FILM PRODUCTION ON THE
AATON LTR 16MM CAMERA
2 sessions, 3-day camera rental, 1 private editing lesson, lab processing & screening party
**NEW MONTH LONG OFFERING** In this new workshop offering, participants will learn the contemporary workflow for shooting, processing, editing,and projecting on 16mm using the motor driven Aaton LTR camera. We'll begin by reviewing the camera basics; exposure, lenses, then learn how to load a co-axial magazine in a load-bag, how to focus, run, maintain and operate the Aaton LTR camera. We'll cover current options and manufacturers of B/W and COLOR camera stocks then schedule your 2-day rental of the camera package with 200ft of the film stock of your choice (FOMA 100R, B/W REVERSAL or V3 KODAK COLOR NEGATIVE FILM & WORK PRINT). After your shoot, you'll learn how to load and operate the EIKI SSL-O Projector, and schedule an individualized lesson on editing on using the STEENBECK flat-bed editing table. You will complete the workshop with the knowledge and skill set to operate the camera, select the proper film stock for your needs, how to project 16mm and how to edition your work on film! We will also discuss how to promote your short piece through a list of friendly film festivals. All materials will be provided for. It’s 2 workshops, a 2-Day rental of a beautiful camera kit, 200’ of 16mm film, lab processing and work print, plus a private editing session. Finished projects will be presented after the conclusion of the course at our screening party, you will premiere this film at Anthology Film Archives.
FRIDAY March 6th 11am-3pm
March 7-9 shoot period #1 pick up (7th at noon) and drop off (9th at 6pm) at MONO HQ
March 10-12 shoot period #2 pick up (10th at noon) and drop off (12th at 6pm) at MONO HQ
March 13-15 shoot period #3 pick up (13th at noon) and drop off (15th at 6pm) at MONO HQ
March 16-18 shoot period #4 pick up (16th at noon) and drop off (18th at 6pm) at MONO HQ
FRIDAY March 27th 7-9:30 pm
March 28 - March 29th - 4 hour editing sessions (to be arranged with individual students)
Free Screening Party on Sunday April 5th at Anthology Film Archives
LOCATION: MONO HQ 33 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 5 min walk from 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, B, D, N, Q, R, & G trains.
PRICE: 100 ASA B/W REVERSAL - $ 550
COLOR NEG & WORK PRINT - $675
INCLUDES: 2 classroom instruction sessions, 2-day Aaton LTR camera package rental (lens, light meter, mag), 1 private editing workshop on Steenbeck Flatbed editing table, 200 feet of your choice of16MM film stock and LAB processing, access to flat-bed editing equipment and supplies. 16mm projectors, informational course packet, HD video transfer of film by Metro Post, HD online hosting of finished film, local & international film festival entry waivers.
And you will have access to the following books related the workshop from Mono No Aware’s own reference library:
Experimental Filmmaking and the Motion Picture Camera: An Introductory Guide for Artists and Filmmakers by Joel Schlemowitz
Break the Machine by Kathyrn Ramey
The Filmmaker’s Handbook by Steven Ascher and Edward Pincus
Your Film and the Lab by L. Bernard Happé
The Technique of Editing 16mm Films by J. Burder
COURSE CAP: Limited to only 6 participants