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CineSummit is a four-day, FREE, online summit where world renowned filmmakers give workshops on Cinematography, Directing and More.

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2 workshops/day

The best-of-the-best,
all in one place

Sharing their “tricks of the trade” in Cinematography, Directing, Storytelling, Lighting, Camera Movement, Lenses, and more!

Meet the experts

Spend some time with these Masters
  • Sasha Miasnikova

    Cinematographer
  • Leon Chiprout

    Cinematographer
  • Paul Ozgur

    Cinematographer
  • Michael Belcher

    Cinematographer
  • Peter Riis

    Cinematographer
  • Michael Gebben

    Producer/Filmmaker
  • Adam Howden

    Cinematographer
  • Nic Restrepo

    Cinematographer
  • Tim Kindler

    Cinematographer

See their stunning works

Learn from some of the greatest filmmakers in today’s industry.

Peter Riis

Cinematographer

becoming a highly sought-after cinematographer

Leon Chiprout A.M.C.

Cinematographer

Blacklighting: How the pros do it and why

Nic Restrepo

Cinematographer

GETTING CINEMATIC RESULTS ON A DOC STYLE SHOOT

Paul Ozgur N.S.C.

Cinematographer

Discover How to Choose The Right Tools For Your Films

Sasha Miasknikova

Cinematographer

STUDIO LIGHTING FOR COMMERCIALS

Tim Kindler

director

DIRECTING AN EPIC LOW-BUDGET SHORT FILM

Michael Gebben

Producer/filmmaker

landing jobs with big clients

Michael Belcher

Cinematographer

AN INCREDIBLE LIGHT THAT ALMOST NOBODY KNOWS ABOUT

Adam Howden A.C.S.

Cinematographer

Getting a Hollywood Look on a Passion Project

Covering Amazing Topics

The secrets, tips and techniques they use every day

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Adam Howden ACS

Getting a Hollywood Look on a Passion Project.

Lighting and Shooting Creatively With A Minimal Crew.

  • Discover how a few key crew members is all you really need.
  • How to let locations and natural light do the heavy lifting for you.
  • Shoot into the light in spite of everything you’ve ever heard.
  • How to achieve beautiful imperfections… because perfection is boring!
  • Deep Dive: Equipment list and lighting setup breakdowns from an epic short film.

Michael Belcher

An incredible light that almost nobody knows about

And You Can Probably Find One Lying Around Nearby!

  • Significantly cheaper to buy than other comparable cine lights.
  • Create a virtual light panel without a fixture!
  • Cut light before it leaves the lamp, creating custom shapes.
  • Emulate sunbeams and other light effects.

Nic Restrepo

GETTING CINEMATIC RESULTS ON A DOC STYLE SHOOT

A Lifestyle Commercial Cinematographer Reveals His Secrets

  • Working with non-actors in their natural environments
  • How you can plan ahead even when you don’t know what to expect
  • How to make a real location shine without looking commercial
  • How playing with camera settings can transform a boring shot into an interesting one

Leon Chiprout AMC

Backlighting: How the pros do it and why

The Secret Sauce to Beautiful Lighting

  • Diffusion, bounce, and reflection: exactly how, when, and why to use them
  • How to best utlize sunrise and sunset
  • Don't get lost in the gadgets and tech: 10 principles to keep you on track
  • Get a natural or dramatic look with back or side back lighiting.

Tim Kindler

DIRECTING AN EPIC LOW-BUDGET SHORT FILM

Bringing Your Vision From Concept To Completion: A Step-By-Step Guide

  • How to tap into your cast and crew’s creative talent
  • The secret to maximizing the value of a limited budget
  • Discover the determining factors in choosing paid vs. unpaid talent

Peter Riis

Becoming a highly sought-after Cinematographer

What It Takes At The Highest Level

  • Keys to speed that will ebable you to get in up to 7 shots more per day!
  • How you can build trust with local crews in international locations
  • Pushing yourself to be better through daring, inspiration, and creative cross-discipline
  • How to maintain honest relationships with your clients, even when they provide unhelpful last minute suggestions

Michael Gebben

LANDING JOBS WITH BIG CLIENTS

The Taboo Subject That Can Introduce You To The Big Leagues

  • The key component to success that nobody wants to talk about
  • How to tell the difference between the right and wrong kind of free work
  • The hidden bonus to only doing the work you really want to do
  • Why using a showreel can backfire, and what you can do instead
  • The one key that will give you more money, more time, and more fun
  • A simple tweak to the formula “If you build it, they will come” that works in real life

Sasha Miasnikova

STUDIO LIGHTING FOR COMMERCIALS

Learn The How’s and Why’s of Shaping Light: Shot-By-Shot Breakdowns

  • The nitty-gritty on lights, diffusion, and cutting to accomplish outstanding results
  • The secret to capturing your audience’s attention within the first 5 seconds
  • When things don’t go according to plan–save your shoot by “working backwards”

Paul Ozgur NSC

Discover how to choose THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR THE JOB

Insight From A Young And Highly Experience Cinematographer

  • Buying vs. renting equipment: the determining factors in making your decision
  • How taking shortcuts to save money can end up costing you more
  • The importance of keeping interactions human with fellow filmmakers

Yes.
It is really free!

But only Dec 9-12

It may sound too good to be true, but this is how we build our community… by giving you access to this material for free for 4 Days!

Of course, you do have the option to purchase an “ALL ACCESS PASS” and receive on-demand access to watch CS9 whenever you like… as well as our past 70+ workshops, future CineSummits, live online trainings and Q&A with the CS Speakers, and join our private community . We’ll send those details to your email!

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How do I watch CS9 for free?

Click Register anywhere on this page and fill out your information. You will receive links to the CS9 Event page where you can watch the sessions on December 9-12.

What time are the session available in my time zone?

There are 2 (or more) sessions per day and they are viewable for a full 24 hours to ensure you can watch it in your time zone! Each day’s session begins at 8am PST (California Time).

Is this really free? What's the catch?

No catch at all! You can watch ALL CS9 sessions for free on December 9-12.. two sessions per day.

AFTER registration you will have the OPTION to get an All ACCESS PASS to watch and review all past, present, and future workshops at your pace – as well as have access to additional live trainings where you can engage with the speakers and join our private community.

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