Filmstro Blog

Shooting a Commercial With the Sony A7Sii Camera

​For this feature, Filmstro went behind the scenes on a Wex Photo Video commercial shoot to show you how to shoot footage using the Sony A7Sii, Litepanel Astra LED lights, Anton Bauer V-Mount batteries and a 3-axis gimbal in just a few hours. Looking at the finished product, it’s clear that the best tools really do garner the best, most professional-looking results.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 deals for filmmakers

Save hundreds of dollars this weekend on some amazing filmmaking tools.

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The best microphone on the market for your run-and-gun styled setups

Making something great, even greater. It’s how we’d describe the Rode Videomic Pro + in five words. Rode has taken the original VideoMic Pro which was great and added some amazing new features, including better audio quality to bring us the most impressive vlogging and videography microphone on the market for under £300.

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Is the Blackmagic Ursa 4.6K fast becoming the go-to camera for young cinematographers?

he Ursa Mini 4.6K and Ursa Mini Production 4.6K is a testament to that and they are fast becoming the cameras of choice for many cinematographers worldwide.

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9 Tips on how to shoot short films

Learn the importance of camera movement in this 15 minute video. Cinematographer Vincent Laforet breaks down a Steven Spielberg movie.

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Is this the best and most affordable gimbal on the market.

I’d recommend Gudsen. I took the MOZA Air out for a spin with a friend who is used to the DJI Ronin, and we were both amazed at how well the AIR performed.

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