The Black Mistress has arrived – My initial experiences with our new Workstation

Finally, our new computer reached our doorstep approximately one week after the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera had arrived. I ordered both items at the same time but the computer had to be assembled at the Swedish company Inet from scratch following my directives and specifications. Our expectations were high, especially my teenager son who looks … More The Black Mistress has arrived – My initial experiences with our new Workstation

Eastern Promises – Retrofitting the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is a wonderful and compact digital film camera with a really high bang for the buck factor, the bang being a Super 16 Sensor in Full HD and CinemaDNG RAW codec with 13 stops of dynamic range and 12 bit RGB 4:4:4 colour space. But it has to be remembered … More Eastern Promises – Retrofitting the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

The Dark Lord has arrived – My first impressions of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Our Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera (a.k.a. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, or BMPCC) has finally arrived after a long journey across the South of Sweden. The last days prior to the arrival I felt a disturbance in the Force; I sensed it was close – the pull towards the Dark Side of the Force felt … More The Dark Lord has arrived – My first impressions of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Second Coming – Resurrecting Celluloid into RAW

Even though I lost my motivation for making my own movies in late 2006, soon enough my wife somehow was cought by that same restless and reckless spirit. With my wholehearted support she enrolled to filmschool a couple of years later making several shorts in the process. She started to do some screenwriting and inherited … More Second Coming – Resurrecting Celluloid into RAW

My first stumbling steps – A Celluloid Love Story

It all started with my horrific re-experience of Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) back in the early winter months of 2006. I had bought a good Swedish special digibox edition DVD of that film. I believe that I hadn’t seen the film since my first encounter with it in the early 1980’s as … More My first stumbling steps – A Celluloid Love Story