You will learn about the importance of visuals in shaping story and character, talk through the technical and creative choices that inform a cinematographer’s work, and get the chance to build your knowledge and confidence within a small group in a relaxed and interactive environment.
Ula Pontikos’ first feature Weekend premiered at SWSX in March 2011 and became an instant hit, scooping the Audience Award. By the end of the year the film had picked up over 20 international awards. Since then Ula has won the Sundance Cinematography Award in 2014 for her second feature Lilting (Hong Khou’s directorial debut). Her most recent work was on Paul McGuigan & Barbara Broccoli’s Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool. In 2015 Ula was invited to join the British Society of Cinematographers.
Please note this event is part of the Edinburgh International Festival Youth Hub and attendees must be aged 15-25 years old.