A few weeks ago we completed our short film for Vimeo titled GET BACK. The project was the first content of it’s kind officially sponsored, by Vimeo, commissioned by Lincoln motor cars. Lincoln asked Vimeo to choose from their leading creators and essentially create a short film, on any subject they felt strongly about. Director Eliot [...]
by Eric Koretz twitter. theimagehunter REVISED 5.4.2013: Audi spot is finally up! Check it out here! Audi E-Tron (Director’s Cut) from Rob Chiu on Vimeo. ______ PREVIOUS ARTICLE: Finished a spot for Audi E-tron a while back, directed by the one and only Rob Chiu and produced by Stink. Although it’s been long delayed [...]
Just returned from SXSW in Austin where we won both the Jury prize for best Documentary and I won the jury prize for best Cinematography in a documentary. I can say that it came as a shock to our team where we had no publicity, no press and no posters going for us. Needless to [...]
The episode I shot BEHOLDER for the ITVS/PBS series, FUTURESTATES. Directed by Nisha Ganatra and staring Jessica Pare (Madmen) is finally online. Shot on the RED MX, beholder debuted at the SXSW festival (Alongside my Doc Dragonslayer which won the jury prizes for best doc and best cinematography) in March 2011. Go to the link [...]
The era of the traditional Pilot is over…at least for AMC, purveyors of such amazing shows as Madmen and Breaking Bad. I recently had the great pleasure of shooting their pilot titled, “The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks.” We shot three 15 minute episodes of short form content that is now online! THE TRIVIAL PURSUITS [...]
I just finished a shoot on the RED MX camera for a PBS TV show called “The Beholder” for the Futurestates series. It’s a story that takes place in the future and I needed some unique lighting accents to take it there. I went to Al Demayo at Litegear who makes the incredible LiteRibbon LED’s. [...]
Directed by Aaron King, this is a video short created for the band Cascade Array (cascadearray.com). Shot with the Canon 5D Mark II on location in Los Angeles, CA over a weekend. I switched between the Zeiss zf lenses, the canon 15-35 and the canon 70-200.
In shooting the CAA short i used these great LED’s by LED-Z, the BRUTE 30. They’re equivalent to an 400 HMI sungun in terms of output. Great for a quick backlight or when you need punch in small space. Because they were going for pure punch, I always try and diff it or bounce it [...]