Date Advertised
Area of Study
Contact Hours
9:00am – 5:00pm, this is a one day course for 8 hours in one day
Start Date
End Date


Cnr Oxford St & Oatley Rd, Paddington, New South Wales, 2021, Australia

Camera Essentials Course with Metro Screen

New South Wales, Sydney

Get a handle on basic camera operating and shooting techniques in just one day. In the first two hours of this practical course you'll have a Sony PMW EX1R professional camera in your hands and start shooting. With a small class size of only 12 people you will shoot and light a series of exercises led by our experienced camera operator. This is the perfect introduction for people interested in making screen content or developing a career in the camera department.

We’ll teach you:
White balance
Handling techniques
Lighting set ups and layout
Shooting formats
Tips and tricks of the trade

Come: If you want to start shooting your own projects or develop a camera operator career path
Don’t come: If you are looking for theory over practice

Award winning tutor.
Steve MacDonald is an award winning cinematographer based in Sydney, Australia. He has worked in most areas of film and television including feature dramas, tele-features, short drama, long form documentaries, documentary series, lifestyle series, commercials, cinema trailers, and TV station ID’s, for cinema, and television including programs for the ABC, SBS, BBC, Channel 4, Radio Television Hong Kong, CBS (US), Discovery Channel (US), and many more.

Under the leadership of Steve you will gain a wide range of useful skills in this one day course.

Short Course:
Saturday 20 April 2013
9:00am – 5:00pm
This is a one day course for 8 hours in one day

$340 GST exempt

Metro Screen, Paddington Town Hall Corner of Oxford Street & Oately Road, Paddington, Sydney
This course is now expired.
You must login to send this course to a friend.

You must login to report a Course Ad.

Sign In

Forgot your password?

Create your free account