Taking a look with some of the most creative people who care for the moving image – Cinematographer, Editor and Colourist whose techniques traditionally and expertly used in “Film” have great application to all forms of media –Television and Digital Media.
They will use illustrations from the recent work to show how “film skills” enhance the storytelling – and where acquistion on Film or electronically can give the image quality that the director requires to tell the story effectively.
All who care for the quality of the moving image should attend - those with an engineering background can find out how an expert “sees” a scene , and those who are more artistically creative can learn and share their experiences in this panel presentation come master class,
SMPTE UK is supporting those who are just starting in our industries and so members and those who are established are encouraged to attend and share their knowledge in formal and informal discussion and learn about today’s techniques from those whose careers are in front of them!
Westminster University is refurbishing its Harrow Campus - the home of the Faculty of Media Art and Design which offers courses in Both Film and Television is just 35 minutes by public transport from the heart of Soho - and with ample car parking .
Arrive from 6pm and chat with the students over ample refreshments
– and the see some of their work and the facilities
Eduard Grau – Director of Photgraphy
Eduard’s most recent credit is the forthcoming ‘Suffragette’ with Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter and Meryl Streep, for which he chose to shoot the day scenes on 16mm Kodak 250D and the night scenes digitally on the Arri Alexa. Born in Barcelona, Eduard studied cinematography at The NFTS, with his short ‘The Natural Route’ winning at Sundance. His credits as director of photography include ‘A Single Man’ with Colin Firth and ‘The Awakening’ with Rebecca Hall and Dominic West.
Mat Troughton – Colourist
graduated in 2005 from the BA Film and Television Course at University of Westminster. Mat is now Senior colourist and director of Met Film Post and has a whole line of credits including ‘The Infidel’ (dir Josh Appignanesi), ‘Little Ashes’ (dir. Paul Morrison), ‘The Liability’ (dir. Craig Viveiros), ‘Muse of Fire’ (dir. Dan Poole) ‘Leave to Remain’ (dir. Bruce Goodison) ‘Kids in Love’ Dir. Chris Foggin). Mat has worked with material orginated on both digital and film and has advised on DI and workflow.
Kieran Waller First Assistant Film Editor
graduated in 2010 from the BA Film and Television Course at University of Westminster where he edited a graduation film ‘The Miserables’ (16mm) that went on to be nominated for a Student Academy award. He then went onto be editorial trainee on ‘One Day’ (dir. Lone Scherfig), second assistant editor on ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’ (dir. Roger Michell), then First Assistant Editor on ‘Spike Island’ (dir. Mat Whitecross), Flemming TV series, Narcopolis (dir. Justin Trefgarne) and is currently on ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’. Kieran has also edited several short films.
Peter Hort – Teacher
runs the BA in Film and Television Production at the University of Westminster, which became the UK’s first degree course in the subject nearly 50 years ago. Before moving into Higher Education in 2001, Peter spent 19 years in the industry, firstly in post production, and then as an independent producer, working in TV drama, documentary and commercials.
The Harrow Campus is about 800m from Kenton Station London MIdland, Overground and Bakerloo line - Turn Left out of the station towards Harrow,Turn Left out of the station towards Harrow, Follow the signs to Northwick Park station – down Rushout Avenue –second left See map
Northwick Park Station Metropolitan line is adjacent to the campus - follow signs for Northwick Park Hospital and the University. It is only 16 minutes from Baker St
you will enter the University though the Forum look at the site map
And Harrow on the Hill Station a short bus journey way
There are many Buses serving Northwick Park Hospital see map walk back a few metres and enter the University and walk all the way though to The Forum
Driving - The University is on in the Southeast Quadrant from the Roundabout of the A 409 Watford Road (north south) and the A4006/ A404 Kenton Road (East west).
If you are approaching from the south (Ealing / Alperton) you have to go 340 degrees around the roundabout to turn left
and then sharp left again into the campus - keep left at the mini roundabout through the brick gateway and then follow the road round the north of the site to a Large car park.
Head towards the Far Right corner near the exit and park (it is pay and display) Google maps
Walk around the main building and Enter through the Forum -see Site map for more details
You exit by going in front of the Forum .. and off site veer left and go Straight on past the bus stops then turn Right if you are heading north
or straight on and back onto the Watford Road if you are heading South. see map