Wide+Close launches with the aim of giving live music a cinematic feel
A new venture looking to bring a fresh approach to live-streaming concerts has gotten the backing of hardware heavyweights ARRI and Mobile TV Group.
Wide+Close is launching with the mandate of shooting music performances with film cameras and cinematographers in order to give the content a more cinematic feel.
“We want to take concert filming back from the broadcast TV people and put it in the hands of filmmakers, where it belongs,” said Wide+Close founder Kenny Stoff at a launch party held Thursday at ARRI offices in Burbank, Calif. “We want to bring the artistry back like the great concert films of the past.”
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