Kirsten Johnson, ASC, has worked as a cinematographer on numerous Academy-nominated and Academy-winning documentaries. Films such as Citizen Four, Fahrenheit 9/11, and The Invisible War, just to name a few. Her directorial debut, Cameraperson, was shortlisted for the Oscars and her latest feature doc Dick Johnson is Dead received rave reviews at its Sundance premiere and was released last year on Netflix.
Eric Whipp has worked with the top directors throughout the world and has worked on the Academy-Award winning film Mad Max: Fury Road. Now the Colorist whose work has inspired millions is your teacher in color correction. He'll discuss pushing boundaries in color, becoming the best colorist you can be, and exploring color grading techniques.
Nominated for an Oscar for his work with Spike Lee on the film Four Little Girls, Sam Pollard is a documentary editing master. His first feature documentary as editor is the stuff of legends; Style Wars helped define an era. After years of helping directors achieve their vision, Sam began to direct films himself, including Two Trains Running and Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me. Join Sam as he explores the craft of documentary film editing and learn his techniques, tricks, and thoughts behind editing.
Eugene Gearty has over thirty years of experience with film's greatest directors including Spike Lee, Martin Scorcese, Ang Lee, and The Coen Brothers, just to name a few. He's won numerous awards and took home the Oscar for his work on Hugo. In this course, he will discuss working with sound, coming up with the film's feeling and more!
Brian Kates, ACE, has mastered pacing, timing, and storytelling and is editor for Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Shortbus, and Lee Daniels' The Butler. Brian won two Emmys one for his work on the pilot for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the other for his work on Ross Katz's Taking Chance. In his series, he focuses on techniques, ideas, and working with others to help you master editing.
Rob Legato, ASC, has been nominated for five Academy Awards and has won three. His first win was for his visual effects work on Titanic , his second was for his work on Hugo and his third for The Jungle Book. In 1996, he won the BAFTA award for Best Achievement in Special Effects for Apollo 13, for which he also garnered his first Academy Award nomination. He won Academy Awards in Visual effects for Hugo and The Jungle Book. In 2020, he received his fifth Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects for The Lion King.
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