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BEYOND MOVEMENT - Masterclass with the DJI Ronin 2 and Alberto BalaszBEYOND MOVEMENT - Masterclass with the DJI Ronin 2 and Alberto Balasz


BEYOND MOVEMENT - Masterclass with the DJI Ronin 2 and Alberto Balasz

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BEYOND MOVEMENT - Masterclass with the DJI Ronin 2 and Alberto Balasz

The Nest, Cherryduck, 12 - 18 Sampson Street, London, E1W 1NA

Wednesday 10th October, 10am - 5pm


Join us and cinematographer Alberto Balasz for this intensive day of training on the DJI Ronin 2.

BEYOND MOVEMENT with the DJI RONIN 2 is an interactive workshop to teach camera operators and cinematographers how to get the best out the latest and most advanced 3-Axis gimbal system from DJI, giving you the confidence and knowledge to shoot production value-enhancing shots with smooth movement on your next job or production.

Taking place at The Nest’s creative workspace and next doors Cherry Duck Studios, this day will give attendees hands-on experience with the gimbals and how to set them up, third-party support kit, Super 35mm camcorders from Canon and Sony, the latest Small HD and Teradek kit, and remote follow focus systems.

A buffet lunch is provided, and full itinerary of what will be covered is below. Spaces are very limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

What you will learn at BEYOND MOVEMENT with the DJI RONIN 2:


Alberto Balazs and The Ronin on a Feature Film Piedra Sola at 5500 meters of altitude.




Looking at film Examples for:

Creating your own language of Movement

The traditional tools in Film vs a Gimbal


Hollywood Camera Moves

Movement in Documentaries and Narrative Films

Movement in Commercials and Music Videos

Theory and Physics of Movement. (Axis, Parallax, Perspective, Character and Action)

Focal Lenses for Movement (Sense of Movement, Distortion and Speed)

Choreography and Focus

Movement and Framing Techniques




PRE-PRODUCTION and PREPARATION for the Afternoon workshop.

Working with different Cameras ( Canon C300, Sony Fs7)

Mounting of the Cameras and  Ronin 2 Configuration

Accessories (Wireless Monitors and Follow Focus)

Gimbal Calibration

Smooth Tracking And Menu configuration

Speed - Deadband - Acceleration


Before the Job:

Scouting for Gimbal Operators.

Director and Dop relationship

Pre Visualization Tools and Diagrams.




Rehearsals and Choreography

Start and Stop Positions

Direction and Speed

Thinking about Lighting

Camera and Gimbal Troubleshooting

The Team Coordination.



Equipment Test,

Stabilization Tools

Getting the next job.


Alberto Balazs

Alberto Balazs

Alberto Balazs was born in Buenos Aires and graduated from ESCAC (Barcelona), with an MA in Cinematography.  He is based in London and works in Europe and Latin America.

In 2012 was selected at the Berlinale Talent Campus, with the film Inner Valley. This film has been shown internationally and was premiered at the IFFR in Rotterdam, and won the Excellence Award at Busan International Film Festival.

In 2016,  “Body Rites Dance” was commissioned by the ICA in London and Channel 4, and was shown at the BFI and Nowness

In 2017 he made his first Feature Film “Piedra Sola” directed by Alejandro Tarraf, with the Support INCAA, the Biennale of Young Artists, and the Argentine Film Commission.