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08.13.2018

Grandmother’s Gold, a movie by Brian Jordan Alvarez, who you might recognize from the season finale of the first  new season of Will & Grace, recently made waves on the internet and in the film making world. The full-length comedy feature was released for free on YouTube, racking up over 100,000 views in under a week. Though the film covers over 25 different locations and 190 setups, the director of photography Jordan McKittrick used only two lenses: the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art and the Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 Art lenses.

© 2018 Brian Jordan Alvarez | Still from feature film Grandmother’s Gold | Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art Lens | Arri Alexa Mini

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08.13.2018

If you’re a director of photography hoping to shoot a micro-budget movie as efficiently as possible, there are ways to plan ahead and achieve every bit of production value you can. I learned most of these tricks while filming my most recent feature, the surrealist comedy Grandmother’s Gold (written and directed by Brian Jordan Alvarez), which you can watch for free HERE.

© 2018 Jordan McKittrick | Still from feature film Grandmother’s Gold | Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 Art Lens | Arri Alexa Mini

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