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There is no quicker way to make your film look cinematic than by the skillful use of lighting. And understanding the role of lights and lighting is one of the basic building blocks of a career as a filmmaker.
Learn how you can practise and discover the basic principals of film lighting using both professional equipment as well as simple light you have in your home.
What you will learn:
Take a whirlwind tour through the basics of lighting.
Topics covered include:
The big picture:
The cinematographer director collaboration
Choosing the right cinematographer
Preparation for your shoot
Choosing the right tools for the job
Visual Story telling
Creating Mood with Lighting
- highlighting your key light
- low-key lighting
- ¾ backlit subjucts
- edge light
- light for depth
- colour contrast
- texture lighting
- texture shadow
Who Should Attend
This class is not just for cinematographers. It is for film directors seeking a through understanding of the visual palette their Director of Photgraphy can create. This is also an excellent class for screenwriters, producers and film lovers who want a deeper understanding of how movies are made.
About the tutor
Zoran Veljkovic SAS is British Cinematographer (born in Serbia) with over 30 years behind the camera. He was classically trained by European filmmakers. He received a BA from the University of Arts, Belgrade (Specialising in Film and TV Camera).
A DoP since 1985, Zoran has assembled a serious body of work. His 45+ credits include “Bridge”, “Sicilian Dream”.and the award winning Raindance Film Festival “After Fall, Winter”. Zoran also DoP’s the 2019 Raindance Film Festival Trailer
Zoran’s rigorous early training enables him to push the envelope of modern technologies between the worlds of features, dramas, commercials, and TV series.
Zoran is a member of Serbian Society of Cinematographers (SAS) as well as a BAFTA member. Zoran’s Basic Cineamtography week-long mastercalsses at Raindance always sell out.