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Been wanting dip your toes into After Effects, but been too shy? Well here’s your chance. Visual effects veteran Jeff Foster brings us a free live workshop via creativeLIVE this August 12th-13th, exploring the basics behind the Creative Cloud iteration of AE. Interested? Hit the jump for more details. More »
Referring to him by his work on Saturday Night Live is easy shorthand, but it’s only a small part of Academy Award-nominated DP Alex Buono’s toolset. He has shot features, docs, shorts, commercials, and everything in between, and he’s decided to take what he’s learned and go on a workshop tour of the US (including stops in Canada). The difference with this workshop series is that it’s not just about learning to shoot, but about everything that goes into the creation of a shot, including the theories behind why shots are design visually in particular ways. Check out his introduction below: More »
Curious about Canon’s EOS C500? Wondering what the footage actually looks like projected in 4K, and what the post-process workflow is like? If you’re in the L.A. area you should sign up for this free event being held by Canon — it’s a workshop geared around scratching just those kinds of questions. They’ll screen the C500-shot Man and Beast, previously shown alongside The Ticket at NAB, and have C500‘s on-hand. Here are the details:
How do you make sure you stay in frame and focus while performing? What is the best way to work with off-camera actors while performing a close-up? How can props like cigarettes become a major headache? Michael Caine answers these questions and more as part of a film acting workshop broadcast on the BBC. You can watch the hour-long special in its entirety after the jump, along with 10 film acting lessons pulled from it — highly recommended for actors and non-actors alike!: More »
The Digital Cinema Society’s website is a bit outdated, but there are a number of free video workshops that may be worth checking out if you’re interested in topics such as “PL Cine Lenses — What Cinematographers Want and Need to Know” or “HD DSLRs for Cinematography.” The links are non-embeddable Quicktimes, but there are a number of ultra-qualified presenters including reps from ARRI, Redrock, Sennheiser, Schneider, Zeiss, and more. More »
This Wednesday, May 26th from 1-2:30pm (Eastern), Adobe is running a free online workshop on DSLR video and Production Premium CS5. Adobe guru Richard Harrington promises, “You’ll learn everything from practical shooting techniques and essential lighting to easy editing strategies and online sharing. You’ll also be introduced to the latest Dell Precision workstation and NVIDIA Quadro graphic solutions to help you make the best decision to outfit your editing needs – including taking advantage of the latest performance improving updates in CS5.” No word on whether they’re capping the number of virtual attendees, so sign up now if you’re interested.