Video Practicum

Discovery Category: Training (e.g. workshops, courses, etc.)
Start Date: Oct 14, 2019
End Date: Oct 02, 2020
Format: In-Person
Venue Name: Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020, Banff, AB, Canada, T1L 1H5
Cost: The weekly program fee is covered 100% by financial assistance from Banff Centre.
Provider: Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
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Program Overview
Working closely with Media + Production staff and artists, the Video Practicum will assist with a variety of projects from inception and development through to completion and delivery.

You will collaborate with producers, directors, camera operators, sound recordists, and video editors on a range of project genres including (but not limited to): marketing/promotional, documentary, and live capture.

What does the program offer?
You will develop practical skills through hands-on video production, including studio and location set-up, lighting, assisting the camera crew, and operating camera. These skills will be applied to a range of production and program styles. 

You will exercise organizational, logistical, and diplomacy skills through assistance to the camera crew. You will also have the opportunity to attend formal Banff Centre lectures, workshops, and events, and expand your personal artistic network.

Who should apply?
Do you have a keen interest in the craft of video/filmmaking, a willingness to learn, and a desire to broaden your experience? If yes, we'd love to hear from you! 

As well as being passionate about filmmaking, you'll have a production background, a good understanding of the production process, and experience working with a camera team and videographers. You'll have an understanding of film and television lighting for studio and location scenarios and will be familiar with a variety of HD video cameras, with a keen interest to excel in an EFP (Electronic Field Production) workflow.

Previous experience working with sound recordists and video editors is an asset. The successful applicant will have strong organizational abilities, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and will be highly computer literate with experience in Microsoft Suite.

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