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FLYING HIGH Drones became both hugely popular and much derided during the 2010s. In the last five years the remotely controlled, unmanned flying craft has made its mark on filmmaking, enabling aerial shots that would be difficult or impossible for conventional aircraft, wire systems or cranes. Of the many companies offering drone services for film, … Read more

October 2019: Growing Up and Maturing

Growing Up and Maturing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Growing Up and Maturing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: Michael Cioni, global SVP of Innovation; Emery Wells, CEO – Frame.io Although the calendar stretch between All Hallows and Valentine’s Day (give or take a week or two) sees the run … Read more

September 2017:
The Swirl Of Award Fever

The swirl of award fever Across The Pond / Mark London Williams The swirl of award fever Across The Pond / Mark London Williams It’s not only crisis and calamity (and in L.A., ash!) in the air this fall, but around town there’s already the swirl of award fever, as showbiz heads to one of … Read more

Paul Cameron ASC takes on Pirates Of The Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge

On the set of the upcoming, major motion picture, Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, award-winning director of photography Paul Cameron ASC had to overcome hefty challenges. To get unprecedented oceanic shots, Cameron used drones to gather closer approaches and wrap-around shots of the ships. His aerial unit also managed to sink … Read more

Paul Cameron ASC / Westworld

Robot wars Paul Cameron ASC / Westworld Robot wars Paul Cameron ASC / Westworld BY: Trevor Hogg Back in 1973, an adult-oriented theme park became the fearsome battleground between android hosts and human guests in the sci-fi thriller Westworld. Now that directorial debut of Michael Crichton, who also wrote the original screenplay, has had a … Read more

Paul Cameron ASC / Dead Man Down

Tough Justice Paul Cameron ASC / Dead Man Down Tough Justice Paul Cameron ASC / Dead Man Down Early in January 2012 Niels Arden Oplev called Paul Cameron ASC to gauge his interest in a film shooting in Philadelphia that coming summer. “I was familiar with his previous film, the original Girl With The Dragon … Read more

Paul Cameron ASC / Total Recall

Deja View Paul Cameron ASC / Total Recall Deja View Paul Cameron ASC / Total Recall In 1990, Phillip K. Dick’s classic short story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale was loosely adapted into the film Total Recall by director Paul Verhoeven. The resultant cocktail of violent shocks, startling visions of an interplanetary future … Read more

Paul Cameron ASC / Henry’s Crime

Crime Scenes Paul Cameron / Henry’s Crime Crime Scenes Paul Cameron / Henry’s Crime Director of photography Paul Cameron, ASC gave his latest film, the dark, romantic indie comedy Henry’s Crime, what he describes as a “folkloric beauty.” The cinematographer’s credits include Tony Scott’s Man On Fire and Déjà vu; Dominic Sena’s Swordfish and Gone … Read more