Introduction to Cinematography with Blackmagic 6K Cinema Camera

20 April 2024 • €80

To provide an introduction and practical knowledge in the area of professional digital cinematography using the Black Magic 6K Cinema Camera system to suit visual artists working with the moving image as part of their practice.

Areas covered:
Introduction to moving image production and workflows
Project settings, aspect ratio, lenses
Blackmagic RAW (BRAW) and Look Up Tables (LUTs)
Camera features and interfaces
Data management
Using DaVinci Resolve to manage rushes

To have previous experience with shooting and editing digital moving image
Being familiar with DaVinci Resolve software is an advantage

If you have an iPhone, install the blackmagic camera app and familiarise yourself with the interface.

To apply:
Please email Digital Media Manager, Helena Gouveia Monteiro (, with some information about your practice and our experience with moving image and an outline of your interest in the course before Friday, 12 April.

About the Tutor:
Dean Kavanagh is a filmmaker from Ireland. He has created 70 short and 6 feature films that combine experimental and narrative forms using contemporary and retrograde motion picture technology. Over the past 16 years he has worked in the film industry as a cinematographer, offline editor and data wrangler. He was also employed by the Irish Film Institute as their Digital Media Technician, and worked as part of the Irish Film Programming department. He currently works as a film and digital media archivist within a broadcast environment.
Dean’s feature film ‘Hole in the Head’ was voted as one of the best films of 2022 by The Irish Times. His work is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and he was a recipient of the Next Generation Artists’ Award. He is a Berlinale Talent alumnus, and a member of the European Film Academy.

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Dates: 20 April 2024

Places: 6

Duration: 1 day

Cost: €80

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