In the FilmSkills Lighting Course, go on set with Emmy and Academy-Award-winning cinematographers as they teach you the art and craft of cinema lighting. Learn the attributes of light and how to control them, how to create low budget lighting options, how to work with color, how to use simple techniques for lighting people, how to approach the lighting of a scene, and how to use the two workhorses of movie lighting – the tungsten light and the HMI, as well as the role of the electric department.
• 4 DVD Series
• 245 minutes of engaging videos
• 12 Hollywood Instructors, several Emmy winners
• 73 page illustrated companion guide
• Covers the entire screen writing process
• Used in the nation's top film schools
Light Better - Not Brighter.
In theater, actors hear “find your light” which literally means stand in your spot light – actors are nothing without it – TV and Film are nothing without it. Lighting is a character in and of itself – its color, brightness, position, wraparound, and falloff help craft emotion all while meeting the technical demands of the medium. Understanding light and how to craft it will help you render an engaging world on camera.
In the FilmSkills Lighting Course, go on set with Emmy and Academy-Award-winning cinematographers as they teach you the art and craft of cinema lighting. Learn the attributes of light and how to control them, how to create low budget lighting options, how to work with color, how to use simple techniques for lighting people, how to approach the lighting of a scene, learn advanced techniques for reducing, softening and shaping light as well as how to work outside with the sun to get the look you want.
Learn from the best in one of the most comprehensive lighting courses available with the FilmSkills Lighting Course.
"Some of the knowledge that is offered up, well most of it really, most people on the outside looking into the film industry would never have had access to. FilmSkills is a gold mine for learning the film industry."
- Impulse Gamer
Learn From the Best
Learn from 10 professionals, including:
Attributes of Light - Learn the basic attributes of light and how to craft it to achieve the ideal cinematic look.
Reducing Light - Learn the tools and techniques for reducing the brightness of light from a light source.
Softening Light - Learn tools and techniques for softening or diffusing light.
Shaping Light - Setting up a light is easy, but crafting it is an art. Learn the tools and techniques for shaping light to achieve the desired look.
Lighting People - Learn how to use the three-point lighting system to properly light people.
Lighting Outside - Learn how to light actors outside using only sunlight, reflectors and diffusion.
Color Temperatures - Learn about the colors of different light sources, how they affect the format on which you're shooting, and how to properly compensate.
Working with Mixed Light - Learn how to mix and match light from different color temperatures to achieve the look you want.
Key Light Techniques - Learn advanced techniques for shaping your actor's key light
Lighting a Scene - Learn how to assess an existing location, scene blocking and existing lighting to determine the best way to light a set.
FilmSkills is the leading online training resource for the motion picture and television industries.
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Our objective is to provide a real-world education of the complex world of motion picture production through a series of easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive videos, workbooks and resources. By partnering with industry leaders in the creative and technological fields, we strive to teach real, cutting edge techniques to filmmakers around the globe. We also seek to build an online community of filmmakers to help forge long-term connection between filmmakers from all disciplines.