Copyright: Pawel Achtel ACS Pawel Achtel ACS has been involved in extensive research for many years on a digital alternative to the classic 15-perf 65mm IMAX film camera and now he can proudly unveil his electronic version; the ACHTEL 9×7 65 Megapixel Motion Picture Camera. During the past 30-something years, Achtel has been primarily involved with cinematography aimed for the giant IMAX screens, so he’s well acquainted with what it ... [Read More]
Dear Members of IMAGO,
Some 20 years ago, Doug Milsome and his wife Debbie were our neighbors in Los Angeles. Doug and I had worked together and became friends. Not only did we talk about cinematography, but our personal lives intertwined. Many an evening was spent conversing about our lives and often about our children. Ours were toddlers. His, Mark and Sarah, were teenagers and embarking on their careers. ... [Read More]
by Rolf Coulanges BVK
Part 1: Introduction
The term texture comes from the Latin word textura and describes the inner structure and context of a tissue, today also that of a virtual structure. This structure is transmitted to the outside via the surface of the fabric, but only as an external expression of the inner coherence that characterizes the medium in its outer appearance.
The texture is therefore not to be confused with the content of the digital ... [Read More]
The German Society of Cinematographers BVK has published a new book with detailed description of job profiles from the entire camera crew. Professional descriptions for the Cinematographer, assistant camera, DIT, colourist are all described in German and in English languages.
Here a small description that defines the cinematographer:
«Film design is a distinctive result of the creative imagination. The cinematographer exercises a decisive and formative creative influence during ... [Read More]