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4k filming with a Canon 1DX Mark2 – DSLR

After the Blackmagic Production Camera 4k (BMPC) and the Canon EOS C100, we are back to a DSLR from Canon for our film production – the 1DX Mark2. Which camera delivers the better pictures the Canon 1DX Mark II or the C100? Is 4k worth the upgrade? How good is the autofocus? We report on our experiences with the cameras at Imagefilm productions Continue reading

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Industrial film production for manufacturer of medical products

The UNEM-Filmproduktion produced an image film for the Wulff Med Tec GmbH, manufacturer of medical mattresses. The image film shows the production in Fedderingen and expert advice of the Wulff Med Tec GmbH for hospitals, nursing homes and mattresses at home. The image film recordings in the hospital were filmed in West Coast Hospital Heide (WKK Westküsten-Klinikum Heide). Continue reading

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Comparison Canon EOS-7D vs. Canon EOS-1D X

A photographer friend (Dennis Siebert, www.shadowandlight.de) has recently got the new full-frame DSLR Canon 1D-X. A good opportunity to do a little test on the improvements of the video quality of the Canon 1D-X compared to the Canon 7D. Continue reading

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Canon DSLR Short Film Heart Racing – 7D, 550D, 5D MarkII

How do you create a short film? You need a good story, good actors and an attuned team. The following film report provides a glimpse in the production of our short film heart racing. For a cinematic look, three DSLRs from Canon, the 7D, the 550D and the 5D Mark II were used. Continue reading

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Octocopter Video Flight – Büsum from above

At the beginning of October we used the last sunny days to film a few special shots. Together with ‘Luftbildservice Bernot’ from Rendsburg we filmed aerial video shots from Büsum, Schleswig-Holstein at the westcoast of Germany with an octocopter. For the aircraft operation we produced an corporate video for Luftbildservice Bernot.

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Compositing – Car Crash as a Special Effect for a Short Film

For the short film “PHANTOMSCHMERZ” of students of the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy in Ludwigsburg Germany, Malte Derks und Daniel Jacob, the UNEM-Filmpro­duktion made a visual effect scene. The driver of a car should collide head on with a motortruck. To avoid complex stuntdrives the sequence was done in a 3D-Compositing.

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Technicolor Cinestyle vs. Neutral Style of the Canon 7D

Canon DSLR-Cameras are providing stunning images with the default settings in video mode. However, a color correction in the 8-bit video mode is restricted because of the high contrast. Flat curves in the Picture Style of the DSLR are improving the color correction capabilities. Besides profiles like for example Marvel Cine, Technicolor is now offering an authorized Canon Picture profile which should use the dynamic … Continue reading