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.


Google Pixel 3: Cinematic 4K Video

Gimbal used in this video: We had the Google Pixel 3 smartphone for a few hours and decided to test its video capabilities. Filmed on a sunny autumn day in Frankfurt, Germany. All the 4K samples (Ultra HD / 3840x2160)) in this video were taken using a camera stabilizer, the Zhiyun Smooth 4 phone gimbal. We mounted the Pixel 3 on a small tripod for the timelapse shots. The footage was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and c...
13:30, 14 октября 2018

How we made a flow motion timelapse film

We made a timelapse film for a hotel in Frankfurt using the so called "flow motion" hyperlapse technique. Watch the film here: This behind the scenes video shows how the fast motion video was made. We used the Fujifilm X-T2 and the X-H1 mirrorless camera to capture raw photos at the same time with a variety of lenses including the 10-24mm F/4,...
13:07, 03 октября 2018

Frankfurt Flow Motion: Hotel Timelapse Film

A fast motion film made for Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof hotel in Downtown Frankfurt. Making Of video: Music provided by Stay connected with filmmakers Fenchel & Janisch: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: ...
09:05, 30 сентября 2018

Too many cameras! Photokina 2018

Moritz went to Photokina convention in Cologne, Germany to check out the latest photo cameras and film gear: Music provided by Stay connected with filmmakers Fenchel & Janisch: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Flickr: © 2018 by Fenchel & Janisch Film...
07:20, 29 сентября 2018

How to plan your next film (new tool)

Recommended app for planning your next film: Milanote: In this video, Marcel shows you how we plan our film projects using Milanote. The app let's us put all our ideas, thinking, schedules and more in one place - where everyone on the production team can access and collaborate on the plan. Music provided by Stay connected with filmmakers Fenchel & Janisch: Facebook: http://www.fb...
14:08, 25 сентября 2018

The Cinema Camera everyone loves!

Purchase the camera here: Blog post: There are not many camera’s that are close to perfection. Delivering a detailed, cinematic image with great colors is just one part of a good camera. Having all the necessary features, inputs and connections as well as good ergonomics are other important components. While many manufacturers struggle to put all of that in to one product one manfufacturer seems to ...
13:08, 18 сентября 2018

D850 Review: Nikon's best video DSLR?

You can order the DSLR here: Blog post: The Nikon D850 is undoubtedly one of the best stills cameras out there but how good is Nikon's full-frame DSLR for filmmaking purposes? Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch has tested the camera's 4K video mode to find out how it compares to mirrorless cameras. Main features: 4K 30p video recording, flat picture profile, 1080p 120fps slow motion, high resolution 8K r...
15:57, 22 июня 2018

Canon EOS C200: Graded 4K 50p Footage - Summer in Frankfurt

Review of the Cinema EOS C200 camera coming soon! Canon EOS C200 footage captured in June 2018 in Frankfurt using the Canon 24-105mm F/4, Tokina 11-16mm F/2.8, Sigma 30mm F/1.4 and the Canon 50mm F/1.8 lenses. Recorded internally in Ultra HD (3840x2160) as MP4 files with 50 frames per second using Canon Log 3. Some of the footage was slowed down to create a slow motion ef...
12:59, 19 июня 2018

Nikon D850: Frankfurt's new Old Town - Cinematic Footage

Purchase the DSLR here: Nikon D850 cinematic footage captured in Frankfurt's newly built Old Town. Lens is the Nikkor 24-70mm F/2.8 zoom. Recorded internally in 4K (3840x2160) with 25 frames per second using Nikon's flat picture profile. Edited and graded using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018. Music "Simple Pleasures" by Big Score Audio - provided by Stay connected with filmmakers Fenc...
15:50, 14 июня 2018

Next-level phone filmmaking: Zhiyun Smooth 4 gimbal review

Moritz from Fenchel & Janisch has tested the Zhiyun Smooth 4 gimbal for a week and shares his impressions. The 3-axis hand-held stabilizer is designed for smartphones. Besides being able to stabilize and reduce shaky motion when shooting video, the Smooth 4 offers quite a few useful features and tools: The main features include the dramatic vertigo effect, the ability to pull focus and zoom, object tracking as well as different timelapse mode...
15:18, 02 июня 2018