How to Find the Right Cinema or TV Viewing Distance

This article explains how one can find the ideal TV viewing distance, given only the horizontal resolution and diagonal size of the display.

Understanding Style in Cinema (Part Three): Recreating Style

Is there any way on earth that one can develop one’s own movie style? Let’s find out.

What is a Light Meter and do you need one for Video?

One of the most common questions cinematographers have is whether to invest in a light meter or not. This article gives you the straight dope.

How to Finance a Film (Part One): Reality

Not the same old answers to the question: How to finance a film? Part One deals with the reality of the industry.

Understanding the limits of Data Rates and Transmission

A brief overview of the data rates involved in various distribution channels, from cinema to television to the Internet.

3 Razor-sharp Cinematographers

What do I mean by ‘razor-sharp’? If you watch the works of these great masters, you’ll wonder how they achieved the brilliance of their imagery, considering they worked with extreme rigor in their framing, depth of field, lens choices and lighting. They hardly had any room to maneuver! They also happened to work with my […]