The Studio at B&H welcomes New York Women in Film & Television to an Introduction to Digital Camera Technology sponsored by Sony.
Featured speakers are Michel Suissa, Managing Director, Professional Solutions The Studio - B&H, Adam Kopelman, B&H Pro Sony Specialist, Juan Martinez, Senior Product Manager, Sony Professional, Fernando Villegas, Creative Producer at HBO Sports and CEO of Cutting Post, and award-winning cinematographer Kirsten Johnson (Citizenfour, The Oath, The Invisible War). Discussion will explore the main differences between price points, video verses film, and the advantages of each camera. A Q&A and a hands-on session with the cameras will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served.
Kirsten Johnson is a cinematographer with over 25 years of experience. She has traveled to over 86 countries for her work. Her credits include Citizenfour and The Oath (Dir: Laura Poitras), The Invisible War and Derrida (Dir: Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering), Pray the Devil Back to Hell (Dir: Gini Reticker, Prod: Abby Disney), 1971 (Dir: Johanna Hamilton), Farenheit 9/11 (Dir: Michael Moore), Profit and Nothing But! and Fatal Assistance (Dir: Raoul Peck). Johnson is currently working on A Blind Eye, using footage from documentaries she has shot over the years for other projects examining how her work as a cinematographer has impacted the people she has filmed and changed the way that she herself sees.
Sponsored by Sony
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Last updated: Nov. 17, 2015