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Shooting Natural History and Brand Films: An Evening with Jonathan Jones of Ember FilmsShooting Natural History and Brand Films: An Evening with Jonathan Jones of Ember Films

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Shooting Natural History and Brand Films: An Evening with Jonathan Jones of Ember Films

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Shooting Natural History and Brand Films: An Evening with Jonathan Jones of Ember Films

Saturday 8th September, 5pm - 9pm 

FREE


Join us at our London showroom for our first networking event for filmmakers, with an exclusive talk from award-winning Cinematographer Jonathan Jones of Ember Films, as well as the opportunity get some hands-on experience with Zeiss Cine Lenses.

Jonathan’s talk will discuss the creative and technical processes that go into creating Ember’s award-winning natural history and brand-focused content: How a concept is formed, how that becomes a treatment, how that develops into a shooting reality and then the final piece of work. He will present examples of work from projects that include Planet Earth 2, his work with Zeiss CP3 lenses and his most recent work with the Canon C700FF camcorder. He will describe in-depth:

 

  • The creative development process
  • How he decides on equipment selection – why specific cameras and lenses he have been suitable for specific productions
  • The Pros and Cons of the kit he uses
  • Changes on the horizon – what new developments in technology and the changing nature delivery/consumption of content means for filmmakers and the industry

 

After the talk there will drinks and light refreshments serves, and an opportunity to network with other filmmakers, along with the chance to try some of the latest  Zeiss Cine glass with experts on hand to advise you.

 

Don’t miss this informative talk taking place in a relaxed, informal atmosphere on the mezzanine of our London store.

Speaker

Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones , owner of Ember Films is a multi-award winning Cinematographer and Director. He began his career producing his first film for the BBC at aged 16. Jonathan’s first love was editing and he developed a successful career in post-production, working on a broad range of television programmes. His love of the Natural World encouraged him to shift his career and pursue wildlife filmmaking thanks to the inspiration of Sir David Attenborough and the talent of the camera teams that brought these series to life.

 

Over a decade on, Jonathan has been one of the Principal Cinematographers on many iconic series, including the recent Planet Earth 2.  He has been honoured with multiple Emmy awards amongst others. Today he is pushing Ember Films to be at the forefront of technology, championing the brand and commercial market, he is always looking for new stories and challenging the boundaries of photography.