Hone Your Film Production Skills at Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Digital Cinema Bootcamp


Work with the latest camera technology and learn best practice shooting techniques at MEWshop’s hottest class in digital filmmaking

Last Updated: August 13, 2013 7:49 am GMT
(New York, New York--August 13, 2013) Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, announced today that registration is now open for its most popular workshop, the Digital Cinema Bootcamp. Held on September 7th and 8th and taught by master filmmakers and technologists, Josh Apter (founder Manhattan Edit Workshop) and Jem Schofield (founder theC47), the Digital Cinema Bootcamp is a hands-on intensive workshop featuring the very latest in digital cinema gear from Canon and Digital Bolex. In addition to learning the ins and outs of the latest camera technology, Apter and Schofield will share shooting techniques and helpful tricks as well as discuss the infinite accessories and best practices for using cutting edge digital cinema filmmaking tools.

The Digital Cinema Bootcamp will cover:
  • DSLR/Digital cinema camera operation
  • Best shooting practices, shortcomings and workarounds
  • Shooting digital to look like film – a matter of light and depth
  • Single and double-system sound and audio recording techniques
  • Camera support systems and “tricking out” a camera system
  • Lenses, adapters and how to use them
  • Production to post workflows

To view the complete workshop schedule, click here.

Register now and save $150!
Register before August 15th for early bird pricing of $399; after August 15th, the class will cost $549. Register here.

Digital Cinema Bootcamp will be held on September 7th from 9am – 6pm and September 8th from 10am – 5pm. Lunch will be provided on both days.

About Jem Schofield
Jem Schofield is the founder of theC47, an online and offline resource for production based training, information and services. He is a producer, author and educator who teaches production and post-production at workshops, trade shows and special events. He is also the founder and director of The Filmmaker's Intensive, an annual two-week program that focuses on narrative filmmaking. His company, Buttons Productions, produces projects for an ever-expanding client base, including Apple, Inc., The New York Times, Canon U.S.A. Inc., Abel Cine and Blue Note Records. Jem is an Apple Mentor Trainer and co-author of multiple Apple training books.

About Josh Apter
After graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, Josh Apter attended NYU's Graduate Film Program, where his thesis, 53rd Calypso, was honored with the Martin Scorsese Award for achievement in directing. Josh was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards (The John Cassavetes Award and Best Debut Performance) for his first feature film, Kaaterskill Falls. Josh has served as editor for over eight feature films including The Holy Land (winner Slamdance 2002/Cavu Pictures Distributor) and Barbecue is a Noun (Audience Award for best Documentary at the Rome International Film Festival and the River Run Film Festival). As a filmmaker, Josh is always producing, shooting and editing projects of all shapes and sizes. He recently completed principal photography on Out of Many, a documentary that follows five people as they travel across the country to the inauguration of Barack Obama.

About Manhattan Edit Workshop – Certified Training in New York City and Your City
Headquartered in downtown New York, Manhattan Edit Workshop was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing cutting-edge instruction on Apple®, Adobe® and Avid® platforms. Since then, MEWShop has added Digital Cinema Production classes, DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk® Smoke®, Assimilate Scratch training and a two-week documentary film production course to its already impressive curriculum. MEWShop’s signature Six-Week Intensive is a jump-start for anyone looking for a career in post-production, while weekend and one-week courses introduce and solidify core editing concepts. Corporate and group training offer a customized curriculum, either in-house or on-site, for professionals eager to learn a new skill or to build on existing ones. The facility’s focus on small workshops, highly skilled and certified faculty, and a results-oriented curriculum have quickly won it the reputation as New York’s premier post-production teaching facility.

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