"CODA" Cinematographer Paula Huidobro Talks About Filmmaking

Dec 03, 2021

Cinematographer Paula Huidobro talks with Filmmaker U about the challenges of shooting  the recent film "CODA." For this film, Paula had to work with deaf actors, shoot tons of scenes on a boat and many other unique scenarios!


Paula Huidobro was born in Mexico City. She attended the London International Film School and later on specialized in cinematography at The American Film Institute.

Her feature film debut as a...

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U.2 Drives offer DITs Speed, Power, and Flexibility On Set

Nov 01, 2021


Introducing U.2

The state of filmmaking has gone through some huge leaps and bounds over the years. Not the least of which is the process that a DIT (digital imaging technician) goes on the set. The advancement of drives is such that the life of a DIT has improved exponentially over the years.

What is a DIT

A DIT is the on-point liaison between production and post-production. They are the ones who collect the cards from a digital cinema...

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Three-time Emmy-nominated Cinematographer Bob Richman Discusses his Career

Jun 25, 2021

Three-time Emmy-nominated Cinematographer Bob Richman joined us to discuss his work on "The September Issue," "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster,"and the award-winning Documentary "Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills" and his decades shooting documentary films.

Cinematographer Bob Richman began his film career working with vérité pioneers Albert and David Maysles, quickly transitioning from production assistant to...

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Inside the World of Color with Acclaimed Colorist Stephen Nakamura

Jun 04, 2021


Colorist Stephen Nakamura spoke with Filmmaker U to talk about his prolific career. His feature film credits include Da Five Bloods, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, It: Chapter Two, Crazy Rich Asians, The Martian, Alien: Covenant and many more blockbuster epics and award winners.

Among the most accomplished feature film colorists in Hollywood, Stephen Nakamura has worked alongside directors such as David Fincher, Ridley Scott, Kathryn...

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