Spend the weekend learning the basics of lighting for film and video production

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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets 10am-5pm EST

Learning how to properly light spaces and subjects is an essential part of the creation of any film or video project. Through lectures on lighting theory, and demonstrations of different techniques, students will learn how to best use natural and artificial light to tell their story.

This 2-day workshop is extremely useful for many facets of film and video production including, shooting interviews, corporate work, documentary, and narrative.

Topics Covered:

  • Cinematography and lighting depth cues
  • Quality of light
  • Types of light sources
  • 4 Elements of lighting
  • Lighting breakdown
  • Mixing color temperature & color schemes
  • Flagging, shaping, and cutting light
  • Diffusion
  • Motivated vs Stylized

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Instructor: David Martinez

David Martinez is a producer and cinematographer known for his cinematic approach to visual storytelling. David has traveled the world as a cinematographer and colorist. His immersion in film productions, both in the camera department as well as the post-production department, has given him a great perspective on the relationship between the creative and technical aspects of visual storytelling. As a media producer, his clients include The New York Times, Universal Music, Warner Music, McKinsey & Company, and Volvo.