The Director of Photography Creativity Conference is a hybrid training event that focuses on the range of techniques and best practices available to Cinematographers, Camera Operators, Owner Operators, Digital Imaging Techs, and other crew members in Camera and Sound. Whether you are a Union Crew member on Features and Episodic television, a Freelancer Crewperson or a “One-Man-Band” Owner Operator, there will be sessions to expand your creativity and technical skills.
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Get the full Director of Photography Creative Conference experience!
- Attend live sessions
- Build your personal event agenda
- Book meetings with sponsors
- Attend the Sponsor Lounge
- Engage with speakers
- Connect with fellow attendees
- View session recordings post event*
*VIP Pass holders will have streaming access to recordings of all sessions for up to 180 days post-event.
Attend via Web Browser
We suggest you use your web browser to attend sessions
Connect via Mobile App
Connect with attendees, speakers, and sponsors via the mobile app
Kick-off the DP Creative Conference Virtual Day with some morning coffee and join fellow attendees and staff!
Questions about the conference? Event Staff will be doing a walkthrough of the event and available to answer any questions you have before the conference begins!
Do you travel globally for photography/cinematography or have you dreamt of doing this?
Have questions about what gear to take or how to pack it? What’s the best way not to get in trouble with the local authorities? Then come join Adventure Cinematographer/Photographer Philip Grossman who will talk about his experiences and insight into “Adventuring Around the Globe.”
Lens Technician and engineer Matthew Duclos of Duclos Lenses provides an overview of checks and procedures for cinema lenses in a rental environment. Whether you're an cinematographer, equipment owner, first AC, or just a fellow lens geek using peer-to-peer rental services or prepping at an LA rental house, you'll gain invaluable knowledge that you can put to use and save yourself time and money on your next project.
Join AICP's Shelia Brown as she delves into Diverstiy OnSet and how building a larger, more diverse production enriches both the crew and the people in the surrounding communities.
This session is ideal for anyone looking to be a game changer in this industry as it relates to making sure the crews better reflect the diverse world that we live in.
Grab lunch and come hang out and talk shop with company representatives at their dedicated Sponsor Lounges!
Join us one last time at our Wrap Party!
- Learn how to stay connected post-event!
- Last chance to connect with attendees and speakers!
- Win Raffle Prizes
- *VIPs* Learn how to view your recorded sessions for DP Creative Conference
Grab your drink, a cool virtual background, and get ready to win awesome raffle prizes! 🎟
*Program subject to change
Sheila R. Brown
Virtual Day Sponsors
How to Watch a Session
For optimal viewing experience, we recommend that you watch sessions via your web browser.
- Log in to PDCC Event Platform.
- Click “Schedule” on the left-hand menu to view all sessions.
- A “Join Live Stream” button will become active 15 minutes before the session starts.
Step 1: Log in to use FMC's Event Platform to Access Your Sessions
We will use the Event Platform in order to stream live sessions & interact throughout the event.
You must log in with the same email used when registering on Eventbrite!
Step 2: Build Your Personal Schedule
View all scheduled sessions within the Schedule section of the event platform.
Click on the plus signs to add sessions to Your Agenda.
You may also set up 5, 10, and 15 minute reminders for each session!
Step 3: Join The Live Stream
Click on each session to read the description and watch the livestream.
Each session will have a Join Live Stream link 15 minutes prior to going live. You will be prompted to launch Zoom.
Step 4: Interact with our Speakers During the Webinar
Once you are in the Zoom webinar, feel free to chat and ask questions!
The Chat is available for everyone to see, so type in where you’re from, or any technical issues you may have! An FMC representative will be monitoring the chat and will be able to assist you further.
The Q&A is available for any questions you would like to submit directly to the speaker, on the educational content presented.
Step 5: Connect with Attendees
Chat with other conference attendees directly within the app within the Attendee section of the platform.
Send a request to Connect to start a conversation.
Step 6: Learn More About Our Speakers
Want to learn more about our experts?
Browse through the Speaker section of the platform to learn more about their work, businesses, and websites!
Step 7: Interact with our Sponsors!
View Sponsor Profiles within the Virtual Expo to learn more about each company.
Visit the Sponsor Lounges to engage with sponsors representatives, view live demos, and learn more about remote work solutions!
Sponsor Lounges can be found as a session in the Schedule.