Iscorama Adaptors

How to Shoot Anamorphic on a Budget: Interviewing Lens Expert and Filmmaker Tito Ferradans

Vintage lens fans and sufferers of gear acquisition syndrome will no doubt be familiar with Tito Ferradans from his YouTube channel and strong presence on Facebook. His channel branding gives him the appearance of a mad professor: his thumbnail shows him in white labcoat and glasses, and regular viewers will be familiar with his wild […]

Monthly Filmmakers Networking Tokyo

Networking is Everything

Last night, we held the second-ever edition of our filmmakers’ drinks night at 1000 Springs Tokyo, in Yotsuya. We had a fantastic turnout, packing the bar with old and new faces, including directors of photography, composers, actors, and writers. I heard projects being discussed, collaborations being arranged, and deep conversations happening about favourite films, acting, […]

RED Raven Camera Tokyo

How Temple Studios is making RED digital cinema cameras accessible to Tokyo filmmakers — Q&A with one of the founders

Leo Liwag is a Tokyo-based multi-disciplinarian filmmaker and co-founder of cinema camera rental service, Temple Studios, which offers RED Raven rental packages at an affordable price point. Raised in California, Liwag has worked in production, visual effects (including on The Force Awakens) and is currently developing his own short film, Connections. I sit down with […]