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 feature films and other media. You gain a solid foundation for applying the concepts presented, as well as prepare for subsequent cinematography workshops.
Derek Kimball is a Portland Maine based filmmaker and teacher. After nearly a decade teaching directing and cinematography for New York Film Academy, Boston College and Emerson College, Derek returned home to focus on his own work. To satisfy a life long urge to shoot on Maine's rocky coast, Derek is gearing up for principal photography on his latest feature length venture entitled "Neptune" to begin in late August.