A comprehensive introduction to the art of cinematography and shooting motion pictures.

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Note: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets on a Saturday, Feb 25 from 12-5pm ET.

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Your instructor along with a guest cinematographer will discuss aesthetic and technical considerations of the craft and process of cinematography. We explore the camera as a tool and the theory of cinematic storytelling. The class is designed for new cinematographers, filmmakers, video professionals, and anyone else looking to spend a day immersing themselves in the art of shooting motion pictures.

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David Martinez

Instructor: David Martinez

David Martinez is a producer and cinematographer originally from Puerto Rico. He is better known for his cinematic approach to visual storytelling through reactive camera work.

Since completing the Cinematography Intensive program at Maine Media Workshops in 2014, David has been traveling the world working as a cinematographer and colorist to tell stories of social impact. His immersion in film productions, both in the camera department as well as the post-production department, has given him a great perspective on the relationship between the creative and technical aspects of visual storytelling.

As a media producer, his clients include The New York Times, United Nations, Universal Music, Warner Music, McKinsey & Company, and Volvo. David has been teaching workshops at Maine Media since 2016. In 2022, David offered a series of lighting workshops for Pixar Animation Studios.