Buckle your safety belts for Micro Mayhem! 100% hand-crafted stop-motion animation using Micro Machines as the characters. Shot 99% IN CAMERA using a custom camera rig we created in order to make the tiny world look as EPIC as possible! Check out more from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios here:
A small selection of clips captured on a 3 day shoot in Montana using the brand new CineStar with MōVI MR Gimbal. This system allows for up to 100mm focal length lenses to be used on a remote helicopter for the first time ever. The system is an all digital stabilized flight head that allows for shots that were previously impossible from a small remote helicopter.
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When he wakes up one morning, Bruce Willis finds himself pursued by an entire city: or how to give him a hard time in 39 movies ! Don’t be mistaken, it’s just an action movie … old fashioned style !
Editor : Pierre-Alexandre CHAUVAT
Sound Mixer : Sylvain Denis
Take a private tour of Metallica HQ with legendary skater Steve Caballero and Metallica singer James Hetfield. The guys talk plans for Metallica’s upcoming album, the band’s inspiration and Cab’s musical influences when he first started skating.
A bitterly violent war against Mexican Drug Cartels wages on across the U.S. border. Tens of thousands are being murdered, and over a million are being forced to flee their homes. U.S. laws and policy play a major role in the conflict’s violence. This video is about understanding the complexities of the war and why it is happening.
Finding your way can mean losing your mind in the process…
An isolated elderly woman, in desperate need of stimulation, conjures an infestation of silk-spinning caterpillars, thus leading her to a mind-bending epiphany.
‘Caterpillar’ is a cerebral drama, filmed in the historical Wynkoop House, famous for housing George Washington. The crew consists of highly esteemed artists working across a wide spectrum of disciplines. This includes special effects artist, Ben Bornstein (300, The Fighter), visual effects artist Greg Silverman (Black Swan), and editor, Corey Bayes (Haywire, Contagion, The Informant, Che). From storyline through production, Caterpillar is an ode to the creative process. This film is a must-see for anyone who has ever submitted to their imagination and felt transformed by an idea.
With Director, David Field
With Cinematographer, Eric Giovon
With SFX artist, Ben Bornstein
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4 inches of ice is a micro doc I shot to get used to the Canon 1DC. Until this point all I had done were a few test shots. I needed to actually shoot something properly.
This was shot whilst visiting that smashing fellow Eric Kessler in Indiana. It was cold. Way colder than England, but I knew I was heading to Miami for a workshop in a few days so it didn’t bother me! Eric asked if I wanted to go ice fishing. Naturally I said good god man no! BUT, I did quite fancy filming it for a bit. So we went out for an hour. Talked to a father and daughter who didn’t want to be interviewed but let us take some shots then we met the guys who feature here who were really excited to be in it.
4 inches of ice refers to the minimum amount of thickness of the ice that you can go ice fishing on. So wikipedia tells me! it is the absolute minimum and we certainly had more than that. ALTHOUGH 2 days later is was gone and I was unable to get the rest of the shots i needed. Only on the night before (the snowing shots) and the morning I left was I able to get the missing two shots. Although the thawed lake actually helped me get those lovely opening shots!!
Shooting was a breeze. It’s a DSLR, it may have been shot in 4k but it operates the same way! Miller DS20 tripod. Lenses were Canon 16-35. 24-105, 70-20 F4, 100mm Macro (used for the interview for some utterly bizarre reason!) Audio was a Rode NTG2 into a Roland R26 and B-roll audio was the Rode Video Mic Pro.
I had a lot of issues in post though. This was shot in 4K, downscaled in to full HD for editing (I do plan to remaster as a 4k version soon.) In the edit I noticed a lot of problems, banding, magenta tinges on parts of the frame. Basically we worked it out and it was down to a number of things. The compression of the 4K, combined with the Canon log mode shooting below the native ISO of 400 which is a bad combination.
Andy Shipsides of Abel Cine says this “you are moving the middle gray to a higher level, making the image appear darker but causing limit dynamic range in the highlights.. bad news.”
James and I found that the image only did this in 4k in log under ISO 400. Go higher (not too high) and it’s fine. Shoot normal picture profiles and again it’s fine. Shoot C-log in Super 35mm or full frame HD. No problems. It’s just that combination.
In post I added some blur on the badly affected areas then finished it off with some lovely film grain to bring back the natural image. That is why this short piece took about 10 times longer to edit than normal. It’s all good experience and it simply means next time I will shoot bearing that in mind. No more sub ISO 400! Get those NDs out!
Other than that the image issues in post I loved the image and the stuff I have shot since does not have these problems. We are ALWAYS learning.
Can I make a 4K version online? It would be too big unfortunately, but I will be showing this and other stuff from the camera in 4K at the BVE show in London at the end of February for Canon.
You can see my review of the camera, the good and the bad on my blog post here: gopb.co/1dc
Audio recorded by Eric Kessler. Thanks sir!!
Music again courtesy of The Music Bed. Full credits in the video. Gopb.co/musicbed