Austin School of Film (ASOF): Camera Basics
October 16, 2021 to October 17, 2021
About the Event:
Join Austin School of Film for this course which will equip you with the basic and essential skills required to operate modern cameras used for film & video production. From basic camera functions to lighting techniques and even capturing good audio, each student should leave this course prepared to use most any consumer-level video camera in the field.
You will learn hands-on with real gear and through compositional and shooting practices that will help your work with any camera and then move on to discussing the key differences between the differences in types of film/video cameras on the market.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:
- Camera functions (resolution, frame rate, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, auto/manual function and more)
- Terms & Concepts (language is important!)
- Types of DSLR Cameras
- Types of non-DSLR Cameras
- Composition & Framing
- Capturing Audio
- Lighting Techniques
- Terms & Concepts
- Capturing Audio
Accessories & tools such as Tripods, ND filter, LCD screen, Zebras, Light Meter, Histogram, Follow Focus, Shoulder Rig, Cage, Glidecam, Portable Recorders and more
Students will work with at least three different types of cameras and other film/video gear. Cameras used vary (as industry standards change + update), however, we will always provide and train with the most up-to-date technologies.
An example of cameras used in-class for learning include: Canon XF400, Canon EOS Rebel, and Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro with lens kit.
This course is designed for students of all levels. Whether you need a refresher because it’s been a while or you’re brand new to film/video.Back to the event calendar