Cinematography

Prerequisite: Film Production I. 42 classroom hours.

Fall 2014
  • FLM233A Thu 6:00-9:00 Lewis Sign Up

This course examines the tools and technology of the cinematographer. Cameras, lenses, light meters, sensitometry, emulsions, light sources, color, printing and the film laboratory are among the topics covered. The format is a combination of lecture, screening and hands-on exercise. Students participate in group shooting sessions, and are encouraged to show their current and previous work in class for the purpose of addressing issues of cinematography. Grading is based on written exams, shooting exercises and participation. In addition to tuition, a $70 course fee is charged.