How to Make YOUR Video Look CINEMATIC: 8 QUICK Tips

How to Make YOUR Video Look CINEMATIC: 8 QUICK Tips

Want that Hollywood film look on a low budget? Today we have 8 tips on how to make your video look Cinematic. These techniques will help get that cinematic film look for your movies.

Some of our tips include how to create a Cinematic Color Grade, When to use Slow Motion, applying a Film Grain effect to your footage using FilmConvert, and Shaping your Light and using cinematic lighting to create separation between the foreground and background.

We got out our trusty Canon C100 camera to show that you don’t need a high end cinema camera to make your film look cinematic. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to get a professional film look on a low budget. We’ll also show you how to do some basic cinematic color grading to get an anamorphic film look.

We hope these tips will help give your footage the cinematic look. Let us know in the comments how your films turned out or any other tips you might have. Don’t forget to like and subscribe, for new videos every Friday!

If you have any questions on the techniques used in this review video, please send a note in the comments. Thanks for watching How to Make Your Video Look Cinematic: 8 QUICK Tips in our Film Jams series!

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-Rokinon 50mm F1.4 Lens –
-Canon C100/C300 –
-Schneider Black Magic Filter –
-Sony A7III (BTS & B-roll) –


-Canon C100 –
-Sony A7sII –
-Sony A7III –

-Canon 24-105mm F/4 – (BTS video)
-Canon 85mm F/1.2 II L –
-Rokinon 50mm T1.5 –

-Sachtler –
-Flowtech 75 –

-Sennheiser MKE600 –
-Sennheiser 416 –

-Litepanel Astra 6x –
-ARRI Skypanel s60 –
-Litepanels Gemini –

-Canon EOS R –
-Profoto Beauty Dish –
-Profoto D2 500 Strobe Kit –

Music by Jeffrey J Byron
Directed & Produced: Christian Cashmir
Cinematography: Sean Keller
Camera: Adam Barefoot & Sean Keller
Actors: Brielle Carter, Adam Barefoot
Grip: Brad Mamola
Photos: Catelyn Richard
Edit: Lucas Schatzberg
Social: Brianna Spieldenner
Web: Christopher John

Filmed on location at: in St. Petersburg, FL

Special Thanks to the St. Petersburg Clearwater Film Commission Digital Creator Program

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