The Law (AT) co-directed by Ani Mrelashvili & Konrad Sclaich
Cinematography by Léa Morelli & Jacob Bestgen
(In post-production)

 10 min | Fiction | B&W | 4:3 | 2024 | Germany

Alexa SXT | Arri Zeiss Super High Speed
Produced by Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf
Shot in Studio, with the Schüfftan Process, a fully analog special effect. 

First popularized in the 1927 film Metropolis, this technique involves positioning a see-through mirror at a 45-degree angle between the camera and the miniature model where the actors will be reflected onto, outlining the area where actors would be inserted. The actors are standing 15 meters away from the mirror in front of a black background and reflect themselves onto the model, at the scale of the model. 
This method allowed us to avoid building a gigantic studio.  It was widely used in the first half of the 20th century before being almost completely replaced by green, blue screen VFX or matte painting
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