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Insight Series: Jeremy Benning csc

Jeremy Benning talks about his career path and tells the story of coming out in the industry and the importance of being a role model to others in the LGBTQ community. Sometimes, making a spec reel and passion project is the key to taking your work to the next level. Embrace the uncertainty of the film business and know that the next opportunity is always around the corner, even when dealt with disappointments. Don’t be afraid to ask for suggestions from your team and be comfortable with knowing when to let go of the small stuff.

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Insight Series: Alan Poon csc

Alan Poon dives deep into the topics of imposter syndrome, diversity within the film industry, role models and the importance of mentorship.

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Insight Series: Bobby Shore csc

Bobby Shore talks about the realities of breaking into the industry, the importance of seeing the crew as humans first and the forks in the road ahead and how to prepare for them.

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2022 Awards Gala

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Insight Series: Zoe Dirse csc

Zoe Dirse csc recalls the lack of women in the industry when she started her career and takes a deeper look into the female gaze. Listen to some of her great advice on imposter syndrome and how to create your own opportunities towards becoming a cinematographer!

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Insight Series: Jordan Oram Associate Member

Jordan Oram, Associate Member discusses his career path, lessons learned along the way and the creation of Higher Hire, whose goal is to create direct pathways and opportunities for underrepresented talent to develop the tools, knowledge and networks necessary to build a successful career in production.

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On Set Photos

Photos submitted from our members on set. These curated images are also featured in Canadian Cinematographer magazine.

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CSC Workshops: Colour Science for Cinema Cameras | LED Lighting Theory for Cinematography

Webinar held on May 30, 2021. Kino Flo Founder Frieder Hoccheim gives an extensive presentation on LED colour science, and how different digital camera sensors read the same light sources differently and how to plan for this and understand how to manage these factors. Points of interest along the way included a discussion about the […]

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Insight Series: Tom Comet Associate Member

Drone pilot and Associate Member Tom Comet discusses his perspective on drone work for commercials and episodic television. Tom’s team is based in the Toronto area. Since early on, Tom has always had a keen interest in aviation, innovation and robotics, so the drone/UAV world was a perfect fit. He has been piloting drones since […]

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Insight Series: Maya Bankovic csc

Cinematographer Maya Bankovic csc shares the story of how her path from making films with her sister as a kid lead to seeking out film festival audiences, shooting documentaries and then levelling up into the world of commercials, music videos and union work in long format filmmaking. Contact her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayabankovic/