Intermediate - Theory
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
Film Co-op Members: 
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Becky Parsons
NB Film Co-op basement resource centre, Charlotte Street Arts Centre
732 Charlotte Street
Fredericton , NB
New Brunswick
Workshop Description: 

This workshop will fully look at the unique relationship between a motion picture director and their cinematographer. What you, as director can expect from your cinematographer and what they need from you.

We will study some of the countless techniques of story telling through moving image and discuss comparisons between a short film and a feature.

The technical element will include a broad look at the language of the lens, the science of eye lines, how to keep your best possible image quality at screenings, the use of post production as an important tool to your motion picture medium and the prep to do to ensure your workflow works.

Instructor's Biography: 
Becky Parsons is an award winning cinematographer (Rhonda’s Party) and fine art photographer (Kodak Achievement Award). A graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, she has 18 years experience in the photographic and motion picture arts. Mostly based in the Maritimes, Canada she has acted as director of photography and/or camera operator on a number of local productions, recently Cle du Studio and First Weekend. Throughout her career as a camera assistant (1999 to 2013) and as a cinematographer and camera operator (since 2002) she has been an integral part of the shooting team on award winning films screened at festivals and distributed for television and cinematic release. As a fine art photographer Becky has exhibited in London, England, Toronto and Halifax, Canada. Her work is found in Winnipeg Art Gallery rentals and in publications and books (Under the Broken Sky by Shandi Mitchell – portrait of the author) as well as various private collections. In 2012 she founded Oculus Arts, a photography and print based collective of artists, presenting ‘pop-‐up’ exhibitions and publishing photographic art books. Throughout her study and career Becky has mentored and instructed, lecturing and providing ‘on-‐the-‐job’ training with organizations like The Atlantic Film Co-‐operative and Viewfinders: International Film Festival for Youth, and lecturing for the Screen Arts program, Nova Scotia Community College. Samples of her work are at
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