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New Online Workshops

May 5 CHI | June 18 LA | June 30 NY

REDucation: May 19 - 21 NYC | July 20 - 22 CHI

New Workshop Bundles

AbelCine Chicago | June 12th

May 19 & 20 LA | May 13 & 14 NY | June 2 & 3 CHI

AbelCine Training educates serious imagemakers on all levels on professional production technology encompassing cameras, optics, audio, lighting, workflows and post solutions. We are focused on providing attendees with unbiased and practical knowledge that can be immediately put to use in the field.
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Workshop Bundles
AbelCine Training now offers bundles of our popular in-person and online workshops at a discounted rate. Many of our Core Concept and DIT / Engineering workshops can be bundled with camera workshops, giving a more complete understanding of these systems. For certain bundles, we let you select the workshops you want to take. Explore our bundles below.

06/01

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Monday, Jun 1st - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
You have a brilliant story that’s going to be an eye-catching film. Now you need to shoot the best looking interviews ever. This workshop is for you! As part of the Working Professional series, AbelCine has partnered with Rick Siegel to present How to Light and Frame for the Best Looking Interview Ever. Rick Siegel, Director of Photography & Lighting Designer, has worked on feature length and short films in the narrative and documentary genres. He also photographs episodic television series – in music, comedy, fashion, home style, reality and magazine formats. See Rick’s website, IMDB and example interviews. This exclusive workshop is an information-packed class giving you the essentials to work with a director of photography or set-up and shoot your own interviews. Part discussion and part hands-on, this workshop will cover how to maximize your location, how to light the interviewee to best effect, how to set up the camera and how to make the right decisions on set that will positively affect the edit.

06/02

AC_VariCam
Tuesday, Jun 2nd - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is designed to be a hands-on class to help you prepare the VariCam 35 model for production. Covering the various functions of the VariCam camera, you will gain detailed understanding of everything a camera assistant needs to know, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options, and accessories. Abel trainers will demonstrate practical shooting setups and troubleshooting common gotchas, as well as how to update firmware and what to watch out for during a rental prep.

06/02

AC_VariCam
Tuesday, Jun 2nd - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is designed to be a hands-on class to help you prepare the VariCam 35 model for production. Covering the various functions of the VariCam camera, you will gain detailed understanding of everything a camera assistant needs to know, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options, and accessories. Abel trainers will demonstrate practical shooting setups and troubleshooting common gotchas, as well as how to update firmware and what to watch out for during a rental prep.

06/02

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Tuesday, Jun 2nd - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is designed to be a hands-on class to help you prepare Sony's CineAlta line of cameras for production. Covering the various functions of Sony cameras, you will gain detailed understanding of everything a camera assistant needs to know, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options and adapters, and accessories. Abel trainers will demonstrate practical shooting setups and troubleshooting common gotchas, as well as how to update firmware and what to watch out for during a rental preps.

06/05

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Friday - Saturday, Jun 5th - 6th
Come visit AbelCine in booth #157 at Cine Gear on the Paramount Lot! Exhibition and Premiere Seminars Friday, June 5, 2015 – Hours:  12:00 noon to 8:00 pm Saturday, June 6, 2015 – Hours:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm Film Series at Cine Gear Expo Thursday, June 4, 2015 – Hours: TBD Friday, June 5, […]

06/09

Mopictive
Tuesday, Jun 9th - 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MoPictive Monthly Meetings take place at Abel Cine, 609 Greenwich Street, 5th Floor. Come early and browse Abel's showroom.

09/01

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Tuesday, Sep 1st - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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06/01

RicSiegel_LightingBest-Interview
Monday, Jun 1st - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
You have a brilliant story that’s going to be an eye-catching film. Now you need to shoot the best looking interviews ever. This workshop is for you! As part of the Working Professional series, AbelCine has partnered with Rick Siegel to present How to Light and Frame for the Best Looking Interview Ever. Rick Siegel, Director of Photography & Lighting Designer, has worked on feature length and short films in the narrative and documentary genres. He also photographs episodic television series – in music, comedy, fashion, home style, reality and magazine formats. See Rick’s website, IMDB and example interviews. This exclusive workshop is an information-packed class giving you the essentials to work with a director of photography or set-up and shoot your own interviews. Part discussion and part hands-on, this workshop will cover how to maximize your location, how to light the interviewee to best effect, how to set up the camera and how to make the right decisions on set that will positively affect the edit.

