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The first of its kind Cinematography Training Program which had Lectures, Demos and hands-on training (in both English and Tamil) with different latest Digital Cinema Cameras and Key principles on Lighting was conducted by Sica on March 10th 2018

About 70 members attended and benefited by this program.

The main purpose of this cinematography workshop was to demonstrate methodology to explore technical and artistic potential with Tools of Cinematography, practicing environment of RAW and LOG Exposure.

SICA’s President P.C.Sreeram was keen on this training program to have a lighting session to start with Light tight dark hall with key lights, fill lights to follow to know the modern digital camera sensitivity for Light.

Workshop venue: BOFTA, Chennai

SICA 4k cinematic master class was inaugurated by SICA’s President P.C.Sreeram General Secretary B.Kannan with the presence of Treasurer Rm.Ramanath Shetty , Joint Secretary Sridhar Janarthanan, Executive committee members A.Karthik Raaja, D.Kannan and BOFTA founder Dhananjayan.

Hands on training on Cameras

· Red Epic/Dragon

· Arri Alexa XT

· Black magic ursa mini pro 4.6k (NAB Award Winner)

· Sony A7SII

· Pansaonic Varicam

· Panasonic EVA-1

· Panasonic GH5 & GH5S

Along with Carl Ziess and Sigma Cinema lenses

Demo Conducted by

· Kichaas

· CJ Rajkumar

· Mahesh Muthuswami

· Narayan Kumar

· Gowri Shankar

Finally at the end of the session videos of the official footage of different cameras exhibited in the training program was screened to the participants.

Question and Answer session was conducted and it was overwhelming to get positive feedback from the participants requesting SICA to conduct more workshops for the future.

Valedictory function

SICA Certificate of completion was given to all participants. Editor B.Lenin appreciated SICA for organising this multi platform workshop and handed over certificates to participants in the presence of SICA President P.C.Sreeram who agreed to conduct more workshops in benefit for its members and thanked Dhananjayan for providing Bofta venue.

General Secretary B.Kannan thanked SICA committee members for organizing this workshop, acceptance speech followed by Treasurer Rm.Ramanath Shetty and Joint Secretary Sridhar Janarthanan thanked Anand cine service, Adnt Ratna , Panasonic, Carl Zeiss for providing equipment support for this event.


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