MannIN Shorts to host free cinematography course

MannIN Shorts Cinematography Course
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Local short film initiative, MannIN Shorts will be hosting a three day cinematography course aimed at giving those interested in shooting short film the fundamentals needed to do so. The course has been introduced to increase the pool of filmmaking talent on the island to cater for the four MannIN Shorts films being produced in 2016.


The course will be delivered using celluloid in order to teach certain cinematography disciplines that can be overlooked when using digital equipment. By learning these disciplines, attendees will see great improvement in their camerawork on both film and in digital format. It will be led by local cinematographer John Craine and will take place over three days and two evenings with three workshops and two exercises incorporated into it, more details below.


Structure
Workshop 1 – A brief introduction and some lighting basics
Exercise 1 – 35mm stills exercise
Workshop 2 - "Telling a story visually" and "Technical decisions as creative decisions"
Exercise 2 – Shooting a super 8mm movie (fiction or documentary)
Workshop 3 – "The cinematographer prepares: Script to Screen"


Applicants for this course are asked to further their name, contact details and a short statement of why they would like to take part in an email to nadine@isleofmanfilmfestival.com. Due to the course being limited to eight places, only the first eight applicants that the organisers believe to have the potential to work on future MannIN Shorts projects will be invited to take part.

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A sponsored body of
The Department of Education, Sport and Culture
Rheynn Ynsee
Isle of Man Government
Reiltys Ellan Vannin
Isle of man Government