Recording clean audio on location is a tricky job and often the Achilles' heel to many low budget productions. This workshop will cover audio recording and microphone techniques using professional microphones and state of the art mixers and audio recorders.
This workshop meets for five hours over the course of one day.
Jon Silver is a Chicago-based Filmmaker coming from a comedy background. He is the Co-Founder of ShowPup Productions and the former Managing Director of The Annoyance Theater. Jon has worked with Second City and other theaters to produce comedy sketches, short films, web series, tv pilots, and his first feature “The Civil Hoax”, which was released in May of 2018.
Artists often bring varying skills and talents to any collaboration and the role of the director changes from film to film. This workshop clarifies the responsibilities and best practices for fun and easy film directing by utilizing different talents and good relationships with actors.
Our basic production course is designed to cover key concepts and practices for making a film or video project. Topics include a thorough introduction to the professional DV camera, important aspects of lighting, sound, shot composition, camera movement, visual storytelling devices, working as a filmmaking crew, and editing.
This course meets for three hours per week over a ten week term.
Cinematography is known as the art of motion-picture photography. It is a science in which the use of controllable elements such as movement, visual composition and the nature of lighting are factored in.