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#1 Macks Fiiod

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Posted 30 May 2016 - 02:26 PM

Was scanning shotonwhat and came across Blackmagic's filmography

https://shotonwhat.com/maggie-2015

 

I find it very interesting that a film with this big of a release (although it unfortunately failed to make its budget back at the box office) was using something as inexpensive as a Blackmagic camera. Do you guys think it was the BM4K or BMCC? Was the URSA even out at the time of its shooting?


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Posted 30 May 2016 - 02:46 PM

It was shot almost entirely on the Alexa, with the remaining being a mixture of BM Cinema Camera and RED Epic. 

 

Honestly, 'Shot on what' is not really that accurate of a source. Sometimes they are right, sometimes they are just wrong, and in this case - they where partially right. 


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Posted 30 May 2016 - 02:54 PM

Then why is Blackmagic the only thing listed here? I heard a couple people here saying ShotOnWhat was a more reliable source than something like an IMDB for tech specs.


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Posted 30 May 2016 - 02:59 PM

Basically, 'shot on what' can only get the data that is already available. They pull data from IMDb, interview with cinematographers, etc.

 

Here is a quote from an Indiewire article:

 

 

What cameras did you shoot on?

Arri Alexa for 99.3% with some Blackmagic cinema camera and Red Epic.

 

Source: http://www.indiewire...maggie-20150413


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