Becoming Camera-Savvy: A Workshop for Today's Filmmakers

FILM TV X 479.302

Gain experience and expertise with each of the principal camera formats in use for productions today.

Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Learn the "how" and "why" of each format through discussions and demonstrations
  • Understand the cost/budget factor versus image quality for each camera type
  • Make a practical and artistic decision for which format is best for your project

About this course:

The camera is the essential tool of the filmmaker. This course prepares cinematographers and digital filmmakers to utilize the camera by employing an aesthetic and technical approach to projects. The essential technical aspects of how digital cinema cameras function are explored through lectures and practical application. Students participate in the testing and analysis of current digital cinema cameras and become more familiar with their individual features as well as the differences between them.
Successful completion of FILM TV X 478.27A Introduction to Cinematography is strongly recommended. 

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Jason Knutzen
2 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2020
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Discounts cannot be applied to a portion of fees for this course. Course includes several field trips that may be scheduled outside of normal class hours.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2020
Course Requirements

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