Anamorfake It Until You Make It

Tito Ferradans

Anamorfake It Until You Make It

Tito Ferradans
2h 9m
10 modules (view curriculum)

  • Total Time:

    2h 9m


You want the anamorphic look but can't justify the added cost? No problem. This new course from Tito Ferradans shows you how to modify lenses and experiment with filters and post-production techniques so that you can Anamorfake It Until You Make it!

As an exclusive bonus, MZed Pro members can get a free copy of Tito Ferradans' "Anamorfake It Until You Make It" ebook and bonus content by going to the Member Discounts page under Account Settings.



How do you craft the anamorphic look without using any anamorphic glass? And why? For starters, it's cheaper, faster, and maybe even easier than the traditional anamorphic path.


These are most of the solutions on the market for anamorfaking your visuals - and they're all cheaper than anamorphic adapters.


Let's take a look at all of the non-anamorphic techniques you can use to create streak flares in-camera. The budget goes from $2 to $200 with plenty of options in between that you can start using right now.


This lesson goes off the deep end on how to choose the best lenses for faking the anamorphic look, and how to design oval inserts in a way to give you the best results in performance and light loss.


It's time we start modifying some Rokinon / Samyang lenses to deliver the anamorphic look with oval bokeh. In this lesson you'll find detailed instructions to open and modify seven lenses.


In this lesson you'll find detailed instructions on how to open and modify six Contax Zeiss lenses.


How do you fake the anamorphic look in your editing software? In this lesson Tito talks about aspect ratio, lens flares, distortion and more.


Go behind the scenes of a short film production as Tito shows you how you can mix anamorphic lenses and anamorfake techniques to add a unique style to your visuals.


After covering a ton of cheap methods for crafting the anamorphic look without anamorphic glass, Tito takes a dive into a bottomless budget approach with the MiniHawks, the world's fanciest anamorfake lenses.


"Opening The Door" is a short to showcase the anamorphic look without using anamorphic glass. Tito and his crew used various modified lenses and post-production tricks to create the visuals here.

About the Educator

Hailing from Brazil, Tito Ferradans spent the last ten years pursuing the dream of making films. Tito is a tech guy, passionate for sci-fi narratives and with a sharp eye for the visual aspects of a story, from cinematography to post-production and visual effects. He also has a YouTube channel about anamorphic lenses, which has been his study subject since 2012 and very likely the reason you're here!


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