Director of Photography: Andrew Mui
Director: Talin Avakian
Synopsis: A series of short stories set in a ballet studio, told from the perspective of young female dancers and the struggles they face in and out of the studio.
Camera: Sony a7S mk.ii in S-Log3
Lenses: Canon CN-E
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Resolution: UHD 4K
designing the frame
Stained is a film series that examines the challenges confronted by young ballet dancers. Here's a look at designing the intertextuality behind the frame.
To create the effect we overcranked the framerate and shot with a shallower depth of field in comparison to the rest of the film, while focusing on her expressions rather than technical movement.