Have you ever needed to light and shoot a room for both nighttime and daytime scenes for a production like a commercial? What are some essential techniques and pieces of gear that you will need? In this movie, author Richard Harrington walks you through how to light and shoot a kitchen for the nighttime scenes that are needed for a production like a commercial.
- So we're shooting the kitchen scene right now,…and we've been breaking it up into different pieces.…In order to not keep the actors on set,…and keep them fresh, we're able to cycle out.…So as we switch from one angle to the other,…we're letting people go.…It's a good idea when working with child actors,…that you don't keep people on that set…when it's not really necessary,…so you're gonna wanna just keep everybody fresh…and give 'em time to take a break.…We're just switching the angles,…we've actually got about six angles in this opening scene,…we're not going to use them all for the spot,…but having a couple extra angles is really gonna allow us…to do an extended edition for the web,…where we can put in a little bit more narration.…
We wanted it to look like dinner time,…so it was necessary to block a lot of the light…on the outside, as well as gel all of the windows.…By layering in different gel on the outside,…we were able to convey the color…temperature change that was important.…By blocking out room in the kitchen,…
- Meeting the project and team
- Writing the script
- Casting actors
- Scouting for locations
- Creating schedules and budgets
- Shooting scenes
- Retiming footage
- Color grading
- Compressing for delivery
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