August 29 @ 6:30 pm - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
Digital and Film Cinematography
This is the course for future Lighting Cameramen and Directors of Photography as well as for anyone else who wants to learn how to create right visuals to support the screenplay emotionally.
What happens after extensive talks with Director about his/her project? Where to start technically? What is the best format for your film? How to choose right equipment? What do you need and how to prepare for the job? Film making is a team work, how to become a team player?
Here you can learn, if you have the visuals of the film in your head, how to transfer them successfully to film stock or a tape.
Day 1: Aesthetics
- Attributes of the Visual Image
- Lighting setups and variations
- Three-Point Setup
- Creating the look
Day 2: Film
- Film Camera
- Film Stock
- Light Ratios
- Light Meters
Day 3: Digital
- Digital Camera
- Comparison of Film and Digital Cameras
- HD and SD Formats
- Digital Exposure
- Digital Signal
- Time Code
Saturday/Sunday: Hands On Workshop
By lighting and filming short scene based on classical painting and given “look”, put theory in practice.
Fresnel Light Fixtures
Open-Face Light Fixtures
Soft Light Fixtures – Kino Flo, Chinese Lanterns…
Lighting for Movement
Who Should Attend
Anyone who would like to improve their camera skills, technical and aesthetic.