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Learning outcomes of the course unit
Management of basic skills in creating a light reconstruction in the studio and on location.
Mode of study
Lighting 3 further develops the courses Lighting 1 and 2 from the 1st. year. Lectures, consultations and the analyses of selected films or television works introduce the students to general issues in the function and effect of light as a cameraman's basic means of expression. Lectures in Lighting II are supplemented with film and TV examples. The study year students, in a group, shoot, under the guidance of the instructor, a exposition and tonal test of negative Kodak 5222 material as a practical for preparation for the „Shots in the studio“ and „Anti-corrosive Knife.“ As well individual consultations take place regarding the exercises.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Knowledge of all types of light sources and their characteristics. Mastery of creating a light-tone treatments for an image with the use of the sensitometric characteristics negative stock
Second-year Camera Dept. course, LIGHTING 3 continues and further develops LIGHTING 1 and 2 of the first year. Through lectures, consultations and analysis of selected film and television pieces, students are acquainted with general issues of the function and effect of light as a fundamental expression tool for the cameraman. Emphasis is placed on the technical mastery of working with light which includes characteristics of film raw material, exponometrics, characteristics of various light sources, photographic qualities of props, kostumes and make-up, particular and unique view on lighting-tone atmospheres arising from creating a lighting structure. At the same time, issues in the creation of an electronic image with defined modifications arising in the differences in recording media are covered.
Students confirm acquired technical knowledge in the study exercises RECORDINGS in the Studio I and II and the main studio scen STAINLESS STEEL KNIFE.
Recording these two exercises precedes the group recording and graded test of the negative material used, which rests in the exponometric standard table and 18% greyscale table. Further, the group recording of a sitting model before a determined background, various lighted from the from the front by determined light levels and evaluation in screening in the copying of one optimal copy number.
- GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE LIGHTING 3 COURSE
Lecture aim and program, consultations and practicals for the 2nd year.
- LIGHTING A SPACE
Set, placing light sources, lighting logic, light and acting
- BASICS OF LIGHTING TREATMENTS
Lighting plan, Set lighting, types and characteristics of lighting sources, bridges, television telescopes, various genres.
- LIGHTING IN FILM AND TELEVISION
Some differences in the manner of work with lighting in relation to recording shots or sequential technology
- LIGHTING CONSTRUCTION AND COLOR TELEVISION RECORDING
Scene, costume and make-up color analysis in relation to the lighting treatment.
Color gels. Lighting in effect recording. Keying.
Recommended or required reading
Golovňa: Světlo v kameramanském umění
Goldovskij: Světlo a technika ve filmu
Lampy: Tovární prospekty
Folie: Tovární prospekty
Folie: Technický přehled svět. zdrojů
Folie: Molle Richardson
Jan Šmok: Úvod do snímkové techniky
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit will be awarded for class participation , min. 80%
Requirement for award of credit: submission of Shots in the Studio 1 Report at the deadline.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Room No. 7
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared