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Starts May 16
1 session: Saturday, May 16, 10am–2pm
Whether it’s a commercial or low-budget indie film shoot, the production set is active, fast-paced, and highly collaborative. Like any busy workplace, safety is key, but on a set it must be a top priority. Combining electricity, rigging, camera, and audio can spell trouble if people don’t communicate effectively and follow certain universal procedures. In this workshop you’ll learn about various crew positions and responsibilities, and important rules of set etiquette that will guarantee a successful shoot.
Tuition: $100 regular/$75 members/$55 low-income
Dan Miller has worked as a freelance lighting technician for the past 16 years. He has worked in the grip and electric lighting departments on movies, commercials, sporting and special events. Dan worked at the local ABC affiliate in Cedar Rapids, IA, directing the morning and noon news during the day, and shooting and editing video at the local cable operations at night. After moving to the Twin Cities, Dan spent five years at small ad agency shooting broadcast spots, corporate video, and business theater work before going freelance.