SVAD Film Graduate Nick Evenson Reviews the Sony FS-7

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Film | No Comments
SVAD Film Graduate Nick Evenson Reviews the Sony FS-7

Cinematographer and film program coordinator David George recently sat down with film graduate Nick Evenson to ask him about the new Sony FS-7!

How to be in front of the camera and behind it at the same time!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Film | No Comments
How to be in front of the camera and behind it at the same time!

If you’re a Canon EOS owner, there is a free tool that turns your laptop or desktop into a free preview monitor and camera control unit. I have found this to be incredibly helpful in numerous situations, including but not limited to the video linked in this post!  This utility is software that comes with every […]

Here’s an easy way to really improve your closeup photography.

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Here’s an easy way to really improve your closeup photography.

Cinematographer and coordinator of the film program at Southern Adventist University David George shares and inexpensive way to take your closeup work to a whole new level.  Check out the video at the link below. How $15 can revolutionize your close up work.

Tips for shooting with anamorphic lenses with cinematographer David George

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Tips for shooting with anamorphic lenses with cinematographer David George

2 minutes and 11 seconds of info about using anamorphic lenses on a digital camera like the Arri Amira. I visited a camera rental facility (Doug Bates Video) and tested anamorphic glass with Bryan Fowler on his Arri Amira. This videos shows a couple of the quick takeaways from our tests. Check out the video […]

How to get amazing bokeh every time!

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Film | No Comments
How to get amazing bokeh every time!

Here’s a quick overview of what it takes to create those cool bokeh circles you’ve been looking for from cinematographer and film professor David George. Click Here

Advice for a starter camera

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Film, Uncategorized | No Comments
Advice for a starter camera

Follow this link for some Starter Camera Advice from cinematographer and program coordinator David George as he shares thoughts on the best budget starter camera. Hint: it isn’t the one pictured here!

Old Fashioned – First Box Office Numbers Are In!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Film, Uncategorized | No Comments
Old Fashioned – First Box Office Numbers Are In!

Per screen averages for Old Fashioned for it’s initial 3 screen release are in! It blew away what we thought was possible with a per-screen average of $12,988 per screen! http://www.boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/?view=screens&yr=2015&wknd=06&sort=avg&order=DESC&p=.htm

Doing Anything “Old Fashioned” This Valentine’s Day?

Posted by on Jan 28, 2015 in Film | No Comments
Doing Anything “Old Fashioned” This Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day can be an exciting day for everyone. This Valentine’s Day is especially thrilling for us as it brings the national release of “Old Fashioned”, with which several from SVAD had the honor of being involved. It was even edited in Brock Hall by an editing team that included Alumnus Phillip Sherwood and Professor Zach […]

Senior Film Project Update

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Film | No Comments
Senior Film Project Update

A crew of Film majors got the chance yesterday to team up with Chosen Productions in order to get some aerial shots for their Senior Thesis. Chosen Productions used their drone to take our RED camera, and later the Canon C100, up in the sky to capture Ironman competitor Ed Rusk as he ran and biked. Currently in production, the film […]