In the end, it matters less that the C100 Mark II [B&H | Amazon] did a great job (it did). What makes U.F.Oh Yeah rock – and it does ROCK – are the people. Of course. But you know what? Kudos to Canon for its role in making it happen.
This is my favorite short – and favorite behind the scenes follow up – in 2015 thus far.
Wonderful humor; technical wizardry; great script, pre-production, makeup, and set design – and a highly competent, collaborative crew having fun – make the entire endeavor a joy to watch.
U.F.Oh. Yeah made my day.
The short’s producer, Film Riot, has released the first in a series on how it was made. You can watch it here. They even offer a “U.F.Oh Yeah – On Set Experience” for $24.99.
It’s a perfect gift for the sci-fi filmmaking geek in your life.
I want one. [bctt tweet=”Short Film U.F.Oh Yeah is a treat”]
U.F.Oh Yeah (Sci-fi/Comedy short film)
Canon Digital Learning Center presents EOS C100 Mark II tutorials and short films
Ryan Connolly of YouTube's “Film Riot” creates short film with EOS C100 Mark II
An alien abduction goes wrong in this short film created by YouTube's popular filmmaking school, “Film Riot.” Go behind the scenes with their crew and learn about the process behind creating the film — from pre-production to camera movements and to special effects — and how these different components contribute to the entire storytelling process. Then check out the final film, “U.F.Oh Yeah,” which was filmed with the EOS C100 Mark II.
The importance of creating a shot list
Using Dual Pixel CMOS AF in the EOS C100 Mark II
Tools for moving or stabilizing a camera
Creating natural looking indoor and outdoor light with artificial sources
(cover photo credit: snap from Triune Store)
And always with the ambition of authenticity, humanity and wit.
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