How to Master ANY Camera - Functional Filmmaking

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Corridor Crew
Corridor Crew Prieš 2 mėnesius
Head on over to for the entire Functional Filmmaking series, plus lots of other great shows! Thanks to all the subscribers that made this show possible!
Dima 135
Dima 135 Prieš mėn
Every time I click, it asks me to subscribe for money. Is this something like a paid course ?
Christopher Massey
Christopher Massey Prieš mėn
I could listen to him talk about this all day XD. Its really interesting, broken down well, and genuinely fun to listen to. Thanks Corridor Team!
Danny Rli
Danny Rli Prieš 2 mėnesius
@JoPo4815162342 Dont be stupid, dont expect all paid content to be posted here in the future.
Short People Films
Short People Films Prieš 2 mėnesius
You convinced me! I’m subscribing to!! I don’t know if it was Sam’s sign or just the awesome ideas that niko had.
Start music
Start music Prieš 2 mėnesius
Please react to "Genes" "Singam 3" "Kaithi" "24" "Indru Netru Naalai" all are Tamil cinemas
MrVipitis Prieš 12 dienų
Love that we get this kid of content on the channel again. Hate that it's paywalled, like the the vlog. You wanted to change the channel to become a show. People wanted the channel on BTS, tutorials and vlogs again. But it got paywalled. Perhaps it gets better one day.
Niranjan sahoo
Niranjan sahoo Prieš 13 dienų
Watch Krrish 3
Ginio Lumaban - GFilm Tips
Ginio Lumaban - GFilm Tips Prieš 19 dienų
I’ve learned a lot from this video! Thanks! 😃
Ken Flanagan
Ken Flanagan Prieš 23 dienas
Jeez I get it that these guys background is vfx so I can understand the bias and in the past their content has been fun and a little self deprecating but this “know it all” bs is embarrassing not least because although it purports to be gospel fact none of it is. In the absence of a decent script and dialogue maybe this approach is all that’s left but this is adolescent nonsense and these guys should know better. They are preying on people who may not so if anyone is in doubt film a Shakespeare soliloquy or watch Glengarry GlenRoss and see how much of this nonsense you need to be compelling. Why is there so much awful content from people who really should know better? I’m embarrassed for them. The whole vibe is getting more and more prevalent on LTtown. It’s just so uncool. It’s full of pompous people talking about things they know nothing about in such an unconsidered way probably because they are trying to appeal to a wannabe section of viewers who are taken in by this kind of self important bluster. It’s so me me me. Jeez grow up.
william lagman
william lagman Prieš 24 dienas
Niko could explain how the world is flat and I would believe him 100%
aamir mdkhan
aamir mdkhan Prieš 25 dienų
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Aleesha Rane
Aleesha Rane Prieš 27 dienų
Thank you so much for making filmmaking sound relatively easy and how we as learning filmmakers can learn to be better professionals.
sevinPackage Prieš 28 dienų
Just because you CAN composite Sam into this video a dozen times doesn't mean you SHOULD. You have a website. We get it. I'm trying to pay attention to the content.
SmallDeekGeorge Prieš 28 dienų
How to make any camera a cinematic beast. Turn off noise reduction Turn off sharpness If you can't throw it away!!!
Patrick Germain
Patrick Germain Prieš 29 dienų
Every time I watch one of these videos I forget how intrusive the marketing push is and I turn it off
SiNcpROd Prieš mėn
I love how this class is all about Sam, a professional filmmaker with years of experience, teaching camera techniques and showing how to create a good image, yet no one in the crew seems to be capable of recording proper f*cking sound
Bipin Kumar Sahu
Bipin Kumar Sahu Prieš mėn
Sam walking in the middle is so fucking annoying.
Damian Hennessy
Damian Hennessy Prieš mėn
As always, I love your guys content. Very helpful, informative and entertaining. Small note, Sam was very distracting and kept taking me out of Niko's info. I hope to see more Functional Filmmaking.
roquista1 Prieš mėn
man we need sam on every corridor crew video destroying the sponsored segment
José Martín Ramírez Carrasco
José Martín Ramírez Carrasco Prieš mėn
Pense que era Luisito Comunica.
La Croix Boi
La Croix Boi Prieš mėn
Failed shot, that's a human body not an alien one! Unless we just meant that the body was other than his own body......
Thanuja Udayanga
Thanuja Udayanga Prieš mėn
Thank for doing these kind of videos...
Sooraj Guptan
Sooraj Guptan Prieš mėn
Damn that pop up man with board is irritating!
