Join Jem Schofield for an in-depth discussion in this video Overview of lighting: Master shot, part of Advanced Cinematic Video Lighting.
- Okay, so here we are again, and Greg,…it has changed considerably.…- It has, yeah.…- A lot of work done, and I'm excited to start…breaking this down for everybody,…and telling everybody what decisions we made,…and, of course, motivated by the script,…also by the director, in this case, me,…but that's just by default, I think, on this particular one.…- Small crew, yeah. - And small crew,…not unusual now, and I do want to acknowledge the fact that…this is very, very doable by a small crew.…
Some things to think about, of course,…are scouting your location, finding a location…that can build production design into it,…and Rose found a fantastic location,…which we knew would photograph really well,…and it was just going to take kind of figuring out…where everything was going to be, moving the living room…from there where the crew is, into this space,…so that it fit the script, and then starting to figure out…how we're going to shape light.…
I think the best way to do this is in three parts,…I want to break this down with our master,…
In this project-based course, producer, DP, and educator Jem Schofield of theC47 guides you through three different production scenarios: a narrative scene, a commercial project, and a corporate project. As in his original course, Cinematic Video Lighting, Jem doesn't just talk at you about lighting concepts, he appears on set with a crew, taking you through each project scenario and breaking down the creative decisions that helped accomplish the look and feel of each production. He goes into the equipment, space, and of course, the lighting setups for each project.
- Lighting large spaces
- Creating mood with lighting and color
- Lighting products within a scene
- Lighting outside environments
- Shooting actor close-ups
- Lighting with professional and natural lights