FILMMAKING SUMMER PROGRAM

 

MODULE 3 - CINEMATOGRAPHY

The two week Cinematography summer program introduces students to the fundamentals of visual storytelling and the technical aspects of filmmaking. Students learn through lectures and ‘hands-on’ practical workshops about photography, film, video, lighting and sound, from early cinema to contemporary film technologies.

While the lectures explain the science or narrative purpose of a technique, the ‘hands-on’ workshops give students an opportunity to practice their camera operating skills with a variety of cameras, to learn the essentials of lighting, and to develop their skills as practical filmmakers.

 

SCHEDULE

Full weeks of classes from 10 am to 5 pm :

Week 1

Lectures and classes (2 days)

  • The Essential History of Photography, Sound recording, and Cinematography - Part 1
The Fundamentals of Practical Cinematography - Part 1 (Contemporary uses of cameras, lenses, movements, lighting, and sound recording)
  • Practical ‘hands-on’ workshops (3 days)
  • Camera operating workshops (with broadcast EX3 cameras, television PMW400 cameras, and Alpha 7S photo-video cameras)
Sound recording workshops (Using sound recorders and boom poles)

Week 2

Lectures and classes (2 days)

  • The Essential History of Photography, Sound recording, and Cinematography - Part 2
The Fundamentals of Practical Cinematography - Part 2
(Image composition, color temperature, color theory, sensors, optics, HD formats, depth of field, focus pulling and more)

Practical ‘hands-on’ workshops (3 days)

  • Lighting workshops (Introduction to the types of lighting, positioning of sources, etc)
Camera operating workshops (special workshop with F5 camera, and more practice with handheld broadcast EX3 cameras, television PMW400 cameras, and Alpha 7S photo video cameras)

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