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Creative Filmmaking with Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras Masterclass with Jon ScottCreative Filmmaking with Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras Masterclass with Jon Scott


Creative Filmmaking with Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras Masterclass with Jon Scott

  • Days: 1

Course Details

10.30am-4.30pm - Buffet Lunch Provided 

You will not need to bring anything to this class, but feel free to bring you camera if you wish!  

Cost: £99


10.30am - Introduction and Filmmaking Basics 

  • Introductions inclusive of participants levels of experience.
  • Kit breakdown: camera choices, lens choices, overview of grip gear & lighting.


11.30am - Visual Storytelling 

  • Lens selection - How to compose a shot. How a film is made: shot, sequence and scene selection.
  • How to create these yourself + shooting coverage (wide, medium, close-up vs overlapping shots).
  • Cinematic camera techniques; how to best use your camera to tell stories.


1pm - LUNCH 


1.45pm - Cinematic Interviews 

  • Lighting techniques and camera setups for interviews.
  • Working with non-actors; how to get the best from your subject.
  • Capturing clean, quality audio. 


2.45pm - Slow Motion

  • How slow motion can enhance your story.
  • Different types of slow motion: when and how to use it.
  • Practicalities + quality of slow motion footage.


3.15pm Post Production 

  • The importance of good data management.
  • How to approach an edit.
  • Basic editing techniques.
  • Scoring your film.


4.15pm - Wrap Up and Questions


4.30pm - Finish

Below are some examples of Jon Scott's work:


Jon Scott

Jon Scott

Jonathan J Scott is a freelance filmmaker with over a decade of experience within the industry. He regularly travels the world and has worked with some of the world’s largest brands such as Google, BBC, Discovery channel and UKTV, to produce captivating and cinematic content. 


Jonathan has experience using a very wide range of the camera systems available today from small portable DSLRs and mirrorless cameras like the GH5 and Sony Alpha range through to professional video cameras such as the Canon C300mkII, and Sony FS5/FS7. His passion for striking imagery, fascinating stories and beautiful light has enabled him to create a number of personal cinematic projects on the very smallest of budgets and he is constantly striving to help others by imparting his knowledge and share his love for filmmaking to enable them to do the same.