EOSHD interviews filmmaker Nino Leitner (Philip Bloom’s intern on Red Tails)

Philip Bloom and Rick McCallum have been instrumental in using HDSLRs on the set of Lucasfilm movie Red Tails. For the recent green-screen shoot at a Prague sound-stage Philip invited two up-and-coming young filmmakers, Nino Leitner and Sebastian Wiegärtner to shoot with him.

EOSHD caught up with Nino a few days after the shoot to ask him about all things DSLR video related and to find out what he gets up to as a filmmaker.

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Exclusive Interview with Robert McLachlan ASC / CSC – Part 2

Robert McLachlan ASC,CSC is a leading director of photography, whom’s work includes The Golden Compass, the Final Destination franchise and network TV show Human Target – www.fox.com/humantarget – on which he used the Panasonic GH1 HDSLR.

I’m really pleased to bring you part 2 of my interview with Rob where we talk Human Target, Hollywood, HDSLR cameras and cinema.

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New Sony Alpha HD A33 and A55 cameras to get phase-detect AF in video mode

UPDATE: The Sony A55 has now been announced and a review is out. It is very disappointing in terms of the video mode

EOSHD has been made aware of an innovative step in DSLR video by Sony.

Read more on the Sony Pellix HDSLRs here

UPDATE. Specs are now revealed:
1) A55 16MP 10FPS EVF-1.44M 1.1X magnification 95% AVCHD full HD
2) A33 14MP 7FPS EVF-1.44M 1.1X magnification 95% AVCHD full HD

According to new information obtained by Sony Alpha Rumors and given to EOSHD for analysis before publication, the new Sony Alpha HD cameras coming in September 2010 will have a light beam-splitting technology allowing phase detect AF at the same time as mirrorless live view and video recording.

Sony have always been innovative when it comes to live view, with the small-sensor-in-viewfinder technique on the previous Alphas.

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Great music video shot on the Canon 7D

Got to love this Maya 3D CGI / 7D short – A day in PARIS – Thanks Benoit Millot. Stay tuned to EOSHD this week, starting tomorrow the exciting news on Sony’s next line of HDSLRs plus an interview with Philip Bloom’s intern on the set of Red Tails, Nino Leitner and Part 2 of my interview with Rob McLachlan ASC / CSC