ARRI Certified User Training for Camera Systems | Burbank


ARRI Inc. | Creative Space
Burbank, California

12/04/2018 — 12/06/2018

Seminars / Training / Workshops

Hosted by ARRI Academy

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ARRI Academy’s ALEXA LF, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini and AMIRA Camera Training

This 2.5-day training course covers all aspects of shooting with the ALEXA LF, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini and AMIRA.

Experienced working professionals will teach this class using real-world production scenarios. At the completion of the class you will have deep knowledge of the functionality of the ARRI line of cameras in addition to advancing your creative skills.

Each class has a limit of twelve attendees to insure ample hands-on, and high ratio of time with instructors. You will be provided with a detailed introduction to ARRIRAW and other recording formats, ARRI look workflows, as well as the ARRI Electronic Control System. You will receive hands-on instruction with an ARRI camera kit, and on computers loaded with post-production software. Typical on-set situations and exploring common post-production workflows, will be included. Experimenting with the application of different ARRI looks and LUTs to suit individual setups will also be part of the hands-on teaching.

ARRI will also be hosting a ARRI Networking Mixer on December 4th, Wednesday evening that you will be invited to attend. Meet and network with your colleagues and enjoy light appetizers and drinks!

Who should attend:
Camera Operators
Camera Assistants
Rental Staff
Production Staff

What you will learn:
Introduction to large-format camera systems
Creative ARRI look workflows and ARRI color science
Understanding linear light, logarithmic and video encoding
Advantages of ARRIRAW and ProRes codecs
Understanding recording formats and their applications
Exposing for SDR and HDR
Experience the full capabilities when it comes to HDR and wide color gamut monitoring
Exclusive insights into ARRI camera and sensor design
Wireless camera control via Electronic Control System and WiFi
Hands on learning assignments that advance your techniques and look with the professional instructors
Getting a specific look with the cameras
Real world production tips
Hands on with the post production tools

Duration: 2.5 days
Trainers: Art Adams & Nicolas Fournier

Art Adams spent ten years in Hollywood working on features, TV series, commercials, music videos, sitcoms and visual effects projects. For the last 20 years he's lived in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he shoots commercials and marketing/branding projects for a who's who of Silicon Valley tech companies.

His curiosity, and desire to share knowledge with others, has resulted in a side career as a writer and educator who specializes in making complex technological and artistic concepts accessible and relevant to filmmakers. His articles currently appear at, but he has written for American Cinematographer, Australian Cinematographer, the SOC: Society of Camera Operators' magazine Camera Operator, HD Video Pro and He has also worked with several major equipment manufacturers as a market researcher, product designer and usability consultant.

Nicolas Fournier lives in Montréal, Canada and studied visual communication in Hamburg Kunstfachhochschule from 1986 to 88. He was a press photographer in Germany and South America from 1988 to 1996, and then because a 1st camera assistant (focus puller) for features and TV series from 1996 to 2007, and a camera operator from 2006 to 2008. He served as a DP on Documentaries from 2005 to 2008 and since 2008 has been an active digital cinema camera techniques and developer in Montréal at VideoMtl and Toronto at Dazmo Camera rental houses. He is also an experienced colorist and compositer.

Over the years, Nicolas has been involved in a wide variety of workflow development in the Canadian industry along with all types of cameras in all possible situations.

Nicolas is an active trainer at Aqtis (Québec Technician Union), INIS (National Institute for Image and Sound), CSC (Canadian Society of Cinematographers), and IATSE 514 .

Since January 2017, he has served as senior imagery technical services manager, digital workflow supervisor, and digital cinema camera head technician at MTL Grande Studios and MTL Grande Camera.

He also speaks the following languages: French, German, English, and Spanish.

Course Language: English

ARRI Inc. | Creative Space
600 N. Victory Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502

For more information, contact us at:

‭+1 (818) 388-2306‬