The Wandering DP Podcast: Episode #66 – Jon Chema

In today’s episode of the podcast we chat with cinematographer Jon Chema.  Jon was gracious enough to come on and breakdown his most recent commercial for Playstation.

We chat about working with new lighting technology, pre-production, post production, and much more.

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Jon Chema

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The Spot – Playstation: Horizon Zero Dawn

The Lighting Breakdown

Jon Chema

The Story Boards

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The Behind the Scenes
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5 Responses

  1. John

    What might be the white balance in a scene like this? 4000-5000?

    And where’s Margaret? Got the cut? Lol

  2. dan freshman

    Hello. Thanks for all the info. It really is amazing to get…can you tell me why the bts stills have latitudes and longitude?


    • John

      It possibly allows the crew to check and prepare for the direction of the sun in rekation to the direction of the camera. Even though its a “night” it could be just simply a good habit to have.

  3. Mike

    Hey man. Been enjoying your podcasts. Thanks for doing them. Any idea which app Jon uses for the overhead lighting diagram? I can’t seem to find the perfect fit for my needs, and his diagram looked smart. Much appreciated!