Manta Rays at Risk

I just finished this personal project called "Manta Rays at Risk" using photos I took during my holidays in Maldives and Hawaii. The final movie is in 4k and you can download it on vimeo. Mantas have been classified Read more

My first experience using Magic Lantern RAW

  Model: Lea Filmed & Edited by Martin Ureta Music: Jake Bugg - Two Fingers Software: Magic Lantern RAW v2.3 1920x1080 25fps - Card CF LEXAR 1000x This is my first test using the Magic Lantern RAW during a photo shooting of my cousin Read more

Interview with filmmaker and cinematographer Sergio Herencias

I’ve contacted Sergio Herencias, a talented Swiss/Spanish Filmmaker and Cinematographer based in Zürich, Switzerland for an exclusive interview. Raised in a small village called Degersheim, Sergio has managed to turn his dream and great passion into a career. Cameraman.com: Tell Read more

Cine Gear 2013 - The Sony FS700 in the RAW

Art Adams and Adam Wilt present the Sony FS700 in the RAW, featuring the new 2K RAW High Frame Rate, and 4K RAW recording solutions. The seminar includes footage screening. Super-sampling: Spectacular HD or 4K 4K/2K RAW recording option Super 35mm Sensor Read more

Movie

The Rift Official Teaser Trailer

I would like to present the new teaser of the movie The Rift, produced by Vantis Pictures and directed by Swiss talented Robert Kouba. The direction of photography was made by Argentinian cinematographer Sebastian Cepeda who lives in Switzerland.

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Synopsis:

Since a few decades they were watching us. Studying us. What are they? Nobody knows. Nobody but Ivan Petrenko Karkarov. The Russian physicist started to study a phenomenon which was occurring since several decades. In 1982 he found an answer to the strange phenomenon but before he could tell anyone he mysteriously vanished. 30 years later, in Newell Iowa, Dean Hollister seems to be a normal guy until strange radar anomalies appear throughout the world. All of a sudden something starts to happen at the sky, black rifts appear. Behind those rifts something is moving. It’s watching us.

Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Director: Robert Kouba
Director of Photography: Sebastian Cepeda
Copyright © 2011 Vantis Pictures

About Robert Kouba
Robert Kouba began his career in his native Switzerland. He began with painting at a very young age. At an early age of 12 Robert Kouba’s first movie “Xenopia” won an award for “Best Director” at a film festival. Robert Kouba is best known for his science fiction short “Translucent Unicorn” he directed for Philips as a part of a campaign to promote their new TV.

About Vantis Pictures
Vantis Pictures is a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, with robust and multi-faceted divisions across most areas including digital, home entertainment, network and studio operations. Vantis Pictures was founded 2010 by award winning director Robert Kouba who set up the company as a young and independent film production facility to support his and other movie projects.

More about Vantis Picture: VantisPictures.com
More about Sebastian Cepeda: Vimeo.com/sebastiancepeda

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Interview with The Bridge director Marlon Torres

Marlon Torres, based in California not only excels as a Cinematographer but also as a Film Director. I had the chance to interview Marlon last week about his last film The Bridge and I have to say that it’s amazing to think that with only a $7,000 budget, Marlon and his team make this extraordinary 30 minutes movie. A Brilliant job!

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Cameraman: Hello Marlon, first of all thank you for the interview. Let’s start by telling us a bit more about yourself and how you got started with your last movie The Bridge?

Marlon: Hello, my name is Marlon Torres and I am an independent filmmaker based in the San Francisco bay area. I specialize in writing, directing, cinematography, and visual effects. I spent my first two years out of college primarily as a CG artist. It’s a rough job. Long hours sitting in dark room. Not the life I imagined seeing myself in. Read more

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