DSLR Fundamentals Workshop Debuts at MEWShop!


In just two short years, the wildly popular HD-DSLR craze has put HD video-shooting still Cameras in the hands of thousands of filmmakers.

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Video DSLR Fundamentals Class is a three-day, hands-on workshop covering the shooting techniques, helpful tricks, infinite accessories, and known workflow solutions for this amazing new filmmaking tool.

Through hands-on exercise and demonstration, instructors Josh Apter and Jem Schofield will lead you through camera set-up, shooting and editing with the most popular HD-DSLR models on the market.  

Among the topics covered:

• HD-DSLR overviews and popular models.
• Best shooting practices, shortcomings and workarounds.
• Shooting video like film.
• Double-System audio.
• Camera support systems and “tricking out” your DSLR.
• Lenses, adapters and how to use them.
• Transcoding and ingesting.
• Editing and output.
• EZ setups and proven workflow techniques.


Class Schedule:

Friday Night -  Meet & Greet

7:00PM - 9:00PM

  • Intros
  • Workshop Outline
  • What is DSLR & Digital Cinema?
  • Screenings
  • Q&A


Saturday - Day One

10:00AM - 1:00PM

  • Cameras
  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Lenses
  • Support Systems

1:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Lunch

2:00PM - 3:00PM

  • Assignments
  • Pre-Pro /Shot Lists

3:00 - 6:00PM

  • Shooting!


Sunday - Day Two

9:00AM - 11:00AM

  • Shooting!

11:00AM - 1:00PM

  • Post Production Workflow

1:00PM - 2:00PM

  • Lunch

2:00PM - 5:00PM

  • Edit & Export

Early Bird Cost: $499

Course Cost: $599

Please check our course listings for upcoming dates.  Class size is limited to 16 students.  Students must provide their own HD-DSLR cameras. Each student will be provided with their own workstation

Sample student projects from past DSLR workshops at Manhattan Edit Workshop: