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Cinequipt Presents: Cameras for Independent Film
Starts May 2
1 session: Monday, May 2, 7–9 pm
When you have your script in hand and are entering pre-production, the next major consideration is choosing a camera for your shoot. Cameras for Independent Film offers a close-up look at some of the current top digital cinema cameras, including the popular Canon C100 and Sony FS7. Topics include: what to look for when selecting a camera, lens choices, 4K vs. 1080p, and renting vs. buying a camera. There will be samples of footage shot on different cameras, hands-on time with the C100, and time for Q & A about all things camera.
FREE: RSVP required at ifpmn.org/classes – space is limited
David Ishida moved to Minnesota from Illinois in 2008 to study film production at Augsburg College. During his time at Augsburg, he became co-founder of Intersection Studios, a video production company that produces short films, event videography, and commercials. After graduating from Augsburg, in addition to working for Intersection Studios, David worked as a projectionist for Theaters at Mall of America. For the last two years he has been working in his current position as the Camera Rental Technician at Cinequipt, an industry rental company in North Minneapolis where he specializes in all levels of cameras, ranging from the indie favorite Canon 5D Mark III to the Arri Alexa and RED Epic Dragon. Some of David’s favorite films include the Indiana Jones series, Lord of the Rings, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Russian Ark, and Red vs. Blue.