September 30th, 2009
Blue Barn Pictures, a Dumbo-based multimedia production company recently held a HD documentary training course in which the students shot short documentaries on different artists in the Dumbo neighborhood. They have a few upcoming courses and workshops for aspiring documentary filmmakers or anyone interested in learning filmmaking techniques and skills.
HD DOCUMENTARY FIELD PRODUCTION – Friday October 2 to Sunday October 4
This 3 day intensive course covers all the essentials of documentary filmmaking. It will focus on HD Workflow, Lighting Techniques, Audio, Basic Editing in Final Cut Pro, Interview Techniques, Creative Style, and Professional Etiquette. With a small class size, students will receive personalized instruction as they team up to produce 60 second documentaries that will be screened publicly upon completion of the course. This course is sponsored by Canon and will feature Canon’s latest HDV cameras. Costs $1000.
THE FILM LIGHTING WORKSHOP – Saturday October 10 to Sunday October 11
In this 2 day hands-on workshop, students will learn all the essential skills needed for professional lighting from a seasoned director of photography. Topics covered include several different lighting styles, the 3 point lighting system, and lighting for green screen. Sponsored by Canon and Photoflex. Costs $750.
Blue Barn Pictures, Inc. is a multimedia production company providing the highest quality images to suit the needs of its clients. Blue Barn Pictures’ successful history includes producing imaging for: Canon USA, ExxonMobil, PerkinElmer, Casa Nova Pendrill, EZpass, US Federal Reserve, the Element Agency, Armani Exchange, and Worldwide Fight Services.