Workshop Tentative Schedule

3/1 (Friday) –

·         2pm-3:30pm – Canon Cinema Class @ Local Studio

·         4:30-7pm (TBD) – B-roll shooting at Competitive Cameras

3/2 (Saturday) –

·         9am-10am  – Set up interview shot

·         10am-11am (TBD) – Interview with Eugene Jabbour

·         11am-12pm – Canon Workflow Basics

·         12pm-1:30pm – Break for lunch

·         1:30-5pm – Editing/Workflow

Matt Irving, a Canon USA Senior Technical Specialist will lead the workshop in discussing gear considerations, highlights of the Canon system, working with C-Log and applying LUTs, and much more. Professional filmmaker and SMU professor Rebecca Flores will teach attendees workflow, story concepts,  and editing.

This workshop is designed for those wanting to learn and see the start-to-finish process of a commercial video shoot.

About Matt Irving: Currently a Sr. Technical Specialist for Canon U.S.A., Matthew Irving spent 27 years as a professional cinematographer.  During that time, he shot 38 feature films and a wide variety of short subjects (including TV, commercial, corporate) in just about every genre imaginable -- including multiple box office “Top Ten” hits and Sundance Film Festival premieres.  Irving has also lectured extensively at universities and film festivals on the topics of cinematography and film history.

About Rebecca Flores: From an early age, Rebecca took a keen interest in cameras, dabbling in photography and broadcast journalism.  While attending The University of Texas at Austin, she was elected Station Manager 2 years in a row at the student-run TV station, KVR-TV.  She earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a second in Spanish Language.  After working as a freelance filmmaker and videographer in central Texas, Rebecca earned a Masters in Film Production from the University of Southern California, and soon after found herself helping build a graduate film program in the Middle East. In 2012, Rebecca returned to Texas and has continued her work in education as an Adjunct Professor at SMU and UT Arlington. More recently, she founded the Neighborhood Media Arts and continues her work as a freelance photographer and filmmaker.

About Sara Strick: Sara’ passion for capturing life through a lens ignited during her high school years when she embarked on her photographic journey armed with a humble Canon Powershot. Over the past 18 years, her dedication to photography has paved the way for a vast portfolio of concerts, music festivals, clients, and noteworthy events. Today, Sara thrives as an Account Manager at Canon USA, where she handles in the Texas territory. Her role not only reflects her deep-rooted love for photography but also her commitment to empowering others to embrace the world of imaging and storytelling through Canon's cutting-edge technology.