National Gallery to hold Video Workshop

| 06/01/2009

(CNS): The National Gallery is hosting two workshops on the basics of capturing video and advanced video practises, taught by Judy Singh of Apex Video Solutions, who has over 10 years of film and television production experience. Using simple language and personalized attention, Singh will show participants how to capture precious moments with family and friends. The seminars are open to people who own a video camera and need a little bit of guidance in making a story truly memorable.

As Singh says, “There are many simple ways to make your home movies not only easier to film, but interesting to watch.”

In the fun and informative workshop, Video Basics, beginning at 9:00 am through noon, on 17 January, individuals will learn how to use a camera effectively by learning the basics of video production including: Camera Care, Holding Your Camera, Camera Movements, Composition, Focus, Lighting, Settings & Situations, Visual Storytelling, Audio, Tips & Tricks.

In the Advanced Video Skills workshop, which begins at 1:00 pm through to 4:00 pm on the same day, the material is geared for the seasoned amateur or eager beginner. The three hour session will take an intensive look at how to use a camera to create specific types of productions including: Creative Shooting Techniques Pre-production & Planning, Basic Scripting, Narrative & Storytelling, Directing Subjects, Shooting-for-Edit, Advanced Composition, Advanced Audio, Advanced Lighting, Production Teamwork.

Both sessions are CI$150.00 and last three hours. Participants are asked to bring their own camera, lots of questions and a creative mind. Interested persons can sign-up for both sessions and save CI$50. Gallery members receive 10% off the workshop price.

To register one or both workshops, contact the Gallery Education Coordinator Kaitlyn Elphinstone by emailing or call 945-8111.

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