SLFILM Media

SEBASTIAN LEITNER

Producer & Editor

PROFESSIONAL Creativity

SPECIALITY Music

VISUAL Storytelling

DIGITAL CINEMA Mastering

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SERVICES

Welcome! I’m a freelance
Filmmaker, Editor & DCP-Creator
based in Berlin – available worldwide,
who also creates websites

 

DCP Mastering & Subtitling

I master the digital cinema standard following worldwide DCI regulations for a fair price. I’ll make sure it’s solid and tested before shipping – no freeware used, only industry tools! I also provide subtitling for cinema & TV.

More Info & DCP Specs DCP Course & E-Book

Film & Trailer Editing

I provide quick but tasteful offline/online editing and mastering for all kinds of applications as well as high grade trailers or PR clips. I know most of the software available but mainly work on Final Cut Pro X and Davinci Resolve.

Live Streaming & VOD-Authoring

I can turn over live streaming setups with my mobile 4G encoding setup directly to YouTube or Facebook. Additionally I manage on demand streaming services, including subtitles and distribution.

Websites & Web solutions

I also provide web (design) services, building your visual identity from the ground up, including domain and web space management – WordPress or dynamic HTML5 based. Ask me for references.

PORTFOLIO

Selected Works
more (recent) projects available on YouTube

Cairo Jazzman (Doc, 2017)

Cairo Jazzman (Doc, 2017)

Noseland (Feature, 2012)

Noseland (Feature, 2012)

The Loser Takes It All (Series, 2018)

The Loser Takes It All (Series, 2018)

The Music Critic (TV, 2017)

The Music Critic (TV, 2017)

And Now Mozart (DVD, 2017)

And Now Mozart (DVD, 2017)

UpBeat (TV, 2018)

UpBeat (TV, 2018)

Comedy m. Classics (DVD, 2017)

Comedy m. Classics (DVD, 2017)

Carrington-Brown (DVD, 2017)

Carrington-Brown (DVD, 2017)

Janoska (TV, 2015)

Janoska (TV, 2015)

The Indian (Short, 2012)

The Indian (Short, 2012)

Abseits (Trailer, 2015)

Abseits (Trailer, 2015)

Spinnweb (Trailer, 2016)

Spinnweb (Trailer, 2016)

Zukunft (Trailer, 2015)

Zukunft (Trailer, 2015)

Top Girl (Trailer 2014)

Top Girl (Trailer 2014)

MännerBrüste (DCP/DVD, 2014)

MännerBrüste (DCP/DVD, 2014)

Gidon Kremer (Clips, 2008)

Gidon Kremer (Clips, 2008)

Carrington-Brown (Clips, 2015)

Carrington-Brown (Clips, 2015)

TCH Medici.tv (Live, 2015)

TCH Medici.tv (Live, 2015)

Cinema for Peace (Docu, 2014)

Cinema for Peace (Docu, 2014)

Trio KlaViS (Music Video, 2013)

Trio KlaViS (Music Video, 2013)

Jushua Bell X-Mas (Clip, 2013)

Jushua Bell X-Mas (Clip, 2013)

Julian Rachlin (Clips, 2012)

Julian Rachlin (Clips, 2012)

Igudesman & Joo (Clips, 2013)

Igudesman & Joo (Clips, 2013)

Fladeranten Schau (Series, 2009)

Fladeranten Schau (Series, 2009)

SEBASTIAN LEITNER

ABOUT ME

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Mag. Sebastian Leitner

SLFILM Media
Berlin | Vienna | Worldwide
Biography

slfilm

The cinema is my passion…

I love telling stories on a larger scale! Film mainly has to entertain and should not simply be “art”. I’ve done lots of different things along the way but now concentrate on creative, solid editing and international feature-length projects.

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+43 664 7887 300
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Digital Cinema Mastering – On location in Berlin or via online transfer

Please get in touch for a price estimate. Costs depend on length, specs and services needed.

DCP has been the international digital cinema standard since 2002. This is what cinemas usually show and it needs to be perfect to fulfil the high standards and strict guidelines. Many believe it's easy to create DCPs yourself but the fact is, many cinema servers are old and outdated. Cinema equipment in expensive and not everyone invests in software updates. This is were I come in: I offer professional and high-quality DCP-Mastering and have the experience to guarantee 100% playability worldwide – I will stick to the conservative IOP specs as much as possible (depending on your needs and wishes).

