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21
Apr

The Storytellers are the Game-Changers: “Do More With Less”

In case you missed it, here is a photo recap of Michael’s talk at NAB. Special thanks to Megan Pangan for capturing these photos. We love them! Connect with us at info@onyxcinema.com for mentorship opportunities or to simply say HI. We love hearing from new and old friends. Thank you so much for dropping by.

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16
Jul

Canon C100 Dual Pixel Autofocus Upgrade Test

**Disclaimer: This is a test drive of the quirks of the C100 autofocus in the context of steadicam, not a demo of steadicam operation. Don’t judge me!!!**

Good bye, 1st AC’s?
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23
May

Day 2 of Onyx Shoot for Technicolor

Welcome to day two of our collaboration with Technicolor. The Onyx crew, along with some of Dark Sunny Entertainment, spent the day working on a mock behind-the-scenes shoot. What that means is we created a shot list of all things that would happen during a typical shoot – unloading the gear, setting up the RED, balancing the counterweights on the jib, prepping the model, and of course, taking some shots just for fun!

We had our fellow friend and cinematographer Andy Chen act as our Director of Photography and Emily Kung as Director. Meanwhile, Michael, armed with our newest addition, the Canon C100, captured those two in action.

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27
Apr

NAB – The Geek Adventure

NAB (The National Association of Broadcasters) holds a massive show each year in Las Vegas to feature all the new electronic toys for storytellers, both in broadcast and digital filmmaking. We’ve been going yearly for a while now, and every trip is a new adventure.

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25
Jan

Sneak Peek // Onyx Evolution

It’s been all over our Onyx Cinema and alumiq productions Facebook pages and we will continue to trickle out more images. You may be sort of putting the pieces in your head of what we’re up to, but just you wait for the full announcement the beginning of February :-)

That’s all for now ^_-

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30
Nov

Hands-on Intro to Cinestyle and Color Assist

So if you’ve watched our videos on the Technicolor Cinestyle Website as well as on our blog post, you’re probably wondering WHAT exactly did the picture style and software actually DO for our projects and HOW. We run you through the process with an intro to the Cinestyle picture style and how it marries with the Color Assist software within our projects in the video below.

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21
Nov

Onyx Cinema Featured on Technicolor Website

Onyx Cinema and our sister company Alumiq Productions are the first to have work featured on Technicolor’s Cinestyle Website! Featured from Onyx Cinema is the event promo video we filmed in Asia and from alumiq productions is our new wedding cinematography reel.

Onyx Cinema had a chance to work with preview versions of Technicolor’s new software, dubbed “Color Assist”, which is a fast color grading tool that is based on the same technology used on Hollywood productions. This is perfectly paired with their camera picture style named “Cinestyle”, which was released a while ago for the Canon DSLRs and has a version on the GoPro cameras.

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07
Nov

Taiwan 2012 – Blog Preview

For those stalking our facebook page, you may already know that we had been shipped out to Taipei, Taiwan a couple of times. We were hired as guest filmmakers to cover one of the biggest concerts of the year, with guests numbering tens of thousands Now, we have just returned from our second trip to the country formerly known as Formosa (for the uninitiated, check the Wikipedia page), this time for the Halloween party.
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09
May

Recmnd.Me Promotional Video

Onyx Cinema, Inc. helps launch the newest professional networking website, Recmnd.Me, where you can rank your coworkers and colleagues.
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13
Apr

“Unmentionables” // teaser trailer

The official teaser trailer of Michael Shu’s Visual Communications “Armed with a Camera” fellowship short!

A sneak peek into the dark world within the laundromat in a film starring Edward Rowley, Alice Wen and Luca Rodrigues. The teaser trailer features original music from talented film composer Chanda Dancy!

The film will be premiering at the Visual Communications “Digital Posse Ver. 2012” program on May 13th, 2012 at 7PM at the Director’s Guild of America Theater 1.

Click Here for Tickets!