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.

Coming Up

ProAV Academy: Becoming a Video Freelancer – with Ollie Kenchington

ProAV Academy: Becoming a Video Freelancer – with Ollie Kenchington
18 Sep 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

ProAV Academy: Making a Living from Stock Footage

ProAV Academy: Making a Living from Stock Footage
24 Sep 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

Phantom VMI Workshop: VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera

Phantom VMI Workshop: VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera
25 Sep 19 @ VMI London, Victoria Industrial Estate, Victoria Road, London W3 6UU

2019 Underwater Camera Operating Workshop

2019 Underwater Camera Operating Workshop
27–29/09/2019 @ El Segundo and Burbank, California, USA

ARRI Certified Training for Lighting Techniques

ARRI Certified Training for Lighting Techniques
27–29/09/2019 @ ARRI, 2 Highbridge, Oxford Road, Uxbridge UB8 1LX

ProAV Academy: An introduction to lighting - with Carl Yates

ProAV Academy: An introduction to lighting - with Carl Yates
15 Oct 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

View all

Search for Camera Crew

AdvertisementAdvertisementAdvertisement