P. David Berez is a Director/Editor/Producer of over two hundred video, film and multimedia projects for broadcast, corporate and non-profit clients. He is the owner and Senior Producer of Post Office Editorial, a corporate communications company based in Camden, Maine. He began his career in the audio/visual staging world where he staged hundreds of meetings for corporations such as United Technologies, Liberty Mutual, General Electric, IBM and Duracell. Eventually he was lured into the corporate world where he designed, built and operated a post production facility for a Fortune 500 retailer. During his tenure as Director of Corporate Communications he was responsible for all corporate communications distributed to 11,000 employees as well as image and promotional programs for customers and shareholders. David has written, directed and edited promotional and image films for corporate clients including Pfizer Corp., LL Bean, MBNA America, PepsiCo, News Corporation, HarperCollins, Fortis Insurance, the New York Stock Exchange, The Veterans Administration, Cadbury Beverages, Fidelity Investments and a number of not-for-profit organizations. As principal editor for his company, David has edited hundreds of programs for his own clients as well as other independent producers. From 1995 to 2000, David post produced and on-lined more than thirty hours of "Anyplace Wild," an outdoor adventure series still in syndication nternationally and on PBS. Recently, David was filming in Iraq for a documentary and book he and his staff are producing about the history of orthopaedic surgery in America, for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Mr Berez resides in Camden with his wife, three daughters and son when he isn't out paddling, hiking or climbing in places afar.
Learn the entire RED EPIC workflow, from set-up and capture, to final post-production.
With advancements in digital video technology happening at an unprecedented rate, the RED EPIC has made a big splash in the market. This hands-on, one-week production workshop is for all experienced filmmakers who want to learn the RED EPIC and its technical characteristics. The students learn how to build and accessorize the camera, including the various lens options. The class covers image acquisition and color space theory, basic camera operation, 4K vs 2K FOV, audio, monitoring solutions, and the world of Look-up Tables (LUT's). In field productions, students learn how to expose for RAW acquisition and handle RED EPIC media on set. The workflow is examined, from acquiring to transferring, archiving and importing RED digital media into various post production solutions. The class takes their projects into post production at the end of the week. RedAlert, RedRushes, RedCine, the RED Final Cut Pro workflow, working with proxies, transcoding vs working with 'native' R3D files, conforming your project, AVID workflow, Premiere Workflow and preparing for the Digital Intermediate are all covered.