SOC Lecture Series

In Partnership with AFI
Ten part series, three hours each on camera operating was delivered live to the AFI Cinematography Directing fellows in Spring 2020.Β  Β Each class is accompanied by segments by discussion topics.

Live sessions are open and recorded for future use for membership, in the member portal.

Class #1 – The Role of the A Camera Operator in Collaboration with the Cinematographer
Instructors: Mitch Dubin, SOC; Chris Haarhoff, SOC; Dana Gonzales, ASC

Class #2 – The Work of the Operator, Shooting Basic Scenes
Instructors: Dave Emmerich, SOC and Ian Fox

Class #3 – Role of the A Camera Operator in Collaboration with the Dolly Grip and Camera Assistant
Instructors: Buzz Moyer, SOC and Dan Gold, SOC

Class #4 – The Work of the Operator, Setting up the Shot
Instructors: Mitch Dubin, SOC; Dave Thompson, SOC; Keith Gordon, DGA

Class #5 – Role of the A Camera Operator in Collaboration withΒ  the Actors
Instructors: Jim McConkey, SOC; Simon Jayes, SOC; Jake Fountain (Dolly Grip); Raymond Milazzo (1st AC)

Class #6 – The Work of the Operator – Executing the Shot
Instructors: Geoff Haley, SOC and Andrew Mitchell, SOC

Class #7 – Role of the A Camera Operator in Collaboration with the Director
Instructors: Lucas Bielan and Dave Frederick, SOC

Class #8 – The Work of the Operator, concept and the Big Shot, Part 1
Instructors: Dave Chameides, SOC and Ari Robbins, SOC

Class #9 – The Work of the Operator, Concept and the Big Shot, Part 2
Instructors: Matt Moriarty, SOC and Dave Venghaus

Class #10 – Panel Discussion and Wrap Up
Instructors: Peter Rosenfled, SOC; Sarah Levy, SOC; Jan Ruona; Colin Anderson, SOC; and Craig Haagensen, SOC
Moderator: Michael Bravin, Canon Fellow & Director of Canon Burbank