Learn how to craft and implement a visual style that enhances the theme of a dramatic, ongoing story

Dates:  Jul 22-28, 2018
Levels:  Advanced, Master
Workshop Fee:  $1995
Max Class Size: 18

Additional Dates Offered: Sep 30-Oct 6, 2018

In this new golden era of Television, series’ have become more cinematic than ever before. In this workshop, learn from an accomplished cinematographer how to design and capture a show’s unique look.

Through lectures and screenings, students explore how an episodic cinematographer approaches and breaks down a script and begins to craft and plan their shooting approach to compliment character development and story arcs.

Explore every visual element that may play a role in the episode, including composition, point of view, color palettes, and camera movement. Delve deeply into the importance of lighting design and how it may be implemented to create the show’s atmosphere and mood.

Students put what they learn into practice as they compose and capture dramatic scenes from TV episodes, rotating crew positions, and challenging themselves in making creative decisions to maximize a scene’s thematic and emotional impact.

In addition to being offered on an individual basis, this workshop is also Week Eight of the 10 Week Cinematography Intensive.

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Instructor: Charlie Lieberman, ASC

Charlie began his career as a freelance editorial still photographer. He eventually moved to Los Angeles and found success as a Director of Photography in dramatic television and independent film. Director of Photography credits include “Heroes”, “Love Bites”, “Standoff”, “Joan of Arcadia”, “Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” and “Everwood”. He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers.