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TREES, film

https://mattkprovideo.com/2020/04/04/trees-film/

https://mattkprovideo.com/2020/04/04/trees-film/

I did not make this.

This is an independent film/student film produced and directed by Laura Jean Carney in 1992.

I had a very small part of the crew in some scenes and I did the end credits on this amazing new invention called a Macintosh Computer.

Actors: Patty Gilson and Andrew Nelson,

Musical score  by Andrew Nelson. Written and directed by Laura Carney.

Director of Photography: Maylon Price.

1st Assistant Camera: John Donaldson

2nd Assistant Camera: Bob Haines and Bill Paulino

Sound: Scott Hennely and April Carty

Production Manager: Christie Mahon

Teacher/Advisor: Joe Bierman

Title Graphics: Matt Kordelski

SPECIAL THANKS: Dennis Courtney, Sean O Leary, Mario Giorno, Blake Johnson, Joseph Marcello, Stephen Kwasnik,  Amy Alexander, Ken Mandel, Walter Thomas IV, Dawn Cerruto, H. Sid Narulto, Dr. Richard Grupenhoff-PHD, NFL Films, Glassboro State College Cinema Workshop.

Copyright 1992.

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Defense of 24 FPS Cinema

mattkprovideo.com/2018/08/27/defense-of-24-fps-cinema/

 

A Defense of 24 FPS and Why It’s Here to Stay for Cinema

 

John Hess shares his thoughts on 24 frames per second for film making and video production.

 

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Spielberg on Jaws & Raiders

https://mattkprovideo.com/2018/07/18/spielberg-on-jaws-raiders/

Spielberg  and Dick Cavett discuss Jaws & Raiders

 

Spielberg couldn’t say “Midget” today.

In fact on the JAWS DVD he always says “little person.”

This talk show is slow and tame by todays standards. In the “post Arsenio” era they’d be encouraging rowdiness from the crowd.

Today the shark would of course be CGI.  But why not “muppeteers” under a rubber shark?

 

 

https://mattkprovideo.com/2018/07/13/shoot-on-film/

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I just read  an article in MOVIE MAKER magazine that has my head spinning.

Theres an interview with Steve Bellamy, President of Kodak Film.  Bellamy gave a bunch of reasons as to why independent filmmakers should be shooting on film, not digital.

Well, I don’t know any “filmmaker” today who wouldn’t WANT to be shooting on true film. But its too expensive.

Bellamy said “ No one ever said ‘lets make this film look more like digital’ 

Well thats true, I do EVERYTHING I can to make my digital footage look “cinematic” Filters, de saturation…..  I’ve gotten pretty good at making color digital look like high contrast Black and White, but Im not satisfied with making digital look like color film.

Bellamy said “Film is LESS expensive than digital, no ifs ands or buts”

Well I could give him dozens, if not hundreds of no ifs ands or buts…

He said “camera packages are cheaper with film. Your shooting ratios are lower, your performances are better. People prepare better and storyboard with film— in video they don’t.  Film doesn’t have a video village”

He is SO wrong  on that.  I prep as if it were film. I storyboard. I don’t have a “video village” anyway, my DSLR is used just like a film camera.

He said “When you edit digital, you have four times as much footage to soft through than if you shot film”

He may be right about that, but if I’m editing something I shot myself, I can sift through the footage really fast. In fact some “bad” footage” might capture something I didn’t notice at first.

But of course, his business is selling film.. so of course he’s biased.

 

https://www.moviemaker.com/

 

https://petapixel.com/2018/01/16/heres-first-footage-new-kodak-super-8-film-camera/

 

 

 

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John Williams Documentary

Star Wars – Music by John Williams Rare 1980 Documentary

https://mattkprovideo.com/2017/12/07/john-williams-documentary/

 

A documentary on the amazing John Williams. He scored most of the great movie epics of the last 30 years: Jaws, Close Encounters, Raiders of the Lost Ark and all its sequels, Star Wars and all its sequels!

His music is the best part of anything that he has worked on.

Williams score brought the fear and dread of the impending shark attacks in Jaws. He ( and George Lucas) had the great idea to have the music score for Star Wars contradict the pictures.  High Tech futuristic imagery with old style pseudo classical music underneath gave the potentially goofy movie a seriousness and elegance it wouldn’t have had otherwise.

 

Say what you want about the Phantom Menace…. John Williams music score, especially “Duel of the Fates” is excellent!

 

At 14:06 you can see the Carbon Freeze scene from The Empire Strikes Back with the original undubbed voices!