Explore the relationship between camera and performance. 

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Friday, June 5th – 7pm-9:30pm EST (Online Format using Zoom)

Guided by cinematographer and director Michael Goi, learn how to develop your “style” and read the script with the visual presentation in mind, how to shotlist without seeing any sets and locations, how to work with actors to achieve the best results, and how to use lenses and lighting to enhance dramatic impact. The session will incorporate script materials shared onscreen and clips from films to illustrate important points, as well as photographs which illustrate the process of turning inspiration into art.

In addition to being offered on an individual basis, this course is also part of the 2020 Cinematography Lecture Series which Spans from May 18th-June 12th and includes presentations by Matthew Libatique, ASC, Steven Fierberg, ASC, and many more! Passes available for single lecture, Single-Week , and All Access! 

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Instructor: Michael Goi

An accomplished director and cinematographer, Michael’s directing credits include the 2019 feature Mary starring Gary Oldman and Emily Mortimer, Nashville, American Horror Story, and Pretty Little Liars. He also wrote and directed the features Megan is Missing and Voyeur. His cinematography credits include American Horror Story, Mary, Web Therapy, Glee, Scream Queens, Bloodline, The New Normal, Mr. Sunshine, My Name is Earl, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, Life on Mars, The Mentalist and many other shows and features. As a Director of Photography, he has earned Emmy nominations for his work on American Horror Story, Glee and My Name Is Earl.  He also landed American Society of Cinematographers nominations for The New Normal pilot, American Horror Story, and TV movies The Fixer and Judas. He is a member of the National Executive Board of the International Cinematographers Guild, the Directors Guild Of America, the Academy Of Television Arts And Sciences and the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences. He regularly mentors students for various industry programs.