Low Budget Filmmaking on DSLR's

Course Dates: Sat 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2014

Tutor: Ben Pollard

Want to learn how to use affordable Canon DSLR’s to shoot great-looking docs? This introductory practical course covers all aspects of filming documentaries on Canon DSLRs. 

The course will consist of a mixture of lectures, practical filming exercises and review sessions. It will cover all aspects of camera operation, audio recording and settings as well as filming techniques specific to documentary. Canon cameras, microphones and sound equipment will be provided. However if you wish to bring your own camera please contact us to see if it will be suitable.

Course outline:

Day 1

Exercise: Sensing Space
Camera Basics
Handheld Shooting
Intelligent shooting on audio
Manual Controls: Focus
Manual Controls: Exposure

Day 2

Manual Controls: White Balance
Framing and Composition
Controlled Sequence
Covering uncontrolled Action

Low Budget Filmmaking on DSLR's

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00
£250 / £225 (Student) / £200 (UCL Student)

14 Taviton Street

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