DM280 Lighting and Camera Beyond Basics

Course Description

Students will be introduced to a range of camera & lighting related techniques and skills that will expand their repertoire while they work toward the completion of their Filmmaking certificate. This includes shooting with larger chip formats, procedures for effective testing of camera and lighting options, basic compositing and green screen work. It is intended to solidify and expand student capabilities as they enter the Commercial Project Cycle, and prior to their Independent Project.

Learning Outcomes

  • Camera
  • Lighting & Grip
  • Camera mounts
  • Technical approaches
  • Coverage strategies, including multiple camera
  • Developing an overall look
  • Incorporating movement
  • Planning tests for the Independent Project
  • Making camera and lighting consistent with overall project goals
  • Planning for SFX (green screen)