FILM 366 Digital Cinematography

Students will study and apply camera and lighting techniques for fiction and non-fiction film and video applications. We will address the technical aspects and aesthetic considerations of visual storytelling through lectures, screenings, demonstrations, exercises, creative projects and class critiques. Topics include: pre-production visualization, methods for shooting coverage, principles of composition, employing 2D and 3D space, the moving camera, using available light, production lighting techniques, how focal length impacts the shot, controlling depth of field, and managing exposure.




FILM 131 and FILM 132, in which you must earn a minimum C+ grade; FILM 257 or FILM 258.