Manta Rays at Risk

I just finished this personal project called "Manta Rays at Risk" using photos I took during my holidays in Maldives and Hawaii. The final movie is in 4k and you can download it on vimeo. Mantas have been classified Read more

My first experience using Magic Lantern RAW

  Model: Lea Filmed & Edited by Martin Ureta Music: Jake Bugg - Two Fingers Software: Magic Lantern RAW v2.3 1920x1080 25fps - Card CF LEXAR 1000x This is my first test using the Magic Lantern RAW during a photo shooting of my cousin Read more

Interview with filmmaker and cinematographer Sergio Herencias

I’ve contacted Sergio Herencias, a talented Swiss/Spanish Filmmaker and Cinematographer based in Zürich, Switzerland for an exclusive interview. Raised in a small village called Degersheim, Sergio has managed to turn his dream and great passion into a career. Cameraman.com: Tell Read more

Cine Gear 2013 - The Sony FS700 in the RAW

Art Adams and Adam Wilt present the Sony FS700 in the RAW, featuring the new 2K RAW High Frame Rate, and 4K RAW recording solutions. The seminar includes footage screening. Super-sampling: Spectacular HD or 4K 4K/2K RAW recording option Super 35mm Sensor Read more

Trailers

The Rift Official Teaser Trailer

I would like to present the new teaser of the movie The Rift, produced by Vantis Pictures and directed by Swiss talented Robert Kouba. The direction of photography was made by Argentinian cinematographer Sebastian Cepeda who lives in Switzerland.

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Synopsis:

Since a few decades they were watching us. Studying us. What are they? Nobody knows. Nobody but Ivan Petrenko Karkarov. The Russian physicist started to study a phenomenon which was occurring since several decades. In 1982 he found an answer to the strange phenomenon but before he could tell anyone he mysteriously vanished. 30 years later, in Newell Iowa, Dean Hollister seems to be a normal guy until strange radar anomalies appear throughout the world. All of a sudden something starts to happen at the sky, black rifts appear. Behind those rifts something is moving. It’s watching us.

Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Director: Robert Kouba
Director of Photography: Sebastian Cepeda
Copyright © 2011 Vantis Pictures

About Robert Kouba
Robert Kouba began his career in his native Switzerland. He began with painting at a very young age. At an early age of 12 Robert Kouba’s first movie “Xenopia” won an award for “Best Director” at a film festival. Robert Kouba is best known for his science fiction short “Translucent Unicorn” he directed for Philips as a part of a campaign to promote their new TV.

About Vantis Pictures
Vantis Pictures is a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, with robust and multi-faceted divisions across most areas including digital, home entertainment, network and studio operations. Vantis Pictures was founded 2010 by award winning director Robert Kouba who set up the company as a young and independent film production facility to support his and other movie projects.

More about Vantis Picture: VantisPictures.com
More about Sebastian Cepeda: Vimeo.com/sebastiancepeda

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Swiss National Aerobatic Championship Trailer

The Swiss National Aerobatic Championship 2011 (SNAC) Trailer, filmed and edited by cameraman Yannick Barthe, is the main event of the Swiss Aerobatic Association (SAA).

The SNAC is a highly competitive event, held in the firsts weeks of September, where the pilot with the most precision and nerves is going to stand on the first position. This year the challenge is going to take place in Bex, Switzerland with about 40 pilots. Here is the trailer filmed by Yannick Barthe, who amaze us again with his beautiful aerial shots!

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More information on the official website : SAA.ch

More about Yannick Barthe: Yannickbarthe.ch

Yannick Barthe’s work: Vimeo.com/aeromedia

Music by Chris Haigh with web license agreement. Edited with FCP7 and graded with Red Giant Software.

Filming Material :

Sony NEX-VG10 with RODE videoMicPro
Sony HXR-NX5
GoPro HD Motorsport
Sony 50mm 1.8
Tokina 11-16mm 2.8
Tamron 90mm 2.8
Shoot35 DSLRmount and CINEfocus
Kessler Crane Philip Bloom Pocket Dolly
Manfrotto 525 with 503 HDV head

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The Visualmakers – Preview Trailer

This is the first trailer/preview for The Visualmakers, a documentary filmed at NABShow 2011 that seeks to find out what unites us as independent filmmakers who use the latest breed of relatively affordable digital tools. Find out what unites us all as filmmakers by taking a look at this documentary that goes beyond the gear to the person, in a way you might not have seen before. The documentary is an Anticipate Media and NeedCreative Films production, and directed by Paul Antico. The final release is scheduled for this summer.

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Featuring the work and stories of (in order of appearance in this trailer):

Kevin Shahinian
Cristina Valdivieso
Jon Connor
Vincent Laforet
Mick Jones
Julia Swain
Robin Schmidt
Jared Abrams
Ben Eckstein
Philip Bloom

Here is the list of the gear used for the documentary:

Cameras: Filmed with a Panasonic AF100, Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 7D, and Canon T2i

Lenses: Lenses used include Nikon 50mm 1970′s vintage, Zeiss ZE 50mm F1.4 and 35mm F2, Canon 17-40mm F4 L, Canon 24-104 IS F4L, Canon 85mm F1.4L, and Canon 100mm F2.8L IS Macro

Sound:

Mics: Sennheiser G2 and Sony UWP-V1 Wireless Lavaliers, Rode Video Mic and Video Mic Pro, Rode NTG-2, Azden Shotgun
Recording: Internal AF-100 and Zoom H4N

Rigs & Stabilization:

Manfrotto Stills and Video Tripods and Video Tripods, Manfrotto 501HDV Head * 701 HDV Head, Schatler Tripod and Head, Jag35 Field Runner, Zacuto Base Plate, Kessler Pocket Dolly Traveler V2.0

Lighting: LitePanels Micro, Opteka 128LED On-Camera Lights, Promaster Reflector

Monitors: Marshall 5″ HDMI LCD Monitor

Edited with Apple Final Cut Pro 7

Motion Graphics – Apple Motion 4

Color by Red Giant Magic Bullet Looks

Timelapses modified using Adobe Lightroom and CHV Electronics Long Exposure Plugin

You can read more about The Visualmakers and the creative process at Needcreative.net

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