This workshop is open to the public as a part of the FILM 5 and Trainee programs.
This two-day course covers the tasks associated with a being a 1st assistant camera, loader and trainee as well as the basics of camera operation. Topics covered include the working relationship with the DOP, focus pulling, slating, marking, reports, loading, light meters roles in the department, the industry as a whole and the next steps to take, priorities of an assistant – Setting up camera, changing locations, which gear to take first, weather gear and so much more.
Note: Required for FILM 5 Camera Assistant trainee
Day 1: Feb 25th, 10am - 5pm
Day 2: Feb 26th, 10am - 5pm
Price: $160/200 (AFCOOP members / non-members)
INSTRUCTOR: Josh Denaro is a 2nd Assistant Camera with IATSE local 667. Having developed an interest for camera assisting during his time at NSCC, he graduated in 2011 with the goal to become a camera assistant. His career to date includes Haven (season 3-5), Seed, Beethoven's Treasure, Frontier and Big Driver to name a few among countless Film5's, short film, music videos and commercials. Josh has worked with every camera team in NS and many from other provinces. He also runs Southpaw Woodworking creating custom purpose-built pieces of furniture. In his spare time he is in the shop working, or out walking dogs.