This subject examines the theories and practices of digital cinematography. Students analyse cinematic composition and lighting design across a range of genres. Students will also explore the technical aspects of camera use and operation. Each week students will be taught theoretical foundations and how to apply these to improve their own cinematographic practice. Students will undertake various assignments that develop and integrate the principles, elements and skills essential for creatively producing cinematic images.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
|Study abroad||Available to Study Abroad students|
1. Operate digital cameras, tripods, lenses and filters effectively in a safe and artistic manner.
2. Operate a clapperboard and record details of scenes on camera report sheets in accordance with accepted film industry practices.
3. Identify a range of lighting equipment, types of lanterns and lighting accessories and their requirements in a variety of situations.
4. Employ the principles of cinematography - focus, composition, framing, continuity, coverage, colour, balance, exposure and lighting consistency to complete a short film and workshop exercises.
5. Light a subject and/or subjects under a variety of lighting conditions and film genres.
No prior knowledge required.