I provide special pricing solutions for independent and student productions as well as short content like ads.
Don't hesitate to get in touch and ask if anything is unclear. Looking forward to mastering your movie!

Basic services include:

  • Conforming to worldwide DCI-interOP specs (2K or 4K, 5.1 or 7.1 Surround)
  • Frame rate conversion to 24p (IOP safe) and resizing to scope or flat
  • Optional DLP XML subtitles (soft) made from subtitle files like SRT/STL/SSA/...
  • Or subtitles burned-in (hardcoded) following universal formatting standards
  • Color and gamma space conversion for DCI P3 standard to match your source master
  • Unencrypted only for best compatibility and instant access
  • DCP-Masters on HDD (CRU optional) in 100% compatible Linux ext2 format
  • DCP will be thoroughly tested and validated to ensure compliance

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From Beginner to Winner: Become a DCP-Professional (Resolve 15 Workshop):

Please get in touch for a price estimate. Costs depend group size and extent.
Alternatively you can book me for online 1:1 tutoring via Skype or Zoom.us.

I teach DCP-creation (Win/Mac) with all aspects of the audio-visual mastering process, including subtitling, transfer (linux cloning) and QC. You can book me for group or individual (online) tutoring in German and English or purchase one of my workshops: Davinci Resolve 15 (even in "lite") added the best free way for DCP encoding (Kakadu J2K) but it's a lot more complicated than that with many potential issues. The crucial work takes place before and after encoding.

Digital cinema has been around since 2002 and gains more importance by the day due to movie making and festival screenings more ubiquitous. My goal is to teach you how to deliver fully DCI-compliant DCPs with 100% playback compatibility guaranteed – while also making sure it looks and sounds as intended! I will get you to a level to offer DCP-mastering yourself and take care of all your cinema/festival delivery needs.

ONLINE COURSE

  • An extensive video workshop with exclusive materials and hands-on examples to become a real DCP-Pro in Resolve 15 & QC tools.
    Trial available: First chapter free, just sign up. You will learn everything you need to know about cinema mastering and DCP.
    6+ hours, Pro-Insights – incl. below mentioned e-book & access to support group – currently German only

Anmelden | Enroll

E-BOOK PDF

  • Get the FREE starter version of my DCP-mastering e-book to familiarise yourself with available tools and the workflow basics
    23 Pages, limited content (no actual app screenshots and walkthroughs)

Download Deutsch  Download English

  • Buy the FULL version of the e-book with specific workflow tutorials (incl. Resolve 15, Audio and QC tools) to become an advanced DCP-creator
    46 Pages, complete content – incl. access to closed support group – currently German only

