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

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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

Lunch is included for both days, other meals are on your own.  Lodging is available for $75 per night.

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

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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.