Download high-resolution versions of the three extra.ordinary films and read an interview with Philip Bloom about his work and career
Philip talks in depth about getting the most from the Sony NXCAM NEX-FS100E on location, including controlling depth of field, shooting in low light, full HD slow motion and the importance of choosing the right lenses.
Philip talks about the tools and techniques you can use to create filmic footage on a low budget – plus he shares his tips on capturing sound and filming in slow motion.
In the first tutorial, Philip discusses the advantages of shooting in a controlled environment, and shows how a tripod and slider can be used effectively for panning shots.
In the first part of this behind-the-scenes tutorial, Philip Bloom explores cutting between wide and tight shots and the benefits of a non-linear narrative. He also explains how to create energy through handheld filming – including how to make the most of natural light and accentuate it with your own, artificial light source.
In this tutorial, Philip discusses sound techniques in detail and gives you tips on recording a wealth of clean, natural sounds, as well as capturing dialogue straight to camera. He also explains the effects of different frame rates, and the home-made ‘bodycam’ contraption that the crew created for this shoot.
Director Philip Bloom talks about how to light from scratch, and discusses his use of macro shots when illuminating the finer details.
Philip Bloom’s tips on lighting from scratch, filming in macro, and shooting in a controlled environment – using the Sony Professional NXCAM NEX-FS100E