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.


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

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