Camera Lights Sound

Alysha Seriani

Sat, Nov 2—Sun, Nov 3, 2019

Camera Lights Sound

Learn the basics needed to shoot your first videos with the help of artist Alysha Seriani!

Sign up:

2 sessions, 9 hours total // $92, or $65 with any VIVO Producer Membership (+GST)

Session 1: Sat Nov 2, 12:30pm-5pm
Session 2: Sat Nov 3, 12:30pm-5pm


Two extended subsidies available for this workshop:

Basic technical aspects of camera operation, sound recording, and lighting principles are taught through demonstration and hands-on practical exercises using the Canon Rebel T4i high definition camera and its interchangeable lenses. Learn how to use manual settings to help you get the best shot. Understand exposure, gain, shutter speed, and white balance. Using the Zoom H4n, audio recording procedure and considerations will be introduced. The principals of three-point lighting will also be covered and practiced.

This workshop uses equipment you can rent from VIVO, so it’s a great primer to get you started on your videos! It also benefits participants interested in VIVO’s more intermediary video-making workshops.


Session Dates
Sat, Nov 2 1230pm—Sun, Nov 3, 2019 5pm
Instructor Profile

Alysha Seriani

Alysha Seriani is a filmmaker and educator and has been a proud VIVO instructor since 2017. A graduate of Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts’ film program, she has directed, filmed and produced independent films and artist projects that have exhibited at film festivals and galleries such as the Berlinale, Vancouver International Film Festival, Images Festival, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, the Contemporary Art Gallery and others around the world.