‘Act of Valor’ is a film that I’ve heard a lot about over the past couple of years from cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, who has been a big proponent of Canon HDSLRs. He’s been talking about how they used the 5D Mark II to get shots they couldn’t otherwise get – using Zeiss lenses and helmet cams for a unique combination of shooting rigs.
The film is looking to be a pretty big deal for Hurlbut and Bandito Brothers. Relativity Media announced today that it picked up worldwide marketing and distribution rights for a $13-million guarantee. [Read more…]