Ian Zainea
Ian Zainea Prieš mėn
Here's what you really need to know that Niko didn't tell you: 1. Read the F**KING manual. 2. Learn what all the settings do. 3. Shoot test footage testing out any settings you don't 100% understand, and use a slate/marker board noting what is different in each take. Do the same repeatable action (like someone sitting and waving) What Niko told you about is cinematography, not how to work the camera. It would have been more helpful for this video to be "how to shoot effective test footage to test out your camera and lenses." I can't tell you the amount of times I've received practically ruined footage because some schmuck thought he could expose by eye when looking at the log image on the 2-inch camera viewfinder. LEARN YOUR CAMERA people. Doesn't matter how well you can light a shot, and if you chose the best cooke lenses if you capture dogshit because you didn't know how to work the camera settings.
Baqca Sanke
Baqca Sanke Prieš mėn
This was supposed to be a master class series????? Not gonna teach about actual camera fundamentals? Just some flowery stuff about “using the camera you have”.... Very dissappinting
Andy Gilleand
Andy Gilleand Prieš mėn
That zone system is very specific to creating an SDR image. Nowadays, a lot of stuff is moving to HDR color grading, and that's a whole other beast. Ideally shadows and mid tones should look fairly similar to what they would look like in SDR, but highlights should look realistically bright, which means many highlights will look far brighter than SDR allows. Things like the sun and fire and bright reflections should be VERY bright on a good HDR display (assuming doing that fits well with the visual language of the shot). Your point about not clipping highlights becomes SO much more important here. If you clip them, even those bright studio lights behind you, you won't be able to make use of the expanded dynamic range to display them accurately in HDR. There's also a wider color gamut that allows for certain highly saturated colors that couldn't even be captured by SDR technology. When grading for HDR, ideally, HDR should be done before SDR, because doing it the other way will likely result in limiting what you can do with the HDR grade afterwards and resulting in an inferior HDR image. A lot of movie studios still aren't doing this right, and the result is an HDR image that does not take advantage of the wider dynamic range of color, even when it would be completely appropriate to the cinematography to do so.
Sigvard Björkman
Sigvard Björkman Prieš mėn
Interesting, I can't say I understand anything at all but none the less, interesting...
Cactus Crus
Cactus Crus Prieš mėn
these kind of videos makes you think you are a film maker. well, you are not.
Clement Fermn
Clement Fermn Prieš mėn
why is nikos face small
kevin dougherty
kevin dougherty Prieš mėn
A tutorial about conveying emotion, suspense or danger without guns, gore or violence would be useful. (Even if you want to do it with guns, gore or violence.)
Zerberus _MS
Zerberus _MS Prieš mėn
That scene was lit
Ranjith Venkat
Ranjith Venkat Prieš mėn
deviantgrey Prieš mėn
your girl isn't subscribed to corridor? YUCK
Jaydeep Gill
Jaydeep Gill Prieš mėn
the shot of Jake at 11:20 looks super cinematic
Harshhaze Prieš mėn
37:16 I'll be back
Lukas Sprehn
Lukas Sprehn Prieš mėn
Could you please upload a version without sam in it? Or not have him like that in future episodes? It is too distracting :(
Zach A
Zach A Prieš mėn
Good info but I gave up halfway through because of the sign antics. I absolutely can't stand idiots and that is all that sign waving is to me.
Casey Crocker
Casey Crocker Prieš mėn
You are a great teacher, Niko!
Casey Crocker
Casey Crocker Prieš mėn
I dig!
Game Pirate
Game Pirate Prieš mėn
This is a beautiful video but I feel to truly know how the capture emotions through filmmaking, there's just one tip: watch more films! Study how great masterworks like Tarkovsky, Kurosawa, Kubrick combined light, visual beauty, movement into one. Study as many films as possible and find your style.
Gold Piece Films
Gold Piece Films Prieš mėn
Love this video and the fact that you guys are so awesome!
makilex Prieš mėn
That "sentence" was a full phrase. Guys!
Ben Rex
Ben Rex Prieš mėn
Isn't there like a millions memorable shots where the shots are longer than the sentence to describe the shot? I think the rule that the description should be as long as the shot falls pretty flat. Even for a thumb rule it's VERY general.
Leandro Prieš mėn
This is really useful ngl, thank you so much for the informations! This could've been an online class somewhere~
maldikar bhagyesh
maldikar bhagyesh Prieš mėn
Yusuke Urameshi
Yusuke Urameshi Prieš mėn
I think sam was in it a little too much, it was kind of distracting
Chris Henderson
Chris Henderson Prieš mėn
SNR Statement - If light were volume, then the same rule applies to microphones.
