Scene Discussion: Strange Days (1995) In 1995, no existing camera system could accomplish the long-take POV sequences of ‘Strange Days’. A portable camera and SteadiCam-style rig was designed for the production, shooting long takes and disguising cuts with rapid camera pans. Due to the pacing of certain scenes, sound and dialogue were recorded in post. These complicated POV scenes...
Her own worst enemy
Her own worst enemy.
Scene Discussion: Smashing Pumpkins - ‘Ava Adore’ (1998) My favorite music video since my youth, and I’m not even a Pumpkins fan (not specifically). Filmed in one take, the performers and crew had to compensate for speed changes during the shoot, allowing the end result to undergo time manipulation while the flow of the camera and lip-syncing band appear to remain consistent....
The lake at Clarence D Lane Park in upstate New York, before and after being drained.