Basic Field Production



Class Dates/Time: Tuesdays 4/23/24 - 5/28/24 | 6 PM - 8 PM
Fee: $75
Location: PhillyCAM Media Center

Prerequisites: You must be a current PhillyCAM member and have attended an TV orientation session.

This class will teach the basic operation of the Sony PXWX70 XDCAM  field camera, lighting and microphones. Students will learn how to set up their shots, properly mic subjects and prepare for their production shoot. Students will also learn composition techniques as well as how to do basic planning production. 

This class will be held in person at PhillyCAM. Instruction will take place over the first 5 weeks, and the last class meeting will be the certification demonstration and exam. Upon conclusion and passing the certification, members will be able to reserve the equipment for their PhillyCAM projects.


  • You must be a current PhillyCAM member.
  • Attended an orientation session and/or TV Community Media Workshop.

Instructor: Niki Warnicke

Fee: $75

Pay online or in-person with a credit or debit card. You will need to register in-person if you are paying by cash, check or money order.

No Refunds will be given for cancellations made later than 5 business days prior to the start date of the workshop.