Kaufen | Purchase

  • Google Reviews

    Chloë Kascha
    Chloë Kascha
    13:54 30 Oct 17
    I highly recommend Sebastian Leitner as a film editor. He is extremely professional, proficient and very reliable. He understands extremely well especially how to edit music videos.I am always very impressed with his work. Five stars!!
    Ralph Bridle
    Ralph Bridle
    18:00 31 Oct 17
    I have worked with Sebastian Leitner on two separate projects and have found him on each occasion to be a highly accomplished, creative and inspiring partner. He is a marvellous editor! I greatly look forward to our next co-operation. Ralph Bridle - Director
    Hyung-ki Joo
    Hyung-ki Joo
    12:59 12 Dec 17
    Unfortunately, 5 * is not enough to rate SLFilm. I have worked on many projects with the very human and masterful Sebastian Leitner for over a decade. If you gave me a choice between JJ Abrams or Sebastian Leitner... OK I would still choose JJ, but JJ Abrams would not have anywhere near the kind of good humour that Leitner does and nor would he have that special sense of timing, especially when marrying moving images to moving music. If you want JJ Abrams quality, but at a much more affordable rate than the Hollywood Heavyweight, and less busy since JJ is working on Star Wars IX, then give SLFilm a call NOW! You won't be disappointed- for at least a decade. Google- it's time to add the 6*star rating for such cases!
    Lucca Lucian
    Lucca Lucian
    07:00 30 Oct 17
    Sebastian handled a very short-noticed request quickly and exactly the way I wanted it. He understood the purpose of my video and it was a real pleasure to work with him!
    Piano Battle
    Piano Battle
    08:52 31 Oct 17
    Sebastian is a super organized film producer...shooting, editing...I can just recommand his work. Even our website was created by him. Thank you!!
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    Rainer Behaunski
    Rainer Behaunski
    2018-08-13T14:10:26+0000
    You know what you need, when your project is in midair and heading down towards desaster? A nice cool bucket of GinTonic. Or Sebastian Leitner. From saturdays "I will never movie anything again" to sundays "i love my job more than anything else". Thank you Sebastian.
    Beatrice Behn
    Beatrice Behn
    2018-03-16T09:58:10+0000
    Quick, super professional and helpful in every way. Sebastian saved our project last minute. His understanding of both the technical, as well as the artistic and economical aspects are invaluable.
    Hands Solo
    Hands Solo
    2017-12-12T12:57:52+0000
    Unfortunately, 5 * is not enough to rate SLFilm. I have worked on many projects with the very human and masterful Sebastian Leitner for over a decade. If you gave me a choice between JJ Abrams or Sebastian Leitner... OK I would still choose JJ, but JJ Abrams would not have anywhere near the kind of good humour that Leitner does and nor would he have that special sense of timing, especially when marrying moving images to moving music. If you want JJ Abrams quality, but at a much more affordable rate than the Hollywood Heavyweight, and less busy since JJ is working on Star Wars IX, then give SLFilm a call NOW! You won't be disappointed- for at least a decade. Facebook- it's time to add the 6*star rating for such cases!
    Andreas Rochholl
    Andreas Rochholl
    2017-11-14T09:30:07+0000
    Sebastian knows deeply the business to connect the world of music with the world of video/film. His understanding of both: art and technologie is a great combination to realise ideas, to create something new and extraordinary.
    LX Igu
    LX Igu
    2014-04-17T13:11:44+0000
    I can only recommend working with SLfilm. Passionate film making on the highest level!
    Chanda VanderHart
    Chanda VanderHart
    2014-04-13T06:00:09+0000
    Sabina Hasanova
    Sabina Hasanova
    2014-04-11T18:06:55+0000
    We worked with SLfilm on Noseland and on some music videos for Trio KlaViS. For a couple of years already, working on projects, he still amazes everyone with his superhero speed, great attention to detail and unique flexibility. I think Sebastian's mind works about 5 times faster than anyone elses, and he appears to never sleep. There he is: 1.Innovative and creative ideas bursting out 2. Ease in talking to and sharing ideas 3. Amazing speed 4. Great knowledge 5. The curiosity in everything that exists that he always keeps fresh Always looking forward to seeing more from SLfilm!
    Rebecca Carrington
    Rebecca Carrington
    2014-04-11T13:20:33+0000
    We have worked with Sebastian Leitner since November. He filmed and edited our new show for a DVD, a showreel and youtube clips. His work is excellent, I cannot recommend him highly enough! He does a wonderful job. very quick and professional. He already has a lot of experience working with artists, especially in the "Music and Comedy" field. He has helped us update our image and become more active in the internet, with Web Page, Facebook, youtube etc. I recommend him to anyone who needs a project/show being filmed and edited. He has amazing energy and is always very enthusiastic about his work, which is refreshing! So Go SLfilm, you rock! x Rebecca Carrington, from Carrington-Brown (Music and Comedy Act)
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2017

Again nominated for "Best Editing"

"Cairo Jazzman" (Madrid Int'l Film Festival)

Film taken on by EuroArts Music

2014 - now

Vice president at Drop-Out Cinema

German independent distribution label

In charge of VOD, on demand content

2013

Moved to Berlin, Germany

"Noseland" wins "Most Entertaining Doc" in Miami

Livestream of Fazil Say's Gezi Concert

2012

Nominated for "Best Editing"

"Noseland" (Madrid Int'l Film Festival)

Worked with Sir Roger Moore and John Malkovich

2012

Diploma degree in Applied Physics

University of Vienna

Also freelance author at "Mediabiz" Magazine

2008

Founded SLFILM Media

in Vienna, Austria

Igudesman&Joo as first big client and partner

2005

First steps with short movies and fake trailers

Part of ARTWELTEN film club in Vienna, Austria

Organizing cinema events and DVD releases

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