SUFF17 - Workshops

2017 Sydney Underground Film Festival Workshop Series

SUFF has partnered with Sydney College of the Arts – Sydney University to host the 3rd annual workshop program on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September.

From the ultimate DIY workshops in 16mm, low-budget special FX and exploring the possibilities of virtual reality, these classes aim to give participants new skills, tools and invaluable insight to help them with future projects.

Price Full $16 / Conc $14

Bookings (02) 9550 3666

Tickets On sale now @ Factory Theatre

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WORKSHOP 1:

INTRODUCTION TO SHOOTING ON 16MM WORKSHOP

Saturday, Midday & 2pm (Two Sessions)

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Learn how to use the iconic Bolex camera and shoot on 16mm film. The workshop taught by Peter Humble from Workshop for Potential Cinema will cover using the (Bolex) camera including camera loading, exposure, continuous and variable speed shooting, time lapse & time exposure, lenses, film sensitivity, light metering, film speed ISO/ASA/DIN.

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WORKSHOP 2:

16MM LASER PRINTING WORKSHOP

Saturday 4pm

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The ultimate DIY 16mm filmmaking workshop! Learn how to use a domestic printer to make films on 16mm. Peter Humble from Workshop for Potential Cinema will take us through his 16mm laser printing technique, adapted from film artist Roger Beebe. Using clear 16mm film stock we will feed it through a printer and onto the 16mm film. Please bring a laptop with photoshop installed & one or more moving image video files.

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WORKSHOP 3:

BLOOD, CUTS & GORE -DAVE’S HORROR FX WORKSHOP

Sunday 1pm

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Planning a horror film? Then come and learn basic horror special FX make up including blood, cuts and bruises and low-budget tips and tricks to make your next film a success. Dave has been creating props and special effects makeup for the past 10+ years for many major productions and events. His reputation is built on word of mouth and being extremely successful at his work; he is renowned for his signature zombie transformations.

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WORKSHOP 4:

WORKING IN VIRTUAL REALITIES WORKSHOP

Sunday 3pm

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Greg Ferris will present and discuss his recent virtual reality work Only at the Air, Only at Each Other (Sydney Film Festival, Revelation Perth International Film Festival) and the processes that informed its creation, both aesthetic and technological. Greg will then examine the nature of AR (augmented reality), MR (mixed reality) and VR as mediums, their antecedents, and the ways in which these ‘hot’ formats are affecting practices of filmmaking, curation and exhibition.

In addition, he will examine emerging technologies and ways in which contemporary moving image artists and filmmakers can mobilise VR within their own practices across a range of genres.

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CLICK HERE to see the full SUFF 2017 Program.