Cinematography Starter Kit teaser

Cinematography Starter Kit teaser

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Searching online for high quality education can be a daunting task. This starter kit was created by Shane Hurlbut, ASC to guide filmmakers on their visual storytelling journey. Topics include: Leadership, being a responsible filmmaker, resilience, getting started, demo reels, using light and color meters, composition, camera movement, lighting techniques, color contrast, shaping light, camera blocking, training your eye, and DIY solutions to expand your budget and vision.

This curriculum is equivalent to taking a college level course in cinematography. Shane talks about what works and what doesn’t work in a real world set environment. Using his proven methodology and 25 years of experience this interactive and fun style of learning sets you up for success, propelling you ahead of the competition.

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Leadership and Responsibility
Leadership 101 – Learning How to be a Leader in the Industry
Leadership 102 – Resiliency in the Industry
Leadership 103 – Motivating Your Filmmaking Team
Leadership 104 – How to Communicate Your Ideas as a Filmmaker

Setting Yourself Up for Success
Career Matters 101 – Podcast: Cinematography: From Career Advice to LED Lighting
Career Matters 102 – Podcast: Collaborating with Directors in Pre-Production, Location Scouting and Script Breakdown
Career Matters 103 – How to Stand Out in Your Market with a Demo Reel

The Cinematographer’s Tools
Understanding Your Light Meter: The Basics
Understanding Your Color Meter: The Basics

Composition and Storytelling
Composition 101 – Storytelling Through Composition I
Composition 102 – Storytelling Through Composition II
Composition 103 – Understanding Lens Focal Lengths and How This Makes an Audience Feel
Composition 104 – Set Up Your Story in the First Three Minutes with Expansive Intimacy

Camera Movement
Camera Motion 101: Why, When and How to Move the Camera

Basic Lighting Techniques
Lighting Techniques 101 – How to Train Your Eye
Lighting Techniques 102 – Where to Place Your Key Light
Lighting Techniques 103 – When to Use a Fill Light
Lighting Techniques 104 – Shaping Light is Everything
Lighting Techniques 105 – Using Color Temp to Create Depth and Dimension
Lighting Techniques 106 – Light for Specific Camera Blocking: Master to Close-Up
Lighting Techniques 107 – Bounce Light: Tips To Make You More Confident On Lighting Your Creations
Lighting Techniques 108 – Bounce Light: How Light Quality Changes Mood and Tone

DIY Lighting Techniques
Lighting Techniques 109 – Building the Perfect Key Light
Lighting Techniques 110 – DIY Home Depot Lights

Edited on HP workstations