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DP William Wages, ASC captures CMT’s “Sun Records” with VariCam LTs


Based on the hit musical, Million Dollar Quartet, CMT’s Sun Records reveals the untold story of the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. The limited eight-episode series profiles musicians Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis during a time of political change and social unrest. Sun Records’ all-star cast includes Chad Michael Murray (Sun […]

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DP David Herrington brings dark realism to Netflix’s “Frontier”

On the set of "Frontier"

Frontier is a Canadian historical drama that chronicles the North American fur trade in the late 1700s. The six-part series, which stars Jason Momoa, Alun Armstrong, Allan Hawco, Landon Liboiron, Zoe Boyle and Jessica Matten, is the Discovery Channel’s first original scripted production and was acquired by Netflix for international distribution. Filmed in Louisbourg, Nova […]

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DP Charles Papert illuminates VariCam lighting workshop

4K frame grab of footage from VariCam training workshop, featuring a lighting demo by DP Charles Papert.

On December 10th, 2016, we held our VariCam training workshop (part four of a seven-part series). The topic of the workshop was “Lighting for VariCam and the practical advantages of shooting with native 5,000 ISO”. With approximately 40 people in attendance at Panasonic Hollywood Lab’s 4K theatre, cinematographer Charles Papert (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Key and Peele) […]

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