Short course


100% hands on practice – using the current 16mm and 35mm camera systems.

Please bring a torch, scissors and common sense!

You will be shown loading, lacing, maintenance and assembly of accessories for each camera system.

Subjects covered in discussion are, testing and preparation of equipment, roles of 2nd and 1st Assistants - visit to rental house to demonstrate lens testing, collimation and camera steady test.

This consistantly sold-out 5-day course is taught by freelance technicians and is supported by Panavision and is designed to de-mystify camera systems and to teach how to use the equipment sensibly, knowledgeably (and with respect).

What people have said about this course:
"What top quality teaching, equipment and course content...... This course is vital as you wouldn't get this rate of learning as a trainee on set"

Freelance Rate: £830       Corporate Rate: £1525

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

This course is currently listed under ScreenSkills Training Bursary Fund, which we would encourage all those eligible to apply to:

How to apply

Application deadline:

This course is currentley full - but do not despair - places often become available - email us to be added to the Reserve List