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Digital Cinematography Foundations: One-Week Intensive

Cinematographers are responsible for all the photographic elements of a film, including composition, lighting, and camera motion. From choosing the correct camera lenses and film stock to lighting the set, the cinematographer’s smallest choices have a great impact on a film’s look and feel. In this hands-on intensive, explore the role of the cinematographer through a series of progressively challenging projects. Learn the theory and operation of digital cameras, lens selection, lighting, and grip equipment; the visual interpretation of a script; the duties of the camera assistant; collaboration with the director and crew; the fundamentals of exterior and interior shots; and the use of digital exposure meters and various video formats. Sessions emphasize the aesthetics of cinematography. Gain experience shooting HD video using digital cameras.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • The ability to plan and organize a shoot that includes previsualization exercises, location scouting, and shot and equipment list assembly
  • The skills to execute a shoot using appropriate equipment

Ideal for

  • Students interested in the practical study of the many facets of cinematography through a hands-on, intensive curriculum
  • Students interested in practicing envisioning then producing key aesthetic elements of filmmaking
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    • Section

      1
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 4 - Jun 9
    • Day

      M-Sa
    • Time

      9:30AM-5:30PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      6
    • Faculty

      Raker, Mark
    • Location

      Woolworth Building
    Tuition $1195