During the Film Spring Open 2019 Michał Sobociński will be the tutor of the Sony Venice Group, in which the participants will learn about the impact of technology on the modern storytelling language in the feature films and about the possibilities and advantages of the Sony Venice camera.
Michał Sobociński – cinematographer, graduate of the Łódź Film School. He was featured in the Variety’s Artisans Impact Report 2017 among 69 top filmmakers as well as on the Rising Stars of Cinematography 2018 list by the American Cinematographer magazine. He is a member of the Polish Society of Cinematographers. Sobociński won the Camerimage 2017 and the Andrzej Munk Award in 2014. He worked as cinematographer for over 30 feature films, TV series, documentaries and commercials in Poland and abroad, such as: Convoy, The Art of Loving. Story of Michalina Wislocka, Belle Epoque, Gods, Warsaw 44, Carte Blanche, The Mighty Angel, Traffic Department, Papusza, Love is everything, Battle of Warsaw 1920, TV series The Pack and Without Secrets, and a British-French production The Tunnel. He also worked on set of the feature films Father, Warsaw By Night, Kamchatka, TV series True Law and two documentaries.
Sony VENICE is a video camera with a Full-Frame sensor, an eight-step Optical ND filter mechanism, and an outstanding colour reproduction. Thanks to its dual base ISO (500 and 2500) and the ability to shoot in different modes and format and using various lenses (Super35, Full- Frame, Anamorphic), VENICE is the most versatile full-frame camera. The HFR mode (60 fps in 6K FF and 120 fps in 4K) together with the Rialto Extension System, which enables to extend the sensor block up to 18′ away, offer unlimited creative possibilities.
Moreover, group participants will work on a little crane Mini Bird, which is a prototype of 12 alloy crane MovieBird and will have its premiere during Film Spring Open 2019.