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How to stabilize shaky hand-held footage


Stabilization programs have been around for a couple of years now. The most popular tool is probably Adobe’s Warp Stabilizer which was first integrated in After Effects CS5.5 as well as Premiere Pro CS6 and newer versions. Below is a video tutorial and comparison between the Warp Stabilizer and two other programs. While the standalone software Turbo Video Stabilizer by ... Mehr lesen »

Tutorial: Shooting & editing a 4K timelapse film


In January 2015 we released our first Ultra HD timelapse film FRANKFURT MOVING which has been watched 200.000 times in the first week of its release. You can check out the film below if you haven’t seen it yet and read a blog post about the production HERE! To no surprise we received a lot of questions regarding timelapse photography ... Mehr lesen »

Review: RØDELink Wireless Filmmaker Kit


The new RØDELink is a wireless audio kit aimed at beginners and advanced filmmakers who don’t want to follow their talent around with a directional microphone all the time or just prefer wireless over cable. The RØDELink is priced at $399.00. You can watch our first impressions video review with a few audio tests below. We used the wireless kit ... Mehr lesen »

Rigging the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera


The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera has always been a camera with its challenges: Short battery life, unusable internal audio and of course the form factor. While the last point is a hot discussed topic because some filmmakers prefer it small and other like to fully rig the little beast. We didn’t get the BMPCC because of its small size but ... Mehr lesen »

Monitor review: Aputure V-Screen 2


The Aputure VS-2 is a 7-inch LCD monitor with a 1024×600 resolution. It has an HDMI input as well as YPbPr and AV input. It’s currently priced at 239 USD. Watch the video review below: Besides having focus peaking, zebra and a 2x and 5x zoom the VS-2 offers different useful safe areas such as 4:3, 1.85:1 and cinemascope (2.35:1). ... Mehr lesen »