‘Dealing with Data’ Camera Workshop, from BECTU and NFM (17 Nov)

We are pleased to be working in association with the media and entertainment union BECTU to deliver an insight-filled workshop for camera teams working across TV and Film, wanting to keep up to date on the ever-evolving issues and practices around Dealing with Data.

The speaker at this joint BECTU Training North/NFM workshop is Lighting Cameraman Neil Harrison. Neil has over 15 years of experience in the broadcast industry with experience in Drama, Documentary, Sports, News and Corporate television production.

Initially trained in Commercial Photography he has worked in Post-Production, as a broadcast and film credited editor, as well as on a number of high profile television shows as Visual Effects Supervisor plus shooting for VFX and second unit. For the last four years he has focussed on work as a freelance lighting cameraman and has been shooting worldwide, including work in Russia and the USA.

He also specialises in Visual Effects supervision and Digital Workflow consultancy.

When: Tuesday 17 November. Registration 9.30 for a 10am start. Ends 5pm.

Where: Tyneside Cinema (Digital Lounge, 2nd floor), 10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6QG

Cost: Tickets are priced at £40 for BECTU members, £50 for GTC members, £60 for associate members and £80 for non-members.

To book a place please click here. 


Topics for the day (10.00 - 17.00)

Data & Codecs

What is data?

Card structures

Codecs 101


Data Management

Backing up

Data management procedures on large and small productions.

How we can save the day…


Common Software and how it can help us

Shotput Pro

Da Vinci Resolve Lite

Catalyst Browse

Adobe Prelude


Establishing a Workflow


Naming Conventions

Hard Drives & SSDs


Why Da Vinci Resolve Lite is the best thing since sliced bread

Da Vinci Resolve Lite software overview

Data Wrangling, a Brief Look at Editing & Grading


Dealing with what you have shot

Working with Log footage & LUTS (will focus on Sony S-Log 2/3)

‘One Light’ Grading

Transcoding & Dailies

Q & A


Teas and coffee will be served at registration and afternoon break. Please feel free to bring your own lunch bring with you, and water if you require. Alternatively you may buy lunch either on site from one of the Cinema’s three cafes or in any one of several outlets near the centrally located venue.



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