Behind the scenes of The Blacksmith

Here is some BTS and first grabs with quick and dirty color grading from The Blacksmith. We had the opportunity to shoot in a stunning location - an actual vintage blacksmith's shop. Here are some first grabs. Technical Info: Cameras: Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro, Pocket 4K Optics: Tokina AT-X PRO 28-70 AF/2.6-2.8, with Ultracon FilterCodec:... Continue Reading →

How I shot a feature film with 3 Dedo Lights, a China ball and 7 shower curtains

Josefina Vilsmaier, Mirijam Verena Jeremic, Salber Williams, Silke Popp, Valentina Sauca, Ute Bronder Winner "Best International Feature Film" at Toronto Film Festival Let it snow The film takes place in an apartment, during a blizzard. So my first challenge was to create a frosty white-out, despite the fact that in front of the windows where... Continue Reading →

Stick of Light – a closer look at the Nanlite PavoTube II 6C

After watching a ton of glowing (pun intended) YouTube clips and reviews of Nanlite's Pavotube II 6C, I caved in and bought one (despite the fact, that I'm still not the biggest fan of LED lights). So after unboxing and playing around a bit with it, I have to say, it's pretty impressive. They packed... Continue Reading →

FineCut – why you should give the Davinci Resolve Cut page a try, even as a seasoned editor.

As Blackmagic introduced the new Cut page, I was really like - WTF?Why an other editing page? We already have one that works just fine - and on top of that (at least at first glance) a totally dumbed down version of an editing page? Seriously? I switched to Resolve as my main NLE since... Continue Reading →

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