A Siberian Portrait


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Portrait of Siberia from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

Filmed for Russian Hour’s Ugra Time.

Shot on EX1 clean and EX1 with Letus Ultimate.

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  1. Hi Philip! Great film. I just wounder how you did the scene at the church (camera rise in front of candles). Was that a JIB-arm job (hire one at place or bring your own at the flight) or did you solve it another way?

    Regards / Jimmy

  2. pbloom says:


    No, the lens was very close to the object


  3. Ok! But how did you manage to move the camera so smooth vertical?

    Regards / Jimmy

  4. janix says:

    hi philip. great work. I loved the shot on the river where the water is like a mirror. Did you enhance the color of it? or was it raw?

    1. pbloom says:

      all graded with magic bullet looks!

  5. daniel says:

    I’m a fascynated this videos, daniel from poland

  6. Peter says:

    You make films with soul! I can’t see enough of them! Thank you!

  7. […] work I am allowed to show, like NT Live, 3 Seconds, The Echo, Valentine’s Day, The Trench, Siberian Portrait as well as, of course the stuff I shot and directed like Life of Crime, Eddie Gibson, Religion and […]

  8. Tarkhan says:


  9. […] I went to Siberia with three times last year. You can see a couple of the shorts I shot out there here and here. It was to film famous Russian actor Boris Burlyaev read the poems of Dmitry Mizgulin. The […]

  10. shabs says:

    Hey Philip, Great work! i was just wondering.. how did you get that aspect ratio?