Aaron Boothroyd is an adjunct professor of New Media and Studio Art at the University of Maine in Orono. His teaching curriculum includes courses on filmmaking, game design, digital art, and 3D animation. He is also the founder and president of independent gaming company, LevelBest Studios.
Join us for an intensive weekend workshop with an in-depth look into the new mindset of shooting with the Blackmagic Cinema cameras and grading footage using DaVinci Resolve.
This weekend workshop will provide an extensive understanding of the operations and unique shooting/technical characteristics of the Blackmagic Cinema cameras, using both the 4K and MFT (micro fourthirds) Pocket Camera.
A portion of the weekend will be dedicated to providing a basic understanding of the CinemaRAW (DNG) and compressed codec (DnX and Pro Res) post production workflow(s) including the grading of the footage using DaVinci Resolve.
Lunch is included for both days, while other meals are on your own. Lodging is available on campus, private room & bath. $75/night.
Born and raised in southern Maine, Neil Shelley is film director, writer and editor.
Shelley’s interest in filmmaking culminated after the completion of his first short film assignment as a freshman in the University of Maine’s New Media program. Now in his third year of graduate school at the University of Maine, Shelley is completing his MFA in Intermedia and continues to explore and hone his skills as a visual storyteller. During his time at the University of Maine, he has completed a wide array of short narrative and documentary films including Andy the Tailor, Cold, Midnight Run, The Winters, and Angel. Shelley’s latest and largest project to date, Telling Hannah, a 27-minute film in which he co-wrote, directed, and edited was an official selection into the LewistonAuburn Film Festival and was nominated for Best Maine Film.