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Filming Your Own Auditions with Videographer Joshua Johnson

18:30
21:30
The Actor's School
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FILMING YOUR OWN AUDITIONS

with JOSHUA JOHNSON

Monday, April 16th 6:30 pm - 9:30pm

YOUR CAREER INVESTMENT IS $65.00


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Technology is changing the way Film/TV industry professionals handle auditions and casting. With the advances in technology, actors are often asked to self-tape their own auditions and submit the video auditions to their agent or casting director without ever stepping foot into a casting office. This is great because it allows actors to audition for roles around the country, however, this brings with it the added stress of handling all the technical aspect of filming your audition. Knowing the basics required to successfully film, edit, and submit your video audition will not only save you time and frustration, but will also help represent you in a more professional manner.
This workshop will focus on the technical aspect of filming your video auditions. You don't need to spend thousands of dollars on expensive equipment to create great results. The camera is only as good as the person operating it. We will focus on the basics of what is required to successfully complete a video audition taping from start to finish. This workshop will cover the step-by-step process from setup to sending the final product to an agent or casting director. This includes proper Setup, operating your camera, lighting, editing terminology and techniques, and submitting the audition via the Internet.
TOPICS THAT WILL BE COVERED:
Setup
Lighting (Natural, 2-point/3-point lighting) Key, Fill, and Back light, Color Temperature (3,2K or 5,6K)
Camera placement
Actor Placement
Off camera Actor(Reader) Placement
Backdrop/background
Framing
Camera Settings
Modes: Auto and Manual
White balance/Color Temperature (3,2K or 5,6K)
Aperture(F/Stop)
Auto focus and Manual focus
ISO
File format - common compression formats: .MOV, .MP4, . AVI, etc
Resolution - standards HD, SD, 480, 720, 1080p
Working with the internal mic on your camera
Optional external mic.
Post-Production
Editing software
Importing
Editing
Common editing terms
Submitting via the Internet
Email
WeTransfer
HighTail (formally YouSendIt)
Purchasing Equipment
Camera
Lights
Backdrop
Editing software
ABOUT JOSHUA JOHNSON
Joshua Johnson is a videographer, photographer, sound engineer, and actor. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science: Audio Production/Engineering with a minor in Mass Communications from MTSU's highly respected Recording Industry Program (RIM). In 2008, he started Capture Productions Photography. It was not long after entering the world of professional photography that Joshua decided to branch out and include videography as a part of his profession. As a videographer/editor, Joshua's work includes shooting/editing web series, product promo videos, demo reels, video auditions, and he is currently finishing up post-production on a film titled "The Senator", a film written and directed by Alan Dysert.

To make a reservation call 615-500-7661 or email: Alan@ActorsSchoolUSA.com