The Man behind the “Visual Treat”: D.o.P of “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion” at AISFM Campus!

SS Rajamouli's magnum opus “Bahubali 2: The Conclusion" is breaking all records with its successful run at the box-office. The film which is in its second week has garnered an estimated whooping 1000 crore across India, on its second Monday. Mr. K K Senthil Kumar, D.o.P/Cinematographer of “Bahubali … [Read more...]

Drone Filmmaking – Master Class & Demo Workshop

The forefront of drone cinematography has paved its way up along the technical aspect of filmmaking in the course of time. A remote controlled operation to capture the flying view through the camera connected to a so made “drone”. As captured footage is meant to ignite a stimulating emotion in the … [Read more...]

Old-school films with the best cinematography!

What makes a cinematographer's work perfect? The lighting, the framing of a shot or the movement of a camera? Is it simply one person’s work or an effort of a group of people? In an attempt to find some kind of common thread among the films that most consider "great" in terms of cinematography, … [Read more...]

“It’s about how well you translate the script onto the screen”

A man of few words, he lets his work speak for himself. His work of making a movie look spectacular not just visually not aesthetically too. His visually stunning and brilliant work has been appreciated in all his movies, be it the recent blockbusters Oopiri, Manam, Rakta Charitra or his debut movie … [Read more...]

“I am more of a visual story-teller”

“I dream in 35mm”, says he and reminisces about how the fascination for it all started. “It all started in my childhood when I was seven years old”, he adds. That’s Shaneil Deo, who is the talk of the town these days, thanks to his excellent work as a cinematographer in the recent Telugu thriller … [Read more...]

How to shoot video like a pro with your DSLR

Don’t worry if you can’t afford a swanky video camera, your DSLR will do just fine! Follow these tips from the experts and you should be shooting high quality flicks in no time at all. … [Read more...]

The top 5 digital cameras for cinematographers

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If money’s no object and you’re looking to get that 4K quality, then you can’t do better than these five beauties. Honestly, don’t take our word for it and let the facts speak for themselves. … [Read more...]

Rasool Ellore tells you how to be a better cinematographer

Acclaimed Indian cinematographer and director, Rasool Ellore, was at AISFM recently to give our cinematography students a true masterclass in the art of cinematic aesthetics. We met up with him. … [Read more...]

AISFM workshop with the Mastercraftsman

Nandi award-winning cinematographer M.V. Raghu conducted a cinematography workshop for AISFM students.On the sidelines of his busy schedule, Suchetana Bauri caught up with him to do a short interview. … [Read more...]

Why True Detective’s 6-minute tracking shot is more than just ‘awesome’ — Vulture

Matt Zoller Seitz talks about the end of True Detective episode 4. A 6-minute tracking shot that will blow your mind … [Read more...]