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Learning outcomes of the course unit
Lighting in the film studio demonstrating lighting concepts with emphasis on the emotional effect.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Advanced cameraman experience, ability to manage complex tasks in filming.
Mastering scene lighting analysis.
Managing the creation of the light-tone concept for an audio-visual piece.
Material and technical provision:
33mm color film in the studio (60m per student)
use of lighting for creating atmosphere and mood;
scene lighting for creating emotional effect according to the selected concept
lighting situations are derived from real situations from interiors, compared to simulated lighting situations in exteriors.
Each student selects a lighting situation and each one separately uses one day to film. All students are present the entire time, taught after a period.
Students put together the protocol, floorplan, lighting plan, examples
Analog production in WS: shooting, analysis on the editing table
digital post-productionv SS: 4K SCAN, digital grading during the course „Colorgrading Workshop 2“
screening incluing a comparison with the digital version with the film copy.
Recommended or required reading
american cinematographer’s manual
Sven Nykvist, „Reverence for the light“ 1997
D. Schaefer a L. Salvato, „Masters of light“ 1984
F. Truffaut, „le cinema selon Hitchcock“ 1966
K. Malkiewicz, “film lighting” 1986
D. Samuelson, “motion picture, camera and lighting equipment” 1980
Assessment methods and criteria
100% course attendance to classes, workshop, joining in, punctuality
No schedule has been prepared for this course