WELCOME TO CINEMATOGRAPHY FUNDAMENTALS: CREATING CINEMATIC STORIES ON A BUDGET
In this class, gear is not a requirement, nor is any prior filmmaking knowledge, however, if you have a filmmaking background already you will still find the material to be insightful, informative, and actionable. If you are creating on your phone, perfect. DSLR/Mirrorless? Brilliant. Cinema Camera? Fantastic.
The material covered will allow you to become familiar with the settings, rules and fundamentals as well as common Film language, shot types, camera movement and lighting styles. Everything from easy to understand theory, to putting that in practice and how to adapt quickly on set, will be covered giving you a wide skillset to pull from next time you step behind a camera.
No matter your background, if you are a wedding videographer, youtuber, or you too work on large film sets, you will be able to take the techniques discussed and improve your videos, films, and content creation. No screen is too small nor too large.
Throughout this course, you will come away with the knowledge of:
What the common camera movements and framing types are
How to add depth to a frame to create visual interest
How to create documents like a shotlist and storyboard
How to navigate different styles of scenes
How to use camera movement to show emotion and feeling
This course goes in-depth with all aspects of Cinematography in a way that is palatable for any audience. From breaking down camera techniques, to how to light a scene, and even how to translate what’s in your head to the screen, you will walk away confident that you can effectively create cinematic stories no matter your circumstance.