Still Photography on Film and Television Sets: Everything you Need to Know!

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Still Photography on Film and Television Sets: Everything you Need to Know!

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

| $175.00

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Learn what it takes to be a still photographer in Hollywood with Photographer Anthony Friedkin

Join Set Photographer, Anthony Friedkin, for a comprehensive class that will give you real-life tips on how to work in Hollywood as a Still Photographer. Anthony will share his experiences and help guide you through the job realities, photo equipment needed, and much more.

Still Photography Class Breakdown:


  • Defining the job responsibilities of what a Unit Still Photographer does; specific requirements needed for the studio’s marketing department and working with industry publicists.
  • Explain the working relationship the unit photographer has with the crew, the director, the cinematographer, and the actors.
  • Discuss the various uses of the publicity stills, and how (at times) the photographs appear in the film itself.
  • Learn about the process of breaking down the script and going over a call sheet.
  • Discuss the types of photo equipment studios typically request for on-set photographers.
  • On-set etiquette including the process of filmmaking, the various responsibilities of the film crew (their specific jobs and what they do), and respecting the actors on set.
  • How to search for work in the industry: where to pick up potential jobs & requirements for union-based jobs.

There will be a one-hour break in the middle of the class.

By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. Click here to view our Terms and Conditions. Cancellations or refund requests must be made via email at least 7 days prior to the course.

About the instructor Anthony Friedkin:

Anthony has worked for over 32 years as a Set photographer in Hollywood. He has worked with extraordinary feature film directors including David Fincher, Edward James Olmos, and Jim Cameron. He has photographed talented actors including Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, Emma Thompson, Kevin Bacon, Kathy Bates, and Gary Oldman. He has also worked with Michael Jackson and George Harrison on special projects over the years.

Anthony’s work has been shown in permanent collections at the MoMA NYC, the Getty Museum, LACMA, and the Huntington Gardens. He has been published in books, and magazines and received a National Endowment of the Arts Grant.

He has taught throughout the years at UCLA, and Cal Arts. Anthony has also lectured at numerous locations throughout the country.


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