How we shot front projection.

How we shot front projection.

Hey Guys! In our last four weeks of shooting, We were in one of the largest soundstages in Sweden, located at Swedish television’s headquarters in Stockholm, shooting front projection and this was our final set or rather sets, because there were a few different environments that the story will take place in. So how do we…

One way to light a jungle.

One way to light a jungle.

Hey guys! So we are more then half way trough the christmas show shoot. Having a great time :). 3 weeks ago we were shooting in our jungle set. I thought I would show you how me and my team lit the set. My gaffer Daniel Svanberg used an ARRI M18 for our sun, as our top…

First Studio period is over!

First Studio period is over!

Hey Guys! The 5th week of shooting is over. We are finished with our first studio period, so now it is a couple of days of location shooting. First of was at Skandia, great location which is going to serve the story great. Next location is an abandoned beer factory, I´ve been there before when…

Week 4 of shooting the christmas show.

Week 4 of shooting the christmas show.

Hey guys! What a fantastic morning and a great start on this week! First of all,  Big big big congratulations to Linus Sandgren for his first of many Oscars! So proud and happy for you my friend! It is amazing and well deserved! If you haven´t had the chance to watch La La Land I…

Second week into the Christmas Show.

Second week into the Christmas Show.

Hey Guys! It has been a great week and what better way to start it by hearing that your friend Linus Sandgren was awarded a BAFTA  for his Cinematography for La La Land. Well deserved my friend. The Christmas show shooting is going great. Lot´s of fun and we are getting some very nice material….

Motion Capture Shoot

Motion Capture Shoot

Hey Guys! So it has finally been released, the Conan video Game trailer I shot last year. I was hired to shoot a trailer for an up coming video game, using something called motion capture, Watch this video for more info. I was really excited, always fun to explore new ways of shooting. Very strange…

Den enda Vägen.

Den enda Vägen.

Hey Guys, Don´t miss my friends Manuel & Claudias new movie “Den enda vägen”. The release date is set to the 7th of April. I´m really looking forward to see it. But there is more coking in the bakery, you can read about it here: http://www.sydsvenskan.se/2016-12-29/ny-stor-tv-dramasatsning-pa-gang-om-malmos-undre-varld-forhandlar-med-streamingjatte Keep up the great work guys! /A

Thank you 2016, You have been great!!!

Thank you 2016, You have been great!!!

Hey Guys! 2016 has come to an end. For me it has been a great year. I have been very fortunate to have some really great job opportunities that has taken me around the globe, places I probably wouldn´t have visited if it wasn´t for work and I´m happy that I got the chance. I hade the…

Dear Daddy is short listed and finalist!!!

Dear Daddy is short listed and finalist!!!

Hey guys! Got some more great news. Dear Daddy is shortlisted in the Cresta Awards and Finalist in Clio Awards. Now let´s keep our fingers crossed, On the 28th of September we will know how it went in Clio and on  the 17 of October we will now how it went in Cresta. Take care!

We became winners of a gold & Silver Lion!!!!

We became winners of a gold & Silver Lion!!!!

This is amazing!!! “Dear Daddy” won the Silver and gold Lion yesterday at the Canne Lions. The ceremony was held at the Palais des Festivals ble. We won a Gold Lion for “Film Craft” and a Silver Lion for “Film Lion” which is the traditional film category. once again a big congratulations to everyone involved, we should…

Shortlisted in Cannes Lions!!!

Shortlisted in Cannes Lions!!!

Morning everybody!! So this is it, we are shortlisted for Cannes Lions and that means we are nominated in the category “Public Sector & Awareness” and “Film Craft” Let´s hope for the best, They will reveal the winners on Saturday. I´m very excited and very proud that we come so far. Big thank you to…

Dear Daddy competing in Canne Lions!

Dear Daddy competing in Canne Lions!

Hi guys! Just wanted to let you now that Dear Daddy is competing in Cannes Lions. We are competing in 3 categories. Glass Lion Online Films (Film Lions) Film Craft Lions Let us hope for the best. We are super excited :D. And once again, great work everybody!!! All the best! /Andrés http://andresrignell.se/project/care-kjaerepappa/

D&AD white Pencil for Dear Daddy!!!

D&AD white Pencil for Dear Daddy!!!

What a fantastic morning!!! Great news just arrived. I´m so proud of everyone involved in making “Dear Dad”. Congratulations to every one. White Pencil is an award for Creativity for Good. It´s one of the world´s most prestigious prizes one can win. http://www.dandad.org/awards/professional/2016/creativity-for-good-white-pencil/25076/deardaddy/#.Vz6JJDWvFdQ.email

Don´t miss my friends new feature.

