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Camera Operator Workshop

This interactive workshop provides an overview of the skills required by Camera Operators working in Factual, Drama and Documentary productions.

Camera Operator Workshop participants will take part in a variety of practical exercises, rotating crew roles within different genres and using current camera systems. These exercises train students in the essential creative approach to camera work and prepare them for future work including the increasingly popular ‘Run and Gun’ approach.

Who’s it for?

This course is for anyone with basic shooting experience.

Duration & class size

  • This two day course is for a maximum of 6 participants.

What you'll learn

  • Recording formats & broadcast standards
  • Using and comparing different camera systems
  • How to work with lenses technically and creatively
  • Setting Exposure and White Balance
  • Day to day setup and maintenance
  • Shooting Vox Pops
  • Shooting Interviews
  • Camera for Drama
  • Introduction to the Pentafinder