Colour Cinematography 1
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Learning outcomes of the course unit
Adoption of the fundamental professional habits and independence of a main cameraman
Mode of study
Moderated discussion and motif analysis
Explication of the assignment. Preparations for the FOT and Sen exercises
Prerequisites and co-requisites
General cultural education and sensitivity for the world of color around us. An complete enthusiasm for the cameraman profession in relationship to the concept of a film as a whole.
Light and mass
Elements of light and chromaticity. Light source spectrum. Mono-chromatic lights.
Ton, saturation and brightness. Diffraction, decay, inflexion, Light absorption and reflection. Object surface.
Light remission and transmission. Thin layers. Light interference. Murky surroundings.
Colored lights synthesis
Additive mixing, subtractive mixing. Color filters. Color pigments.
Color tone arrangement systems.
Chromatic and achromatic tones. The color wheel. Spatial models of color arrangement. The tri-chromatic system.
Light in a space.
Anaysis of a lit space. Lighting and the character of the light. Absolute and relative brightness of the visual field space. Direct and indirect sunlight and its changes. Chromatic warmth. aerial and color perspectives.
The effect of a color
Color reality and its effect. Perception of color. Adaptation mechanisms. Simultaneous and successive contrasts. Color contrast memory. Color tone as an attribute of an object. Psychological, synestetic, associative, stimulative.
Recommended or required reading
Karel Hanuš : O barvě
Art publications over classic and modern art.
Assessment methods and criteria
Knowledge of color and color dramaturgy. Exercise analysis. All theory preparations (analysis, FOT, preparations for Sen) for grading purposes must be submitted in printed form and in complete pairs (name, year of study, academic year).
No schedule has been prepared for this course