Pro Moviemaker July-August 2021 - Web


The ultimate magazine for next generation filmmakers


The iFootage monopod that’s set the world of YouTube alight; a do-it-all powerbank that can run a cinema camera; Litepanel’s new two-in-one LED light; and the retro-style Sigma prime lens. 42 TAKE TWO FOR LUMIX GH5 Panasonic’s GH5 has had a significant upgrade. We put the Mark II through its paces and fall in love with the easy streaming tech and huge choice of codecs. The images are shockingly good, too... 50 SIGMA’S FP L UPGRADE It’s perhaps the world’s quirkiest camera, but has some serious image-making credentials. The Sigma fp L shoots Raw video internally and now packs a 61-megapixel sensor for super-detailed stills. 54 THE AFFORDABLE PRO DRONE A large-sensor camera in a consumer-style drone could be the answer to high-quality footage for independent filmmakers. The new DJI Air 2S delivers an incredible standard, at a price that’s hard to ignore. 56 BUYERS’ GUIDE: BUDGET LIGHTING If you don’t want to spend a fortune, you can still buy professional-quality lighting. We check out the LEDs that cost less than you might think. 42



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