May 13, 2010

Lucasfilm using Canon DSLRs on "Red Tails"

There's something funny about watching so much money and so much equipment being put to use alongside a little $3,000 still camera. Note that the 1D Mark IV, 5D Mark II, and 7D aren't being used as the A cam -- Red Tails is being shot on a Sony F35, perhaps questionably (I still think period pieces look better on film). Lucasfilm’s Rick McCallum hired DSLR champion Philip Bloom to operate:

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I wonder how many of Bloom's shots will actually make the film.

May 14, 2010 at 2:37PM, Edited September 4, 10:26AM

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Johns

It's probably like being an actor in a bit role -- odds are you're ending up on the cutting room floor.

May 14, 2010 at 2:39PM, Edited September 4, 10:26AM

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