The next workshop is Editing and Post-Production Workflow, on Thursday, October 1st at 12:30pm. Please join us on Zoom!
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Filmcraft Workshops

The Cinematic Arts Filmcraft Workshop Series gives students the opportunity to learn hard skills and advance their ability in practical areas of filmmaking, such as cinematography, editing, post-production, and sound.

These workshops are open to the Duke community, with no sign-up, registration, or previous experience required.  


The Fall 2020 workshops will be streamed live on Zoom from the Cinematic Arts Film Studio.  Q&A will be moderated throughout each session--please join us online to participate.


Thursdays at 12:30pm, from September 3rd through October 8th. 

The Cinematic Arts Filmcraft Camera Guides:

Links to the Filmcraft Camera Guides are provided at the end of this page.

Fall 2020 Workshops

Camera Systems and Camera Operation
A look at modern camera systems and the art and craft of camera operating for motion picture photography.
September 3rd, 12:30pm

Camera Support and Movement
Hands-on with the machinery and techniques of camera movement.
September 10th, 12:30pm

Film Lighting 1 - Strategy and Techniques
Demonstration and hands-on with the practical, on-set techniques of cinematic lighting.
September 17th, 12:30pm

Film Lighting 2 - Fixtures and Gripping
Introducing the requisite skills and equipment of cinema lighting.
September 24th, 12:30pm

Editing and Post-Production Tools
A mad rush through the complications of modern post-production workflow.
October 1st, 12:30pm

Location Sound Recording
On the machinery and techniques of location sound recording.
October 8th, 12:30pm

Camera Guides

Sony FS5 Sony A73 Sony A7SII Sony A6500 Sony A6300 BMPCC Panasonic DVX200 Canon 80D Canon 60D Canon 7D


Steve Milligan