KYOTO COMES ALIVE

THE EDIT

CAPTURE THE SHOT YOU VISUALIZE IN YOUR MIND

USING GEAR THAT FITS INTO YOUR πŸŽ’ BACKPACK

MIX & BLEND MIRRORLESS + 360 + ACTION CAM + SMARTPHONE VIDEO SEAMLESSLY

WE'LL MAKE THESE 6 SHORT VIDEOS FROM START TO FINISH

360 Camera Basics 9:34
Smartphone Basics 5:08
Action Camera Basics 8:04
Mirrorless Camera Basics 10:06Β 

Introduction 1:31
Establishing Shot – Mirrorless + Gimbal 1:44
Overhead Shot – 360 Camera 2:43
Close-up Shot – Smartphone 1:52
Cocktail Show – Multi Cam 3:47
Preparing Mirrorless Footage for Editing 9:05
Cocktail Scene – Timeline Breakdown 13:18

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

Introduction 1:13
Portrait Shot – Action Cam 2:14
Parallax Shot – Mirrorless + Long Lens 2:26
Orbit Shot – Mirrorless + Gimbal 2:27
Spinning Arc – 360 Camera 1:04
Overhead Shot – 360 Camera 1:33
Establishing Shot – 360 Camera 2:24
Epic Pullback Shot – 360 Camera 3:07
Preparing Action Cam Footage for Editing 5:53
Improvised Fashion – Timeline Breakdown 24:05

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

Introduction 0:58
Skylight Transition – 360 Cam + Selfie Stick 6:20
Staircase Transition – Action Cam 3:40
Wide Exterior Shot – Mirrorless + Gimbal 2:54
Seamless Transition – Timeline Breakdown 15:25

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

Introduction 1:10
Natural Light Camera + Movement 3:46
Cinematic Mode 5:53
Flying by the Subject 1:52
The Fake Selfie 1:07
Epic Sunset Shots 1:46
Sunset Portraits 1:26
Sunset B-roll 1:57
Shooting in Public – Timeline Breakdown 9:38

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

Introduction 1:42
Details in Motion – Action Cam 1:54
Dreamy Close-ups – Mirrorless + Tilt Lens 2:23
Flying Out a Window – 360 Cam + Extension Rod 7:31
Macro Detail Shots – Smartphone 3:05
Quick Wide Shot – Action Cam 1:39
Rooftop Wide Shot – 360 Cam + Extension Rod 2:43
Preparing 360 Smartphone Footage for Editing 3:43
Preparing 360 Cam Footage for Editing 8:33
Temple Scene – Timeline Breakdown 9:46

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

Introduction 1:04
Follow Fill – Soft Light + Gimbal + Extension Rod 6:56
Moving Backlight – Hard Light + Gimbal + Extension Rod 2:07
Colored Lighting – Magnetic Tube Lights + Monopod 2:07
Lighting in Motion – Timeline Breakdown 7:40

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

INTENTIONS OF THE COURSE

Create with more fluidity:
Learn to visualize your ideas on screen, using only essential gear and resources.

Smooth Transitions:
Become proficient in creating seamless transitions between different cameras and channels, ensuring high-quality footage.

Enhance Your Storytelling Abilities:
By understanding camera usage, you can elevate your storytelling skills, better conveying your message to engage with your audience.

Efficient Camera Set-up:
Acquire time-saving techniques for camera setups, reducing the need for extensive color correction during post-production.

Spark New Ideas:
Inspiration comes from many places and using small cameras opens up a world of new possibilities to explore

Stay Updated with New Developments:
Stay informed with the latest advancements in camera technology, opening up new opportunities for unique visual captures.

Effective Camera Selection:
Discover how to choose the perfect camera for every shot to simplify the filming process.

Optimize Camera Utilization:
Learn to identify and capitalize on the strengths of different camera models, optimizing their performance for each scene.

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BONUS #1

DOWNLOAD ALL THE CLIPS + TIMELINES

  • 2.9 GB of clips from each of the 6 scenes

  • DaVinci Resolve timelines with the clips loaded

  • Easily follow along in the timeline breakdowns

BONUS #2

MOROCCO ARISE BREAKDOWN 3+ HOURS

  • “Over The Shoulder” view of the making of the film

  • Learn how + why each shot was captured

  • See the timeline and editing, shot by shot

BONUS #3

THE IPHONE FILMMAKER - PERFECT W/ FUSION

  • Shoot a complete film start to finish with your iPhone

  • Covers shooting + editingΒ 

  • Also covers directing, story + much more

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FAQ

Brandon uses a Sony A7S III, a GoPro Hero 11, an Insta360 RS2, and an iPhone 13 Pro.

