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"It's in this stone... I just need to bring it out"  Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
Four-Days comprehensive filmmaking workshop taking students from the beginning through intermediate level. This program consists of
Lecture, Demonstration and intensive hands-on with Camera and Light. Main emphasize is on Directing and Cinematography. Students
learn fundamentals of the language of film story telling with understanding of the narrative potential of Tools of Cinematography - Light,
Lens, Camera, Exposure. From Directorial and Cinematography point of view the most important aspects of Visual Narrative Expression are
the Choices (Artistic and Technical) that Director and Cinematographer make to relate in visually eloquent way to the content of the Scene.
Workshops are held in private and intimate atmosphere and are limited to three students at a time.

    Program - Lecture / Demonstration / Hands-on

    Day 1        
    Process of Cinematic Expression
    Relevance of Technical / Artistic Choices
    Dialogue - Director / Cinematographer
    Elements of Cinematic Sequence
    Structuring Sequence with Editing in mind
               Cut on Action
               Clean Entrance / Clean Exit
               Screen Direction - Direction of Movement
               Rules of Camera Coverage - Stage Line
    Camera and Lens
    Relevance of Choices (How - When - Why)
    Camera Operating - Position, Angle, Movement
    Lens - Optical and "Psychological" Attributes
    Depth of Field - Focal Length - Aperture - Focus Distance
    Focal Length - Perspective Distortion - Issue of visual dynamism
    Camera Operating - Dynamic Composition

         Day 2

    Light and Lighting - Cinematic Mood
    Light Quality
    Lighting Style
    Lighting Setup - Broad versus Narrow
    Elements of Lighting Mood
    Light Meter - Incident / Reflective / Spot
    Methods of measurement - How / When / Why
    18% Grey Card - Meaning and importance

    Day 3
    Shooting the Scene
            Exterior Light Control     

            Its a Wrap - Certificates of Accomplishment
Workshop Date:
Nov 15 - Nov 17, 2017

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