Explore how to think deeply about the needs of the story and character and how to create images that transport viewers on a powerful journey.
Jun 3, 2023 - Jun 3, 2023
Workshop Fee: $85
Workshop Duration: 2.5 hours (Saturday, 1-3:30pm ET)
Workshop Location: Online
Class Size: 50
Note: This workshop will be held in a live, online format utilizing the Zoom platform.
Class meets on Saturday, Jun 3 from 1-3:30pm ET.
What does it mean to find your voice as a cinematographer? Guided by Brendan Kuroki Uegama, CSC (Child’s Play, Moonshot, Riverdale), explore how to think deeply about the needs of the story and character and how to create images that transport viewers on a powerful journey. Learn how to become a full-fledged collaborator in realizing a cinematic vision.
The 2023 Cinematography Masters Series:
May 23: Feature Film Lighting with Steve Ramsey (Tuesday, 7-9:30pm ET)
May 25: The Art of Cinematography with Polly Morgan (Thursday, 7-9:30pm ET)
May 27: Directing the Eye with Natalie Kingston (Saturday, 1-3:30pm ET)
May 30: Kirsten Johnson on The Intimate Documentary (Tuesday, 7-9:30pm ET)
Jun 3: Finding Your Voice with Brendan Kuroki Uegama (Saturday, 1-3:30pm ET)
Jun 8: The Director & Cinematographer in Branded Content with Jon Weiman & Steve Fierberg (Thursday, 7-9:30pm ET)
Jun 13: Visual Effects & AI in Cinematic Storytelling with Ben West (Tuesday, 7-9:30pm ET)
Jun 15: Cinematography Master Class with Jakob Ihre (Thursday, 7-9:30pm ET)
Instructor: Brendan Kuroki Uegama
Brendan Kuroki Uegama recently lensed Them: The Scare, the second season of Amazon Prime’s hit horror anthology. Previously, he shot features including: sci-fi / comedy hybrid Moonshot from director Christopher Winterbauer for New Line Cinema starring Zach Braff, Cole Sprouse and Lana Condor; MGM’s Child’s Play, directed by Lars Klevberg and starring Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, and Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky; and Electra Woman & Dyna Girl for director Chris Marrs Piliero, an official selection at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.
Uegama’s television credits include Hulu mini-series Iron Mike with Director X, created by I, Tonya writer Steven Rogers; Apple’s Truth Be Told for creator/showrunner Nichelle D. Tramble and produced by Hello Sunshine & Endeavor Content; and numerous collaborations with creator/showrunner Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa including Chilling Adventures of Sabrina & Riverdale, for which Uegama earned Leo Awards for Best Cinematography in a Dramatic Series in 2018 and 2019.