Lighting for Emotional Impact

FILM TV X 478.283

Gain a stronger sense of lighting and its impact in motion pictures through lectures, workshops, and assignments. Discover different lighting styles and techniques, specifically tailoring them to story and emotional impact.


What you can learn.

  • Focus on the theory and practical application of lighting concepts
  • Complete assignments and exercises for in-class evaluation and critique
  • Understand the emotional impact lighting can have on an audience
  • Develop your craft for lighting and, by extension, cinematography

About this course:

This course is designed to help you develop a stronger understanding of lighting for motion pictures. Through lectures, workshops, assignments, and in-class exercises, you learn about different lighting styles and techniques. Special emphasis is placed on lighting tailored specifically for the story and the emotional impact that lighting can have on the audience. The class focuses both on theory and practical application of the concepts presented. Throughout the course, visual references are discussed, and completed assignments and supervised exercises are screened and critiqued in class.

Successful completion of FILM TV X 478.27A Introduction to Cinematography is strongly recommended.

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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