Workshops > Production

Camera Fundamentals


$75 DCTV Members // $125 Non-Members

Learning digital video production is vital for independent filmmakers and for anyone interested in harnessing the power of media. Camera Fundamentals is accessible and easy-to-learn, teaching you basic concepts and technical skills applicable to any camera. In this classic DCTV Workshop, use an HD video camera to learn about focus, exposure, white balance, and composition. A perfect introduction!

This is a Production workshop at the Fundamentals level.

Topics include:

  • Film vs. Digital Video
  • Codecs
  • Focus
  • Exposure
  • Color Temperature and White Balance
  • Composition
  • Movement

Capacity: 8 students | Duration: 6 hrs

Materials: All you need to bring is yourself! We provide all equipment and are committed to a 2:1 student to camera ratio. Personal equipment is not permitted.

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Winter/Spring 2020
Tue 1/14 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 1/15 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Lorenzo Gattorna
B Fri 1/31 11:00am - 5:00pm Orfeas Skutelis
Wed 2/12 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 2/13 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Chloe Zimmerman
D Sat 2/29 11:00am - 5:00pm Jesse Wakeman
Tue 3/10 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 3/11 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Casey Schreiner
F Sat 3/28 11:00am - 5:00pm Hannah Jayanti
G Sat 4/11 11:00am - 5:00pm Instructor TBD
H Sun 4/26 11:00am - 5:00pm Instructor TBD
Tue 5/12 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 5/13 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Instructor TBD