ONLINE SEMINARS

We are once again running our much in demand interactive online webinars with Steven Bernstein and other famous industry professionals. (Please scroll down the page for all of the webinar descriptions).

€ 19.95

Webinar 1 of 6: ACTING  FOR THE SCREEN- August 25th (Saturday), 2018 4pm to 7pm GMT (5pm to 8pm: UK, 7pm to 10pm: Greece, 12 Noon to 3pm: New York, 9am to 12 Noon: Los Angeles).

This webinar will be available on a first come/first served basis to 500 participants only.

This unique online webinar is for actors and directors of actors only.  Steven has been working on film sets for over 30 years and has been directing actors for the screen, be it television or for feature films. He has worked with some of the finest actors in the world including Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winners. This Webinar is entirely about acting for the screen, focusing on performance techniques, preparation, understanding the film-set, understanding shots, camera and lighting, working with other film actors, performance coverage, how to balance a performance over many hours, how to control "arc" when shooting out of order, understanding how film changes performance,  how to work with a film director, how to work with an assistant-director, understanding continuity and much more. A must if you intend to be a film actor or want to be a better film actor OR if you want if you want to be a film director, and need to better understand actors and their process. TWO HOURS PLUS AN HOUR OF INTERACTIVE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS. 

Webinar 2 of 6: ADVANCED ACTING  FOR THE SCREEN- August 26th (Sunday), 2018 4pm to 7pm GMT (5pm to 8pm: UK, 7pm to 10pm: Greece, 12 Noon to 3pm: New York, 9am to 12 Noon: Los Angeles).

This webinar will be available on a first come/first served basis to 500 participants only.

€ 19.95

Steven Bernstein in conversation with film actors and another director about their experiences on film sets and what they have learned over the course of their careers about how to deliver the best performances for film. (Actors to be confirmed but all from feature films).  

TWO HOURS AND AN HOUR OF INTERACTIVE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS. 

Ad for a previous seminar on acting

Part of a Steven Bernstein lecture on film making

Steven Bernstein directing Aaron Paul on the set of "Decoding Annie Parker"

Steven Bernstein directing John Malkovich and Tony Hale

Steven Bernstein directing a green screen scene with Romola Garai

Webinar 3 of 6: LIGHTING ON NO BUDGET -  1st September (Saturday), 2018 4pm to 7pm GMT (5pm to 8pm: UK, 7pm to 10pm: Greece, 12 Noon to 3pm: New York, 9am to 12 Noon: Los Angeles).

This webinar will be available on a first come/first served basis to 500 participants only.

€ 19.95

It’s great to have all the lights and equipment that one requires on a big feature film, but what do you do when you have no budget and still want to create great lighting? Steven Bernstein, ASC was a cinematographer for over 30 years and has a load of tricks you can use to do big shots or small, and make them look spectacular with very little lighting equipment and for virtually no budget.  A webinar that even those with bigger budgets would benefit from hearing, fun, imaginative and with solutions you never thought of.

TWO HOURS PLUS AN HOUR OF QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.

Steven Bernstein ASC DGA WGA  reel

Steven used real flames to light some scenes on a film in India.

Webinar 4 of 6: SHOOTING, RIGGING, CAMERA MOVES, ACTION AND ALL THE TECHNICAL SIDE OF MAKING A FILM WITH NO BUDGET-  2nd September (Sunday), 2018 4pm to 7pm GMT

(5pm to 8pm: UK, 7pm to 10pm: Greece, 12 Noon to 3pm: New York, 9am to 12 Noon: Los Angeles).   SOLD OUT We have exceeded our capacity for this webinar but will run it again in the future.

€ 19.95

This webinar will be available on a first come/first served basis to 500 participants only.

Steven Bernstein in conversation with an A-list Hollywood key grip, Vidal Cohen (Monster, Californication) and Michael Ferris SOC, famous camera operator (Scarface, Diehard, and many others) about the tricks they have all learned to do complex shots and set-ups but without a lot of equipment or budget. Learn from the best. 

TWO HOURS PLUS AN HOUR OF QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.

Lifetime Achievement Award - Camera Operator Michael Ferris SOC

Michael Ferris shooting a C/U of Sean Connery in Never Say Never Again

Steven Bernstein checking exposures on a film set in India.

Steven Bernstein shooting an action scene with Omar Sharif

Webinar 5 of 6: - SHOOTING VIRTUAL REALITY   Sunday 9th September, 2018 4pm to 7pm GMT (5pm to 8pm: UK, 7pm to 10pm: Greece, 12 Noon to 3pm: New York, 9am to 12 Noon: Los Angeles). SOLD OUT We have exceeded our capacity for this webinar but will run it again in the future.

€ 19.95

This webinar will be available on a first come/first served basis to 500 participants only.

This webinar combines the skills of the well-known director/cinematographer Steven Bernstein and virtual reality specialist Mark Wynn, as they discuss together everything you need to know about shooting VR (virtual reality). No prior knowledge is presumed and together they will explain everything from planning the VR shoot, understanding the different types of equipment available, how to work with actors in the VR space, how to light the VR space, camera movement in VR, costs consideration of VR, avoiding VR problems, understanding both the limitations and the potential for VR, working with sound in VR, VR post-production, releasing formats for VR including both the advantages and disadvantages of each. There have been the most inquiries about this program, so sign up early, space is limited.

TWO HOURS PLUS AN HOUR OF QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.

MARK WYNN is a 3D Cinematography and Production/Post-Production specialist.

His company M7Virtual is one of the leading UK based creative 360 video capture and virtual reality production studios. Their clients include UNIT9StinkRSA FilmsMott Mcdonald & R/GA. 

M7 VIRTUAL 360 DEGREES ADVENTURE SHOWREEL

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