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Master Class – Up Close and personal:
Lamman Rucker returns to NEWARKIFF, for an intensive master class on Auditioning Techniques. He will also share pointers on how to jump-start and maintain a sustainable career in the theatre, film and television industries. This up close and personal master class takes a deep dive into the audition process, how to approach the craft of acting …
Cinematography Master Workshop
With world renowned Cinematographer Alex Fernbach
Participants will get up close and personal with some of the industries most advanced state of the art equipment as used in hit shows such as Game of Thrones.
Alex Fernbach is one of the World’s premier Director / DP and Effects Designers with 30+ years in the business.
His body of work includes Features, TV documentaries, Promos, Short Films, Feature Title Sequences, Trailers, Web-only content, and T.V. Commercials where he’s created some of the most iconic branding for his clients.
He is the co-owner of the production company ARF & Co, sister Visual Effects company PAWS & Co, and now partner / co-owner of Cobalt Stages in Hoboken N.J., soon to be the East Coast’s first “Digital Campus”.
Alex has a strong reputation in the industry as a versatile, creative problem solver. These abilities, along with his great design sense, and relaxed collaborative style, have earned him a loyal worldwide client base.
He’s credited with inventing and designing the first array camera system in the U.S. and has been at the forefront of utilizing Motion Control Technology for the creation of practical / in-camera visual effects. His credentials are borne from his inquisitive nature and his deep understanding of emerging technologies and their most appropriate application.
Alex is a member of the Director’s Guild of America, IASTE local 600, an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor, Range Safety Officer, and a lifetime member of the Marine Corps League.
Alex Fernbach is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including Emmys and Clios.