“Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” Production Event Returns December 6th

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Manhattan Edit Workshop brings together some of the industry’s best to celebrate a night of cinematography.

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This year’s event is even bigger and better than last year, as we continue to expand and improve our speaker series each year.

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, December 6th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

This evening event celebrates the craft of visual storytelling from the masters behind the camera; taking the audience on an in-depth look at the process of shooting narrative features, documentaries and series television. Following the event will be a Networking Party & Tech Lounge where the audience can meet panelists, moderators and event sponsors. “We were met with remarkable success when we expanded our ‘Sight, Sound & Story’ event series to include production last year,” says MEWShop President Jason Banke. “This year’s event is even bigger and better than last year, as we continue to expand and improve our speaker series each year.”

This special evening event features:

  • Eric Edwards (“Knocked Up,” “Kids,” “My Own Private Idaho”)
  • Ellen Kuras, ASC (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Blow”)
  • Kirsten Johnson (“Citizenfour,” “Cameraperson,” “Fahrenheit 9/11”)
  • Vanja Cernjul, ASC (“30 Rock,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Marco Polo”)
  • Eric Lin (“I Smile Back,” “Equity”)
  • David Leitner (Moderator)
  • Marcin Kapron (Moderator)

Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography panel sessions include: “Thinking in Pictures – Perspective, Composition, Lighting, and Mood” and “Life Behind the Lens: DP's Talk Careers and Creativity in Films and Television.”

For more information about panel topics, speakers and moderators, please go to http://www.sightsoundandstory.com/production-event.

About Our 2016 Sponsors:
Master Storyteller Sponsor VER is a leading, global provider of production equipment and engineering support. With the world’s largest inventory of rental equipment, VER supplies the most advanced technology to a broad array of clients in the TV, cinema, live events, broadcast and corporate markets. Clients rely on VER’s depth of experience in Broadcast, Audio, Video, Lighting, LED, Cameras, Rigging, Media Servers, Fiber and more. With 33 offices across North America and Europe, 24/7 support, and unparalleled expertise, VER can support any live or taped production anywhere in the world. For more information go to: https://www.ver.com/

Technology Sponsor Shutterstock, a global technology company, has created the largest and most vibrant two-sided marketplace for creative professionals to license content - including images, videos and music - as well as innovative tools that power the creative process. For more information go to: http://www.shutterstock.com

The company has expanded its portfolio to include Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management platform for businesses, as well as creating Offset, a high-end image collection.

Registration:
Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography takes place on December 6, 2016 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway located at 1871 Broadway, just steps from Columbus Circle at Lincoln Center. Admission is $45.00. Early bird price of $35.00 ends November 11th. Cost includes ticket to Sight, Sound and Story panels and networking party with open bar, hors d’oeuvres & sponsored giveaways. To register, please go to: http://bit.ly/2eG2nn1

About “Sight, Sound & Story” Speaker Series:
Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), “Sight, Sound & Story” is an ongoing high-profile speaker series that brings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling. Superstar and award-winning guests have included Anne V. Coates, ACE ("Lawrence of Arabia," "The Elephant Man"), Michael Kahn, ACE ("Saving Private Ryan," "Schindler’s List," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Lincoln"), William Goldenberg, ACE ("Argo," "The Imitation Game," "Zero Dark Thirty"), Alan Heim, ACE ("All That Jazz," "Network"), Jerry Greenberg, ACE ("Apocalypse Now," "The French Connection"), Nancy Schreiber, ASC ("November," "The Nines," "The Comeback"), Kelley Dixon, ACE ("Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul"), Cindy Mollo, ACE ("House of Cards," "Mad Men"), Rob Legato ("Avatar," "Hugo"), Paul Koestner ("Louie," "Deadbeat,"), and Susan Morse, ACE ("Manhattan," "Hannah and Her Sister"'). Each event is hosted in the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway at 1871 Broadway, just footsteps from Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center.

About Manhattan Edit Workshop – Certified Training in New York City & Your City
Headquartered in the Flatiron District of New York City, Manhattan Edit Workshop was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing cutting-edge instruction on Apple®, Adobe® and Avid® platforms. Since then, MEWShop has added Digital Cinema Production classes, DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk® Smoke®, Avid assistant editor workshops, Assimilate Scratch training and advanced color correction classes to its already impressive curriculum. MEWShop’s signature Six-Week Intensive is a jump-start for anyone looking for a career in post-production, while weekend and one-week courses introduce and solidify core editing concepts. Corporate and group training offer a customized curriculum, either in-house or on-site, for professionals eager to learn a new skill or to build on existing ones. The facility’s focus on small workshops, highly skilled and certified faculty and a results-oriented curriculum have quickly won it the reputation as New York’s premier post-production teaching facility.

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