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, February 24, 2018 - 12:00 to 17:00
Additional Workshop Dates: 
Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 12:00 to 17:00
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 02/19/2018


Philip Rose has been active in the Ottawa/Gatineau media arts community for over twenty years.  His videos (single-channel and installation) have been exhibited in Canada and internationally. They examine the medium’s ‘plasticity’, deviating from naturalistic, ‘transparent’ imaging of the world to explore its expressive potential.  Philip has served on the Boards of Saw Video and Daïmõn (Gatineau) and was the Coordinator of the Available Light Screening Collective for more than fifteen years.  From 2007-2016 he was the video technician at Daïmõn working on various aspects of video and installation projects, including shooting, editing and producing a series of bilingual artist profiles/interviews.  As the owner of Cinetronic, he has worked with media artists, arts organizations and documentary producers.   

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