So you want to make movies? Start by learning cinematography online

Peter Szilveszter on set of short film, Come Correct.

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Gladstone Regional Council & Regional Arts Development Fund in partnership with Capricorn Film Festival present The Cinematography Workshop with industry professionals, Peter Szilveszter and Shing Fung Cheung.

The workshop will be held over 2 days, July 4th and July 11th, 10:00am to 1:00pm each day.

The workshop is a fully immersive program that provides attendees with the knowledge, tools, and experience, essential to move towards a working professional in the film industry. It will expose you to fundamental film theory, top-tier industry equipment, and the tools and knowledge to get to the next level in your career.

The Cinematography Workshop is aimed at first time and emerging Cinematographers, camera operators, Director and photographers.

The workshop is available to any individual, though Gladstone region residents will have the opportunity to take their learnings from the first day and film the regions, “landscape”. This footage will be reviewed by the tutors and after will be screened at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery.

Tutor, Peter Szilveszter is an international award-winning Cinematographer and Colourist. His first feature The Legend of Ben Hall was released in 2016 to rave reviews and received multi-awards for its cinematography. 

Tutor, Shing ‘Fung’ Cheung works regularly between the Philippines and Australia. Commercials clients include Mitsubishi, Ford and Pepsi. He has shot music videos for Delta Goodrem, Guy Sebastian, Silverchair, and Jessica Mauboy. Fung have also created award winning short films, feature films and documentaries.

Fung, “I look forward providing an exciting and educational online course for Australia’s up and coming Cinematographers, Camera operators and those interested in understanding more about the field.”

There are 20 spaces to the workshop only. Age restrictions apply to 12 years old and above.

Attendees will leave the workshop having gained meaningful and extensive experience in all aspects of cinematography, the camera, and visual storytelling.

The workshop will be held via ZOOM and tickets can be purchased via the festival’s website or Facebook page.

The Regional Arts Development Fund is a Queensland Government and Gladstone Regional Council partnership program to support local arts and culture.

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