Introduction to Cinematography

FILM TV X 478.27A
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.
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What you can learn.

  • 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. 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.

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