February 2024

Lighting in the Volume

This is a sponsored post. Richard Mead One of the benefits of shooting a scene within a virtual production LED volume is the realistic reflections and lighting from the LED panels themselves. This is such an important element of achieving realistic in-camera visual effects (ICVFX) that many volumes have LED ceilings or flanking walls that will never be in shot, but are there solely to contribute to the lighting of the scene. However, in practice, the RGB panels we use today are great for direct view, but not actually very good for lighting a scene. Their spectral output is very different from normal lighting sources, so skin tones in particular can look unnatural and some colours are shifted. RGB VS RGBWAdding an additional white LED...more

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February 2024

Filmmaking in Ukraine

Members of the Ukrainian cinematography community assess their current circumstances during an AC visit to Kyiv....more

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Life Anew: Poor Things

Robbie Ryan, BSC, ISC and director Yorgos Lanthimos maintain their intuitive methodology on a grand-scale production....more

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