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Film Cinematographer Online Course from Contempo Learning (94% Off)

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This online course covers modules such as what to know about focus, identifying problem spots, what is a lense or working in HD or 4K

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  • €19 for a film cinematographer online course (94% off)

Modules of the course include:

  • Who is a director of photography?
  • Overview of position and responsibilities
  • How DP responsibilities can change from job to job
  • Understanding the relationship with producers and directors
  • Common misconceptions
  • Differences in digital cinema cameras: benefits and drawbacks to each
  • Choosing the right camera
  • Working in HD or 4K
  • What is a lens?
  • '’Cine’’ lenses and ‘‘still’’ lenses: what’s the difference?
  • How to choose the right lens for a shot
  • Focus: what to know
  • What is parfocal?
  • What is framing?
  • Basic framing - the rule of thirds
  • Three basic shots: wide, medium, close up
  • Lenses and framing- how a lens can illustrate emotion
  • How to frame interviews
  • How to frame a dialogue
  • “Breaking the line’’ what is this and why is this important?
  • Shooting for the edit
  • Lighting: how to light the scene
  • My philosophy to lighting (a lifelong pursuit of learning)
  • Tungsten and daylight
  • Fresnel, open-face and soft lights
  • LED and HMIs
  • Three-point lighting
  • Adding a fill light
  • Talking to the director: what’s the shot?
  • Identifying problem spots
  • Finesse the scene
  • The essential skill: shooting an interior interview
  • Understanding depth
  • Real-time lighting transitions, i.e. not understanding the edit
  • Using foreground

Full contents of the course can be found here.

Need To Know

Validity: Must redeem by 31 May 2020. Course content available for 12 months from registration date.
Purchase: Limit 1 per person. May buy 3 additional as gifts.
Restrictions: Register online: No refunds or cancellation once log in details have been provided. Internet connection required. Must be 14 or older. Customer support available, contact
Original values: Verified using our merchant's website on 15 Jan 2019.

About Contempo Learning

Contempo Learning is a hub for online video tutorials and courses made for creative types, including those interested in fashion, film, art, music and design. On-demand training programmes include everything from make-up and coiffure to acting and film editing. The company also offers courses designed to boost participants' mindfulness and social skills.