Assistance Required 1: Roles and Responsibilities of the AC's on Set
The 1st ,2nd and 3rd AC's hold an indispensable role on set and good AC's are always in demand . However there is little formal training about the roles and responsibilties of the various AC's and on set is not always the best place to learn .
4 days (9.30am - 5.30pm)
S$ 2100 before 7% GST
S$ 2247 after 7% GST
This course is supported for up to 90% subsidy under the IMDA Talent Assistance Scheme through Six Degrees Asia .
In addition media freelancers can apply for a S$ 7.50 per hour training allowance.
Availability and amount of subsidies and grants are subject to IMDA. More information about application procedures and terms here.
In this course we cover
Roles and duties of 1st AC, 2nd AC, 3rd AC
Basic cabling management
Tripod set up, usage, and maintenance
Log sheet functions (why and how to create and fill in log sheets)
How to clean lenses / filters
Battery management (charging & maintaining supply)
Useful attire and accessories for the AC
How to 'slate' correctly
Proper use of shoot commands
Setting up a video village (small vs large scale)
How to calibrate monitor (video village)
Basic Camera Build
Procedures to follow when checking/renting/collect camera equipment
Assisting the 1st AC / 2nd AC (understanding roles)
Basic focus pulling techniques
- Understanding camera department discipline , work flow and on-set etiquette
About Your Instructor :
Shawn Fonseka started his media career in 1998 with 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 assisted in AV8's camera and lighting courses since 2013 including several stints as a teaching assistant at REDUcation. He has also taught camera handling , camera Movement, assistant camera roles and studio lighting at ITE College Central as part of their Digital Filmmaking programme.