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Promo La Boheme – Opera Kelowna (Canada)

Promotional video for the upcoming production of Puccini’s La Boheme, at Opera Kelowna, in Canada and featuring tenor Leon de la Guardia. Shot in Asolo, Italy.

Make sure to see more music-related samples of my work by clicking HERE.

Shot on:

  • Sony FS5
  • Panasonic GH4
  • Canon 24-105 f/4
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8
  • Rokinon 16mm f/2
  • Kessler Stealth Slider and Second Shooter
  • DJI Ronin M gimbal.
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Portrait of an Opera Singer – 1 minute documentary about Leon de la Guardia

A 1-minute documentary featuring operatic tenor Leon de la Guardia in Italy. This was my entry for Sony’s 1-minute documentary competition.

 


 
Leon is a very talented opera singer who has travelled the world looking for perfection in his technique. He currently resides in Asolo, in the north of Italy, a magical little town that time seems to have forgotten.

Shot on:

  • Sony FS5
  • Metabones Speedbooster Ultra
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4
  • Helios 55mm f/2
  • Rokinon 16mm f/2
  • DJI Ronin M gimbal
  • Kessler Stealth Slider
  • Kessler Second Shooter
  • 2x Pixapro LED100D MKII+
  • Pixapro LED200D MKII
  • 2x Aputure Amaran Al-672S LED Panels
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Meet Austria’s Vegetable Orchestra

A Digital Video piece for BBC News. You can see the original BBC article HERE.

 


 
Austria’s Vegetable Orchestra travels the world making music with carrots, cabbages and red peppers.

Bethany Bell caught up with the musicians at their Vienna workshop to see how they make their musical vegetables.

Shot with:

  • Sony FS5  + Metabones Speed Booster Ultra
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4
  • Rokinon 16mm f/2
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8
  • 2x Aputure Amaran Al-672S LED Panels
  • Rode RodeLink wireless lavalier system.
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Austrian town seeks new hermit

A Digital Video piece for BBC News. You can see the original BBC article HERE.

 


 
Austria’s Vegetable Orchestra travels the world making music with carrots, cabbages and red peppers.

Bethany Bell caught up with the musicians at their Vienna workshop to see how they make their musical vegetables.

Shot with:

  • Sony FS5  + Metabones Speed Booster Ultra
  • Canon 24-105mm f/4
  • Rokinon 16mm f/2
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8
  • Rode RodeLink wireless lavalier system.
  • Graded in DaVinci Resolve
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Austria Teaches Asylum Seekers How to Ski

A Digital Video piece for BBC News. You can see the original BBC article HERE.

 


 
Austria is trying to integrate asylum seekers after over 90,000 arrived in 2015 – around 1% of the country’s population.

In Tyrol, a ski school is providing free lessons, as Bethany Bell reports from the resort of Seefeld.

Shot with:

  • Sony FS5 + Canon 24-105 f/4 + Metabones Speed Booster Ultra
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Rise of the Far-Right – BBC Interview with Norbert Hofer, Freedom Party candidate for President in Austria

An interview with Norbert Hofer for BBC World TV.

 


 
Correspondent: Bethany Bell
Shot and edited by Fabian Chaundy

Shot with:

  • Sony FS5 + Canon 24-105 f/4 + Metabones Speed Booster Ultra
  • Panasonic GH4 + Helios 44-2 55mm f/2
  • Kessler Second Shooter 3-Axis Motorised Slider
  • RODE RodeLink Filmmaker Kit
  • 2x Aputure Amaran Al-672S LED Panels

BUNDESPRÄSIDENT: BLAMIERT, BESCHÄDIGT? – ATV Documentary

A documentary for Austria’s ATV Television, where I worked as Camera Assistant to Cinematographer Nino Leitner.


 
During the race for the Austrian Presidency, private TV broadcaster ATV put the two final candidates against one one another in an unmoderated television debate – an experiment that hadn’t been executed since the 60’s.

The documentary deals with historical comparisons to that debate, as well as commenting on the journalistic and editorial merits of this presidential duel in which both candidates to the presidency lost their composure in front of a national television audience.

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Refugees Plant Roots in Austria’s Gardens

A Digital Video piece for BBC News. You can see the original BBC article HERE.

 


 
Austria is trying to integrate refugees and migrants after taking in over 90,000 last year – around 1% of its population.
In the small town of Mureck, on the southern border with Slovenia, a group has set up a communal garden to help the locals and new arrivals get to know each other, as Bethany Bell reports.

Correspondent: Bethany Bell
Shot and edited by Fabian Chaundy

Shot with:

  • Sony FS5 + Canon 24-105 f/4 + Metabones Speed Booster Ultra
  • Rokinon 16mm f2.
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MUSIC VIDEO: Ya Es Muy Tarde (Yuridia Cover) – Maria Jose

A music video written, prepped and shot in a day.

 


 
My friend Maria Jose and I wanted to shoot a music video for her rendition of Yuridia’s Ya Es Muy Tarde. We only had a couple of hours to come up with a concept and shoot it, so after a long extended lunch in good Latin American fashion, we were ready to set off!

ya es muy tarde

 

Shot on:

  • Sony FS5 + Metabones Speed Booster Ultra
  • Canon 24-105 f/4
  • Rokinon 16mm f/2
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8
  • Monocam CF Pro+ Gimbal