February 19, 2020 / 6 PM - 8 PM
Manhattan Edit Workshop
119 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
Join Panasonic for a free Tech Talk at Manhattan Edit Workshop! We will have multiple EVA1 kits for attendees to get hands-on time exploring along with the Panasonic VariCam and the all-in-one CX350 camcorder. Panasonic experts will present and be available to answer questions on the cameras, and guest Cinematographer Jodi Savitz will discuss how they use the Panasonic cameras in their work.
Refreshments will be provided.
Jodi Savitz is a cinematographer and director based in New York City. Savitz specializes in capturing intersectional stories with political, religious, and LGBTQ themes, and shoots a diverse range of projects including documentary, narrative, music video, and commercial projects. Savitz is also on the board of the Women’s Weekend Film Challenge, a non-profit that facilitates the growth of women working in the film industry.
Recent credits: Road Warriors (MSNBC), Daughters of Solanas (Short), One Man's Quest to Ban Conversion Therapy in California (NBC Left Field/Focus Features), Like a Prayer: Can You Be Queer and Religious? (Teen Vogue/Them). Her work has screened at The St. Louis International Film Festival, NewFest, ClexaCon, OUTShine, HBO’s Women in Comedy Film Festival, and more.
Mitch is the Cinema Product Manager for Panasonic Systems Solutions Company of North America. He manages the VariCam cameras as well as the EVA1. Before joining Panasonic, Mitch worked for several leading cinema manufacturers and sales companies. Mitch has been part of the New York production community for more than 30 years, starting in the motion picture industry as a camera assistant, eventually becoming a cinematographer on more than two dozen features and hundreds of commercials, documentaries, music videos and two television series. He lives in New York with his wife and family.