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Format Choices Webinar With Roberto Schaefer, ASC

Published on website: March 24, 2011
Categories: Johanna Gravelle , Webinar , The StoryBoard Blog
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Roberto Schaefer, ASC. Photo by Douglas Kirkland

I am very excited to kick off Kodak’s Choices Webinar on Wednesday, April 6. We are thrilled to share the news that cinematographer Roberto Schaefer, ASC will be join on our discussion. Schaefer recently shot the much-anticipated Machine Gun Preacher, due in theatres in September.

I also want to let you know that Matthew Libatique, ASC will unfortunately not be able to join us as planned due to an unforeseen conflict in scheduling.

Students Aspire to Shoot Film

Published on website: September 14, 2010
Categories: Education , Johanna Gravelle , The StoryBoard Blog

While attending the 2010 UFVA (University Film and Video Association) Conference, I noticed that the love of film amongst the association members was more apparent than ever.  Even the latest and greatest digital capture offerings cannot diminish the emotional connection that people have with film.  In fact, I dare say, that many people are becoming fonder of the organic quality of film even as digital technologies continue to gain popular acceptance.  Even in this 'digital age,' film remains the gold standard of the motion picture industry and no one argues this fact.

While shrinking budgets and the comparatively low cost of digital cameras have resulted in some schools shifting away from a film curriculum, many schools have found creative, affordable ways to ensure that their students continue to have a hands-on film experience.  They know that learning on film teaches the discipline required to be a successful filmmaker.  It provides the necessary building blocks of a filmmaking education that no other medium currently offers.  Here are examples of how some professors continue to ensure that their students aspire to shoot film:

Meet Johanna Gravelle

Published on website: December 02, 2009
Categories: Feature Films , Johanna Gravelle , The StoryBoard Blog
johanna_gravelle.jpgIn 1990, Johanna joined Kodak Canada after graduating from Ryerson University's Bachelor of Applied Arts, Still Photography Arts. Starting as a Product Advisor in the Kodak Information Centre, Johanna transferred internally to Entertainment Imaging, where she held many different positions within technical, sales and marketing roles. These experiences positioned her well for an international assignment as Marketing Director of the Asia Pacific Region based in Melbourne, Australia. That role came to an end in the spring of 2010 and Johanna moved back to the Toronto office where she is now the Worldwide Image Capture Marketing Director, working closely with the Worldwide Marketing team based in Rochester.

KODAK AWARD New Directors - In Conversation

Published on website: December 02, 2009
Categories: Feature Films , Johanna Gravelle , The StoryBoard Blog

On September 9th, in a special presentation held in Sydney Australia, Kodak introduced and celebrated the 2009 KODAK AWARD New Director of the Year winners to more than 200 members of the entertainment industry in the Asia Pacific region.  The KODAK AWARD New Director winner is Dael Oates from Prodigy Films Sydney and the KODAK AWARD New Director - Student or Current Graduate winner is David Rusanow from the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne.