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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7 reasons HDSLRs are not a stop-gap in cinematic history

1. Economies of scale

40 million Canon SLR format cameras have been sold since 1987 and half of those after 2003. In 2010 digital photography is a huge market, much larger than niche Red found in the comparatively small indie filmmaking and professional production markets.

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