Workshop Registration & Membership Site

Workshop Registration & Membership Site

Cinematography for Documentary

  • May 18, 2019
  • 10:00 - 17:00
  • 5663 Cornwallis St, Suite 101
  • 4


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This workshop will cover documentary filming techniques and styles such as observational shooting, guerrilla style, setup for interview and working with natural lighting in your environment. Note that this course is considered intermediate. Participants should have a rudimentary knowledge of camera and lighting techniques for filmmaking prior to taking this workshop.

Instructor: Jeff Wheaton

Jeff Wheaton has been a creative collaborator on the east coast for many years. He has worked as cinematographer for such directors as Cory Bowles (Black Cop), Thom Fitzgerald (Sex and Violence), Heather Young (Murmur), Harmony Wagner (Kooperman) and Jason Eisner (Treevenge). HIs personal films have spanned the spectrum of narrative shorts (The Lullaby of Mike Bossy, Enough) to the experimental (Hive, Construct + Conflict). He has collaborated with choreographer Jacinte Armstrong (Falling Off the Page) and installation artist Ruth Marsh (HIVE). Also a musician, he has performed with Jill Barber, Heavy Meadows and mounted a sing-along production of Jesus Christ Superstar with Aram Kouyoumdjian. He also dedicates time as an educator and mentor within the film industry, teaching at The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative, NSCAD and Viewfinders Youth Film Festival.

VENUE ACCESSIBILITY: AFCOOP is located on the main floor of 5663 Cornwallis St. There will be a ramp set up over the two concrete steps leading up to our main entrance. There is a gender neutral bathroom located inside our office space.

Price: $80/100 including HST (AFCOOP members / non-members)

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