Short Film

Working With Magic Lantern Raw

Working With Magic Lantern Raw

I’ve recently been shooting some pick up scenes for our short film Mother’s Boy. We opted to use my Canon 5dmk2 and the Magic Lantern raw video software to match up with some footage shot on a Canon C300. I wanted to write a bit about our experiences of using ML raw for a real world, low budget production. What is Magic Lantern raw? For those that don’t know, magiclantern.fm have created software for Canon DSLR cameras that, amongst other things, unlocks the ability to record raw video files. This means that each frame of video is a 14-bit raw image, with all of…