Episode 4

Published on:

29th May 2020

#4 On Set Production, Camera Gear & Settings

Today we start with some follow-up on the ongoing effects of Covid-19 and what we are up to during lock-down. We also talk about digital productions being made right now with Unreal Engine 4.

We then continue our series about video production. Today we dive in the actual shoot. We cover different scenarios of what could go wrong on the day. We also go into personal preferences of how to film, what shots to get and what gear we use. Stay tuned for the next episode where we go into the post production phase!


Time Stamps:

00:00 - Start

00:30 - Introductions

00:45 - Covid-19 follow-up, What we are up to during lockdown

08:44 - Unreal engine 4, digital production, Corridor digital

13:40 - On Set Production start

15:25 - Briefing - Going over shot list and directing

21:39 - Establish your base

24:38 - Prep gear/lens etc

29:03 - Battery numbering

32:10 - Camera settings

44:38 - Actual filming - what angles to get. handheld, gimbal, and drones

51:33 - Backup/format


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~~Links Discussed in the Podcast~~

All you need for amazing audio at events: https://youtu.be/SSJKxcfFagE

Zeiss lens wipes: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IKGH2TI

Corridor digital filming behind the scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHaEJ7Qslds

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About the Podcast

Le Film Nation
Filming, Business & Gear
LeFilmNation is a collaboration of 3 filmmakers named Nigel, William and Jon. Nigel, the crazy Canuck from Vancouver who enjoys travel outdoor films where he is sure to be seen flying his drone off some beach or boat. William the Frenchmen brings his expertise in photography and lighting to the table along with his eye for graphic designs. Jon, the energetic Icelandic Viking brings his passion for travel films along with a few crazy ideas or two to spice things up. Together they strive to build a global community bringing together like-minded individuals to share their film and business-related advice

About your hosts

William Fritsch

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William is a Photographer and Videographer in Fukuoka, Japan, where he opened his own studio last year.

Nigel Paquin

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Nigel is a filmmaker and drone pilot based in Fukuoka Japan who owns and operates StellerJay Films.

Jon Bear

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Jon Bear is a Filmmaking YouTuber from Iceland who spent many years in Japan, but now spends it all over the world.