Cinematography: Shooting and Lighting for Film & Digital

Cinematography is a scientific art form, and our two-day practical cinematography workshop will help you become a master of capturing motion picture photography, focussing on two key areas of cinematography: camera work and lighting techniques. 

This weekend practical cinematography workshop covers lighting and operating for film and digital video with in-depth technical explanations and hands-on shooting experience.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 2 days, weekend
Hours: 10:00 – 17:00 

Key Features

This two-day practical cinematography workshop covers lighting and operating for film and digital video

  • professional lighting set ups for film (examples of lighting plans and practical demonstrations)
    making the most of digital film through lighting and camera functions (white balance, shutter speed, manual focus)
  • technical differences between shooting on various formats
  • differences between shooting for documentary & drama
  • shooting in a studio, on location and under available light conditions

The Workshop will move from technical explanations to looking at specific examples and then on to hands on shooting.

Day1: Camera
Operating, the frame, ratios, lens choice (for S16mm, 35mm and video), camera movement, depth of field, focus pulling, mag loading

Day2: Lighting
Lighting for film and video, hard and soft light, colour temperature, exposure, film stocks, gain, filters, use of light meters

Students will also have the opportunity to develop their camera maintenance skills, including camera set ups, loading magazines, changing lenses, fitting and adjusting video assist and other accessories.

Course times are 10am-5pm each day.

Tutors for this workshop have included:  Steve Brooke Smith GBCT (The Brothers Grimm, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and Paul Wheeler BSC, GBCT (recently shot Trevor Nunn's King Lear with Sir Ian McKellen).

NB: This course is limited to 12 students.

For further information email shortcourses@londonfilmacademy.com or call LFA on +44 (0)207 386 7711 to book your place over the phone with a credit/debit card.

NB.  Club Panico@LFA members fee: £295.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To book your place on this course please:
Apply online or 
Apply by post, print out the application form and post to London Film Academy, 52A Walham Grove, London, SW6 1QR, email admissions@londonfilmacademy.com or fax to 0207 381 6116. As soon as we've received your application we’ll send you a confirmation email containing payment details. Please check your ‘Junk Mail’ folder if you appear to have not received this email.

ENTRY CRITERIA

  • All applicants must be fluent in English: English Language Level: Upper Intermediate
  • Minimum age 18

VISA REQUIREMENTS

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  • 23 February 2019 - 24 February 2019
    Course Fee: £ 450.00

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