David Diley, award winning Film-Maker and Underwater Cinematographer, is best known for his work with large sharks, stingray and commercial film productions for the UK Dive industry. This workshop is open to anyone seriously interested in improving their underwater videography in an informal, friendly, non-competitive environment.
About the WORKSHOP
This week long Underwater Film-Maker Workshop will provide you with a fresh and more detailed take on traditional underwater videography workshops. You do not need the latest, most expensive equipment to make good movies, with David’s help you will be amazed at the result you can achieve with your GoPro or DSLR.
Designed to cater for all abilities but especially relevant to those at beginner and intermediate level, this workshop aims not only to expand your knowledge of the technical aspects of filming underwater, but more importantly, to inspire you to unlock your creativity to help you tell engaging stories using your own creative voice.
About David Diley
David Diley, award winning Film-Maker and Underwater Cinematographer, is best known for his work with large sharks, including the film Of Shark and Man, stingray, and commercial film productions for the UK Dive industry, his most recent being Technically Inspired, a beautiful piece featuring technical diver Adam Wood for Apeks Marine.
David's most recent awards include Winner for "Best Editing" (documentary) and "Best Sound Design" at the 2016 Nice International Film Festival. David also gained recognition for 2 "Official Selections" and "Nominated" for best documentary.
Marsa Shagra - Southern Red Sea
Date: 18 – 25 January 2017
Tour: 7 Nights Marsa Shagra in a Beach Safari Tent
Diving: 5 Days unlimited house reef with 2 orientation dives + 1 dive at Elphinstone*
Board: Full board and selected soft drinks
Tour Price: From £1195, single supplement may apply
*Elphinstone requires a minimum of 50 logged dives.
During your week you will gain underwater cinematography techniques such as the art of diving as a camera operator, editing and post production-colour correction and grading, topside cinematography, effective storytelling, sound design and how best to deliver your videos for either public performance or online streaming, everything you need to turn your videos into engaging, short films.
The primary objective of the workshop is to allow you to flourish in a creatively stimulating and non-competitive environment which encourages you to try different things and truly find talents you may not have previously known you have. Team work, questions and enthusiasm are encouraged and you will have unrestricted access to an award winning film-maker with professional expertise both behind and in front of the camera, as well as the entire post-production process.
Whether you want better holiday videos to share with friends or you want to become a professional yourself, this workshop is the ideal place to do some world class diving, learn and most importantly, have fun!
The ultimate diving adventure! Enjoy the relaxed, laid back atmosphere of Marsa Shagra, a unique location the likes of which you will not find anywhere else in the world. Marsa Shagra offers an unlimited diving concept where you can dive as much, or as little as you like. The 2km house reef is available to you from 6am until 9pm. You will have the freedom to dive as buddy pairs and as well as shore diving, you can take advantage of the free use of the zodiacs that drop you off and pick you up at your chosen points of entry and exit.
Full board is included during your stay at Marsa Shagra, this includes three hearty meals a day, afternoon cake, and as much tea, coffee, water, bottled fanta, coke and sprite as you can drink. Fresh juices, speciality teas and coffee's, wine, beer along with diet drinks are also available and charged for locally. All meals are served buffet style at Shagra, there is a good range of salad's and vegetables, a choice of meat's or fish a few local flavours thrown in for good measure, should you have a sweet tooth make sure you save room for dessert, often around 5 or 6 choices.