SHOWDOWN AT SHINAGAWA: Tales of Filming from Bombay to Brazil


Here's the video from my recent reading in Berkeley

Roving Camera Album: Click Photo

Keeping my Arri SR camera out of the water on the klongs near Bangkok. These Thai canals serve a variety of purposes, including transportation and sewage. Moments after this picture was taken, my soundman accidentally dropped his headphones in the klong, just as a dead animal floated by. Reluctant to touch the water, he shrugged, cut the phones free and let them drift away, then reached for his spare pair.

NAB 2011: Digital Cinema Camera Shootout

During the recent NAB Show in Las Vegas, I attended a panel discussion and screening of a series of tests called the Single Chip Camera Evaluation. The SCCE shootout, produced by an independent, ad hoc group named Image Quality Geeks, compared 11 single-chip digital cinema cameras, along with two 35mm film emulsions. These extensive tests, designed for “apples-to-apples” comparisons, provided a comprehensive look at the following cameras.

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