Steven Gladstone

Steven Gladstone

Steven Gladstone is a New York-based filmmaker who has worked in the industry for more than 20 years as an animation/motion control cameraman, gaffer, camera assistant, D.P., and director. He spent a year and a half videotaping Holocaust survivors for the Survivors of the Shoah project and has a Master of Communication Arts degree. When he isn't working at B&H, he pursues personal filmmaking projects and spends time with his children. His personal website is www.gladstonefilms.com.

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We here at B&H Photo are happy to announce the new Zhiyun-Tech WEEBILL-S. Touted by Zhiyun-Tech as the “Tiny Giant,” it features motors that are 50% more responsive and have 300% more torque than previous gimbals. This allows the WEEBILL-S to remain small and lightweight, while...
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Making a complete film that lasts only a minute takes far more time to shoot and edit. Kelly Murray and Hillary Hanak opened up to me about what was involved in making the one-minute-long horror film, 3:13. Steven Gladstone: How long have you been working in the industry, and how did you get started? Kelly Murray: I've been working in film for seven years, since 2012. Growing up, I was involved...
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In the segment of Show Us Your Shot, filmmaker Sam Stephan shares the details behind the making of his short film, The Third Day. “On The Third Day, we budgeted for four days of shooting the 11-page script. Various high-frame-rate shots and zooms had been conceptualized from the beginning, so we chose the Angenieux Optimo 17-80mm T2.2 zoom lens and a RED Scarlett-W. Zooms kept the frame moving...
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What do you do when you want to compare action cameras? I grabbed seven action cameras to test in this Shootout at the BK Corral (a.k.a. my Brooklyn backyard). My choices consisted of a Go Pro Hero7 Black,...
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I had the opportunity to catch up with Jillian Bullock, the filmmaker and creative force behind A Sense of Purpose: Fighting for Our Lives, and she shared some thoughts on making the film and the filmmaking process in general. Steven Gladstone: How long have you been working in the industry, and how did you get started? Jillian Bullock: I’ve been in the industry since 1991 when I graduated from...
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In the segment of Show Us Your Shot, Director Roderick E. Stevens and Cinematographer Daniel Gonsalez, in an effort to accentuate the grounded reality of their hero's journey in the latter half of the film, chose to mix shooting styles and formats, including Super 8 film for the opening flashback scenes, 4k RAW (on a Sony F55) for the first half of the roadtrip with the two brothers, and 35mm (...
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High end is a subjective term, and in terms of high-end lighting for film and video, you will be able to find such light fixtures in use on a variety of productions, in the middle of a cornfield on the next indie smash, or hanging in a studio grid for next summer’s blockbuster. Really, the best definition for what makes a light high end is that whatever it does, it does it well, without hiccups...
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Filmmakers, take heed: the Leitz Cine Primes and Zooms are sharp, with natural-looking bokeh and round, out-of-focus highlights, and they cover VistaVision. Lenses, not diamonds—it is lenses that are forever, or at least a long time—provided you get the right one. Even...
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In/Out, Up/Down—it seems like everything takes everything today, and spits it all out. It wasn’t always the case. Now you can just let the technology do all the work, and the thinking too, but that is where you can run into trouble. Monitors are great for taking a wide range of image formats and even converting them for output. However, monitors are for evaluating your images, not for making the...
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In this segment of Show Us Your Shot, filmmaker Jillian Bullock filmed a scene in Fairmount Park, in Philadelphia, in the summer: “We headed out early to beat the heat, but we had a problem with the DJI Ronin Gimbal, which wasn’t cooperating. This meant we had to do more takes of the scene. I made sure we had plenty of water bottles available for cast and crew. More care was given to the lead...
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Anton/Bauer announces a new lineup of Titon SL and Dionic 26V lithium-ion batteries, as well as battery plates and chargers in Gold Mount, V-Mount, and Gold Mount Plus. The new Titon SL batteries are suitable for powering DSLR, mirrorless, and LED fixtures, as well as powering Digital Cine cameras supporting a continuous 10A draw and 12....
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The filmmakers behind Clickbait, Michael Epstein and Sophia Cacciola (collectively Filmmakers), share some thoughts on their film and filmmaking. Steven Gladstone: How long have you been filmmakers, and how did you get started? Filmmakers: While we’ve each had a lifelong interest in film and filmmaking,...
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VR video shooting requires a support system that is both sturdy and easy to carry and, let’s face it—carrying 50 pounds of tripod to remote locations is just no fun. BUSHMAN panoramic takes on this challenge with its Amarula VR Carbon Fiber Tripod, along with other accessories....
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Metabones practically created the market for speed booster adapters, and the company continue to grow and support them with four new Cine Speed Boost, and a non-speed-boosting lens adapter. Bring more flexibility and possibility to your shooting with the Blackmagic Design Pocket 4K, and FUJIFILM G-Mount GFX camera. Use the...
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The flowtech tripod legs are a popular item, and why not? The legs are lightweight, durable, easy to use, easy to carry, and flexible to deploy. They are available from Sachtler and Vinten in a variety of configurations with and without: fluid head, spreader, rubber feet, etc. The flowtech 100 legs feature a 100mm quick-leveling bowl, support 66 pounds, and can reach a height of 60" while...
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