The lessons are designed in such a way that you can follow the instructions on various camera models and phones. If you have any questions regarding whether or not this is a good fit for you, please click here.

We provide you with DaVinci Resolve, pre-linked timelines, and clips. This way, it’s very easy for you to follow the duration of each element.

DaVinci Resolve is a free software that can be downloaded here.

Yes, there are two plugins available, and both of them offer free versions. One of the plugins is specifically designed for 360-degree content, while the other plugin assists in seamlessly blending your transitions. More information about these plugins is provided in the course, and I want to emphasize that they are free to use.

The Fusion course itself has a duration of approximately 3 1/2 hours. Depending on your schedule, you have the option to immerse yourself in the material and complete it over a long weekend spanning two or three days. Alternatively, you can take a more relaxed approach by pacing yourself and applying one lesson per day, which would take around 2 to 4 weeks to complete. The best part is that you can proceed at your own preferred pace.

Upon enrolling in the Fusion Filmmaking program, you will receive lifetime access to the course content as well as any future updates. Brandon, being a lifelong filmmaker, is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in film production. He continuously explores new techniques and tools to enhance his own filmmaking endeavors. Rest assured that he will be sharing these valuable discoveries with you for an extended period of time.

Feel free to use the feedback form to ask any questions. We’re improving this program each day.

THE COCKTAIL HOUR + BASICS - 65 MIN

360 Camera Basics 9:34
Smartphone Basics 5:08
Action Camera Basics 8:04
Mirrorless Camera Basics 10:06 

Introduction 1:31
Establishing Shot – Mirrorless + Gimbal 1:44
Overhead Shot – 360 Camera 2:43
Close-up Shot – Smartphone 1:52
Cocktail Show – Multi Cam 3:47
Preparing Mirrorless Footage for Editing 9:05
Cocktail Scene – Timeline Breakdown 13:18

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

IMPROVISED FASHION SHOOT - 46 MIN

Introduction 1:13
Portrait Shot – Action Cam 2:14
Parallax Shot – Mirrorless + Long Lens 2:26
Orbit Shot – Mirrorless + Gimbal 2:27
Spinning Arc – 360 Camera 1:04
Overhead Shot – 360 Camera 1:33
Establishing Shot – 360 Camera 2:24
Epic Pullback Shot – 360 Camera 3:07
Preparing Action Cam Footage for Editing 5:53
Improvised Fashion – Timeline Breakdown 24:05

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

SEAMLESS TRANSITIONS - 29 MIN

Introduction 0:58
Skylight Transition – 360 Cam + Selfie Stick 6:20
Staircase Transition – Action Cam 3:40
Wide Exterior Shot – Mirrorless + Gimbal 2:54
Seamless Transition – Timeline Breakdown 15:25

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

SHOOTING IN PUBLIC - 29 MIN

Introduction 1:10
Natural Light Camera + Movement 3:46
Cinematic Mode 5:53
Flying by the Subject 1:52
The Fake Selfie 1:07
Epic Sunset Shots 1:46
Sunset Portraits 1:26
Sunset B-roll 1:57
Shooting in Public – Timeline Breakdown 9:38

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

TEMPLE TRAVEL VIDEO - 43 MIN

Introduction 1:42
Details in Motion – Action Cam 1:54
Dreamy Close-ups – Mirrorless + Tilt Lens 2:23
Flying Out a Window – 360 Cam + Extension Rod 7:31
Macro Detail Shots – Smartphone 3:05
Quick Wide Shot – Action Cam 1:39
Rooftop Wide Shot – 360 Cam + Extension Rod 2:43
Preparing 360 Smartphone Footage for Editing 3:43
Preparing 360 Cam Footage for Editing 8:33
Temple Scene – Timeline Breakdown 9:46

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing

LIGHTING IN MOTION - 20 MIN

Introduction 1:04
Follow Fill – Soft Light + Gimbal + Extension Rod 6:56
Moving Backlight – Hard Light + Gimbal + Extension Rod 2:07
Colored Lighting – Magnetic Tube Lights + Monopod 2:07
Lighting in Motion – Timeline Breakdown 7:40

Bonus:
Get all the clips from this video + a DaVinci Resolve Timeline to follow along with the editing