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

Jan 30, 2021 - Jan 31, 2021
Mar 27, 2021 - Mar 28, 2021

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $350
Class Size: 14 (Max)

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:

  • Quality of light
  • Types of light sources
  • Color Temperature
  • Flagging
  • Diffusing
  • Styling
  • Coloring
  • Reflecting
  • Balancing

Image Credit:  Amanda Piela, Header Image Credit: Kara Birnbaum

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Instructor: David Martinez

David Martinez is a producer and cinematographer known for his cinematic approach to non-fiction 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 broad perspective on the relationship between the creative and technical aspects of visual storytelling. As a media producer, his clients include Universal Music, Warner Music, McKinsey & Company, and Volvo.

Guest Speaker: Doug Jensen (January)

Doug Jensen describes himself as someone who “lives and breathes” video production and digital cinematography. As an HD cinematographer, producer, director, editor, consultant, and founder of Vortex Media, Doug thoroughly enjoys being involved in all facets of video and television production.