This in-depth, hands-on workshop teaches participants the skills need to operate the ARRI AMIRA camera. Designed for working professionals, as well as those who are looking to enter the field, the course gives detailed instruction on camera set up, operation and workflows. By the end of the two-days, attendees will have gained comprehensive knowledge of the AMIRA and the confidence to operate the camera in a variety of production scenarios.
In this very practical class, participants will work in small groups to shoot test footage and gain familiarity with the ARRI AMIRA. They will learn how to set up the camera and get the best look for each shot. AbelCine instructors who have real-world experience with ARRI cameras teach the class.
AbelCine Workshop Certification
Attendees who complete AbelCine’s In-Depth: ARRI AMIRA workshop will receive an AbelCine certification. This comprehensive workshop is designed to give attendees a strong working knowledge of production tools and practices. This certification indicates that attendees have completed the workshop and have experience in the operation of these tools. More information on the certification is provided below.
Camera owners who made their purchase through AbelCine receive 50% off this class! Ask your salesperson for details.
Upcoming In-Person Workshop Dates
In-Depth: ARRI AMIRA - LA 5/8/17 & 5/9/17: $525.00
Price: From: $225.00
- Specifications and license options
- Recording and resolution options
- Building the camera
- Camera settings and control
- Menu overview
- Setting up the camera
- System frame rate, HS mode, etc.
- Aspect ratios, frame rates, etc.
- Review footage
- Understanding scopes
- Log C / wide color gamut
- Exposure dynamics
- Exposure tools, best practices
- CDL, .aml, VLP, software
- Exposure tests
- Review footage / post production
- Advanced accessories & control
- WiFi, Bluetooth
This two-day workshop is for owners of the ARRI AMIRA or those who are planning to purchase in the future, who want to learn all of the functions of the camera as well as learning how to shoot.
Ian McCausland is one of AbelCine’s Camera Technology Specialists and Trainers. He holds a BA in Film from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and his credits include the 1999 Black Sabbath concert video The Last Supper and the 2008 Smashing Pumpkins documentary If All Goes Wrong. As one of the original Abel staff members, Ian was integral to the formation of the company’s rental department in 1990. In 1997, he reprised his role when he moved out West to launch Abel’s Burbank rental department. Follow Ian on Twitter: @IanMcCausland
Juliet McNally is one of AbelCine’s Digital Cinema Specialists. She earned her B.A. in Film at Emerson College in Boston, where she was nominated for Best Cinematographer and won a Best Advanced Film Evvy Award. She joined AbelCine’s Burbank office in 2005 as a rental assistant – one of only seven employees in the office at the time. During the company’s transition to a larger building, Juliet also transitioned into a new role as a Camera Technology Specialist. In her current role, she provides support on various concert, commercial, and feature film shoots. Follow Juliet on Twitter: @julietverni
Jeff Lee joined the AbelCine team in 2009. Born and raised in New York City, he attended Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of Arts where he concentrated in both photography and filmmaking. In addition to his current role as Training Manager, Jeff is also leads specialized classes and workshops in AbelCine NY’s training center. He also serves as a Technical Editor on the AbelCine blog, CineTechnica. Additionally, Jeff is an accomplished still photographer who has traveled extensively working on documentary projects. His work has appeared in publications such as Shutterbug and he has been a featured Gawker Artist. Follow Jeff on Twitter: @jeffleephoto
Megan Donnelly is one of AbelCine’s Camera Technology Specialists. Originally from Mesa, Arizona, Megan graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.F.A. in Media Arts with a concentration in Cinematography. Prior to joining AbelCine, Megan was the Technical Manager at Fletcher Camera and Lenses / CineVerse in Chicago. She also developed the curriculum for the International Cinematographer’s Guild Digital Loader Workshops, which she taught nationwide. Megan is an accomplished Director of Photography for commercials, music videos, and narratives. Most recently, one of her commercials won a Midwest Emmy in 2014. Follow Megan on Twitter: @cinemamegan
Attendees who complete AbelCine’s In-Depth: ARRI AMIRA workshop will receive an AbelCine certification. This comprehensive workshop is designed to give attendees a strong working knowledge of production tools and practices. This certification indicates that attendees have completed the workshop and have experience in the operation of these tools.
Completion of an AbelCine In-Depth workshop is a valuable resume-building tool for anyone wanting to increase their knowledge of production equipment. Certificates are distributed at the end of each workshop, in both physical and digital formats.