Underwater Cinematography Courses

Underwater Cinematography Courses

Underwater Cinematography Courses, 2018

Cinematography Courses

Saturday, 21st July 12:00 ~ 17:00

Colour Science Workshop – duration 3 hours
Venue: Griffith Film School, 472 Stanley St, South Brisbane
Light Refreshments will be served.
$30 ACS Members
$40 non-ACS members
$15 Students
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This workshop is aimed at cinematographers at all levels and genres. We will talk about chromacity, gamuts, LUTs and more. We will conduct a test of selected cameras using spectrometer and compare their colour reproduction capabilities. We will discuss different ways of conducting such tests and interpretation of the results.

Introduction to Underwater Cinematography and Optics – duration 2 hours
Venue: Griffith Film School, 472 Stanley St, South Brisbane

This workshop is aimed not just at underwater cinematographers, but also at directors and producers who want to update their understanding of underwater production and work methods.
Participants will:

  • Discover the latest innovations in underwater cinematography and equipment,
  • Increase knowledge of underwater optics and asses its performance,
  • Understand new, better work methods and latest tools available for underwater cinematography,
  • Experience breathtaking 3D underwater footage that is free of distortions, aberrations and sharp from corner-to-corner. Find out why such images were not possible before and see the difference with your own eyes.

  • Underwater Cinematography Master Class

    Sunday, 22nd July 10:00 ~ 16:00

    10:00 am to 4:00 pm Underwater Cinematography Workshop – Master Class – duration 6 hours
    Venue: 48 Abbeville St, Upper Mount Gravatt, QLD
    Cost: $250 including lunch
    10% discount for ACS Members

    This workshop is aimed mainly at photographers and cinematographers specialising in underwater work. It will cover aspects of underwater colour and lighting. We will look at different underwater setups, including 3D, and discuss different methods to improve underwater photography and cinematography. Some of the latest underwater equipment will be on hand to inspect and play with.

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    About the Presenter

    Pawel Achtel, ACS has been involved in underwater cinematography for almost 30 years. Pawel also designs and produces underwater cinematography equipment. His work has been featured by National Geographic, BBC, Discovery and Sony. For almost a decade Pawel’s focus has been on 3D cinematography for IMAX® and Giant Screen cinema. Pawel is a member of the Technical Committee at Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and the Australian Cinematographers Society Technical Committee.
    Pawel achieved numerous prestigious Australian and International awards. In 2013 Pawel won the coveted Studio Daily Innovation Award at NAB Show in Las Vegas and in 2015 Pawel was awarded the Inaugural Bob Miller ACS Technical and Innovation Award. In 2017 Pawel received ACS Accreditation, Golden Tripod and Gold Ron Taylor ACS Award for his cinematography.

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