Osmo Action Indoor Filmmaking Tips (Feat. Make.Art.Now.)

Osmo Action is the ultimate filmmaking tool that empowers creators to push the boundaries of creativity. Today, we’ll take you through creative Osmo Action tips inspired by Josh Yeo, founder of Make.Art.Now. From unique shot angles to immersive cinematography, we’re breaking the rules of traditional filmmaking in search of awesome content!

Osmo Action isn’t just your average action camera. It’s a filmmaking powerhouse that places a whole world of immersive cinematography in your hands. Due to its portability and durability, Osmo Action can film from special angles and from inside small objects, which can’t be done with a standard camera. From your coffee cup to your kitchen top, the only limit to your filmmaking is your imagination. Let’s kick off the action with our best tips for filming cinematic scenes with Osmo Action!

Get Creative with Household Objects

Use Osmo Action to add an interesting perspective to your content by placing it inside of different household objects. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Coffee Cup

For the perfect blend of creativity, place Osmo Action face up inside a coffee cup to get an interesting shot.

Osmo Action: Coffee Cup

Osmo Action: Coffee Shot


There’s no chamber of secrets when it comes to creative filmmaking. The key to unlocking a world of magical footage is to transform everyday objects. Have a go at placing Osmo Action inside different boxes or containers that you have around the house.

Osmo Action: Box


Let’s face it – the fridge shot has been replicated tons of times by other filmmakers. So, how can we take this classic shot and make it even better? Use Osmo Action accessories to mount Osmo Action onto an object that you can pull out of the fridge.

Osmo Action: Mount

Osmo Action: Fridge

Kitchen Drawers

When one door closes, another opens. Shooting with Osmo Action instead of a regular camera gives you plenty of options for creating dynamic transition shots in tight spaces. Follow the movement when you open a drawer to add a cinematic shot to your indoor film.

Osmo Action: Draw

Kitchen Stove

Let’s turn up the heat a little with our next creative idea. Place Osmo Action on your kitchen stove and slide a frying pan or saucepan over it for an immersive shot.

Osmo Action: Kitchen

Osmo Action: Stove


Top-shelf content is always within reach with Osmo Action. Place your Osmo Action in different places around your home to develop new perspectives in your footage.

Osmo Action: Cupboard

Frying Pan

To add some flair to your storytelling narrative, place Osmo Action inside a cold frying pan and pretend to cook.

Osmo Action: Frying Pan

Indoor Props

Have a look around you and use different objects and props in your footage to create unorthodox cinematic shots. Don’t put Osmo Action into any electrical appliances; check out Josh’s video at the end of this article to see how he uses props to create these shots safely.

Osmo Action: Toaster Prop

Osmo Action Features and Settings

Now that you’ve found a few items to shoot with, let’s take a peek at all the Osmo Action settings and features you can take advantage of.


Osmo Action is waterproof at depths up to 11 meters, which means you can dive even deeper for creative indoor content. The waterproof seal and hydrophobic coating on the back touch screen make it easy for you to capture unique shots.

Osmo Action: Waterproof

Slow Motion

Enable slow motion to capture breathtaking detail at 1080p/240 fps. This is a great feature to emphasize any action in your footage.

Osmo Action: Slow Motion

Dual Screens

Osmo Action also has vivid dual screens that you can use to create fun selfie footage with perfect framing for your indoor film.

Osmo Action: Front Screen


Go one step further with your filmmaking by turning on RockSteady and adding smooth stabilization to any dynamic shots.

Osmo Action: RockSteady


A creative timelapse is an excellent way to condense time and motion into an exciting segment for your indoor film. Just select your shooting time, intervals, and hit the record button.

Osmo Action: Timelapse


Keep Dewarp on to give you the full sensor when shooting and to remove any fish-eye style shots.

Osmo Action: Dewarp

Voice Control

Enjoy life in the director’s seat. Voice control is a great feature for indoor cinematic filmmaking because it gives you control over recording video, capturing pictures, and controlling the device.


Creative filmmaking is all about thinking on your feet. Press the shutter button to turn on Osmo Action and start recording in two seconds.

DJI Mimo

If you haven’t already, download the DJI Mimo app on your smartphone, which gives you an all-in-one solution to edit, view, and share your footage in seconds.

DJI Mimo

Osmo Action Accessories

Before you start your indoor filmmaking adventure, check out these Osmo Action accessories that will help you unleash your creativity. The ND filter kit is great for filming in different lighting conditions, and the mounting kit gives you more creative possibilities. Whatever your shooting requirements are, Osmo Action accessories help you take your filmmaking to the next level.

Osmo Action Mounting Kit

Osmo Action: Cinematic Filmmaking

Osmo Action is an extremely durable action camera that pushes the boundaries of creative filming. Pick up an Osmo Action today and unleash a world of immersive cinematography!

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#StayHomeStayCreativeWe would love to see your creative indoor content on InstagramTwitter, or TikTok. Every Friday, we’ll award one lucky winner with a DJI Osmo product. Don’t forget to share your work with the hashtag #StayHomeStayCreative for the chance to win! 


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Creativity is at the heart of every dream. At DJI, we give creators the tools they need to bring their imagination to life. Our products push visionaries to go beyond the limits of possibility, inspiring them to see the world from a brand new perspective.