DSLR Video Tips: How to Make Your Film or Video Cinematic

Turn your Canon DSLR video into Cinematic gold. Filmmakers, hack your DLSR camera & filmmaking ur video look remarkable!
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  • Lectures 18
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

*** My Courses have over 4300 students and counting ***

Before you read what I have to say, see what my students are saying about my other courses:

This is an insightful and refreshing revelation of what it takes to produce a short. What a rich learning experience. Thank you. - Randy Hendricks


Are you not getting the results you want from your DSLR? Haven't cracked the DSLR Cinematic yet? Are you ready to take your filmmaking or videography game up to a whole new level? Then is the course for you. 

DSLR Video Tips: How to Make Your Film or Video Cinematic with Your DSLR Camera.


Together we help you hack your DSLR camera to create a more cinematic look and feel to you production. If you are shooting your next feature on a DSLR or just doing interviews we have you covered

If shot correctly a DSLR Camera can create amazing cinematic images. 

This is a LIVING COURSE, we'll be adding and updating it often!

This course is targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting better video, course covers cinematography basics, DSLR pitfalls to avoid, important gear, and guerrilla filmmaking with your DSLR. Along the way, discover how to choose lenses, record audio, and make shots more professional.


I think this course was fantastic and is great reference material and informative for new and old filmmaker a like. - Kolton Caltrider


Important information before you enroll:

  • In case you find the course useless, don't forget you are covered by a 30 day money back guarantee, full refund, no questions asked!
  • Once enrolled, you have unlimited, lifetime access to the course!
  • You will have instant and free access to any updates I'll add to the course.
  • I will give you my full support regarding any issues or suggestions related to the course.


Enroll NOW and turn your DSLR Camera into cinematic gold! Let's get started!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic understand of their DSLR

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Make your DSLR capture more cinematic images
  • Learn guerrilla filmmaking techniques with their DSLR
  • Have a better understanding of the strengths and weakness of shooting with a DSLR

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting better video
  • Cinematographer, videographers & filmmakers who want to shoot cinematic footage with their DSLR

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Let's Get Started

So why listen to these guys?

Section 2: Getting the Most Out of Your DSLR

Here we discuss the strengths and weakness of shooting with a DSLR camera. 


This is the Achilles heal of many professional using DSLR. We discuss the best methods to capture clean audio. 


We discuss the size of the sensor on the Canon 7D DSLR and compare it to other DSLRs. 


We go over the different frame rates the Canon 7D DSLR has to offer.


Having a preview monitor is SUPER important when trying to create a cinematic look. If you can't see the image properly you are out of luck. We discuss how to get video out of the Canon 7D DSLR.


What media should I use when shooting my cinematic images? We have you covered.


Creating and using existing color profiles is very powerful. We discuss the looks that are available for the Canon 7D DSLR.

Section 3: Guerilla Filmmaking with the DSLR

We discuss the size of the Canon 7D DSLR and where you can go and shoot and not be noticed. 


We go over the two different set ups of hand held mode and studio mode. 

Section 4: DSLR Pitfalls to Avoid

Compression on this camera can be limiting but if you know the secret it can be wonderful. 


The single biggest mistake people make shooting with this camera. We go over techniques to save you from this pain. 

Section 5: Taking Your DSLR to the Cinematic Level

We discuss the difference between PL Mounts and Canon Mounts


Which lenses should I use to get a more cinematic image?


The work horse of the camera. We discuss both professional and prosumer options. 


Can't afford all the bells and whistle you want to pimp out your DSLR? We have you covered. 

Section 6: BONUS: Indie Film Hustle Podcast
How I Made $90,000 Selling My Short Film
How to Create Multiple Revenue Streams for Your Indie Film

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Instructor Biography

Alex Ferrari, Filmmaker, Post Guru, Social Media & Marketing Innovator

Hi, I'm Alex. I've been in the film industry for over 20 years and have worked on over 1000 feature films, shorts, commercials, music videos, network promos, documentaries and webisodes. My personal films have been screened in 600+ film festivals around the world.

Many filmmakers have walked through my doors over the years and I have had the pleasure of a front row seat to see how all these projects start and finish. I've worked with Sundance and Academy Award™ winners as well as the beginning film student. Some projects make it and many never see the light of day.

You'll find my approach to my courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists and filmmakers. I've seen and personally made many missteps over the years and I want to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the new comer and I hope I can help you navigate the shark infested waters.

Instructor Biography

Egon Stephan Jr, Cinematographer, Camera Geek and Instructor

Egon Stephan Jr is an accomplished master of film equipment, camera techniques, and lighting, disciplined and exacting, and always on the cutting edge.

Egon grew up in this business, his credits include over 40 Feature Films and TV Shows, 60 Music Videos, and over 300 Television Commercials, and the list of filmmakers he has worked ranges from Ridley & Tony Scott, Michael Mann, Michael Bay to Spike Lee, just to name a few.

Growing up in the film business, Egon started working on the sets of legendary television shows like Miami Vice and Wise Guys. He has worked as an assistant cameraman and camera operator on many Hollywood first run films such as Empire, Police Academy, Heavenly Kid, and Parenthood. He has been a filmmaker his entire life. 

Egon is also the President and CEO of CineVideoTech, Inc., a motion picture equipment rental house that has supplied most every major film production in South Florida and the Caribbean since 1968.

Egon has a passion for educating the filmmakers and passing on the vast knowledge he has acquired over the years. 

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