Becoming Camera-Savvy: A Workshop for Today's Filmmakers
Gain experience and expertise with each of the principal camera formats in use for productions today.
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 better 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.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Becoming Camera-Savvy: A Workshop for Today's Filmmakers.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
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.