Shooting documentary, narrative stories, beauty footage or any content on location, away from the confines of a studio controlled situation has it’s own special considerations. The Single Camera Field Production course offered by PPMtv will introduce you to the cameras, audio equipment, lights and tricks of the trade you’ll need to be successful in capturing high quality content wherever you want. This 3 night class is designed to offer answers to specific questions and help you avoid the pitfalls of shooting out of doors or in a remote location. Each participant will tackle a format of production that interests them the most be it interview, news gathering, commercial production or any other form that requires single camera techniques. The class will discuss recording formats for both audio and video, camera angles and manipulation, hand-held camera work and tripod capture, picture composition as well as taking into consideration the edit of your project before you push the record button.
This class is perfect for the beginner as well as a refresher course for anyone who has shot single-camera projects in the past and needs more guided, hands-on exposure to fieldwork in order to hone their skills. Participants will serve as crew for each other’s projects and in this way, you’ll learn the production process from a number of different angles and disciplines.