Intermediate Cinematography


This Workshop will focus on the role of the Director of Photography (DOP) during Video production, including movement and composition, framing, tonal balance, artistic lighting, and colour and contrast.  The main purpose of this workshop will be to provide students with technical and aesthetic knowledge of cinematography and lighting. This will be accomplished by screening and studying clips from international cinema productions, film history masterpieces, and more recent contemporary work.  This will also be achieved by hands on practical work with camera and lighting equipment, and set-up exercises geared towards teaching how to achieving cinematic stylistic unity in different film styles, such as: Documentary, Cinema Verite, Drama, Experimental, etc.


Intermediate Cinematography


Duration in hours: 
Prerequisite Workshops: 
Intro to Video, Lighting, or Cinematography 101
Maximum Participants: 
Cost for Members: 
Cost for Non-Members: 
SAW Video
First Workshop Date: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 03/05/2018


Roger D. Wilson is an independent filmmaker based out of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Roger received a Degree in Film Production in 1993 from Confederation College in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Since receiving his degree Roger has lived and worked in Calgary, Winnipeg and Ottawa and has held a variety of positions in the film industry including cinematographer, lighting technician, lighting & grip co-ordinator at William F. White International Inc and Technical Director at The Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa.  Roger started off his film career working in the lighting and grip department and has held positions on variety of mainstream productions as a lighting technician, ranging from CBC's North of 60 series to the American television series Lonesome Dove. Roger now offers Cinematography services to the local independent film scene in Ottawa.

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