Learn to create a visual story in a documentary/editorial style. You will find, discover, and expose a narrative about a slice of life that evokes an emotion that draws the human race together. As a photographer, we work on capturing that single frame using various foundational elements and storytelling techniques. Now let's ask how do we transition from this to telling a compelling motion story?
In this hands-on workshop, we will learn how to use the foundations of photography and build upon that with proven techniques that will provide a new skill with confidence. Each participant will create a 45-60 second motion story from the methods taught in the workshop. With virtual classroom lectures and scheduled one-on-one mentorship, each participant will get tailored training to their needs and walk away with a finished product.
The workshop is broken down into 3 phases; in the end, every attendee will understand all aspects of:
Note: exact workshop times to be determined.
APA Chicago has partnered with Sony to provide an equipment kit (digital camera and mic) to attendees who need rentals free of charge. Equipment kits can be requested by sending us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and conveniently picked-up at Dodd Camera.
Here are a few story ideas that are easy to shoot and reshoot. You can take a simple story and turn it into a robust emotional film.
Scott's work strives to tell the stories of its subjects. He creates photography and motion that is a mix of narrative, life, and authentic imagery that brings to the surface the nuance and beauty of everyday adventures. Personal storytelling serves as the perfect embellishment to his work, enabling the viewer to be transported into the vision created.
Partial client list
Caterpillar, Allstate, Google, Rubbermaid, Soho House, Chicago Magazine, McDonald’s, Walt Disney, Toyota, Sony Music, RCA Records, American Airlines, Keurig, KIA, Subaru