On Nov 14th the Global Cinematography Institute unveiled its first Canadian presentation of the “Expanded Cinematography” Master Class in Vancouver. The impressively staged three-day event was sponsored by Local 669, Canadian Society of Cinematographers, Clairmont Camera, Capilano University and Lorne Laphan Sales & Rentals with support from the Cap U Bosa Centre.
Film Training Manitoba is offering IATSE Local 669 members a 50% discount to attend its Introduction to Camera Crane Workshop taking place March 7 and 8 at William F White’s new studio at 2073 Logan Ave.
Led by ARRI’s Technical Sales Representative, Snehal Patel, this seminar will cover: 4K ProRes recording in AMIRA and ALEXA cameras, the ARRI Color Tool, codecs and compression, ARRI’s new Wireless Lens Control Systems, accessories, screenings of 4K UHD images shot with AMIRA, and hands-on time with AMIRA. Limited seating available, please RSVP!
Local 669 member Rusty Deluce chats with IMAX Specialist Doug Lavender about working on Interstellar and with Christopher Nolan.
One year ago today IATSE 600 member 2nd AC Sarah Jones was killed in a tragic accident on the set of the ﬁlm Midnight Rider. Whether you are working today or not, please take a moment to remember Sarah on this anniversary of her death and the signiﬁcance of that event a year ago in bringing greater awareness for safety to sets across the continent.
RAW Camera Company, located in Vancouver, BC, a full-time senior postproduction technician to strengthen and grow our digital post-production services.
Congratulations to the latest Class of 2015 Camera Trainees in Calgary, Alberta who successfully completed the rigorous trainee course February 2-7, 2015.
IATSE 669 and DGC-BC invite you to a free informational seminar hosted by D'Alessio Law Group. Attorney Lorraine D'Alessio will cover different visas, the O-1 "person of extraordinary ability" visa, dos and don'ts, and dispel myths and misinformation that exist about working and living in the US.
It's a party, and you're invited! Join us in Vancouver at Local 669's office to celebrate the 58th Annual CSC Awards. Food and drinks provided, please RSVP by Friday, March 20.
IATSE Local 669, in conjunction with Sony Canada, played host to the recent “Stills Camera Expo” featuring motion picture and stills photographer Chris Large on Sunday, January 25, 2015.