Intensive Camera Workshops by Icon Art Production

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It was a long time ago I did a camera workshop with Icon Art Production but it feels like yesterday. When I received the workshop details from the trainer a couple of days ago, I felt I had to put it online to share with others what the workshop is all about as I learned more than I thought I would and  it turned out to be one of the best weekends I had. I treasure the knowledge I gained from Zakir the trainer who is an amazing teacher.

Following the success of the past camera workshops, an Initiative of Icon Art Production, photography enthusiasts, film makers, cameramen, screen writers and individuals have now the opportunity to get hands on training on latest cameras with well experienced team of cameramen, sound assistant as well as have an Executive Producer and director to guide and share their experiences, demonstrate technique and methods to make short films and documentary Films.

The workshop, held this weekend on the 23rd and 24th of August, provides practical training on 12 professional cameras Handy cam, Sony PD-170, Sony DSR 450, Canon 5D Mark II and 5DMark III, 7D Mark II, Sony EX3, Sony PMW F3, Sony PMW 350,Arri Alexa Plus, Red Epic, Black magic cinema camera. The cameras used in the workshop as kits value ranging from Dhs. 20,000/- to 500,000/-.

This Workshop is designed for anyone with a passion to pursue his or her career in Filmmaking or Videography/cinematography with no age limit and experience.

To ensure participants get full benefit, only 2-3 People will work on each camera as they get training hands on training for all Levels of Cameras. Focusing – Film, Documentary, TV Program, Corporate and editorial. The course also focuses on the basics of Light Control, Under Water and several necessary tools Technical and legal guidelines to produce your own film.

The workshop Topics cover:

  • Camera Features & Technical aspects of cameras
  • Cameras Influence on films, Story and its Budget.
  • Shooting Methods and 50 types of Shot by Shot Guideline.
  • Various Cameras Show reels.
  • Under Water Kits and Shoulder Mounts, Tracks and other grips
  • Structure and job responsibilities of the camera.
  • Cost Analysis for small, medium and large Production
  • Dos & Don’ts in Shooting and Post Productions.

After completing this workshop, students will be able to identify which camera is best for which production, know the right techniques and methods and easily identify the budgets etc. when producing a short film.

The workshop targets Filmmakers, cameramen, screenwriter or individuals, producers, directors and Individuals who are Looking for hands on experience & understanding of overall cameras & production to record family/personal videos. The cost for the workshop is Dhs. 2,500/-

Workshop Venue

Icon Art Production

Al Thuraya Tower, M Floor Office no 27-28

Tel: +971 04 3515511

For Further Details Contact

Registration : Mr. Adeel Mustafa

Technical : Mr. Zak – 050 7845135

Personal Benefits: Any one wants to shoot their personal video / Events / functions / sports etc.

Media Students:  They will learn to understand all types of cameras existing in the industry and It’s a first step in film making career.

Professional Benefits: Journalists can do video interviews and promote webcast online.

Photographers: Photographers can upgrade their skills by learning 8 different cameras and it could be a additional income to their profession.

Film Industry: Workshop will help all levels of Filmmakers, Cameramen, Producers, directors, Production Managers and screen writers to understand like cameras RED Epic & Arri Alexa & Many more used in movies of Bollywood and Hollywood.

Testimonials: Below is a link to testimonials from a previous workshop Testimonial that had students from different industries with zero knowledge.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Do you mind if I quote a several of your posts as long as I provide credit and sources returning to your site: I am going to aslo make sure to give you the appropriate anchor-text hyperlink using your website title:
    Intensive Camera Workshops by Icon Art Production |
    Fijianchick’s Blog. Be sure to let me know if this is ok with you.


    1. fijianchick says:

      No worries. Let me know the material you are using so I can scoop it as well for extra traffic to your site. Cheers. Shereen


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