Fenchel & Janisch

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Important documents for filmmakers

When you are working with others on a film project some paperwork might needs to be done. Whether it is the release form for the actors or the non-disclosure agreement. To write these papers can be very time consuming. Also

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How we made our new documentary

This is a production summary of our documentary FORMAT FRANKFURT. In late summer 2010 we moved with our company from a small town to Frankfurt. We only knew the hot spots but not the places where the locals would go.

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How we made a 4K timelapse film

When shooting a timelapse you never know how it will look like once it’s finished. A few hundred photographs have to be edited and put into one sequence to be able to see the result. Sometimes timelapses turn into more

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How we made a 4K hyperlapse film

Back in Januar 2016 we released our second timelapse film called FRANKFURT MOVING II. The film is a mix of classic timelapse shots and more dynamic hyperlapse sequences. We shot the film with a DSLR but not in video mode

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Great filmmaking bloggers and websites

These are exciting times for everyone who wants to make films: You can learn pretty much everything online from how to write a script to how to color correct and export the final film. There are a lot of great

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Filming with the GH4 at a street festival

While we were testing the Panasonic GH4 we filmed at a street festival in Frankfurt called “Bahnhofsviertelnacht”. The festival takes place in the famous redlight district that has become a melting pot of different cultures and artists. Since it takes

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