When the DSLR first became a video tool, it was an exciting time that took most by surprise and forced an entire industry to reexamine where it was headed. For a relatively long time (in terms of technology), video cameras in this price range had sported fixed lens, with only a select few 35mm adaptors […]
(Part I, Part II) Part III of the series “RISING FROM ASHES: A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY”
Last week on the ikan Blog, we began our interview with documentary filmmaker/Director, TC Johnstone, regarding his latest feature entitled: “Rising to Ashes”–a powerful, well-shot, beautiful, full-of-hope documentary which captures the struggle of Rwanda’s only competitive cycling team, as they grow from […]
This is Part II of III in our series “Rising from Ashes: A Feature Documentary.” Read Part I HERE for a recap of last week. I’ve reposted the trailer of RISING FROM ASHES here for your convenience. Also included are some excellent photos TC has sent us from the shoot.
It all began when TC Johnstone and his group, […]
Documentaries are capable of bringing masses of people an intimate connection to some one person or event or place. They are an integral tool for us as filmmakers—they give voice to culture outside ourselves, as audience members, sharing this world. And they can be compelling.
Gratis 7, as per their website, believe “out of our relatioships…great […]
Nikon, believe it or not! And some feel that it’s about time.
Nikon’s new D7000 is getting a whole lot of attention as a challenge to Canon’s monopoly of DSLRs. Nikon’s shaking things up, so check it out and share your thoughts! Is Nikon making their way up the ladder of top HD film cameras or […]