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ARRI AMIRA – AsiaWorks gets excited

ARRI AMIRA – AsiaWorks gets excited

At AsiaWorks, our cameramen and DPs work on multiple formats and multiple cameras, from the RED to the C300, from Bulky HDCams and nifty EX-3s to clunky DSLRs… They pride themselves on being geeky about gear. And that’s just great, because these days the internet is full of camera porn! In fact, there’s seemingly no […]

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Cinematographer Skills: When and How To Use A Reflector

Cinematographer Skills: When and How To Use A Reflector

When shooting outdoors, reflectors are a simple but essential piece of kit when you want to harness all that abundant natural light – and most of us are in Southeast Asia, so natural light is thankfully abundant. A lot of us keep a 5-sided reflector in our kit, which is a reflector with (no prizes […]

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The art of the Top Shot

The art of the Top Shot

Top Shot (adjective) Denoting an extreme high-angle shot, where the camera looks straight down At AsiaWorks, we’re astounded by the number of videos we see that utilise drones to get that awesome Top Shot. But we’re also astounded by how often people get it wrong. A simple search on YouTube brings up a few corkers! These days […]

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Check out the history of VFX

Check out the history of VFX

Check out this great retrospective of Academy Award-winning VFX. Academy Awards: Best Visual Effects Oscar Winners from Nelson Carvajal on Vimeo.

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From Plane to Pig Pen

From Plane to Pig Pen

This GoPro was strapped to a camera and fell off, but kept recording. What eventually happens to it is pretty funny:

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AsiaWorks Shoots: “Leftover Children” for NOS

AsiaWorks Shoots: “Leftover Children” for NOS

  AsiaWorks’ Beijing office is shooting “Leftover Children” for NOS in China right now. Here’s Mrs. Fivi, a child psychologist, through our Beijing DOP Marc Sarrado’s camera.   For more information on our original content for broadcasters and production services, contact us here.

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Day 3 at the Singapore Airshow

Day 3 at the Singapore Airshow

Day 3 at the Singapore Airshow and the AsiaWorks team and Haslinda are still going strong! She’s definitely making those fighter jets look even cooler. We’re doing live feeds all this morning. Watch at http://www.bloomberg.com/tv/asia/

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A Guide to China’s Media

A Guide to China’s Media

Danwei’s put together a great overview of the main media players in China, complete with numbers for website traffic, circulation, and audience.  It’s worth taking a look.  AsiaWorks has been in Beijing since 2006. Contact us for more information.

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