Cover introductory cinematographic issues such as visualization, the negative, filters/lenses, and more
Understand practical considerations like lab procedures, camera systems, special effects, and image control
Gain a solid foundation for applying the concepts presented, as well as prepare for subsequent cinematography workshops
About this course:
An introduction to the fundamental tools and principles used by the cinematographer to create digital or film images generated from the context of the story. The curriculum covers visualization, the negative, digital manipulation, sensitometry, filters and lenses, lighting, color, laboratory procedures, camera systems, special effects, and image control--all illustrated through video clips and other media. You gain a solid foundation for applying the concepts presented, as well as prepare for subsequent cinematography workshops. Students must have access to a digital camera for assignments.
Students will be required to complete camera assignments that will require both still and moving images. Student-provided equipment can be as simple as a smartphone camera or DSLR.
Spring 2024 Schedule
Date & Time
Wednesday 11:00AM - 2:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens February 05, 2024 12:00:00 AM)