HGTV / Johlt Productions
These photos are from “Power Broker,” shot for San Francisco-based Johlt Productions, starting with the pilot in the spring of 2012 through Season One continuing into early 2013. The show was shot on the just-released Canon C300. We started with the EF-mount version of the camera. But after a weekend of shooting, We switched to the PL-mount version of the C300, utilizing the Able-Cine HDx35 Adaptor to allow for the use of B4-Mount lenses. This allowed the ease of operating a traditional ENG-style zoom lens, (as is typical on a reality show), but with the beauty of the depth of field of Super 35mm that the C300 affords.
Photos copyright 2012-13 by Brian Tweedt, Avery Hudson, and Clark Todd. Please do not copy or download.
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Mike Aubrey, Power Broker
Juan makes a joke
Two C300's capture the scene
Move that Wall!
Stuck in a shower... Again.
Next shot please!
Interview setup in South San Francisco.
The Negotiation scene for the Pilot episode
Negotiation scene. Steve Miles operates in the background.
Negotiation scene - Pilot episode.
Juan hangs curtains.
Mike in his office.
Juan hangs a mirror.
Alice Chan's OTF interview for the pilot episode.
Designer Alice Chan.
Mike Aubrey relaxes between takes.
Mike get's Mic'd by Audio Supervisor Adam Howell.
Overlooking the bay.
Buliding the "dolly" for a show open sequence shot on the Canon 5D.
Mike goofs around with the Gaffer, Clark Todd, as we reset for a second take.
Mike shuts his eyes between setups.
Panoramic photo of the Negotiation scene for episode 106.
Juan in his interview location.
Lunch time for the crew.
Mike in his office.
Alice preps pillows on episode 107.
B-Camera Operator Victor Murillo has some fun with Juan.
A quick dolly shot after the reveal.
Mike and Field Producer Ryo Okada chat about the next scene.
Juan reads his off-camera pickup lines for an episode.
Production Assistant Charlie Mattoch.
Crew and Cast for Episode 108.