At the end of the Jogja-Netpac Film Festival in 2016, Ismail Basbeth came up to me and told me that he wanted to make a short film with his friends to celebrate 10 years of their collaboration. He asked if FOCUSED equipment would be willing to loan a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera for the 3 […]
This will be the final in this series regarding the center extraction workflow in FCPX. Since I last wrote the articles, we got the 10.3 upgrade + 2 updates. Apart from the additional tools we got, some of the problems I ran into in 10.2.3 were fixed. This article will not focus on the new […]
Since the article launched, I’ve been getting a lot of questions regarding why I used ProRes instead of the REDRAW, and how to handoff the edit to finishing. I felt I had to answer these commonly asked question. Why not REDRAW? As much as I would love to use the workflow that has been demonstrated […]
No, I’m not working on a David Fincher film (I wish :D). Now that I got that out of the way, why title an article this way. Simple, I want to be able to edit in FCPX with the benefits of shooting overscan and cropping center extraction. Ever since I saw the behind the scenes […]
As we add another camera to our arsenal, here are the tests we’ve done for your viewing pleasure. NOTE: None of them were balanced or corrected.
Testing the Sony A7S, Alexa Mini and RED WEAPON (STANDARD and LOW LIGHT OLPF) in low light using various settings. Denoised using Neat Video.
Here’s our attempt of understanding of how to use the WEAPON. We shot in as many conditions as we could during our Jogja trip. We hope that the results of the test will give you an idea of what is achievable using this camera. We would like to thank our talent Shania Maharani for spending […]
Mini-EF in effect! Choose your lens to suit your look 😉 UPDATE for ARRIRAW MXF: 1. Conversions to ProRes or DPX can be done using ARRIRAW Converter available in ARRI website 2. Conformed to ARRIRAW directly in the upcoming DaVinci Resolve 12.5 (beta now available but use at own risk) Update: we have confirmation that […]
Hi, the Alexa Mini now has Anamorphic and ARRIRAW capabilites. BUTTTTTTT…. read below: 1. RAW from Alexa Mini is in .MXF container instead of .ARI like the other Alexas 2. To transcode RAW (.MXF), you need to use ARC (Arri Raw Converter) which you can download for free from www.arri.com 3. If you choose to […]
On our final day in Jogjakarta, we took time out and became tourists, enjoying the sights while testing our new WEAPON from dawn till dusk. Here’s a sneak peek at our adventures. P.S. Shot on RED WEAPON 6k, Edited and Graded on FCPX P.P.S The edit of the various location contains RED WEAPON and SCARLET […]