Multiple award-winning DP Kirk Neff shares his cutting edge techniques using DSLRs to create a beautiful cinematic look in the fast-paced world of long-format news and documentary television. Kirk has honed his skills during a 20-year career shooting on five continents. Along the way, he has developed specialized tools to maximize creativity and flexibility in a variety of conditions, earning widespread acclaim in the industry.
About Speaker: Kirk Neff is2015 Canadian Screen Award for Best Cinematography in a News or Information Program
Kirk Neff has a passion for visual storytelling, plain and simple. Using all the latest creative tools available he has made a name for himself as one of Canada’s premiere cinematographers having won 5 Canadian Society of Cinematography Awards and 8 RTDNA Awards, including a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Use of Video. He is the only person in Canada to win the Best Creative Use of Video (Network) Award from the RTDNA 4 years in a row. He has also brought home a Gemini Award all in the last 6 years.
Kirk has worked in news shops from coast to coast and for every major commercial news outlet in Canada and has pioneered new shooting techniques with Nikon DSLR’s for Global Television’s Documentary News Program, “16×9”.