STABILIZING THE SHOT
It is one thing to get the best visuals & audio that you can get, but just as important is having steady shots in your film if that is what you are going for. We used a few cameras and stabilizing equipment in our film Electronic Crack Film. The cell phone footage of behind the scenes demo straights stabilizing your footage. We have the Z camera E 1 attached to the Beholder 1 stabilizer and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera on the Slider. These cameras were used as b roll and the Blackmagic sometimes as the B camera/ 2nd camera. The Blackmagic Ursa Mini was used as our main camera/ A camera.
This interview was shot with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. We shot in ProRes LT because it was a long interview and we wanted to save space on our SD cards. While ProRes LT saves more space, because it uses more compression, it still manages to produce a good looking image.
Here is a before and after shot once the footage was color corrected.
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11/27/2017 10:34:02 am
I like the behind the screen shots, keep them commin
Joseph A Piner
11/27/2017 08:30:14 pm
Thanks we will be posting more behind the scenes of our production. even though the stabilizer & Slider footage was shot with a cell phone. It is still good to see parts of the production.
11/29/2017 11:53:40 am
The subject matter of the Electronic Crack Film is a powerful statement of how far we as a society have gone down the rabbit hole! The technical aspects of your film making is very interesting.
11/29/2017 12:13:02 pm
Thanks Howard. This is a subject that we hope will touch everyone. Not to down technology in anyway. We hope to make people aware of the back story to all this great technology
11/29/2017 02:01:54 pm
This is terrific advice for filmmakers, and such an important subject to explore. Keep these blogs coming!!!
11/29/2017 02:32:51 pm
Thank you Sharon. We hope that this blog can help new filmmakers and even encourage some.
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