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Streaming Event - This is a live event via the internet, we will send you a link and details on how to join the webinar nearer to the time.
When:
20/07/2022

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Event Overview
In this live 60 minute interactive streaming event, Sony Ambassador Alister Chapman will go through the things he does to keep his camera kit in tip top condition. Subjects that will be covered include cleaning your camera and how to avoid corrosion issues. How to clean the cameras optical port, lenses and other optics. When, how and why should you black balance and perform automatic pixel repair (APR). Considerations for camera and equipment storage. How to maximise the life of your batteries, caring for your tripod. Testing and checking cables and much more...
 
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We are running a 60 minute session starting at 11:00. This streaming event is fully interactive so there will be plenty of time for questions and answers.  Who should attend:
This webinar is suitable for anyone who has camera equipment and is interested in how to keep it in tip-top condition. It is particularly relevant to independent filmmakers, DoP's, camera operators and freelancers.

This event is a must for anyone interested in camera kit maintenance

What attendees say..

"Absolutely brilliant - one of the best webinars I have attended! Thanks also to Rob"

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Michael Cotes

"Thanks for organising the event at Teddington. It was enjoyable and interesting and helpful. A big thank you to all your staff who participated."

Chris Morphet - Cameraman

"Just wanted to thank you for a very interesting afternoon yesterday. Great tech knowledge from your guys and lots of hands on. A very worthwhile session."

Brian Marden Jones

"I really enjoyed the day found it so useful. All the staff we so friendly and informative."

Tony Jones - Director- Lighting Cameraman/DoP/Editor/PD

"Hi guys, watched the webinar. Just fantastic and so inspirational. Thank you all!"

Moxey Imaging

"The rightful thanks entirely belong to Visual Impact for this superb opportunity to learn from the genius Aistair Chapman"

Dhruv Gadhvi - Cameraman

"Just a quick note to say thanks for the Sony PMW-200 Masterclass.... It was not only great to learn more about the PMW200, but also to meet the other attendees."

Steve Vousden - News Craft Coordinator, BBC Wales

"Thanks again for a great day; it was very helpful & informative."

Paul Myles - Manager Multi Media Journalism Training BBC Academy

"Many thanks for sending the link to catch up later - really useful Webinar."

Kelvin Richard - DOP
Alister Chapman
Alister Chapman is a UK based cinematographer with over 30 years of experience in broadcast television and film production. He has filmed and produced content for everything from corporate video to TV news, adventure sports to feature films. During his career he has always worked at the cutting edge of new technologies including stereoscopic and early HDR production as well as developing some of the very first miniature cameras for motorsports. As well as working as a cinematographer Alister has extensive post production experience, helping to establish one of the UK's first professional non-linear edit facilities where he then worked as an editor and colourist. Today, Alister produces high end demo content for TV manufacturers, stock footage that is frequently used in feature films and natural history specials, as well as many short films. Alister is a Sony Ambassador and runs the independent website xdcam-user.com where he openly shares his many years of experience and knowledge.
Streaming Event - This is a live event via the internet, we will send you a link and details on how to join the webinar nearer to the time.