Super 16mm film camera workshop

Film camera workshop with JP QUILL


Saturday 20th August 2022
11 AM- 4pm 
Gorey School of Art

This course will run over one day on Saturday, 20th August 2022 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Screen Wexford are proud to present this unique opportunity to get a hands-on practical experience with super 16mm film and cameras. This workshop will give you an opportunity to practice loading/unloading, exposure, shooting film, post-production workflows and using different film stocks in Arriflex and Bolex cameras.

Course Content
  • – Choosing film stocks
  • – Overview of the camera and its components
    • – Arriflex
    • – Bolex
    • – Superspeeds
    • – Zooms
    • – Camera Mags
    • – Varispeed
  • – Basics of loading
  • – Exposing film
  • – Working with film vs digital
  • – Shooting 16mm
  • – Unloading
  • – Completing negative reports
  • – Processing film and negative scanning

This workshop will be delivered by JP Quill. JP has experience working across the camera department; working on drama features, shorts, documentaries, TV, music videos, commercials, branded content, corporate video, and art films in both Ireland and internationally.

This course is aimed at new entrants and trainee crew who want to work or are working in the camera department of the Film & TV Drama industry. There are a maximum of 15 spaces.

Apply online before Tuesday 16th of August

For technical difficulties with the online system please email

Selection for the workshop will be based on the quality of application and industry experience relevant to the course. 

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