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Mark W. Gray

Mark W. Gray Mark W. Gray is a full-service media creation machine. A graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts, Mark has worked as director of photography in features and television, and has created literally thousands of web videos with his creation, Professor Hans Von Puppet. Mark has also taught film production at USC, Northwestern University, and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). He is a top-rated seller on Fiverr.com, selling over 8,000 videos starring Professor Puppet to buyers from all over the world, doing everything from singing "Happy Birthday" and pitching products to teaching classes and hosting award shows. His successful YouTube channels Professor Puppet (youtube.com/professorpuppet) and Mark W. Gray (youtube.com/mwgray) showcase his comedy and educational content, including Pocket Film School.
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  • view course page for Video Lighting 101

    Learn lighting fundamentals for capturing quality video close-ups and interviews. Learn what types of lighting equipment to use in different environments. Learn how to light faces and backgrounds, control light, and work with sunlight.

    1h 27m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Video Lighting and Grip Basics

    Learn the basics of great video lighting. Mark W. Gray introduces the essential lights, stands, cables, and other tools for shooting video.

    46m 41s
    Beginner
     
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“All of the instructors you have for graphics/3D/animation are great! Many of them remind me of the wonderful professors I have at my college, just a LOT more mobile!” —Michael M.
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