Long format naritive filmmaking requires a video camera that has a filmic look. Erik shows you why a Cinema Camera with it's large sensor is a great option for making a short film. Shallow depth of feild is a must to create that film look. full frame cameras and hybrids can alos be used but you need a audio solution. Erik shows you how to get pro quality audio into the camera.
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- So you want to shoot a short film or movie?…You have story and all the locations picked out.…But what camera is the one that will work best?…Let's break it down and see.…These projects can have big budgets…or none at all.…Finding the right camera can be difficult.…Since we're talking filmmaking here,…you should be shooting with a large, sensor camera…to get that shallow depth of field film look.…The best option would be a cinema camera.…It has all the features on the camera you need.…
Better codec.…Lots of frame rate options…and pro quality audio inputs,…all makes the cinema camera an excellent choice.…A lot of indie films have been shot…with a hybrid camera.…But they require some extra gear…to make them work better.…Recording professional audio can be tough,…and adding an external video recorder…is a great help.…The 30 minute record limit is now gone…and the codec is much better…and will be easier to edit, too.…
Another added benefit is having a really,…sharp monitor to help keep your shots in focus.…Speaking of focus,…
Evaluating your production workflow and the camera options out there can save you time, money, and maybe even your sanity. Camera enthusiast Erik Naso is here to help. He'll teach you how to ask the right questions and pick the right camera—balancing "the camera I should buy" with "the camera I want to buy," so you end up happy with your purchase over the long run. Learn how to figure out your budget and needs; understand the different file formats, sensors, and lenses available; and choose the right accessories for any shooting situation.
- Understanding the camera components: sensor, lens, etc.
- Evaluating audio inputs
- Taking your type of production into account
- Deciding on a budget
- Choosing accessories such as tripods and gimbals
- Camera codecs and media cost