Learn to think like an Outdoor Cinematographer

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Spend the weekend documenting the beautiful natural scenery of Midcoast Maine, including coastal landscapes, forests, mountains, and rivers, all during the spectacular Fall Season!

Following brief initial lectures, the bulk of the weekend will be spent working hands-on in natural environments using professional digital cinema cameras. From wide landscapes to macro close-up, you will learn how to document scenes using an array of field techniques including high speed and time-lapse.

As this course will be shot entirely using natural lighting, you’ll learn to ‘find the light’ in your natural environment and produce the highest quality cinematic visuals. We will also dedicate time to digital workflow and best practices for processing the footage you shoot.

Lunch is included for both days, other meals are on your own. Lodging is available on campus, private room & bath.  $75/night

Image credit: Sophie Gibbings

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Instructor: Mauricio Handler

Mauricio Handler is a professional natural history filmmaker and expedition leader who was, for many years, part of the premier underwater photography team at National Geographic Magazine. He is a passionate documentarian of land and marine wildlife as well as natural landscapes in all geographical locations around the world. Through his production company, Aquaterrafilms, Mauricio produces unique underwater, land and aerial content captured from all corners of the world that is used for stock and nature documentaries. His 4k+ footage content is represented exclusively by Nature Footage.