InCinematographer - Issue 1 - June 2017 - 60
www.incinematographer.com | Issue 1 | June 2017
Cannes Marks Film's Return...
odak has claimed that film has made "a return
to mainstream movie-making" following this
year's total of 15 film premieres and seven films in
competition at Cannes - plus 29 Academy Award
nominations - for movies shot on Kodak 35mm and
16mm motion picture film stock.
Out of the 19 films in the "official selection"
category in competition for the Palme D'Or at this
year's Cannes Film Festival, seven films were shot on
* Good Time, directed by Ben & Josh Safdie;
* Jupiter's Moon, directed by Kornel Mundruczo;
* Le Redoubtable,
directed by Michel Hazavanicius;
Viewfinder? There's an App...
ny self-respecting big-time filmmaker used to
sport an optical director's viewfinder around
their neck to help with the precise framing of a shot.
Of course, now in the digital age there's an App
for that. Chemical Wedding's Artemis Director's
Viewfinder claims to reproduce any camera, aspect
ratio and lens combination. An updated list of
commonly used motion picture (and stills) cameras
and a custom camera function that caters for new or
exotic cameras and lenses.
Providing a more convenient form factor and
claiming a much more accurate and adaptable
feature set, the viewfinder App is now the most used
director's viewfinder in modern filmmaking. Select
a camera format and lens grouping, and Artemis
simulates the field of view of the lens set up to
compare lens selections in a wireframe view, or give
the specific focal length chosen in zoom view.
For the location recce Artemis can save and share
images, and record crucial shot data - such as GPS
Student Scholarship Program...
s part of the Eastman Kodak Company's longheld commitment to showcasing and supporting
the burgeoning talents of the next generation of
filmmakers, with its 26th annual KODAK Student
Leading the judging panel once again is worldrenowned cinematographer, John Bailey, ASC. Bailey
- the recipient of a variety of prestigious honors,
including the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from
The competition is open to university or
college students of film or film production at the
undergraduate or graduate levels in an accredited
Grants include three KODAK Student Scholarship
Awards; and two KODAK Student Cinematography
Scholarship Awards, one of which, the KODAK Vision
Award, will recognize an outstanding project of which
at least 50 percent was shot on film.
Winners will be announced in early August 2017,
at the 71st annual UFVA Conference, hosted by
California State University, Los Angeles.
directed by Sofia Coppola;
* The Killing Of A Sacred Deer,
directed by Yorgos Lanthimos;
* The Meyerowitz Stories,
directed by Noah Baumbach;
* Wonderstruck, directed by Todd Haynes.
The winners of the Palme d'or and Caméra d'or will
be announced on Sunday, May 28.
Other titles, shot on Kodak film, making their
premiere at Cannes include Un Beau Soleil Interieur
directed by Claire Denis and The Florida Project
directed by Sean Baker.
coordinates, tilt angle, bearing, focal length and
There's even a facility to save notes alongside each
program is designed to
encourage and foster upand-coming storytellers
by honoring students who demonstrate exemplary
skills and creativity in the art of motion pictures.
It is held in conjunction with the University Film &
Video Foundation (UFVF), an arm of the University
Film & Video Association (UFVA), promotes
worldwide education, research, innovation and
charitable activities in the arts and sciences of
moving images and aural communication.