This video was written and directed by Daniel and me. I also shot it on the Canon 5D Mark III with Magic Lantern 14bit raw. The workflow with huge raw data is a bit challenging but in the end it provides an impressing quality. Great for grading.
My approach for lighting was to use natural light and practicals as much as possible. When we were preinspecting the private location we noticed that the daylight was coming indirectly through windows and a big skylight which encouraged us sticking to our original plan. My gaffer Simon did a tremendous job by shielding or pushing natural light where it was necessary. The secret weapon for in camera grading was the Digicon 1 Schneider filter, which flattened the contrast even more and gave as a little more latitude. Further it provided a unique, soft look when shooting backlight or straight into the light source.
A tight shedule on the shooting day forced us to decide quickly which was kind of fun.
Furthermore we were incredibly lucky with our tremendous cast, Alicia and Klaus.
In postproduction I applied filmconvert to the footage which gave me a unique look right away. I had this filmlook in mind which I knew so well. My decisions in colorgrading came almost instinctively.