One-on-One Mentoring with Alister Chapman

Alister Chapman - One-onone mentoring
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 that Alister is particularly knowledgeable on 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
• LUT’s.
• 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

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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, independant and unbiased viewpoint. Choosing the tools and workflows that work for him and his clients first and foremost.

What is ProAV Academy?

In response to high demand from our customers for high quality educational workshops, we are excited to be launching ProAV Academy. A program of training workshops, led by industry leading practitioners, offering working professionals across the industry opportunities to develop their craft.

We aim to cover a wide variety of video production topics, from essential camera skills and working with clients to audio technology and post-production. All with the aim of helping our customers upskill themselves and create better work for their clients.

Regular high quality training is incredibly important to ensure you are working to the best of your ability. We are very proud to be able to provide our customers with training workshops aimed at a variety of skill and experience levels. No matter your place within the industry, from those new to video, to established working professionals, ProAV Academy is your home for high quality learning in the UK.

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