Fostering the craft of Cinematography in New Zealand for the benefit of all members and the wider New Zealand Screen Production Industry. Providing forums for discussions on all aspects of cinematography.
THE IMAGO MASTER CLASS COMMITTEE
in close cooperation with AAC (Austrian Association of Cinematographers) proudly announces the
IMAGO CINEMATOGRAPHERS FORUM 2013
“Inspiration” in VIENNA
An inspirational meeting and exchange of experiences. A 3-day Master Class aimed at professional Cinematographers
Friday October 18th – Sunday October 20th, 2013
After “INSPIRATION!” Cinematographers Forum held in 2008 and 2011 in Copenhagen it is time to repeat the success with another “INSPIRATION” Cinematographers Forum
We will invite three outstanding Cinematographers and Directors with a long working collaboration that have shown creativity and personal expression so evident[...]
On the 25th of March NZCS members attended a screening of tests of the F55 shot by NZCS member Chris Mathews. The evening hosted by DVT and SONY New Zealand was held at Images and Sound in Grafton.
Those attending got a good look at the Sony F55 which was supplied by DVT and was fitted with the Arri Alura Zoom supplied by Paul Richards of Nutshell Camera Rentals.
Paul Lear (Senior Colourist at Images) and Chris Mathews took attendees through the extensive tests Chris had[...]
On the 20th March 2013 NZCS members attended a panel discussion covering a range of topics around Codec's, Data Wrangling and Digital Workflow for current Camera Systems.
We were lucky to have a range of industry professionals on the panel:
MC for the evening – James Bartle NZCS, ACS, CSC
NZCS Cinematographer & Chairperson – Simon Riera
NZCS Cinematographer - Duncan Cole
NZCS Cinematographer – Aaron Morton
ImageZone Equipment Supplier – Dean Thomas
Digipost Senior Colourist – Dave Gibson
Digipost Technology Manager – Matt Cunningham
The venue was[...]
Park Road Film Laboratory to close
Park Road Post Production today announced the closure of the Film Laboratory part of its operation likely to take effect on 28 June 2013.
General Manager, Cameron Harland said, “We have always been incredibly proud of the quality of the Lab and said we would be the last Lab standing. That has been true in New Zealand for the last 12 months or so, but unfortunately the shift in digital acquisition and exhibition, has meant that[...]
NZCS member Rodney Charters ASC CSC recently was awarded The ASC Career Achievement Award in Television.
On February 10, 2013, in the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center, the American Society of Cinematographers award was presented by our own Mayor of Waitakere Sir Robert Harvey (or Bob Harvey as we know him). Rodney Charters credits include seven as director and more than fifty as Cinematographer on Film and TV projects.
The star-studded event was the last big awards ceremony before[...]