Don´t miss my friends new feature.

My Friends Manuel and Claudia Concha just finished there latest feature “Den Enda Vägen” I am really looking forward to this one. Don’t forget to like the Facebook page, there you can check out the teaser trailer. And there is more to come. Be sure to stay tuned. The premier will be this fall. I´m…

Another nomination for “Dear Dad”

Another nomination for “Dear Dad”

Good morning! So I have some great news from Norway! Our beloved film “Dear Dad” is nominated in 3 categories in the Norwegian “Guldtaggen” The nominations are: Earned Media & PR, Online Video and Social Media. Once again great work everybody involved and let us hope for the best. /A

Awarded best Cinematography.

Awarded best Cinematography.

Hey guys! Last weekend I was awarded best cinematography in the Swedish Short Film Festival. Film and art is not a competion but with that said, it is always nice to get recognition for the hard work you put in. once again I want to say big thank you to Nathalie Hallman who trusted me…

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Happy easter everyone!!! So between all the lunches, dinners and family gathering. I thought that if you have some time for your self you should check out some nice things to watch and read. Raccord is a great Vimeo site where you will find lot´s interesting videos. Among them you will find THE DIRECTORS SERIES.It is…

New issue of the Monitor

New issue of the Monitor

Good morning! This week the new issue of Monitor will be released. There you can enjoy an interview with me and my great colleague Jallo Faber.

“Dear dad” is nominated for a Guldägg!!!

“Dear dad” is nominated for a Guldägg!!!

Hey! Great news, “Dear Dad” is nominated for a Guldägg. Let´s cross our fingers now. http://guldagget.se/nominerade/kara-pappa/ You can watch it here if you missed it: http://andresrignell.se/project/care-kjaerepappa/ English version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOk_qxkBphY Dear Dad Case film: https://vimeo.com/156808291 Nominerad: Kära pappa KATEGORI: FILM/LJUDHANTVERK ÅR: 2016 UPPDRAGSGIVARE: CARE.NO BYRÅ: TORÖ SURF Kära pappa är nominerad till Guldägget 2016 i kategori: Film/ljud, Hantverk. Arbetsgrupp Copywriter Gry Sagvolden Art director…

Open house at Camera Nordic

Open house at Camera Nordic

Hey guys, Don´t miss the open house my friends at Camera Nordic is holding on Tuesday the 22 of Mars. They will show the new RED Weapon and RED Scarlet-W. You will also have the chance to ask questions and talk to Sundeep Reddy from RED UK. http://www.cameranordic.com

Another win for our beloved “Dear Dad”

Another win for our beloved “Dear Dad”

Dear Dad won two prices last weekend in the norwegian equilient to Guldägget/Roygalan. One Silver in Society and one Bronze in Crafts. Congratulations to everyone involved! http://gullblyanten.no/archive/2015/categories/232/ http://gullblyanten.no/archive/2015/categories/226/

Help to save the last film lab in Scandinavia.

Help to save the last film lab in Scandinavia.

Fellow Cinematographers and Film Enthusiasts in Scandinavia! We’ll cut straight to the chase: (For details how the current situation came about, see the end of this article). The last commercial film laboratory in Scandinavia, Focus Film AB in Stockholm, is fighting an uphill battle for survival at this point! We in the FSF have decided…

Ivy Vigilante is on the loose!

Ivy Vigilante is on the loose!

About a a year ago I received an e-Mail from a a woman named Nathalie Hallman. In the mail she told me that she is doing her last year at Beckmans Design school and she is preparing for her graduation. For her last assignment she wanted to make a short film, based on styles from…

Great time in Norway

Great time in Norway

Hi! So, just came back from a shoot in Norway. we worked for three days with lots of locations. I had a great time and hope to come back soon for some more. onece again a big thank you Jakob Ström, always a pleasure to work with you. Thank you so much Tangrystan for a great production. Big…

Shooting a commercial in Belgrad.

Shooting a commercial in Belgrad.

