Christopher Kenworthy
Christopher Kenworthy (born 1968) is an Australian writer and former film director. He is the author of two novels, The Winter Inside and The Quality of Light for Serpent's Tail, along with a short story collection, Will You Hold Me? and the chapbook Sullom Hill. His fiction has been widely praised by authors such as Michael Moorcock, and anthologised in books such as The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Born in Preston, England, he moved to Australia in 1997 and began a directing career which lasted until 2013. His Master Shots books are best-sellers for Michael Wiese Books. He is the director of The Sculptor. He won the Award For Directing (WA Screen Awards) in 2007. He directed many music videos, including Dreaming Light for Anathema (band).
Courses
  • Photo & Video

    Grade, Correct and Finish with Color Suite

    2.1 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    From Cinema 4D to After Effects: A Professional Workflow

    1.7 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Smoke, Fire and Explosions in Adobe After Effects

    1.7 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Trapcode In Action

    2 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Sky Replacement Techniques in After Effects

    2.1 hours
  • Music & Audio

    Drums, Beats, and Rhythms in Logic Pro X

    2.1 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Compositing Masterclass

    2.3 hours
  • Music & Audio

    Learn Logic Pro X in 2 Hours

    2 hours
  • Photo & Video

    Building a Black and White Photography Workflow

    2.1 hours
  • Photo & Video

    Manipulating Color For Photography

    2 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Camera Flythrough In After Effects

    2 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Cinematic Effects in After Effects

    2.3 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    New Features in After Effects CC

    2 hours
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Expert Masking In After Effects

    2.3 hours
  • Photo & Video

    Mastering Colour Grading In After Effects

    2.4 hours
Tutorials
  • Photo & Video
    Mind the Gaps: Creating Convincing Crowd ScenesCrowd
    51 shares
    Shooting convincing crowd scenes is difficult when you only have a few actors. This tutorial shows how to create a the appearance of a huge crowd with a small group.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Sight Lines and Framing for Dynamic Video CompositionFraming277b
    32 shares
    Get your subjects eyelines right and camera positioning becomes simple. This video tutorial will show you how to split the frame into thirds, in your imagination, so the eyes are always aligned the right place.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Creative Aspect Ratio TechniquesAspect ratio
    40 shares
    In this tutorial, you discover why certain aspect ratios work well and how to shoot for a particular framing style.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Advanced Handheld Camera TechniquesCamera techniques
    19 shares
    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to hold and move your camera, and replicate the shots achieved with complex gear such as cranes and dollies.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Handheld ShootingTuts thumbnail handheld shooting
    11 shares
    Shooting handheld frees up your shooting style, but getting handheld footage to look good requires extra skills. This lesson shows you how to position the camera and follow your subject to make handheld shots work.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Motionless Camera MovesTuts  thumbnail motionless moves
    31 shares
    Camera moves add meaning and emotion to a scene, but sometimes there's no room to move the camera. The solution is to combine clever use of camera height with actor movement. Your pans, tilts and actor blocking can make simple setups look like complex camera moves.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Aperture and FocusTuts thumbnail aperture and focus
    107 shares
    Focus is one of your most creative tools. Rather than simply aiming to keep your subject in focus, use focus to tell the story, by controlling what stays in focus and what becomes blurred.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Medium LensTuts thumbnail medium lens
    90 shares
    The medium lens creates shots that look like normal human vision, but when used creativity this can still lead to cinematic imagery. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Advanced Short LensTuts preview advanced short lens
    129 shares
    The short lens isn't just for shooting wide-angles, but for controlling how your video conveys the scale of a scene. Use the short lens to increase speed, change perspective and affect motion. From distorted close-ups to rapid moves, this lesson covers the advanced techniques for shooting expert footage with the short lens.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Advanced Long LensTuts preview advanced long lens
    102 shares
    The long lens can be used to enhance location shoots, create extreme changes of focus and strengthen your compositions. This lesson includes tips on lighting and controlling focus. These advanced techniques give you powerful ways to open scenes, direct attention and beautify a shot.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Using a Short LensTuts preview short lens
    116 shares
    When you shoot with a short lens, it affects the way all your video looks. Not only does this lens give you a wide view of the scene, but it changes the speed that people and objects appear to move within a scene. It can even change the way that camera moves look and feel. You can enhance all your video work when you know the strengths and benefits of the short lens.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cinematic Shooting Principles: Using a Long LensTuts thumbnail long lens
    159 shares
    The long lens changes the way you shoot video. For close-ups and cinematic looks such as shallow depth of field, this is the lens of choice. This lesson will show you how to get the most out of the long lens.Read More…