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Prairie Wind  (2018)

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The movie Prairie Wind, released in 2018 and directed by Martin Lisius, was shot on Canon Cameras with Martin Lisius as cinematographer and editing was done on the Apple Final Cut Pro X.
Directed by | Martin Lisius
Cinematography by | Martin Lisius
Written by | Martin Lisius
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Country | USA
Language | English
Genres | Short

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Directed and photographed by cinematographer and veteran storm chaser Martin Lisius, "Prairie Wind" represents the world's first film produced on 16K video. His goal was to photograph the storms of America's Great Plains on the largest canvas possible. "These amazing storms offer us a glimpse of what our world once was, and inspires us to protect and preserve what remains," Lisius said. "The sky over the prairie is huge. I wanted to create a medium large enough to capture and properly present it on."Lisius shot the production utilizing two side by side 50MP Canon DSLRS. Shooting required the use of a custom-made mount to keep the two cameras perfectly aligned, 8,000 miles of travel through six states, and dozens of carefully prepared weather forecasts.During post-production, 12,000 images were stitched together to create one 15,985 x 5792 pixel image using a Mac Pro workstation. Each shot required a minimum of 5 days to prepare with the computer working around the clock. To keep the processors from melting, the Mac was cooled by two powerful external fans.(2) Canon EOS 5DS camearas (2) Sigma 35mm f/1.4 Art Lenses for Canon EOS Workstation: Mac Desktop Pro 8-Core (2014) Image Stitching Software: PTGUI Pro Color: Adobe Lightroom Editing: Apple FCP Pro XAward Winner:Los Angeles Independent Film Festival - Best Experimental/Travel/Time-Lapse Short 2019 Woodbury Film Festival - Best Short Experimental Film. 2019 Prairie State Film Festival - Best Cinematography 2019 Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Fest - Finalist, Best International Film ShortOfficial Selection:2019 Americana Film Fest 2019 CORE International Film Festival 2019 Utah Film Festival Northeast Mountain Film Festival 2019 2019 South Dakota Film Festival
 
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