Introduction to Video Production


This workshop is designated as introductory training for media artists as well as artists from other disciplines who would like to explore using video in their work.  It is also open to members of the public wishing to create independent video works. This two-day workshop teaches the basics of camera, audio and lighting through hands-on training. On the first day of the workshop, participants will receive basic instruction on SAW Videos High-definition Video Cameras -- such as the Panasonic AC-160, or the Canon 5D Mark III. 

Participants will be introduced to three-point lighting and dealing with power on location.  A variety of sound recording options will be examined, such as handheld mics, lavalier mics, shotgun mics, digital audio recorders, and their applications will be discussed. The second day of the workshop will provide further opportunities for hands-on instruction, as well as shooting exercises that will be indoors and outdoors (weather permitting) simulating varying conditions and situations.

Introduction to Video Production


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SAW Video
First Workshop Date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 12:00 to 17:00
Additional Workshop Dates: 
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 12:00 to 17:00
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 11/20/2017


Sabastien Callender studied Business at the University of Ottawa and is also a graduate of the Sound Engineering program at Raven Street Studio. He currently toils with audio and video experiments in his laBORatory whenever opportunity allows. In addition to being continually involved in audio and visual design, He's worked with local non-profit organizations, providing video documentation and on-line content development services, as well as local film and television productions providing visual design services. Sabastien has served on the Board of Directors of SAW Video Media Art Centre for many years, holding various executive positions includign Treasurer and Vice chair. He has also served on various film and video juries including the new SAW Video Spotlight Award, which has been presented over the last two years at Digi60, Ottawa’s Digital Filmmakers Festival, As well as Mirror Mountain and Asinabka Film and Media Arts Festivals

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