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Doing my first Cinematography Class next wek


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#1 Adam Johnson

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 09:28 PM

After years of trying and many hoops jumped through, I'm finally taking my first cinematography course.  Its at the University of Texas at Arlington.  

 

Really excited.  I have a degree from there already, a photography degree. It was quite the challenge to let me take the course, not to mention having to save up for it.  

 

Anyway, any advice on how I can get the absolute most out of this course is much appreciated, since this may be my last foray into the education industrial complex. 

 

Thanks!,

Adam


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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 09 January 2014 - 10:29 PM

Network like mad, and use every bit of kit the school gives you to shoot as constantly as possible. Like cooking- the more practice you can get the better.


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#3 Michael LaVoie

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Posted 28 January 2014 - 07:42 PM

You're already on the right track by going back to the basics to take a first year course in it.   If you are lucky enough to get access to 35mm or even S16 sync sound film cameras and to shoot double system, I'd say go for it.  Odds are good the school got rid of their film gear a while ago but if not, cut your teeth on film stock before going straight to digital.  Just for the experience.  Cause once you leave, it may be tough to get the opportunity to work on film.  


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