Assistance Required:  Advanced AC Duties





This course delves deep into the more advanced functions that an AC needs to perform on set ,including advanced focus pulling techniques.



Course Duration:
2 days (9.30am - 5.30pm)



Course Fee:

S$1800 before 7% GST

S$1926 after 7% GST




Prerequisites :


This is a very hands on course where participants will handle a variety of video equipment.As such,participants should dress comfortably with covered shoes and be prepared to carry their own equipment. Participants should not have any significant health issues which would affect their ability to work with video equipment



Course Outline


Topics covered include :

  • Advanced focus pulling techniques

  • Back focus lens checks and camera alignment tests

  • Camera calibration for the different types of digital cameras 

  • Soft skills - Managing and Organising camera department on set

  • Factors to consider when considering on set workflow

About the Instructor


Shawn Fonseka

Shawn Fonseka started his media career in 1998 mwith a rental house and worked in various crew positions including PA, Junior Grip,Junior Camera Assistant ,Film Clapper loader roles. He has experienced a wide variety of shoots and worked his way to First AC and DoP .


Shawn has assistated in AV8's camera and lighting courses since 2013 and has taught Camera handling , Camera Movement, Assistant Camera roles and Studio Lighting at ITE College Central as part of their Digital Filmmaking programme.