Course: Film Cinematographer Fundamentals

Film Cinematographer Fundamentals

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

The greatest script, the best actors, a well-financed film still needs a talented cinematographer who can capture the emotion visually through the camera and bring the film to life! 

Cinematography is the art of making motion pictures. In this course, we are going to talk about all the fundamentals that go into Cinematography and what makes a great cinematographer. This course is instructed by an industry professional who has been in the business for over 16 years, Matt Whiteman. With his knowledge and experience, Matt is going to go through the vast subject that is Cinematography starting with cameras and all the different components of cameras; type of cameras, lenses and the tripod. He will introduce and demonstrate basic lighting and lighting control. The role of director of photography, also known as the cinematographer, will also be introduced. 

Film Cinematography Fundamentals course will teach you to learn to look at films through the eye of the lens, not the eye of the viewer.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in embarking on an exciting career in cinematography
  • Anyone interested in the technical aspects of filming and lighting
Basic knowledge
  • There are no prerequisites or previous knowledge needed for in order to take this course
What you will learn
  • Apply the industry techniques to bring a cript to life through the art of cinematography
  • Learn about cameras, lenses, tripods, lighting and lighting controls
  • Learn to look at films through the eye of the lense, not the eye of the viewer

Number of Lectures: 24
Total Duration: 04:57:47
Introduction to Cinematography and Types of Camera
  • Introduction  
  • ENG Cameras  
  • DSLR Cameras  
  • DSLR Camera Cage  
  • Lenses Part 1  
  • Lenses Part 2  
  • Tripod  
Resolution and Color Space
  • Resolutions  
  • Color Space  
What is a Director of Photography
  • What is a Director of Photography- Part 1  
  • What is a Director of Photography- Part 2  
  • ND Filters  
  • Diffusion Filters  
Lights and Lighting Control
  • Lights  
  • Lighting Control Part 1  
  • Lighting Control Part 2  
  • Lighting Control Part 3  
  • Lighting Control Demo Part 1  
  • Lighting Control Demo Part 2  
Three Point Lighting
  • Three Point Lighting  
  • Three Point Lighting Demo Part 1  
  • Three Point Lighting Demo Part 2  
Breaking Into the Business
  • Breaking Into the Business  
  • Conclusion  
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