Steve Fairclough

Steve Fairclough
shooting better video

The Video Mode caught up with Canon Explorer Simeon Quarrie and asked him for his top tips for shooting better video. Simeon is an internationally known filmmaker and photographer who…

In one of The Video Mode’s recent tuition videos we explained what Look Up Tables (aka LUTs) are and how they work. Now we’re using a ‘case study’ to reveal…

LUT

A LUT, or ‘Look Up Table,’ holds a set of numbers which are looked up by the software or hardware you are using in order to deliberately change the colours…

filmmaking tips

The Video Mode caught up with film director Roger Spottiswoode to quiz him on his best filmmaking tips for anyone seeking to carve out a career in the film industry.…

Photographer, filmmaker and imaging tutor David Newton was one of the guest speakers at The Video Mode’s recent two-day filmmaking workshop held at the world famous Pinewood Studios. We caught…

Although she’s only 21-years-old student filmmaker, Ella Rose Howlett already has over six years of experience under her belt and last month was deservedly named The Video Mode/Canon Amateur Filmmaker…

The expansion of Canon’s Cinema EOS range of cameras has continued with the announcement of the EOS C200 model – a compact, 4K digital cinema camera that sees the introduction…

Kenro has introduced three new portable LED on-camera lights by NanGuang that are designed for use on DSLR cameras or camcorders and simply attach to a camera’s shoe. Such on-camera…

Kenro has announced a trio of Saramonic external microphones aimed at filmmakers who are seeking to increase their options beyond in-camera audio, plus a new XLR shotgun microphone kit for…

Bite-sized movies! World’s best food shorts served up

The winners of the annual unearthed® ‘Food in Film’ competition, supported by delicious magazine, were announced recently with filmmakers Peter Flanek and Peter Meszaros (Hungary) taking the top prize for…