The series kicks off with a game of telephone to demonstrate the complexities of documenting history. The fellas discuss getting to know your subject on a personal level to make a more insightful film.
Three different generations of docu filmmakers question how the digital revolution is opening up the industry to the masses. So does this force everyone to be better filmmakers & still respect the craft?
Zacuto Films presents their first ASC cast with FilmFellas Cast 8: ASC Cinematographers in 5 Webisodes. Starring: Stephen Goldblatt ASC, BSC, (Julie & Julia, Closer), Rodney Charters ASC, CSC, (Television Series: 24), Nancy Schreiber ASC (The Nines) and returning Host Jens Bogenhegn (DP/Producer of FilmFellas/critics). Directed by Steve Weiss. Come watch this award winning ASC cast share their trials and tribulations of being a Director of Photography in New Hollywood. Now in their 8th Season, the FilmFellas webisodic series premieres June 16, 2010 only at Zacuto.
The FilmFellas discuss the other side of being a DP: the psychology of film production and the art of collaboration. They elaborate on having great crews with great attitudes who remain adaptable on set.
The ASC cast return to debate the harsh reality of ageism and the double standard in Hollywood. They discuss lighting, retouching, the loyalty of collaboration and the importance of learning filming history.