Explore and share ideas on the performance art of Microphone Boom Operating from one of our generations most prolific narrative filmmakers.
Ken Strain has been working since 1993 as a boom operator in Hollywood, California and now lives and works in New York City. He has worked on numerous television series including House MD and Lost, as well as feature films. He now teaches the art and skill of boom operating to the next generation of sound people all over the world. His background in standup comedy keeps the class fun and light, while still very informative.
Credits include House MD and Lost (TV), “Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang” and “Identity” (Feature Films)
28 September 2019
9:30 – 13:00
Doors will open at 9:30am and the Seminar starts promptly at 10am
The Cinema Museum
2 Dugard Way (off Renfrew Road)
London SE11 4TH
Snacks and refreshments will be available, courtesy of K-Tek.
Production Sound Mixer: Don Hale, CAS (Step Into Liquid, Dust to Glory. CBS News: 60 Minutes & Sunday Morning. Various National Geographic projects.
Boom Operator: Kevin Cerchiai (Iron Man 3, Bad Boys for Life, Transformers & Season 9 of The Walking Dead)
Production Sound Mixer: Chris Howland, CAS (Jason Reitman’s series Casual, S.W.A.T. on CBS, Adam Sandler’s 100% Fresh for Netflix & Destination Wedding with Keanu Reeves)
Very special thanks to Simon Bishop for his help in organizing this event.
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