Panavision Cinematography Lab 1.04: LENSES 101 – Jul 10

HOLLYWOOD SHORTS Cinematography Lab




THE CAMERA: Lenses 101


LAB 1.04: THE CAMERA: LENSES 101                              SCROLL DOWN TO REGISTER

HS/FILMLAB 2012 Cinematography Lab

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
1:00pm – 4:00pm

6735 Selma Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028

Register for our upcoming Panavision Cinematography Lab!This lab focuses on THE CAMERA and everything you need to know to get the most of the package you choose for your production. Whether you are putting together your rental order to the camera house, or shopping to buy your own camera package – there are so many makes, models and components. This seminar is great for camera assistants, DIY filmmakers, and producers who want more insight on where to best invest to get the most for your budget.

LENSES: Get to know the ins and outs of the most important part of your camera: the lens. This primer is Lenses 101! We will cover different types of lenses and different lens mounts, as well as crop factor, depth of field, anamorphic to spherical, lens adapters and more.



HOLLYWOOD SHORTS Cinematography Lab 1.04

Jay Holben – Head Educator
Cinematographers Lab

Our Emerging Filmmakers Program (EFP) expands this year with a full line up of filmmaking seminars and labs. We will be launching this new initiative with a new seminar series for cinematographers & camera assistants. The monthly seminars will encompass a wide range of topics and issues, designed for all ranges of experience and formats.

The HS/EFP Cinematographers Lab will also take us into some of the workrooms of some of our favorite camera shops and camera related organizations that every camera department professional and up-n-comer should know…

Seminar Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of Cinematography
  • Getting the Best Image From Your Camera
  • The Camera Crew
  • All The Flavors of HD
  • The Camera Accessories Showcase
  • Lighting from Home Depot

Jay Holben is an independent producer & filmmaker who worked as a director of photography for nearly a decade. Previously serving as Technical Editor covering film cameras and lighting, Jay has been a contributing editor to American Cinematographer Magazine for 12 years. He is currently the Technical Editor for DV Magazine, with a monthly column, ‘DV101,’ and has contributed to several books including the American Cinematographers Manual. Jay has contributed to several books on cinematography, including the American Cinematographer Manual, 9th Edition. He is the author of “A Shot in the Dark: A Creative DIY Guide to Digital Video Lighting on (Almost) No Budget” which was released earlier this year. This year, Jay also co-founded FILMMAKER IN A BOX, an educational resource for feature filmmakers. Jay has been a member of HOLLYWOOD SHORTS since 1999 with his short film adaption of the Stephen King poem, “Paranoid”, and he is our Department Chair – Cinematography at HOLLYWOOD SHORTS FilmLab.



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