"It's in this stone... I just need to bring it out"  Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
Three-Days filmmaking workshop taking students from the beginning through intermediate level. This is a crush course that
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 through 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 are the Choices (Artistic and Technical) that Director and Cinematographer
make to visually relate to the story content. This pertains to choices of Lenses, Cam Movement and Lighting Style.
Workshops are held in a private atmosphere and are limited to maximum of six students.
After the workshop students will be able to construct and execute a basic Film Scene with camera and lighting. They will get
a solid understanding of the artistic and technical elements involved in the creative process of cinematic expression.

    Program - Lecture / Demonstration / Hands-on

    Process of Cinematic Expression
    Dialogue - Director / Cinematographer
    Elements of Cinematic Expression
    Relevance of Choices (Creative / Technical - Relation)
    Creative Choices - How / When / Why
    Camera and Lens
    Camera Operating - Position, Angle, Movement
    Lens - Optical and "Psychological" Attributes
    Depth of Field - Focal Length - Aperture - Focus Distance
    Focal Length - Perspective Distortion - Cinematic Dynamism
    Camera Operating - Static and Dynamic Composition
    Camera Directing
         Light and Lighting - Cinematic Mood
    Light Quality
    Lighting Style
    Lighting Setup - Broad versus Narrow
    Elements of Lighting Mood
    Exposure
    Light Meter - Incident / Reflective / Spot
    Methods of measurement - How / When / Why
    18% Grey Card - Meaning and importance
    Color in Cinematic Expression
    Subjective and Objective Color
    Color contrast - Cinematic Mood
    Structure of the Cinematic Sequence
    Shooting a Scene

Workshop Date:

Apr 25 - 27, 2018
May 9 - 11, 2018

Summer Dates TBD Soon
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