Voice overs, some filmmakers love them, some truly hate it. To improve myself as a screenplay writer, I should learn how to write good voice overs. A film that I can remember with great voice overs is Chungking Express, so why not just learn from one the best filmmakers from Hong Kong, which is Wong […]

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If you need to get your film ready for a film festival or to be played in a theater, you most likely been asked to supply a DCP ( Digital Cinema Package ) or you have to pay the festival so they can convert it for you. A great free alternative is to use DCP-O-Matic. […]

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Most noticeable about Wong Kar Wai Fallen Angels 1995 is its use of wide angle lenses. In this video I am going to show you which wide angle lens you can purchase to get the same look. But first we need to find out which camera was used, to know which sensor the lens should […]

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I’ve noticed a lot of misconceptions around these techniques and want to teach them properly and analyze different shots on how to achieve them. Many think this is the style of Christopher Doyle, however if you really follow his cinematography, it’s not a common technique he uses outside his works with Wong Kar Wai. The […]

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I have use both the Hollyland Solidcom C1 Pro and the Eartec Ultralite HD on several film projects and want to share my on set real world / use experience of both the products. Hollyland Solidcom C1 Pro – https://amzn.to/465ydDmEartec UltraLite – https://amzn.to/3QUHRnR Both are very similar intercom systems which allows multiple people to talk […]

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Previous video already sneaked in the lens housing, but this article am explaining why I made this cine lens housing for my TTartisan 35mm f1.4 lens. The TTartisan 35mm f1.4 is a really great small tiny lens that can capture amazing looking images. But they made very odd choices in its design, making it more […]

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This video we test a simple phone clamp setup which allows you to use your phone as a teleprompted without buying an expensive teleprompter. It is a very easy diy / build just using a magic arm with a phone clamp. Phone clamp – https://amzn.to/497z7C1 Magic Arm – https://amzn.to/3FzDqsa Free teleprompter app – https://apps.apple.com/in/app/parrot-teleprompter/id1010384663

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This video I am showing you my budget camera cart for the beginner filmmakers and camera assistants on a budget. A Camera cart is a must have item for any filmmaker especially when you need to bring so many bags to a locations. Instead of having to walk multiple time to carry all the equipement […]

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While working on filmsets I notice we often have an issue where the Cinesaddle is too tall and often rely on putting down a sandbag to prop up the camera. However the main issue is that sandbag are quite heavy and not every furniture could handle the weight and also a heavy camera on top. […]

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Amaran 200X – https://amzn.to/3qId2Zh SmallRig RC220B – https://amzn.to/3QOD6g3 Zhiyun Molus G200 – https://amzn.to/3YGsamx I am testing out 3 popular 200 Watt COB Video LED Lights from Aputure, SmallRig and Zhiyun. Each light has their own strengths, but I wanted to test out some major differences, but do my own test in the color accuracy and […]

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Having seen several tutorials online that showed the wrong way of making the callout like using shapes and masking, the quickest and easiest way to do it is with the write-on effect, as most people don’t know you can easily make straight lines also. As most don’t know the there are bezier handles that causes […]

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Deity has discontinues their 2.4ghz wireless transmitter and now came up with an Digital UHF transmitter belt-packs which is quite a game changer. As it can change frequencies to fit to legal local frequencies but also scan for free frequencies to lessen disturbance. For more info check: https://deitymic.com/products/theos-d… This video was sponsored by @ACCSOON Video […]

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During NAB 2023 Tilta showed their preproduction version of the Tilta Nucleus Nanon II, a big disappointment of the design was that it was missing its marker ring, which is a big features most professional focus pullers needs. As their innovative idea of placing digital markers on the big screen they now have added to […]

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SmallRig Snap-On Quick Lock Nato

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Easy quick tutorial showing you several easy ways to make backgrounds inside of Adobe Premiere Pro and even an animated background you can easily make in no time. This video made with: Screenflow – https://youtu.be/MgdN1300mzQ Macbook Pro M1 – https://amzn.to/41RAksQ Rode Videomic Go II – https://amzn.to/3Aku29t Check out my Adobe Premiere Pro Effects tutorials here: […]

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This is a cine lens from 7 artisans, a 12mm with t stop of 2.9 it covers apsc size sensor and comes in various mirrorless mounts. Though this lens covers APSC, I mostly tested this lens on my M4/3 cameras. I’m gonna be brutally honest,this lens was sent to me, while I told them I […]

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Hey filmmakers this is my Budget VTR or Playback monitor setup. This setup mainly records a wireless video feed so we can watch a playback without the camera. As cameras might be mounted in a way where it is hard to press the playback button or the camera is being used to set up the […]

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During the BSC EXPO Aputure displayed their brand new Infinibar light. What is special about them is they are not tubes, but bars. The unique selling point is that you can seamlessly stack them together to create a large light source, while with tube lights you often have a lot of gaps between them. The […]

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This is my budget 1st AC / Focus Puller focus station, I have used this on several project and had slowly build up to this design. The design itself is inspired by the Camjam Arri WCU4 monitor bracket, as I don’t have to reinvent a good design that is used by professionals. As I already […]

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Is the smallrig magicfiz worth it? Is Magicfiz good enough for professional use? What are the drawbacks of the magicfiz? Hey filmmakers Chung Dha here, I have used the MagicFIZ on quite a few projects now, to see how well it works in a real world environment and it became my main follow focus that […]

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Hey Filmmakers Chung Dha here, this here is my clapperboard that I DIY modded it to have a lot of improvements so it can be used on set avoiding a lot of issues, but also make certain things faster. Under here is just a very basic and affordable clapperboard you can easily buy from Amazon […]

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Accsoon F-C01 – https://amzn.to/3THRl54 This is the Accsoon F-C01 remote follow focus, it is a basic remote follow focus kit that does what you want. I already have used it on a few projects where I worked as a focus puller and now this set lives in my First AC bag as a good back […]

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I currently own both the Nanlite Forza 60 and the FS150. The reason why I want to compare the two, is both are entry level lights from Nanlite, one from the Forza models line and the other from the FS. While the FS150 cost less than the Forza 60, I would like to see why […]

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