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In-Depth: ARRI ALEXA Workshop

This hands-on workshop gives you the skills needed to operate ARRI ALEXA cameras, including SXT & Mini models.



In-Depth: ARRI ALEXA Workshop
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This in-depth, hands-on workshop teaches you the skills needed to operate ARRI ALEXA cameras, including SXT & Mini models. Designed for working professionals, as well as those looking to enter the field, this course gives you detailed instruction on camera set up, operation and workflows. By the end of the course, you will have gained comprehensive knowledge of the ALEXA and the confidence to operate the camera in a variety of production scenarios.

In this very practical class, you will work in small groups to shoot test footage and gain familiarity with ALEXA cameras. You will learn how to set up the camera and get the best look for each shot. AbelCine instructors who have real-world experience with ARRI cameras teach the class.



Part 1

  • Primary differences in the ALEXA line
    • Classic, XT, SXT, Mini, Plus, Studio
    • SxS, CFast2.0, Capture Drive
  • Recording and resolution options
    • 16:9 / 4:3 / Open Gate, resolutions, raw, ProRes, etc.
  • Camera settings, control, and menus
    • Side panel
    • AMIRA viewfinder and Transvideo monitors
  • Setting up the camera
    • System frame rate, HS mode, etc.
  • Shoot & review footage
    • Aspect ratios, frame rates, etc. Shooting exercises will be focused on recording ProRes only (no Raw).
  • Q&A

Part 2

  • Understanding scopes
  • Log and Raw
    • Codex / T-Link, internal raw, etc.
  • Log C / wide color gamut
  • Exposure dynamics
    • Exposure tools, best practices
  • LUTs
    • CDL, .xml, .aml, software
  • Shoot
    • Exposure tests
  • Review footage / post production
    • Working with raw, metadata extract, ARC, Resolve
  • Advanced accessories & control
    • Wireless, LDS, Ethernet, etc.
  • Q&A


Camera owners who made their purchase through AbelCine receive 50% off this class! Ask your salesperson for details.



Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • DPs
  • Camera Assistants
  • DITs


If you complete AbelCine’s In-Depth: ARRI ALEXA workshop, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from AbelCine. This comprehensive workshop is designed to give you a strong working knowledge of production tools and practices. The certificate indicates that you have completed the workshop and have experience in the operation of these tools. Workshop attendees will be added to the ARRI ALEXA Tech List.




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