Episode 10

Published on:

28th Jul 2020

#10 Why do you need 12K? // Indie short film BTS

Why do you need 12K? Well on today's episode we talk about the newly announced Blackmagic Ursa mini, and William will deep dive into why the 12K resolution isn't just a gimmick, but a revolutionary step in camera sensor technology. We also cover the amazing improvements in codecs and software making BRAW one of the lightest video files to edit.

We will then talk about our experience filming an indie short film in Japan. Nigel shares his what he learned during the shoot along with behind the scenes footage of the whole experience.


00:00 - Introduction

00:53 - Blackmagic Ursa 12k specs and improvements

16:57 - Short film behind the scenes


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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.