This short film was shot during a 8 minute drive from Petco after my fiance and I took our puppy for his first visit there.
I wanted to work on my focus follow techniques in DSLR HD cinematography so I sat in the backseat and started recording.
I shot this with the Panasonic Lumix GH1 DSLR using the Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm kit lens.
The camera was set to record in AVCHD (advanced Video Codec High Definition) at 1280 x 720 in 60p.
I put the camera in Movie Mode and changed the settings to Manual controls.
I converted all the footage to 24p in the software, Cinema Tools 4.0.1 and then I edited in Final Cut Pro 6.0.6.
All the exterior and interior car sounds where recorded with the GH1 and also put through a 24p conversion in Cinema Tools which I felt gave the sound a interesting effect so I kept it as is.
The entire production took about 3 hours of work.