Movies | Film
The Tools of Production
Lighting, Camera & Pre-Production for Film, HD, & Documentary
Thursdays, Jan. 3 - Feb. 21, 2013
Instructor: Steven Bradfor 8 Sessions - 8 Thursdays – 7:00pm-10:00pm and (plus one optional weekend day session for sunlight shooting demo depending on time of year and weather) Tuition: $545; Lab Fee: $50.00 - 24 Clock Hrs.
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Filmmaking
The Tools of Production provides the fundamental groundwork for both the practical and creative sides of 16mm film and digital video production. During class, students will set up and shoot scenes paying particular attention to the expressive aspects of lighting and camera technique as well as the proper use of equipment and the standardized protocol of crew filmmaking. Students become familiar with both camera operation and professional lighting and audio equipment.
Weekly class sessions cover camera operation for film and digital video cameras, the use of light meters, detailed lighting instruction, and an overview of location audio recording. During the class, students also begin pre-production planning on their projects.
The lab fee covers all film, equipment use and processing costs.