During my last two semesters at Marquette Univeristy, I was the vice president and co-head of the creative affairs of the Marquette Univeristy Film Club on campus. As head of creative affairs, my film partner George Bicknell and I led several workshops for inexperienced students who wanted to learn more about the tools of filmmaking, in preparation for the first ever Marquette 24 Hour Film race, also led by George and I with the leadership of documentary filmmaker and MU professor Joe Brown.
DSLR Workshop (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
This workshop provided students with an introduction to DSLR cinematography. Composition, technique, and workflow were discussed. Workshop participants got their hands on Canon 60D cameras and accessories. This workshop was lead by two senior level Digital Media students, Brian Mohsenian and George Bicknell.
Audio For DSLR Workshop (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
This workshop focused on capturing good audio in a "double system" setup for DSLR cinematography. Technique and workflow were covered. Workshop participants got their hands on Zoom H5N recorders and Sennheiser microphones. Two senior level DGMD students lead this workshop, Brian Mohsenian and George Bicknell.
Editing Basics Workshop (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
This workshop focused on editing short videos on Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Project setup, basic editing, and exporting videos to the web were covered. All participants edited their own 30 second video. Two senior level DGMD students led this workshop, Brian Mohsenian and George Bicknell.
24 Hour Film Race
The MU Film Club sponsored Marquette's first ever 24 Hour Film Race, where 8 teams competed in a marathon filmmaking experiement. Rules and equipment were given the night of, and then they were off to the races. Brian and George were on call for helping out the teams until about midnight, and then all the day the next day from 8 am until the finish at 6pm.
October 13th, 2015
October 27th, 2015
November 10th, 2015
November 20th, 2015