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Register Online Now for This Weekend's 3D RED Cinematography Workshop with Rexford Metz, ASC: LAST CHANCE FOR CYBER DISCOUN

  • 3D RED Cinematography Workshop Led by Rexford Metz, ASC


    SEATS STILL AVAILABLE! Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn real world 3D filmmaking techniques from an Academy Award-winning Director of Photography and ASC member. is proud to present and host the 3D RED Cinematography Workshop with Rexford Metz, ASC, which will be held on Saturday, December 4th, 9:30am to 3:30pm, and Sunday, December 5th, 9:30am to 3:30pm in the exciting, cinematic city of New York, at the Manhattan Workshop Studio. The workshop will use the same 3D set up for "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie production, complete hands on 3D experience with 2 RED cameras, Element Technica 3D Sled and controls, and Cine Stereo DIT. There is also a discussion of 1950s 3D to Avatar and beyond.

    An Academy Award-winning, veteran cinematographer and one of only 250 active members worldwide with the ASC designation, Rexford Metz, ASC has worked with Hollywood’s finest directors and actors. He is widely known and well-respected for his artistry and for the quality of his work. As an ASC member, Metz has a passion giving back to the industry by teaching others the craft. He currently teaches at Florida State University School Film School. His goal is to mentor the students and give them the confidence, knowledge and courage to succeed in the field he loves.


    Stereoscopic Vision Basic
    How we see in 3D and how the camera reproduces it.

    3D Cinematography
    3D recording, convergence distance, lenses, and filters, physiological limits, postproduction and displaying techniques.

    Handling the professional Stereo 3D Rig(s)
    Setting up and calibrating the rig, setting up and synchronizing cameras, setting up 3D parameters on the rig, 3D rig motorisation, modularity.

    Stereoscopic Post Production Overview
    Editing, synchronisation in post, color matching, calibration in post.

    Practice: How to shoot good 3D with the 3D rig
    Shooting with different 3D parameters.

    Rexford Metz, ASC Metz has vast experience shooting Drama, Comedy, Action, Aerials, Underwater, Stunts and Visual FX Photography.

    Awards and Distinctions
    Academy Award received for Documentary; "Spirit of America" the story of land speed record holder Craig Breedlove, 1963.
    Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences: Member of the technical committee for the Academy Awards.
    High Definition: Anchored a High Definition Seminar in Barcelona, Spain. Introduced the First Sony CineAlta 24p capture system, available for rent in Europe to 60 European Cinematographers and Videographers.

    Camera and Electrical Department
    2003 "S.W.A.T." Aerial Cinematographer, Director of Photography 2nd unit
    2002 "I SPY" DP 2nd unit
    2000 "U-571" DP 2nd unit
    1997 "Kiss the Girls" (camera operator: Wescam, second unit - director of photography: 2nd unit)
    1996 "Courage Under Fire" (aerial camera operator)
    1993 "The Three Musketeers" (cameraman: 2nd unit)
    1993 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III" (director of photography: 2nd unit)
    1991 "The Rocketeer" (director of photography: second unit - as Rexford Metz)
    1989 "Ghostbusters II" (director of photography: New York 2nd unit)
    1989 "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (director of photography: 2nd unit, USA)
    1975 "Jaws" (underwater photographer

    2000 "102 Dalmations" Special Cinematography
    1996 "Picket Fences" (TV series)
    "Liver Let Die"
    "Bye-Bye, Bey-Bey"
    1989 "Charlie" (TV)
    1988 "Necessity" (TV)

    Visual Effects
    2000 "102 Dalmations" Visual Effects Director of Photography: 2nd unit pick-ups
    1990 "Total Recall" Visual Effects Photography

    The above is a partial list. For full filmography, go to:

    Special Offer: Get 15% Off thru Tuesday, Nov. 30th. (Offer valid 11/28/10-11/30/10)
    Giveaways: All attendees to register online get a FREE boxed, full-version of Gorilla Pro Software.
    Additional Discounts: Students with ID receive an additional 10% off.

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