Cinematography with James Longley
Two-time Oscar nominee for Sari’s Mother (2006) and Iraq in Fragments (2006), recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation Grant. Longley is known for his work in Gaza, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
23-25 Jun 2017
Location: Digital Media Lab, Eliot Hall, The University of Hong Kong
Details: Filmmakers learnt James’ technical skills and shooting style in creating high quality cinematography under difficult circumstances. Replay live discussion with James.
Sound Mixing and Design with Dan Olmsted
Worked on over 200 short and feature films including Academy Award winning pictures Amadeus (1984) and The English Patient (1996). Worked with acclaimed filmmakers such as John Waters, Joan Chen, David Weisman and Ruby Yang.
06-09 July 2017
Location: Bethanie Campus, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Details: Doc makers learnt location-sound recording skills as well as the do it all method of editing and finishing their own films from Dan. Check out Dan’s quotes and contact us if you wish to see full videos.
Colour correction with Gary Coates
With over 40 years of industry experience. His recent works include Academy Award for Best Short Documentary Smile Pinki (2008), nominated documentaries The Barber of Birmingham (2011), The Warriors of Qiugang (2010), The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers (2009); and PIXAR’s Toy Story 3 and Inside Out.
21-23 July 2017
Location: The Studio, Eliot Hall, The University of Hong Kong
Details: Gary covered techniques of all levels. Check out the full videos:
Day one: simple techniques to prepare a film for release, including mouse and keyboard shortcuts for those who do not have the DaVinci Resolve console
Day two: advanced techniques of a working colorist within the role of editor
Day three: special look development, special effects treatments, and training on how to use the console