Cinematography Course With Star Film Director Mike Connor

Cinematography Course With Star Film Director Mike Connor

by Luminance Film Institute

3,325 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Cinematography Course With Star Film Director Mike Connor

3,325 AED

(VAT inclusive)

by:
when:
Mon, 1st Apr 2019 5:30PM + 6 dates
(see next start dates)
where:
Dubai - Dubai Media City
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours prior to course start with full refund
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Description:

Cinematographers - also called chief over the camera - have one of the most essential jobs in any film production: bringing the director's vision to a movie!

Learn from Mike Connor, a British film director and cinematographer of several famous Hollywood movies and TV shows, how to direct a film and become successful behind the camera. No previous experience required! All skill levels are welcome!

In this course, Mike will introduce you to the art of visual storytelling and teach you the technical basis on how to operate the camera, control the lighting for best effects and use other gears. You will be trained on the mega cinema camera as well as DSLR cameras and full frame cameras.

Trainees will develop skills in composition, lighting, exposure, camera placement, monitoring light sources, and framing people and objects for editing, together with the safe operation of cameras and equipment.

Course Outline:

  1. The image: History of film from still to moving images, from film to digital
  2. Intro to movie making: You the Cinematographer
  3. Your role: Your work and importance of knowing yourself and becoming friend with the art director
  4. The light: Learn all about lighting (color, Kelvin, contrast, sun tables)
  5. The lens: Learn all about lens adjustments, emotions ‘T’ stop, focal length and more
  6. Exposure: Learn all about T’ stop, ND’s, Grads, Pol a screen and more
  7. The camera: Intro to cameras and their features (formats, ISO-ASA, white balance, focus, etc.)
  8. Filming techniques: Learn all about static, pan, tilt, track, zoom, jib, dolly, Steadicam and more
  9. The film crew: Understand the elements and roles needed for a film (script/scriptwriter, director, actors, art director, etc)
  10. The story: How to tell a story without sound
  11. The scene: Geography of a scene and the magic line that we never cross (left to right, right to left)
  12. The cutting room: Roles of the editor and editing
  13. The finished film

About the Instructor:
Mike Connor is the director of over three thousand five hundred TV commercials worldwide and cinematographer of several famous Hollywood movies. He was deeply privileged to work under such great mentors as the Oscar-winning Director Hugh Hudson and David Watkins with whom he did six major feature films and the Oscar-winning John Alcott who gave Mike his technical camera education.

Mike has taken part in the following famous productions as cinematographer using his own 'Motion Control Technology':

Mike's Feature Films:

  • Angels & Demons, Da Vinci Code
  • 102 Dalmatians
  • Tomb Raider I & II (Angelina Jolie)
  • Casino Royal (James Bond)
  • Quantum of Solace (James Bond)
  • Golden Compass, Hellboy ll, Stardust, Amazing Grace, Sahara, Batman Begins, Bridget Jones 1 & ll
  • Die Another Day (Bond)
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Harry Potter 1 to 8

Mike's TV Films & Series:

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Scrooge
  • Merlin
  • Wild West (BBC)
  • The Alchemist
  • Q.E.D., Rory Vanishing man

Mike's Musicals/Commercials:
Kylie Minogue, B*witched, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, Mike & the Mechanics, Suede, Jamiroquai, Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead, Another Level, Gene, East 17, Heather Nova, Comfort, Dove

Materials:

All materials will be provided

Cancellation Policy:

48 hours prior to course start with full refund

Age Requirements:

18 and older

Additional Info:

* A certificate of completion will be granted at the end of the course

Location:

Shatha Tower, 10th floor
Dubai Media City
Dubai

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Schedule
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This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions below:
Monday
1 APR
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Monday
8 APR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Monday
15 APR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Monday
22 APR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Monday
29 APR
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Monday
6 MAY
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Monday
13 MAY
5:30PM - 9:30PM
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This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions below:
Wednesday
1 MAY
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Wednesday
8 MAY
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Wednesday
15 MAY
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Wednesday
22 MAY
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Wednesday
29 MAY
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Wednesday
5 JUN
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Wednesday
12 JUN
5:30PM - 9:30PM
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This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions below:
Saturday
1 JUN
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday
8 JUN
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Saturday
15 JUN
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Saturday
22 JUN
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Saturday
29 JUN
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Saturday
6 JUL
5:30PM - 9:30PM
Saturday
13 JUL
5:30PM - 9:30PM
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