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Phantom Intensive Workshop
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Phantom Intensive Workshop

This workshop will train you to the level of operating a Phantom 2K Flex, Flex4K, Phantom Miro, or Phantom VEO camera in the field.


This two-day course is an intensive, hands-on class designed to train a technically oriented Filmmaker, Digital Imaging Technician or Camera Assistant to the level of operating a Phantom 2K Flex, Flex4K, Phantom Miro, or Phantom VEO in the field as a Phantom Technician. Upon course completion, attendees will be added to AbelCine’s online Phantom Tech List.

Topics include:

Day 1: Introduction to Phantom High-Speed Camera Systems – Afternoon

  • Principles of high-speed imaging
  • Basic theory of Phantom camera operation
  • Major differences between Phantom camera models
  • Lens and format choices
  • Lighting considerations
  • On-camera controls overview
  • Power & connections summary
  • Detailed theory of operation
  • Live demonstration of Phantom in action
  • Workflow options

Day 2: Morning

  • Camera setup including building the camera, connecting to a computer, monitoring, genlock, sync and more
  • The Phantom Control Unit
  • Camera demo
  • Quickstart hands-on: power, format, CineMag, HQ mode, RS/loop, resolution, black balance, trigger
  • On camera controls tutorial: trigger, menu, tools, B-REF
  • LIVE Display Menu Screen instruction
  • Q&A
  • Hands-On

Day 2: Afternoon

  • The CineMag in detail
  • Phantom software – camera control and making clips
  • Transferring data with phantom software and converting file formats
  • CineStation – 1G and 10G, and system recommendations
  • Hands on software
  • Transcoding
  • Q&A


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

  • DPs
  • DITs
  • ACs


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 Phantom Tech List.



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