Chris Henderson
Chris Henderson Prieš mėn
Artificial Sharpening is also known as anti-aliasing and debayering in the camera software. Not all CMOS' are bayered, just the higher-contrast versions since layered CMOS' require more light for more resolution/detail (Sony F35 Rules!!!, but only if you incinerate your actors in light).
Tomas N
Tomas N Prieš mėn
Love the episode
elias j
elias j Prieš mėn
Thank you so much for this Corridor Ohana! Love you all so much and can't wait to see what you create next! 🎬🎥🙌🏽🔥🔥🔥 I'm learning so much from this! Aloha, Keep Believing & Creating! 🤙🏽💯
Brecht H
Brecht H Prieš mėn
this is soooo good! Thank you Nico and crew, love it!
Eszter Zs. Csorba
Eszter Zs. Csorba Prieš mėn
Thank you for this (=
DON LAI Prieš mėn
Since when has Peter McKinnon started doing visual effects??
Prestige Gamer
Prestige Gamer Prieš mėn
21:27 Ironic how that website advertisment has overexposured with white
Marty Warwick
Marty Warwick Prieš mėn
Was half expecting Sam to say that it looks like I was writing a letter
Mike Mazaski
Mike Mazaski Prieš mėn
Jack Lawrence
Jack Lawrence Prieš mėn
This is idiotic.
Tyler Prieš mėn
If only they'd give the waveform on my camera 11 lines.
perking Prieš mėn
It’s will be so cool if you continue to make these even though they may not get that popular
Mike Veris
Mike Veris Prieš mėn
okEY SAM! I You got me , got my membership back! Edit: Upgraded to anual you guys deserve it!
Singularity Raptor
Singularity Raptor Prieš mėn
Amazing vid!!
Zikari SG
Zikari SG Prieš 2 mėnesius
You guys got nothing on Neil Breen's functional filmmaking class!
I'm A Person
I'm A Person Prieš 2 mėnesius
I got tricked and thought this was a William Osman B.ehind T.he S.cenes for his NOBODY parody movie scene shoot...
Logan Levale
Logan Levale Prieš 2 mėnesius
Skele-Ton Hammer
Skele-Ton Hammer Prieš 2 mėnesius
I have a Samsung Galaxy S20 and if the lighting is done properly and the camera settings are set to manual and tweaked to be as "true" as possible (leaving any color grading to be done after the fact), adjusting exposure to eliminate clipping, and providing ENOUGH light that I don't have to raise the ISO above the rock bottom, I'm able to get footage that damn near looks like it could be in a real movie. It really is mostly about just understanding how a camera works and to have enough lights on hand to create whatever environment you want without creating any dark or light clipping. That gets you 80% of the way there. After that, all you have to think about is focus, movement, etc.
Kor Taffel
Kor Taffel Prieš 2 mėnesius
TL;DR: Use Teal and Orange lights and buy the most expensive stuff you can affort on B&H
issac kellen
issac kellen Prieš 2 mėnesius
Can mini sam make cameos every now and them like in the background, kinda like stan lee
dhaval rathod
dhaval rathod Prieš 2 mėnesius
Thank you 👍
Rainy Day Forge
Rainy Day Forge Prieš 2 mėnesius
I'm this many days old...Movies...Movement. Oh my God!
I Sick
I Sick Prieš 2 mėnesius
I came from watching a Nurk video. I thought sam was Nurk because he's done a similar thing on his channel. Bamboozled me there for a bit. Lol
thomas mcgill
thomas mcgill Prieš 2 mėnesius
Wow, this is great!
Kristian Hoel
Kristian Hoel Prieš 2 mėnesius
«Get some Photons up in your scene» Indeed! Nice studio set up but Nico is too dark. Need to have more light in his face. The side-lit style is not great. It’s OK for the front camera, but the side cameras don’t have a good enough dynamic range and it’s distracting not to be able to see his eyes clearly. Just a little constructive criticism.
zoladkow Prieš 2 mėnesius
It's uncanny how absurdly well worded that video is! Analogies and examples are well thought through. I actually understood it all (retention is a different matter). Niko - BTW - sometimes you look almost like Colin Firth (except hair - red and facial...) xD
geyck Prieš 2 mėnesius
Functional Filmmaking. Also known and Corridor Crew Classic.
