To obtain a look similar to the great Hollywood productions, the colors of the film can be corrected to give a dramatic look to the scenes. It can be done manually, but also using LUTs, presets that can be downloaded from the web.
Shooting movies in low light conditions is not impossible: just follow some rules. And if your camcorder makes too much noise in the shadows, the problem can be solved with Kdenlive's color correction tools.
Kdenlive as GIMP: the video editing program includes incredibly powerful tools to correct the colors of the movies, treating them as if they were simple photographs. We will try to achieve the bleach bypass effect and the lomo effect.