Camera, Lights, Sound! With Alysha Seriani

Alysha Seriani

Sat, Jun 29, 2019
Sun, Jun 30, 2019

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

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.

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

Session 1: Saturday June 29, 12:30pm-5pm
Session 2: Sunday June 30, 12:30pm-5pm

Two extended subsidies available for this workshop:

Instructor Profile

Alysha Seriani

Alysha Seriani is a media artist and educator and has been a proud VIVO instructor since 2017. Her practice revolves around horizontal styles of collaboration and learning and is informed by embodying intersectional feminism, intergenerational learning and queer joy. In 2019, she was a recipient of Telefilm Canada’s Talent to Watch program, and her first short film SOAK (2014) is distributed by the CFMDC. She developed a youth mentorship program and associate produced THE BODY REMEMBERS WHEN THE WORLD BROKE OPEN (2019) and has been a collaborator for many media artworks and films that have exhibited at film festivals and galleries around the world. You can check her out at