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.


Huawei P20 Pro: Cinematic 4K Video

Camera stabilizer used in this video: We took the Huawei P20 Pro smartphone out on the streets of Frankfurt, Germany to capture some 4K video footage. The phone was mounted on a mobile gimbal to stabilize the shaky motion. Watch our review of the Zhiyun Smooth Q camera stabilizer here: The video mode is fine overall but could need some improvements especially when comparing it to the Google Pixel 2 ...
14:38, 14 мая 2018

Don't buy the Fujifilm X-H1!

Fuji X-T2 or X-H1? It's a tough time to buy the mirrorless X-H1 because Fujifilm just released a firmware (4.00) for the older Fuji X-T2 that enables internal F-Log recording, slow motion of up to 120 frames per second and other features such as an improved auto focus. Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch shares his thoughts on whether it makes sense to switch or not. Music provided by S...
15:18, 10 мая 2018

RGB light & more from Aputure - NAB 2018

Watch our presentation about Commercial Film Production from the Aputure booth at NAB 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center: Ted from the A-Team talks about all new lights from Aputure including an RGB light prototype with a color picker as well as an updated 120d, the small F7 on-camera LED plus other lights & accesories for beginners and professional filmmakers. Music provided by ...
06:32, 12 апреля 2018

Gimbal Hyperlapse: Behind the Scenes (Fuji X-H1 & Feiyu A2000)

Gear info: Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch shares a behind the scenes look of a hyperlapse & timelapse test shoot in Frankfurt for an upcoming project using the Fujifilm X-H1 4K camera and the Feiyutech A2000 3-axis hand-held gimbal. For this kind of filmmaking technique you can use any kind of camera stabilizer and DSLR / mirrorless camera. Music provided by Stay connected with fil...
16:53, 27 марта 2018

120 frames of Snow Motion - Fujifilm X-H1

Fuji X-H1 video review: Super slow motion shots captured on a cold day in March 2018 around Frankfurt's Old Opera House. Recorded with the Eterna Film Simulation picture profile with 120 frames per second (24p playback). We only used one lens on the Fujifilm X-H1 for this snowy video which is the Samyang 85mm T/1.5 cine lens. Mostly filmed at T/2.8 and a few shots at T/1.5. Even though the footage was captured usi...
14:35, 23 марта 2018

Fujifilm X-H1 review for filmmakers

Purchase the camera: Blog post: Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch shares his thoughts on the X-H1 in comparison to the older X-T2 and reviews Fujifilm's latest mirrorless camera which is a strong competitor of the Panasonic GH5 and the Sony A7 series cameras. The Fuji X-H1 can shoot up to 24fps in Cinema 4K, 30fps in Ultra HD and 120fps in 1080p. The key film features include Fuji's flat p...
14:27, 21 марта 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9: Cinematic 4K Video

Review of the phone gimbal used in this video: Video test of the Galaxy S8: We had the chance to test the Samsung Galaxy S9 for a day to test the 4K video recording. The footage was captured in Frankfurt on a cold winter day while having the camera mounted on a 3-axis hand-held gimbal which stabilizes shaky movement. Watch our review of the Zhiyun Smooth Q camera stabilizer here: https://goo...
14:46, 04 марта 2018

Fujifilm X-T2: Slow Motion Footage

Purchase the camera here: Video review of the X-T2: Slow motion footage captured with the Fujfilm X-T2 in Full HD. The video was recorded at 60 frames per second in 1080p and slowed down in post to create a slow motion effect. The lens used for these clips is the 18-55mm F/2.8-F/4 kit lens with image stabilization on. Most shots were filmed hand-held. Edited and graded using Adobe Prem...
14:30, 27 февраля 2018

9 months Fuji X-T2: Camera review

Purchase the camera here: More X-T2 videos and photos: Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch shares his experience after using the Fujifilm X-T2 as a video and photo camera for 9 months all over the world for commercial productions and YouTube content in his latest camera review. The X-T2 is a mirrorless camera that can shoot up to 30fps in 4K and 60fps in 1080p. Music provided by PremiumBeat...
13:05, 25 февраля 2018

Three lenses we use on every shoot!

Blog post & gear list: Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch shares which lenses he brings to every film shoot. This video was shot on the Fujifilm X-T2: and the Lumix LX10: Music provided by Stay connected with filmmakers Fenchel & Janisch: Facebook: Instagram: ...
15:35, 20 февраля 2018