The Camera & Lighting Workshop that DEFIES TEXTBOOKS!

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The Camera & Lighting Workshop that DEFIES TEXTBOOKS!

by Solar Film & Video Productions
(New York)

Camera & Lighting Workshop

Camera & Lighting Workshop

A one-weekend, intensive, hands-on workshop for Narrative and Documentary Filmmakers who want to learn Simple, Fast and Effective lighting and camera techniques to tell a story without a big-studio budget.

With just a few lights, very little time, a tiny budget, and a small crew, you will learn how to light and shoot effectively in difficult situations!


"Eric brings years of experience to his teaching. Very open to questions and answering a wide range of them." - Randy Krakowski, Digital Media Development.

“Definitely answered all of my major questions about lighting. Feel a lot more comfortable now. Thanks!” - Brian Lynch, FDNY EMS / Filmmaker

“Excellent workshop with simple tricks and tips for people who need to light scenes on the fly.” - Michelle Stockman, Journalist / Filmmaker

WHEN: November 13 & 14 (Sat - Sun) from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

WHO: Narrative/Documentary Filmmakers and Students

$299 General Registration (includes studio, equipment and lunch)
$275 Early Bird DISCOUNT. Register before 10/31/10
$250 Former Participants
$199 Student Discount

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CONTACT us: / 212 473 3040

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