Straighten Up and Boom Right

Join veteran boom operator Ken Strain at the Academy for Careers in Television & Film in Long Island City on Sunday, April 29th from 3-6pm for a FREE masterclass in boom operation. Register here to reserve your space today!

Topics include:

  • Equipment setup – the boom, mic choice, headphones, and important accessories.
  • Basic technique – the best ways to physically hold and move the boom pole, being safe on set, and deciding when to challenge yourself
  • Finer points – small details that make a big difference day-to-day
  • Proper mindset - developing a decision tree that gets you through every situation
  • Creating an efficient department - achieve the best results with the least effort
  • Solving lighting and set problems
  • Handy wiring techniques
  • Crew interaction - how to deal with all the people you need help from, especially camera operators
  • For thirds – what makes a great third from the boom operator's perspective
  • Longevity in your career and your health
  • Q&A

Refreshments will be served.

This event is sponsored and organized by K-Tek with local support by Gotham Sound.

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