Britzone English Club is a community based organization based in Jakarta for those who want to enhance their english speaking skills. They do a lot of casual discussion, workshop, and talks with english as the main delivery language. That chill Saturday, in early week of January this year, I was invited to participate as the speaker of one of their Britzone Funday session. I brought a session of Visual Story Telling through Motion Picture and I would say it was one of my favorite talks and it really opened my year strong. I always love sharing stuffs in a general crowd, they who have no exposure at all with filmmaking or cinematography, the clean slate. One of my favorite questions from the participants that day was if I ever experience failure in choosing my future path before I encountered the realm of cinematography, and the answer was absolutely yes! I did several other things beforehand like excelling programming language and thought I would be an ass kicking programmer/hacker, copywriter in ads agency, or just simply read so many political and inter-country diplomacy law only because I thought I would make a mean ambassador. But here I am now, being sweaty and nerdy with my big camera guns or throwing perverted jokes on set cause I need to charm the shoot. Haha. I love life.
Kids and their curiosities might not be a new thing, but moms and their willingness to learn what-so-called "kekinian" trend, now that has a nice ring on it. So I was invited to be a speaker/mentor for this event held by Bhinneka.com for enlightening moms in how to create a relevant video. Yep, that's how I translated the idea of "kekinian". Clear communication has to be relevant, up to date one might say. Cannot wait to have more events like this, surely it was adorable!
April 2017, when I took part in UMN Screen 2017 as a speaker/facilitator for its Production with Professional Cinema Camera Workshop.
Equipments supported by Focused Equipments
RED Scarlet Weapon + Cooke S4i Prime Set + ARRI HMI 1.2KW
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