wild squad adventure

Larger Than Life Cinematography (with Ben Allan ACS) GCS127

Ben Allan joins us to discuss his recent film, Wild Squad Adventures which was shot in a 5:1 aspect ratio and custom made for one screen, in only one theater in the entire world.

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Spotlight: Ben Allan ACS

Ben Allan’s latest film, Wild Squad Adventures was not only shot in the insanely wide 5:1 aspect ratio, but it was also custom made for only one theater in the entire world. And that theater was created to play only this one film. Ben and I discuss the shooting and lighting challenges of the 5:1 aspect ratio, working with the Blackmagic cinema cameras, shooting with his custom built drone rig, and so much more.

  • Shooting 5:1 Aspect Ratio
  • Blocking for super wide shots
  • The challenges of Cinerama format
  • Choosing Blackmagic Cinema Cameras
  • The Trident 3-camera custom rig
  • Shooting with three cameras on a drone
  • A custom made cinema for a custom made film
  • SLR Magic lenses
  • Adding pop in post production
  • How camera movement effected the film
  • and much much more!



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