To go along with the launch of the first round of the Amateur Filmmaker of the Year competition, we're holding an exclusive seminar in London for all budding filmmakers.

Essential for amateurs who’d like to learn the basics of filmmaking with a DSLR or compact system camera, this tutorial session will cover everything you need to know to get more out of that red record button.

Expert videographer Simeon Quarrie will provide you with the technical and practical skills needed to start shooting high-quality video, including:

Setting up your camera for optimum results
Essential shooting skills
The importance of high quality audio

Lunch will be provided and, as an added bonus, you’ll have the chance to get hands on with the latest Canon equipment.

PLUS 10 lucky attendees could also win an exclusive practical afternoon session, to put their new-found skills into practice.

To secure your place on this not-to-be-missed learning opportunity, please email with the subject line, ‘Canon Video event’.

Also include your full name, address and contact number, and if you’d like to be considered for a place in the afternoon hands-on session.

The event will take place at the Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU.

Places are on a first come first served basis and are limited to 90 people.

Simeon Quarrie is known for his creativity and storytelling in both video and photography. His work has seen him travel across the world for clients who seek his unique approach. With his passion for both wedding photography and cinematography, Simeon has sussessfully worked across a range of genres. He’s a prolific educator with infectious enthusiasm and his work features on top industry blogs.


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