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    The Journey

    40 filmmakers. 20 countries. We're delighted to introduce our incredible crowd-sourced film captured entirely on Xperia.

    Behind the camera with cinematographer Mateo Willis

    Tips from an award-winning cameraman

    As the man behind the camera for groundbreaking wildlife documentaries like Planet Earth II and Frozen Planet, Mateo Willis knows what it takes to capture the natural world at its most extraordinary. And he’s shared his tips and techniques with us.

    Super slow motion

    Some things happen so fast they’re barely visible to us. Award-winning cinematographer Mateo Willis gives his tips on getting the best out of Super slow motion.

    • Look for change
    • Get the light right
    • Shoot again and again


    Cinematographer Mateo Willis shares his advice on bringing colour to life in your photographs and films.

    • Tell your story
    • Natural light
    • Backlit images
    • Overcast light


    Something as light and portable as a smartphone is ideal for capturing moving subjects. In this video, Mateo Willis shares his tips and techniques on movement.

    • Plan your move
    • Predictive Capture
    • Think fast
    • Perspective


    Mateo Willis talks developing your own style, with tips on standing out when anyone with a smartphone can be a filmmaker or photographer.

    • Capture everything
    • Narrow your focus
    • Give yourself constraints
    • Have an opinion