Arri “OPENGATE” for 2.39:1 for Spherical

  I was in pre-production for a film when I ran into the need to understand all my options for shooting in a 2.39:1 ratio on digital.  I knew right after reading the script that we needed to shoot in a scope format because the project had all of the elements that the format was designed…

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Quasar Science LEDs

One of my new favorite lights to have on set is a 2′ Quasar Science LED tube lamp.  DPs have been waiting for units like this for years: a simple light that can be switched accurately from 3000ºk to 5600ºk, takes almost no power, it can be dimmed up and down without changing color temperature, and most importantly it’s soft and lightweight.  It’s quite literally my…

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