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5 Day DSLR Filmmaking

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5th – 9th March 2018, Mon – Fri

€445 members / €485 non-members

This 5 day hands-on intensive DSLR Camera course is designed to give you the confidence to start shooting on digital as soon as possible!


The course is designed to give participants an overview of the functions of the Canon 6D and 7D cameras and post-production workflow using Final Cut Pro X. With class numbers limited, individual feedback is an integral part of this course.


On completion of the course participants will have gained the knowledge required to operate the Canon 6D and 7D cameras, learn basic film making techniques as well as archiving footage and the key editing techniques of Final Cut Pro X.


Course Content:

  • Introduction to Canon 6D and 7D
  • Camera Functions & controls
  • Lenses / Image Control
  • Composition
  • Recording Sound
  • Practical Exercises
  • Best practices for backing up media
  • Lighting Techniques
  • Using Sound with the DSLR Cameras
  • Editing with Final Cut Pro X


Lead Tutor: Jaro Waldeck jaro-photo

Jaro Waldeck is a DOP with Master of Arts in Cinematography from FAMU Prague and a Bachelor of Arts in Cinematography from Columbia College Chicago. She won  Best Cinematography Award at the 7th Underground Cinema Awards Dún Laoghaire and picked up the Best Cinematography Award at the 48Hour Film Project Dublin. Jaro has worked on projects ranging from short narrative and documentary films, to music videos, TV documentaries and commercials and promos.

As well as focusing on lighting and camera operating, Jaro has three years combined experience teaching cinematography and supervising student film-shoots. Her skills and experience involve working with all modern digital semi-pro and fully professional cameras and work flows, 35mm and 16mm film stocks and cameras, lighting and camera support equipment, colour corrections, location scouting, technical script analysis, storyboarding and shot list creation.



  • 5th – 9th March 2018, Mon – Fri

Class times:

  • Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm


  • €445 Members / €485 non-members
  • Annual Filmbase Membership is €65 / €50
  • This fee covers all course materials and equipment usage for practical exercises


  • Filmbase, Temple Bar, Curved street

To reserve your place on this course, please contact Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0. For more information, email our Training Department at Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking a course.