WFTV Workshop: Shooting with Movement in Compact Locations – the Art of Visual Storytelling
Thursday 14 October | 18:30 – 20:45
Kindly hosted at CVP & ARRI Creative Space | 81 Charlotte Street | Fitzrovia | W1T 4PP
Procam is Europe’s leading digital cinematography hire facility with over 30 years’ experience providing kit and crew to many of the biggest broadcasters and production companies. Saul Gittens, Head of Training & Development at Procam will be running this fantastic workshop for WFTV members.
Saul Gittens, Head of Training & Development
Saul Gittens, Director of Photography, has worked in the film and television industry for over 35 years and is the in-house DOP and Head of Training & Development for Procam. Saul started his career as a Special Effects Runner on feature films, and after University found himself a job at Complete Video Post-Production in Covent Garden. He began assisting on dramas, working on the likes of The Detectives and Red Dwarf, which eventually led to him operating. Saul was Camera Operator on Feltham Sings for Century Films, which won a BAFTA for Best Documentary in 2003, and since this, Saul has made his mark as Director of Photography on commercials, corporates and many of the UK’s top television shows including Dynamo: Magician Impossible and Derren Brown: The Push and Sacrifice. When Saul isn’t out on location lighting and shooting, he is dedicated to supporting the next generation of filmmakers at Procam, running one-on-one hands-on sessions to support a bespoke training matrix, alongside mentoring trainees on projects outside of work, to help them get on-set experience.
A hands-on workshop that will explore cinematography techniques and the utilisation of various speciality kit to master adding smooth, effortless camera movements to your production when filming in environments with limited space. We’ll be showcasing an assortment of professional equipment used for tracking shots; from compact, portable sliders to the latest lightweight, 3-axis gimbals, alongside a range of our most popular cameras, lenses and low-energy LED lights.
18:30 – 19:00 – WFTV members arrival drinks
19:00 – 19:30 – Procam overview and Q+A
19:30 – 20:45 – Hands-on demos and stations
This event is for WFTV members only, please log-in to your account and book your ticket via Eventbrite at the bottom of the event page as usual. If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/year, please click here or email firstname.lastname@example.org