I had a chance to use the URSA Mini 4.6K camera on various projects over 3 months. Two of those were films. Continue reading URSA Mini 4.6K Review (after real world use)
At the beginning of this year, I wrote about a laptop I purchased and then modified for editing 4K video. Since I am on the road a lot, having a portable machine is a must. However, the time had also come to get a new desktop editing machine. I recently purchased the BlackMagic Ursa Mini 4.6K EF camera and wanted an editing workstation that would allow me to work smoothly with the camera’s 4.6K CinemaDNG RAW files Continue reading Building 4K RAW video editing machine for $2K
I had the chance to use the Sony FS5 camera on a few projects I did in Ecuador in January of this year. Together with a fellow filmmaker and friend, Danny Ruan, we used this great little camera on the short film “Lights”, as well as on two music videos. Continue reading Sony FS5 Cinematic Test – short film “Lights”
Today, I am excited to announce the launch of a new edition of my popular Lighting Dozen cinematography tutorials – Natural Light. As the name suggests, this edition shows how to work with natural light. I will explain how to control and shape the sunlight in order to get different moods and looks. Continue reading Lighting Dozen – Natural Light – Tutorials!
Today premieres a music video I directed, shot and edited for Anna Cyzon. The title of the song is “Never Broken”. Continue reading “Never Broken” music video + tutorials!
These days there seem to be more camera gimbals out there than traditional camera stabilizers. Many of them don’t offer anything worth writing about. That’s about to change with this new gimbal I got from CAME-TV. Continue reading Amazing Camera Gimbal under $1000!
Here is an honest review of the new Sony A7S II camera. Unlike most people who just test out a camera in store before forming an opinion, I actually use the gear that I review in real world production settings. Continue reading Sony A7S II Review After Real World Use
LUTs, i.e. look-up tables, can be great tools in color correction. Here is a tutorial where I talk about how to use them in various editing programs. Continue reading Using LUTs in Adobe Premiere, Davinci Resolve & Final Cut Pro
My latest film “The Big Wild North” is finally ready and you can watch it right here. Continue reading “The Big Wild North” – short film by Tom Antos
Today is one of those really exciting days for me because I get to share my latest short film with you. I am also posting two tutorials: the behind-the-scenes Tutorial 44 and “How To Film War Action Scenes” Tutorial 48. Continue reading “NWO United We Stand” film + BTS + Tutorial