Fenchel & Janisch


We are passionate about filmmaking and share short films, behind the scenes videos and tutorials for beginners as well as for advanced filmmakers.
Fenchel & Janisch is a film production company based in Frankfurt, Germany.


Gimbal review: Nebula 5100 camera stabilizer

Buy the gimbal here: Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch has worked with the Nebula 5100 3-axis hand-held gimbal for two months now and shares his thoughts & most importantly the pros and cons of using Filmpower's latest camera stabilizer. The Nebula 5100 is designed for bigger and heavier DSLRs and mirrorless cameras and has a payload of 2.5kg which is more than what most competitors offer. The gimbal offers different operati...
14:00, 31 мая 2017

Fenchel & Janisch Showreel 2017

The 2017 Showreel by Fenchel & Janisch features commercial work and own film productions: Fenchel & Janisch Film Production is a corporate video agency located in Downtown Frankfurt, Germany. Fenchel & Janisch ist eine Video- und Filmproduktion aus Frankfurt am Main: Music by Track "Hyperdrive" by Gyom Deutsche Website: http://www.fenchel-ja...
16:21, 14 мая 2017

Canon EOS M5: Low Light - High ISO Footage

Review & other EOS M5 videos: High ISO footage (ISO 1600-12800) captured with the Canon EOS M5 in 1080p at 25 frames per second and two shots at 50 frames per second, which were slowed down in post. The picture profile was set to neutral. Contrast, saturation and sharpness were turned down. We color corrected the footage just a bit in Adobe Premiere Pro using Lumetri. The footage shown in this video has NOT been noise re...
13:54, 28 апреля 2017

Canon EOS M5: 5-axis stabilization footage

Review & other EOS M5 videos: Hand-held Canon EOS M5 footage captured in 1080p with 50 frames per second and slowed down to 25fps to create a slow motion effect. This video was shot using the Canon 50mm F/1.8 and the Sigma 30mm F/1.4 lens. The IS was set to "enable" and "enhanced" to minimize shakes that are usually visible when filming hand-held with lenses that don't have built-in image stabilization. When using the ca...
12:57, 26 апреля 2017

Canon EOS M5 for video? Review

Order the camera here: Other EOS M5 videos & written review: The EOS M5 is Canon's latest mirrorless camera that has its own lens mount but can also take EF and EF-S lenses when using a dedicated lens adapter. The camera can record videos in Full HD with up to 60 frames per second but unfortunately can't record in 4K or Ultra HD. The EOS M5 has two useful video features: The 5-axis image stabilizati...
16:56, 24 апреля 2017

Pimp your camera: Aputure DEC Vari-ND

You can order the Vari-ND here: Blog post: A lens adapter, follow focus and variable ND filter all in one? Yes, the DEC Vari-ND can do it all and is the latest smart adapter from Aputure. Unlike the previous models this one has an integrated neutral density filter that reaches from ND8 up to ND2048 (11 stops). Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch has tested the Sony E-mount version in combination with the ...
11:55, 05 апреля 2017

Samsung Galaxy S8: Cinematic 4K Video

We had the chance to test the new Samsung Galaxy S8 for a couple of hours and decided to test how well the smart phone's camera performs when shooting 4K video. Most of the footage was captured while having the camera mounted on a 3-axis hand-held gimbal. More info about the Zhiyun Smooth Q camera stabilizer here: For the other shots the Galaxy S8 was mounted on a tripod with a video head The timelapse and hyperlapse seq...
13:30, 31 марта 2017

Phone on a gimbal? Mobile filmmaking feat. Smooth Q

Buy the gimbal: Deutscher Gimbal Shop: We decided to test the latest generation of phones to see how well they perform when it comes to shooting 4K video. We filmed with the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and the iPhone 7 Plus. We put them on Zhiyun Tech's new camera stabilizer, the Smooth Q 3-axis hand-held gimbal and shot some footage in Downtown Frankfurt. As you know from our videos we didn't use phone...
15:00, 24 марта 2017

Filmmaking Meeting with Fenchel & Janisch

Vote now: The meeting will give you the opportunity to - Meet us in person - Ask us all the questions you always wanted to ...
15:35, 17 марта 2017

Film-Treffen mit Fenchel & Janisch

Jetzt abstimmen: Das Treffen bietet die Möglichkeit uns - Einmal persönlich kennenzulernen - Alle Fragen zu stellen die ihr ...
11:52, 17 марта 2017