Fenchel & Janisch

Filmmaking blog

Too many cameras! Photokina 2018

The first time I went to Photokina was in 2012 when the DSLR revolution was at its peak. Two years later the Samsung NX1, the Canon EOS 7D Mark II and the Panasonic LX100 were the big stars. In 2016

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How we plan and organize new film projects

Planning a film project can be quite tricky because a lot of variables need to be considered: From finding the right locations that suite different moods, scheduling actors, crew and making sure things still work out even if something suddenly

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Too many gimbals

In 2017 we’ve tested a lot of gimbals. Most of them are good products. They do what they are supposed to, stabilize shaky motion which is something a lot of filmmakers have dreamed about for years. Back in summer 2016

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Three lenses we bring to every shoot

Since we started using the Fujifilm X-T2 in summer 2017 for our commercial work and YouTube content a lot of people asked us which native Fujinon lenses we use. While we use a variety of glass we have three lenses

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Taking GH5 footage to the next level

The Atomos Ninja Inferno is a 4K video recorder and monitor, priced at $995, that can record up to 60 frames per second in 4K with 10-bit color depth. That’s why it is the ideal companion for the Panasonic Lumix

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