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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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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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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Hey Filmmakers Chung Dha here! In this video I am going to show you how to make a DIY Deakinizer lens, but first for those who don’t know what a Deakinizer is.  The Deakinizer is a special modified lens commissioned by Roger Deakins. Main look of this lens is a spot focus with zoom blur […]

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In this video we cover how to quickly build a story for a  for a 48hour film project, where you finish making a short film within 48hours, as time is at the essence you don’t want to be stuck thinking of a story to script for too long and not have enough time to finish […]

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Hey Filmmakers, Chung Dha here! This video covers 5 beginner script writing mistakes that I have personally encountered in past projects, working with students and beginning filmmakers.  First is not writing a story. You might think everybody should know how to write a story, but many have not even questioned: what makes a story, a […]

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Hey Filmmakers Chung Dha here, this video we covering the basics of a screenplay format, first of all you don’t need to have a script softwares and any writing program can be used, personally I am using Google Docs because it’s free and its easy to share the files to cast and crews in different […]

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Hey filmmakers Chung Dha here, I have worked on film sets where we have a video village with wireless monitors and these really help out in many ways to smoothening the workflow on set, compared to working on sets where there are none. As time is money and anything that can help you wrap up […]

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Have no experience renting camera’s and fear it will cost you a lot or that you won’t have enough time to use the gear. In this video I explain my experience with renting camera gears and what you can expect in renting and also the money you need to set aside for it. Check out […]

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Are you wondering what is the difference of 4k DCI, Cinema 4k, C4k, 4k and UHD? In this video I will explain the differences and certain camera issues, but also some good reasons why you would want to film in Cinema 4k or in UHD and possible things you might want to check on your […]

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This video we are checking 10 cinema camera you can buy less / under $1000 USD. As there been many cinema camera from many years ago and this year 2020 there been many new releases with bigger resolutions, so the older cameras are becoming more affordable especially finding then used on the 2nd hand market. […]

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This quick video we are going to show you how to get the white screen feature in the Rode Wireless Go and how to get the black screen back. This white screen feature is to help with viewing the screen under bright sunny days, however this hidden feature is not written in the manual and […]

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I am not talking about putting a recorder on the camera with the receiver, but actually a recorder with the transmitter. This give a more secured setup plus added benefit is having more audio setting to dial in the perfect audio levels. Rode Wireless Go – https://amzn.to/31k3B2W Rode Lavalier Go – https://amzn.to/31jXyeB Tascam DR-05 – […]

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Last video we showed you a low pass dolly shot setup, however the slider still got into the shot, this time we altered the setup that even with a wider Laowa 7.5mm f2 lens the slider won’t get in the shot. Also a pleasant suprise is that the Laowa 7.5mm minimum focus is quite close […]

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This video we are showing you a very interest shot I call the low pass dolly / slider shot as it mimic like an airplane doing a low pass flyover. This shot is great to get a close up shot moving over the product. Zeapon Micro2 Slider – https://amzn.to/3bjPqO0 Tilt head Z mount – https://amzn.to/2KbAjKy […]

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I have been using the Rode Wireless Go for a while now and have encountered different issues along the way and how to solve them, watch this video so you know the issue and how to fix it before it happens. Rode Wireless Go – https://amzn.to/2Q53Wmz This video is filmed with: Panasonic GH5 – https://amzn.to/37WUyWp […]

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This video we are testing a MFT cine zoom lens from DZOFILM on the Nikon Z50. Ofcourse both of them does not have the same mount with the lens being a M4/3 and the Nikon having a Z-Mount. For this we are going to use an adapter to combine these together. DZOFILM 20-70mm T2.9 – […]

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This quick video tip I am showing you a simple setup adding a Aputure MX light onto the Zhiyun Crane M2 to create a motion controlled light, that you can control with your mobile phone. This give to the ease of controlling the lighting angle from a distance and also enable you to create a […]

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This tutorial video we are teaching you how to get a professional Youtube Lighting for your channel on a budget, using the compact LED lights from Aputure. Also extra tips how to use those tiny LED panels with internal battery indefinetely so you don’t have to be afraid that they would run out of battery. […]

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With drones regulations and rules becoming more and more stricter and especially when flying indoors, over crowds and at No Fly Zones. I found a great solutions to bypass all that by using a 7 meter boompole from Fotopro the iSky Ultra, this is a special order item as it is not even shown on […]

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In this video tutorial I am teaching how to achieve an Anamorphic Lens Flare on your Phone for Free without any use of an Anamorphic lens nor any accessories needed. An added bonus also is that it does not squeeze your image nor lessen the quality of your footage and not add any weight to […]

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