Wed, Feb 17 | Online event via Zoom

Women in Tech: In the Kit Room: Introduction to Cameras and Filming Equipment

Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Feb 17, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM GMT
Online event via Zoom

About the Event

In this event, Henry Coulam and Dani Fletcher from Film Store will be giving an overview of the different cameras and equipment available to filmmakers today.

They will showcase current popular camera configurations from the worlds of documentary, natural history, specialist factual, entertainment, music and commercials. We will look at why certain cameras and lenses are used for acquiring different types of content and how a production being editorially or creatively driven can impact the choice of equipment and how it is shot. They will also be sharing case studies from past productions and shoots as examples.

This session is entry or refresher level for self-shooters and crew and anyone looking for practical advice on kit solutions. Those working in production may find this session useful to gain a further understanding of current trends in technology on location.

Film Store is responsible for consulting and facilitating shoots across the production spectrum including Bear Grylls, Little Mix: The Search, Repair Shop, music videos and short-form commercial campaigns. Regarded as a trusted production partner by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Netflix and numerous indies and smaller production companies, they routinely prepare and send Sony, Arri, Canon, RED and other specialist camera around the world.

Henry Coulam, Commercial Director, Film Store

Henry has worked across the production spectrum in various technical roles, working from camera assistant up to operator, and more recently as a technical director. He has worked with clients to facilitate shows such as Litte Mix: The Search, I’m a Celebrity, Repair Shop and Bear Grylls, along with various live productions for artists, such as James Bay and Glass Animals.

Dani Fletcher, Client Relationship Manager, Film Store

Dani has worked with numerous rental companies and managed high-profile accounts on productions including Bear Grylls: The Island, Benefit Tenants, Thronecast and many more. She has supported productions through coordinating kit hire and crew in factual, entertainment, documentary, commercial and film.

Event Schedule:

18:00-18:40: Talk by Henry Coulam and Dani Fletcher

18:45-19:00: Audience Q&A

19:00: Finish

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Members are invited to submit questions you have regarding camera equipment and kit in advance of the event so our speakers can prepare answers. Advance questions must be submitted to scarlet@wftv.org.uk by Thursday 11 February.

Live stream participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the speaker by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

Members please log-in to your account and sign up below this listing.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr, please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

At WFTV we’re really keen to ensure that all our events are accessible for everyone. So if you have any particular access needs, please can you let us know before an event and we will do our best to accommodate you. We would be grateful if you can give us as much notice as possible – please contact admin@wftv.org.uk

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