Meelek Edits
Meelek Edits Prieš 2 mėnesius
Skin tones are a basic orangish hue Black People: WTF
waddaya knoww 122
waddaya knoww 122 Prieš 2 mėnesius
damn I wish I can edit like them lol
joecool Prieš 2 mėnesius
i wanna know how to control the frequency and wavelength of my farts any tips?
juicyNathan Prieš 2 mėnesius
Благодарю вас за ваш труд, спасибо за видео, коммент для продвижения
Brian Dipierro
Brian Dipierro Prieš 2 mėnesius
I'm holding my NX3000 watching this, it's a good lad.
Whisker Biscuit
Whisker Biscuit Prieš 2 mėnesius
Boy needs a masterclass
Landon Stout
Landon Stout Prieš 2 mėnesius
Challenge: make a short film using only a phone and mobile editing apps- I'd be very interested to see how it turns out
Red Play
Red Play Prieš 2 mėnesius
I didn't get that water bucket thing
Petgasys Prieš 2 mėnesius
Man jake had to do a sponsor for their own show lol
Maria Luna
Maria Luna Prieš 2 mėnesius
The broken sparrow outstandingly decide because beet quantitatively raise lest a polite knife. bad, condemned methane
AngryPotato Prieš 2 mėnesius
I hoped Sam would end in T-pose!
Bryce Tufts
Bryce Tufts Prieš 2 mėnesius
One of the best explainations I've ever seen. Compact and incredibly easy to understand!
James Berglind
James Berglind Prieš 2 mėnesius
I feel like I should have paid for this masterclass.
Yobros Gaming
Yobros Gaming Prieš 2 mėnesius
I absolutely love this video and how informative and educational it is, but seeing Sam in the corner every 2 minutes is extremely distracting. It draws my eye away from Niko and I stop paying attention to what he's saying for a minute. Other than that, this video was fantastic!
bnardus Prieš 2 mėnesius
I remember the "if the time it takes to say the sentence is faster than the actual shot, the shot is timed incorrectly" from the very first corridor crew video I watched back when it was still called Sam and Niko back in 2013 probably. I just love how this team of people have grown
Kevin Lynch
Kevin Lynch Prieš 2 mėnesius
Great video. But the constant Sam bullshit just gets too distracting.
Michael Mac
Michael Mac Prieš 2 mėnesius
This has taught me so much and I am absolutely going to check out the whole series!! Wow love you guys! You’re all so amazing and entertaining. I always am coming back to your channel for either funny, informative, or exciting content! Keep being amazing 😭 Thank you guys for all the hard work! Sending love and good vibes :)
Saadman Shan
Saadman Shan Prieš 2 mėnesius
This is literally the video I had been waiting for! I think you guys are brilliant and this is exactly what I needed to get started on my videos. Thank you guys! I'm signing up for your patreon as soon as I can afford it!
general pastrami's fast facts
general pastrami's fast facts Prieš 2 mėnesius
step 1: hit record step 2: aim camera at subject step 3: absorb their soul
Charley Edwards
Charley Edwards Prieš 2 mėnesius
this was fucking excellent man
Swapnil Togare
Swapnil Togare Prieš 2 mėnesius
Hey Niko, can you teach how to shoot vertigo effect?
Therapist: Tiny Sam is not real, he can't hurt you Tiny Sam: 10:35
Eric Goodale
Eric Goodale Prieš 2 mėnesius
that was one of the most incredible course episodes of anything i have ever seen.
oh baker
oh baker Prieš 2 mėnesius
this is such a great video
TallicaMan1986 Prieš 2 mėnesius
That Akira shirt in the intro is SICK
Riley Steidel
Riley Steidel Prieš 2 mėnesius
Awww itsa Carmichael, I thought I recognised that hair
Michael long
Michael long Prieš 2 mėnesius
Hey, you guys should definitely check out the great CGI in the Monsterverse because there are so many fantastic effects that I'm sure you guys would love to talk about. It would be a great video idea for you. Also Godzilla vs Kong just released and with that movie being as big as it is, it would get you guys a lot of views and would give godzilla vs kong a lot more recognition.
nieograniczony1 Prieš 2 mėnesius
This is pure gold !
Micheal After
Micheal After Prieš 2 mėnesius
yo, the whole dynamic range and signal/noise part was super informative. I really feel like I get it now. Maybe I will shoot that ad myself next time xD
Dillon Beylefeld
Dillon Beylefeld Prieš 2 mėnesius
Great info. Thanks niko and the guys
It's The Steve Show
It's The Steve Show Prieš 2 mėnesius
13:15 Sam, we got it. Damn son! Too much!!
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