06/02

AC_VariCam
Tuesday, Jun 2nd - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is designed to be a hands-on class to help you prepare the VariCam 35 model for production. Covering the various functions of the VariCam camera, you will gain detailed understanding of everything a camera assistant needs to know, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options, and accessories. Abel trainers will demonstrate practical shooting setups and troubleshooting common gotchas, as well as how to update firmware and what to watch out for during a rental prep.

06/02

AC_VariCam
Tuesday, Jun 2nd - 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is designed to be a hands-on class to help you prepare the VariCam 35 model for production. Covering the various functions of the VariCam camera, you will gain detailed understanding of everything a camera assistant needs to know, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options, and accessories. Abel trainers will demonstrate practical shooting setups and troubleshooting common gotchas, as well as how to update firmware and what to watch out for during a rental prep.

06/04

CanonC100C100mkIIWKS
Thursday, Jun 4th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canon’s C100 Cinema EOS camera continues the tradition of the Canon aesthetic that was popularized with the 5D. Built upon the technology and design of the C300, this newest member of the Cinema EOS family has been designed from the ground up for professional video use, and AbelCine has designed this workshop to really show what these cameras can do. This all-day workshop covers the many functions of the C100, including detailed instruction on camera operation, lens choice, production techniques, and aftermarket accessories. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of the camera sensor, recording format, lens choice, menu systems, and color profile creation.

06/02

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Tuesday, Jun 2nd - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This workshop is designed to be a hands-on class to help you prepare Sony's CineAlta line of cameras for production. Covering the various functions of Sony cameras, you will gain detailed understanding of everything a camera assistant needs to know, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options and adapters, and accessories. Abel trainers will demonstrate practical shooting setups and troubleshooting common gotchas, as well as how to update firmware and what to watch out for during a rental preps.

06/03

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Wednesday, Jun 3rd - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Sony PMW-F5 and PMW-F55 both offer a Super 35mm, CMOS image sensor, wide dynamic range, high sensitivity, and an extensive variety of internal recording options. AbelCine has put together a course on how to use these powerful tools in a variety of ways, including Raw recording, Log Recording, and Video with Scene Files.

06/04

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Thursday, Jun 4th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Sony FS7 Workshop is designed to be a hands-on class covering the various functions of this powerful camera. You will gain a detailed understanding of the many features of the FS7, including the menu system, camera operation, lens options, post-production workflow, and available accessories. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of the camera sensor, recording format, lens choice, and menu systems.

06/07

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Sunday, Jun 7th - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This four hour crash course is an intensive, hands-on class designed to fully immerse an experienced camera operator on the core principals of the Freefly MoVI. AbelCine and Freefly instructors will discuss and demonstrate the technical aspects and basic fundamentals of operating the MoVI system. You’ll be able to get your hands on the M5, M10, M15 and the various accessories used for a successful shoot.

06/02

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Tuesday - Wednesday, Jun 2nd - 3rd
AbelCine offers the only Freefly-certified MōVI Workshop, which is a two-day course designed to fully immerse an experienced camera operator in all of the knowledge necessary to use the Freefly MōVI. Factory-trained AbelCine instructors will discuss and demonstrate the technical aspects as well as the craft and philosophy behind the MōVI system. Class size will be limited to ensure a maximum of three students to each MōVI M5 or M10.

06/10

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Wednesday, Jun 10th - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
As a result of the popularity of the Sony Alpha A7s, AbelCine has created a one-day A7s Production Workshop. Whether you own an A7s or are considering purchasing one in the near future, this workshop will be focused on both the tech and craft sides of using this unique camera system.