This year started great. Went to Belgrad and shot a commercial for the tele company ‘3’. I can highly recommend to work with http://www.emoteproductions.com. Really great guys. Great production company with high-end service. Thank you for all your help and support, Bogdan Petković, Božidar Đokić,  Tatjana Zivanovic-Wegleand your crew for a great shoot. Hope to work with you…

GoKinema

GoKinema

Hey Everybody! Hope you had a great christmas and a happy new year! This weekend I will attend the GoKinema to do a workshop shoot called “Open set”. I will do this together with the extremely talented director Lisa James Larsson. Check out her work here: http://www.lisajlarsson.com Drop by if you have the time. It´s…

Norwegian VFX 2015

Norwegian VFX 2015

Hey guys! I have a tip to all of you how wants to be updated in the future of the film & VFX industry. Norwegian VFX company “Digital Storytelling” is having a VFX event. Digital Storytelling is very happy to announce the upcoming Norwegian VFX 2015 event on December 5th at Westerdals Oslo ACT, Campus…

We got in to Raindance Filmfestival

We got in to Raindance Filmfestival

GREAT work everyone involved in this production & congratulations! Let´s keep our fingers crossed!!! Check out the trailer: http://andresrignell.se/project/ivy-vigilante/ Here is some info about the festival. About Raindance Now in its 23rd year, the festival has a strong legacy of showing alternative films and uncovering the hottest new filmmakers to hit the cinematic scene.  Raindance-premiered hits…

Avicii-Music Videos

Avicii-Music Videos

Hello guys! So here they are, the two videos I shot for Avicii. Hope you like theme! Enjoy! Pure Griding: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzdIoghbFzg&sns=em For A Better Day: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq-knHXSKYY&sns=em

Budapest

Budapest

Hello everyone! So I just hade some really fun weeks in Budapest. I shoot two music Videos for Avicii and I can tell you that it was a lot of fun, but also hard work. The temperature was between 40 and 43 celsius every day, working under those conditions wasn´t that easy. During these last…

IVY VIGILANTE! Premiere!!!

IVY VIGILANTE! Premiere!!!

Hey Everybody! To day it´s the premiere of the short film “Ivy Vigilante”. A short film i shot for the extremely talented Nathalie Hallman. Be sure to keep an eye on here, she is going places . Come down to Beckmans at 16:00 location: Brahegatan 10, t-bana Östermalmstorg. Hope to see you there. If note,…

Ivy Vigilante A Short film

Ivy Vigilante A Short film

It has been a great week!!! I´ve been fortunate to be a part of a great production for 5 days. I have been challenged with a style I’m not too familiar With ,but I must say that it feels great, I’m very happy about it and looking forward to sharing the result With you guys. A…

Jordskott

Jordskott

Good evening, Last night I was privileged to be part of the screening of a new show called “Jordskott” here in Sweden. It is a Nordic mystery thriller set in Sweden, about a mother´s obsession with solving the mystery of her child´s disappearance that took place seven years ago. It all goes down in a little…

Back again!

Back again!

Hey guys, So for the last 3 months its been kinda busy. So this is what I´ve been up to. In the beginning of November we wrapped up the feature film “HEF” after 4 weeks of shooting. It was a lot of fun, so I’m really looking forward to the end result.Big thanks to Jonathan…

New Feature and other stuff.

New Feature and other stuff.

Hey guys! Hope everything is great! Hear are some updates :). This last month I´ve been working on all kinds of projects. Last week I shot a commercial in Norway for Hurtigruten. Two weeks ago I shot a pilot for a show about swedish Huligans. It´s a Drama about the people behind the The Firms…

News

News

Hey guys! Hope you all had a great weekend! Here is my latest music video I shot this summer, hope you like it. It was shot with Red Epic Dragon and Vantage Hawk-C Anamorphic lenses, rented from Syndicate. My friends at Ljud & Bild Media just got the new Canon 17-120mm Zoom with PL-Mount. Go…

Some updates!

Some updates!

Hey everybody! Hope everything is great with you guys! Summer is over and it´s time to start working again, for me continue working This is what I´m been up to lately. For 3 days I´ve been shooting 3rd Unit for Strix Drama on there show “The 100 Code” Here you can read more about it:…

3 Awards at the Cannes Lions!

3 Awards at the Cannes Lions!

Hey guys! Some really great news came last week. The commercial I shot for Apotek Hjärtat “Blowing In The Wind” won 2 Silver & 1 Bronze in the Cannes Lions 2014. A big congrats to everyone involved!!!

