They noted that:
- BMCC's super wide 13 stops of dynamic range, high resolution 2.5K sensor, built in SSD recorder, open file format support and compact design were ideal for the workflow.
- The BMCC handled the richness of the 1,100 sq. ft. green screen, the fidelity of the tracking markers and was flexible enough to support the run and gun workflow.
- The team could pop out an SSD with ProRes and seamlessly copy it over to the editing system to edit on site, and the rough composites allowed them to stay on track with what they needed.
- Shooting in ProRes 442 in a 10-bit color space against green screen, the team was able to easily capture tracking markers and correctly light the actors, preserving their natural look without requiring a tremendous amount of tweaking in post.
- BMCC's ease of use, flexibility and ergonomics were essential to setting up new shots, experimenting with perspectives and numerous handheld and shoulder shots.
- DaVinci Resolve will be used for color grading.
I'm excited to see how this film looks and feels once everything is completed.
Some production Stills:
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Matt Battershell is a professional graphic designer, web developer and photographer who studied filmmaking since first getting his hands on a Media100 workstation in 5th grade. Applying design principles to typography, motion design, editing, color grading and cinematography has been a rewarding experience as he continues to use HDSLR's and other tools to hone his skill. Understanding technology is a passion, so whether he is building a custom hackintosh to run Davinci Resolve faster than a MacPro or learning about CMOS sensor designs, there is always room for is inner nerd to geek out. View some of Matt's photography.
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