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Speed Up Your Work By Customising Your GH4

I really like cameras that are intuitive and straightforward to use, the one that you don’t have to plunge deep in the menus to find some basic functions such as changing the shutter speed or the ISO for instance. Many of us are so used to the menu

Casper Mini Stabilizer for Your BMPCC, GH4 or A7s

Smooth tracking shots are visually impressive, look pleasant to the eye, add production value to your video. I’m sure every each one of us can think of at least a dozen great examples of perfectly executed smooth shots from some of our favourite films. A fluid and

Editing in Davinci Resolve 11 From Start to Delivery

Many filmmakers are still wondering whether the DaVinci Resolve 11 is feasible as an “end-to-end” editing solution. Beside the essential editing features that one can find inside Resolve 11 such as ripple, roll, slip, slide, extend or shorten edits built-into the software, there is also a whole set of familiar features

Some Useful Tips For Working With Composers

The film score is another very important aspect of the filmmaking process. Whether you are about to produce a short or a feature film, you would need to collaborate with the best composer you can find and afford. It is always better to work with a composer, rather than

Dolby Atmos is Coming To Your Living Room

I’m quite sure that many of you have already experienced the immersive, deeper and richer sound of the Dolby Atmos sound system in your local movie theatre. Dolby Atmos has the amazing ability to have sounds come from above us in addition to other features, which enrich our cinema-going experience.

Flying With The DJI Phantom And The First Ever Drone Film Festival

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) such as the DJI Phantom have become very popular and turned into a viable and seriously creative option for capturing breathtaking aerial shots on a budget. Aerial shots provide significant production value and impress clients. However, flying with such drones on a professional job isn’t

Retouching Video Using Adobe Photoshop CC

Many of us still underestimate the power of the video editing features of Adobe Photoshop CC. Sure, who does actually need Photoshop when we have great NLEs like Premiere Pro, Final Cut, Avid or even Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve for example. The truth is that Photoshop CC

How to Set Up and Balance a DJI Ronin

Setting up the DJI Ronin 3-axis gimbal reminds me of the old days when many of us (myself included) were trying to balance our 5D mark II or 7D on a Glidecam and the results were not always as what we expected. Of course, the 3-axis gimbals are

Colour Correction LUTs in Adobe Premiere Pro and FCP X

There is a common misunderstanding about the colour look-up tables, or in short LUTs. Many people still do believe that applying a LUT to the image is like applying another preset in your NLE. Certainly, this is not the case. What is a colour look-up table and how

Setting The Right Input Level When Recording Dialogue

Like any other technical aspect of the filmmaking process, audio needs special treatment, a lot of practice and professional attitude to get professional results. Today we’ll try to give you some basic ideas on how to set optimal level for you dialogue audio and how to process it