Film-MakingOctober 03, 2010

Reflections – Penthouse Tower II for Neicon

Reflections – Penthouse Tower II for Neicon

We shot this on the Sony PMWEX3, with an interchangeable lens mount, allowing us to put some old Nikon prime manual glass on the camera for the first time using a strange contraption called a Letus adaptor. This finally gave us the depth-of-field we’d been searching for in video cameras. The Canon 5DMII, teasing interchangeable lenses and manual controls, was still on the horizon.

The two-day shoot, for Neicon Developments, was presented by Kristine Lehmann. When famously picky Gold Coast developer Con Nikiforides saw the edit for the first time,  he simply said: “Some things don’t need changing.” You could have heard a pin drop in a room of shocked marketers used to making multiple changes. Con was happy.