Fast Glass of the Dead: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zack Snyder

Fast Glass of the Dead: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zack Snyder

The VLFV Facebook Page has been lit up with a discussion of Zack Snyder’s new action film Army of the Dead. Whilst response from critics and viewers of the new Netflix release has been mostly positive (a 69% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes with 76% from viewers), the film has been positively incendiary within the…

Canon 13mm F1.5 Lens for Super16 / BMPCC / Digital Bolex

Canon 13mm F1.5 Lens for Super16 / BMPCC / Digital Bolex

If you are not using any Super16 cameras, you might want to skip this review because this lens doesn’t cover bigger sensors. While testing the little Canon C-16 13mm F1.3, I wasn’t planning on making a review about it. “Just another c-mount prime lens” I thought to myself. It was only when I edited the…

Shooting “Milkshake” Web Series on Vintage Russian Lenses

Shooting “Milkshake” Web Series on Vintage Russian Lenses

  Recently one of VLFV readers, Phil Abatecola got in touch to share his experience using (mostly) Russian vintage lenses to shoot his feature length web series. There were loads of things Phil had to take into consideration when building up his “Kremlin Kit” for the series and I felt that it will definitely be a…