Last week and the week prior I wrote a couple of posts dealing with the topic of anamorphic filmmaking and exhibition. Both articles dealt with anamorphic’s inherent cinematic qualities and less about its raw technical aspects. It’s not that I didn’t understand the technical behind what makes an anamorphic image an anamorphic image, I did, [...]

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Earlier today I had a brief, but nice, conversation with some of the good folks over at Panamorph. Panamorph, for those who may be unaware, is company based out of Colorado that specializes in anamorphic lens attachments for consumer grade front projectors -i.e. home theater. I’ve been a fan of Panamorph for a while, and [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. With so much attention being paid to pixels nowadays, it’s easy to overlook arguably the more influential part of what makes a film feel cinematic—its aspect ratio. An aspect ratio is merely the relationship between an image’s width and height. Most of today’s HDTVs [...]

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In this episode I break down the basics behind common home theater terminology dealing with resolution, aspect ratios, surround sound and more -there’s even some good stuff on UltraHD (formerly 4K). See how they’re all related and how together they play a role in not only the content you watch and enjoy now, but the [...]

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An introduction to filmmaking and technology? Sounds like a survey course taken at a local community college, in other words it sounds boring, but I urge you not to dismiss it for I feel it’s important, especially for those wanting to learn and get the most out of the discussion that will transpire over the [...]

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Filmography

 April Showers (2009)

Genre: Drama
Studio: WarnerVOD
Written/Directed by: Andrew Robinson
Produced by: Jenna Edwards, April Wade
Starring: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom, Illeana Douglas and Tom Arnold