Camera Trainee Workshop will be run over three days at 24-7 Drama, Bray, Co.Wicklow from the 2nd-4th April 2019. This workshop aims to introduce, educate and prepare participants for an entry-level position as a camera trainee for work in Film and TV. Course tutor will be Cinematographer Ciaran Tanham ISC, Course supervisor will be John Leahy along with an experienced camera assistant/focus puller.
This is a beginner’s workshop, for a limited number of participants, and will focus on best work practices for Camera Crew on Set, Prep of equipment, handling equipment, roles in the camera department, along with the mechanics and preparation of the most commonly used Camera systems used in the industry at present. The course will give each participant ‘hands-on’ time with each camera system and will involve lectures and demonstrations.
This course is aimed at Camera Trainees or New Entrants wishing to work in the Camera department. Although aimed at trainees, a basic knowledge of cinematography is a prerequisite. The ideal applicants will have two to three years’ experience in a film / TV related college course or similar workshop or proven experience working with cameras, and should have at least a basic understanding of the principals of photography.