Advance your skills as a cinematographer with this hands-on course. Learn pre and on-set visualization with a particular emphasis on digital exposure, composition and framing. Weekly exercises and workshops will help to enhance your skills.
Understand pre-visualizing lighting design and execution for a project
Learn pre-production tools with emphasis on lighting, lenses, color, and more
Delve more deeply into the nuances of cameras and camera movement
Master lighting and exposure skills in weekly exercises
About this course:
This course is designed to deepen the cinematographer's understanding of the principles and methods of visualization on-set and in pre-production with particular emphasis on digital exposure and pre-visualizing lighting design and execution. Instruction covers pre-production tools and techniques for cinematographers with emphasis on lighting, lenses, cameras, camera movement, and color. Each week, you participate in exercises and workshops designed to help you master the skills used for visualizing the lighting, camera, and exposure of the scene. You also practice the techniques of composition and framing (interior and exterior). You learn how to design shots, achieve compositional balance, tracking, gear-heads, fluid heads, eye-lines, and two-shots.
Successful completion of or concurrent enrollment in FILM TV X 478.27A Introduction to Cinematography.
Spring 2024 Schedule
Date & Time
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens February 05, 2024 12:00:00 AM)