rampant across the motion picture and television industry. In this episode of Backlight Illya Friedman takes a quick dive into the world of cheating and what happens when time runs out on the shooting day. Maybe some of us deserve a “Gold Star.”
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“Chart a Course”
In this episode of Backlight Illya Friedman gives an overview of the how Cinematographers work with filters creatively and explores the “I.D. Filter” which metaphysically shapes the perception of people and things. Also what exactly is that shoe box-looking thing on the end of a lens? Wonder no more.
Backlight is a new short-format program from the makers of the Cinematography Podcast. New episodes expected to arrive on iTunes every Monday.
The Cinematography Podcast returns with prolific Cinematographer of more than 30 features and television series, Mike Mickens. Mike shares his experience working at the world famous Roger Corman studios, translating the director’s vision and finding the truth in something fake.
The War Story is from Director of Photography Bill Totolo
Illya’s Short End this week is the TV Series Mr. Robot
Ben’s Short End this week is the TV Series Hannibal