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C300 Mark II and More (with Dan Chung) GCS069

After 2 weeks using the Canon C300 Mark II, Dan Chung from NewsShooter is on the show to tell us all about it. Plus Dan’s experience with the Sony A7R2. This episode is all about gear so strap in kids!

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Spotlight: Dan Chung

Dan Chung is a cameraman shooting mainly news and documentary. He is also editor of NewsShooter.com covering the hottest news in the production industry. Dan is one of the few people on earth to have used the Canon C300 Mark II and he’s on today’s show to tell us all about it. Plus Dan shares his experience with the Sony A7R2.

  • C300 Mark II body and form factor
  • Who is this camera for
  • How does it compare to the original C300
  • The Sony A7R2
  • Does the A7R2 compete with the A7S or FS7
  • The low light challenges
  • How auto-focus may be the next “pro” tool
  • and more…

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Shooting Orange is the New Black (with Ludovic Littee) GCS064

Today we invite Ludovic Littee, director of photography for Orange is the New Black. We discuss this massive Netflix hit and Ludovic’s journey from First AC to camera operator to Director of Photography. What does a first AC really do, and why are they considered the unsung hero’s of production. We discuss it all.

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Spotlight: Ludovic Littee

With over a decade in the film industry, Ludovic Littee has built an impressive career in feature film and television working with Steve McQueen, David Fincher and as Director of Photography for the current season of Orange is the New Black. We discuss all the lighting and shooting techniques that support the shows realistic approach, making the transition from Arri Alexa to the Panasonic Varicam 35, the future of 4K broadcast and more. We also dive deep into the responsibilities of the First Assistant Camera. What do they really do on set and why are they considered to be the unsung hero of any production.

  • Lighting techniques that promote realism and allow the actors to play
  • Why Barger Lights are being used on Orange is the new Black
  • Lighting for female characters with no makeup
  • Making the move from Alexa to Varicam 35. What are the pro’s and con’s
  • Making the move from Cooke lenses to Panavision Primo lenses
  • Moving the show from 2K to 4K and the future of 4K broadcast
  • The responsibilities of a First Assistant Camera
  • Why the future of a DIT could be bleak
  • Shooting Steve McQueens film “Shame”
  • and more…

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