ProAV Academy: One-on-one mentoring – with Alister Chapman

Proudly sponsored by Sony

These one-hour one-to-one slots are your chance to ask Alister Chapman about almost any of your video production related questions. These sessions are particularly well suited for those with unusual or specific issues that they are struggling with. With 30 years of experience in video production covering everything from sports, to news, to short films, Alister has an extremely broad experience range.

Topics about which Alister is particularly knowledgeable include:

  • Shooting with Log and Raw
  • Picture profiles and scene settings
  • Gamma curves and colour
  • Frame rates, interlace v progressive etc
  • Workflow, including colour managed workflows
  • HDR
  • LUTs
  • Lighting
  • Sound for ENG, one-man band and smaller productions
  • Timecode, genlock and syncing multicam shoots
  • Filming motor sports
  • Shooting in extreme conditions
  • Shooting storms, tornadoes and the Northern Lights
  • Travelling with camera kit
  • Slow motion and timelapse
  • Sony cameras: Alpha series, Z90, Z190/290, FS5, FS7, F5/F55, Venice

Who is Alister Chapman?

Alister is one of the most highly respected cameramen / industry tutors around. Operating as a freelance DOP/producer/editor, Alister has worked in broadcast television since 1984. He has consulted on major projects for New York museums, provided stock footage to over 30 clients and filmed for the BBC, Sky, NBC and Discovery.

As a Sony ICE (Independent Certified Expert) Alister travels the world, running workshops and training professionals on Sony products. Despite his close connection to Sony, Alister has always maintained an objective, independent and unbiased viewpoint. Choosing the tools and workflows that work for him and his clients first and foremost.

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Broadcast Sport Tech Innovation Forum

Broadcast Sport Tech Innovation Forum
14 Nov 19 @ BT Sports Studios, Waterden Road, Stratford, London E20 3BS

Take 2 Films Meet and Greet – Manchester

Take 2 Films Meet and Greet – Manchester
21 Nov 19 @ Space Studios Manchester, Vaughan Street, Manchester M12 5FQ

ProAV Academy: A guide to interviews – with Ollie Kenchington

ProAV Academy: A guide to interviews – with Ollie Kenchington
28 Nov 19 @ ProAV, Eastman Way, 1 Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

GTC Masterclass: Sound Recording for Single Camera Operators, London

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30 Nov 19 @ Hotcam, 18-22 Telford Way, London W3 7XS

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