Certifications & Workshops

Equipment Workshops

Workshop Quiz Links

UPDATE: SCTV Orientation is replacing the General part of the Camera workshop (formerly known as General & Camera). To be on SCTV sets or take equipment workshops, you must first attend SCTV Orientation.

At the Camera workshop, you will be taught the SCTV Equipment Guidelines, how to use the Canon C100, and how to conduct yourself on set. Members who complete the General and Camera Workshop are able checkout SCTV cameras and be on set.

Camera Certification Quiz

After the quiz, make sure to fill out our corresponding feedback form here:

Camera Workshop Feedback 

UPDATE: You must first attend SCTV Orientation in order to sign up for equipment workshops.

At the Audio workshop, you will be taught how to get clean recordings with the H5 and various types of microphones. Members who complete the Audio Workshop are able checkout SCTV audio gear.

Audio Certification Quiz

After the quiz, make sure to fill out our corresponding feedback form here:

Audio Feedback Form

UPDATE: You must first attend SCTV Orientation in order to sign up for equipment workshops.

At the Lighting workshop, you will learn the basics of lighting and safe set practices. Key concepts include 3-point lighting, voltage, amperage, and gaffing. Members who complete Lighting Certification will be able to checkout SCTV lighting gear.

Lighting Certification Quiz

After taking the quiz, please fill out the feedback form:

Lighting Feedback Form

UPDATE: You must first attend SCTV Orientation in order to sign up for equipment workshops.

SCTV offers advanced certifications for the Steadicam, Flycam, Tricaster, GoPro Omni, and Crane. Completing an advanced certification allows members to check out the specified equipment.

Email sctvequipment@gmail.com for an advanced certification request, or keep an eye out for an advanced certification throughout the year!

After completing the certification, make sure to fill out our corresponding feedback form here:

Advanced Feedback Form

UPDATE: You must first attend SCTV Orientation in order to sign up for equipment workshops.

At the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Workshop, you will learn the basics of how to use the camera. Members who complete BlackMagic Certification will be able to checkout BMPCC gear.

BlackMagic Quiz

After the quiz, make sure to fill out our corresponding feedback form here:

BlackMagic Feedback Form

CERTIFICATION SLIDES

Review General and Camera Slides

Review Audio Slides

Review Lighting Slides

Review Advanced Slides

Review Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera Slides

THREE core SCTV Workshops are available for members:

CAMERA, AUDIO, LIGHTING

Members who have completed the General & Camera or General & Photography Workshop and passed the corresponding quiz are able to work on the set of productions and checkout SCTV cameras.

Members who have completed Audio Workshop and the Audio Workshop Quiz are allowed to checkout SCTV audio gear.

Members who have completed Lighting Workshop and the Lighting Workshop Quiz are allowed to checkout SCTV lighting and grip gear.

SCTV also offers Advanced Workshops for the Flycam, Steadicam, Tricaster, GoPro Omni, Rhino Slider, Tilta Follow Focus and Zhiyun Crane.

At the end of every workshop, members must take and pass the appropriate quiz.

Certifications last until the end of that academic year. At the beginning of the following academic year, previously certified members only need to retake and pass the quizzes of their past certifications to renew.

Note: You may not take a Certification Quiz if you have not attended a workshop at least once.

Important: If you have already been certified for a particular workshop during a previous year, you do not need to attend that workshop this year. However, you do need to get recertified by following the recertification packet at the top of this page.