Sunday, August 6, 2017

Digital Cinema Show: Interview of Academy Award Winning Cinematographer, Russell Carpenter, ASC



Having served the Industry since 2003, the Digital Cinema Show continues the Society's mission of empowering Filmmakers with knowledge of cinematic tools and techniques. We gather the best of our content into an entertaining, and regularly scheduled web series covering not only the latest in Cinema Technology, but also subjects such as Film Finance and Distribution, as well as the techniques to craft an effective motion picture narrative. In addition, we present profiles of Filmmakers and Industry luminaries along with visually illustrated tips on both the art and science of motion pictures.


Digital Cinema Show Episode VII Now Streaming including an interview with Russell Carpenter, ASC and a documentary tribute to the late Entrepreneur, Photographer and Philanthropist Wayne Schoenfeld.

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Digital Cinema Show | Digital Cinema Society.


Russell Paul Carpenter, ASC (born 1950) is an American cinematographer and photographer. He shot the 1997 Best Picture-winning film Titanic, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. Much of his work has been in independent and genre cinema, with films like Critters 2: The Main Course, The Lawnmower Man, and Hard Target.


C700, The New Generation of Cinema Camera

The C700 is designed to be a flexible “A” camera for episodic TV and Hollywood films, but it is also very suitable for use as a documentary camera.

“Working with the C700 though, this was the first time I felt with a Canon camera, ‘Wow, I could go out and feel really comfortable shooting a feature film with it.’ Not only because of what it is capable of sensor-wise, but also because of the design and ergonomics. I think the way the camera is laid out is perfect for not only the cinematographer but also for the camera operator and first assistant. The C700 is designed to really accommodate a feature film workflow.”
~ Russell Carpenter, ASC

The next generation EOS C700 Digital Cinema Camera is the camera that so many cinematographers having been asking for from Canon and incorporates what Canon has learned through professional feedback over the last five years since the original Cinema EOS C300 was announced.

Canon's new EOS C700 Super35 format camera is designed to be a flexible "A" camera for various types of shooting scenarios. The EOS C700 features both internal 4K ProRes and XF-AVC recording. With the optional 4K Codex CDX-36150 recorder, the EOS C700 is capable of recording uncompressed RAW up to 120 frames per second.
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