Atlas Copco, shot on Sony F65

Atlas Copco, shot on Sony F65

Hey Guys! Yesterday they released the corporate film for Atlas Copco that I shot on Sony F65. I´m very happy with the result. The skin tones looks really great and the camera is full of rich colours. One thing I will bring from this project is that because of the very sharp picture the F65…

Free Dawit Isaak

Free Dawit Isaak

About a week ago I shot a tribute video for the imprisoned Dawit Isaak. He has been a prisoner for 13 years without trial and no chance of release. His crime was considered to be a national security threat against Eritrea. The last time there was any sign of life was back in 2005, but no…

Shooting with Sony F65

Shooting with Sony F65

Hey guys! Last week I had the opportunity to work with Sony F65. I must say that it was a pleasing experience. We set the camera to 1080P, 444 RGB and 12-Bit, 880 mb/s. The files where pretty large. After a 3 days shoot, we ended up with about 3,2TB, witch is a lot for…

Late but great news!!!

Late but great news!!!

2 weeks ago the commercial for Apotek Hjärtat “Blowing in the wind” that I shot, won the One Grand Prize Award, one First Prize Award and two Second Prize Awards in outdoor and one Second Prize Award in Direct & Collateral. At the New York festivals award’s gala! I´m proud and happy to be a part of…

Elin Lanto Music Video

Elin Lanto Music Video

Hey guys! Here is my latest music video. It was shot at Bogesunds slott. I hope you Like it 😀 Director: Rafael Edholm Set designer: Jan Öqvist Gaffer: Jerker Berglin Hair & Make-up: Linda Kebbon Edit: Christoffer Glans VFX: Gerhard Malmberg Compositing & Grading: Christoffer Glans http://andresrignell.se/project/elin-lanto-skylight/

Scorpio Camera Car

Scorpio Camera Car

Yesterday was a great day of fun shooting! First time working with the Scorpio Camera car and I must say it was a really nice experience. If you are in need of it, you can rent it at Ljud & Bildmedia. If you want more information about it, you can get in touch with cameracar…

Creative lighting

Creative lighting

Hey guys! Last week we finished shooting Elin Lanto´s Video “Skylight”. Most of it was supposed to be shot outdoor, but one shot had to be done inside. I didn´t have any lights with me, so I had to get creative. I think i did pretty well 😀 Click on the picture and check out…

Elin Lanto music video shoot.

Elin Lanto music video shoot.

Here are some sneak pics from my latest music video i shot. The location is really beautiful, It is called Bogesunds slott and it is About a 40 minutes drive from Stockholm. Really nice castle from the 16th century. I recommend that if you have the time you should go and visit. It´s great in…

My long time friend Daniel the photographer.

My long time friend Daniel the photographer.

Good morning every one! I would like to share with you guys some photos that my long time friend Daniel Månsson shot. He is an extremely talented still photographer. Be sure to check out his webpage for even more amazing beautiful photographs. webpage: http://www.danielmansson.com

Jack is Back!

Jack is Back!

Last night a new trailer was released for the new season of 24. It looks really nice, looking forward to this one. Click the pic to check out the trailer

NEW Book: Extreme Training!!!

NEW Book: Extreme Training!!!

Big congrats to my dear friends Dragomir Mrsic and Majsan Boström for there release  of there new book “Extreme Training”. Yesterday I attended the release party, It was a really nice gathering with great people, food and drinks. The highlight of the evening was when Dragomir read a chapter from the book, it was a very…

Phantom Flex4K test day.

Phantom Flex4K test day.

To day me and my co-workers went out and did some tests with the new Phantom Flex4K. We hade some really fun time. A big thanks to Martin Högberg at Arclight, for the explosions 😀 And a big thanks to Daniel at Ljud & Bildmedia, for letting us play with your new toy Thank you…

Phantom Flex4K Test

Phantom Flex4K Test

Hey guys! Hope you have I great weekend. Tomorrow me and my co-workers will do some tests with the new Phantom Flex4K camera. Many thanks to Daniel at Ljud & Bildmedia for this opportunity. Check out the link bellow to read more about the camera. As soon as I can I will put up some…

Scary stuff!!!

Scary stuff!!!

Here is a short film that scared me :). It´s very simple made but so effective Checkt it out! Lights Out – Who’s There Film Challenge (2013) from David F. Sandberg on Vimeo.

Oblivion “Projection set”

Oblivion “Projection set”

Here is a nice little clip about how they used big projectors to set the background, instead of using greens screen and fix it in post. Looking good I think. Oblivion featurette – On set, the Sky Tower from theRealmCast on Vimeo.

Cinematographer´s Blog

Cinematographer´s Blog

Hey everybody and welcome to my blog! Here I will share images and write about when I’m on set. When I’m not busy shooting, I sometimes perform tests with new film equipment and by writing about it here I’ll hope people will find it interesting and educational. I also want to share interesting things about…