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!

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 2018
Wed 1/17 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 1/18 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Josh Koury
B Fri 2/2 11:00am - 5:00pm Teodora Altomare
C Sat 2/17 11:00am - 5:00pm Chloe Zimmerman
D Sun 2/25 11:00am - 5:00pm Alex Gilwit
E Fri 3/16 11:00am - 5:00pm Paola Piers-Torres
Wed 3/28 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu 3/29 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Josh Koury
Tue 4/10 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed 4/11 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Chloe Zimmerman
H Sat 5/5 11:00am - 5:00pm Chloe Zimmerman