Lighting for Film: Simple not Plain
with Bill Megalos
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01 Class Introduction17:28
02 The Qualities of Light48:08
Class duration: 4h 44mSee all 14 lessons
About The Class
high-impact, low-budget lighting.
In Lighting for Film, Bill will show you how to light technically, instinctually, and cinematically. You will learn how to light for both interior and exterior work and how the simplest lighting techniques can produce the most dramatic effects.
You’ll learn how to:
- Produce story-altering lighting effects with minimal equipment
- Light for both of interior and exterior content
- Choose instruments that suit your budget and filming goals
Bill will teach professional lighting techniques you can use on your own or with a crew that defy the everyday budget and common-wisdom of filmmakers having to tell a story "in the dark."
The Qualities of Light48:08
Hard Light vs. Soft Light22:54
Three Point Lighting12:17
Color Temperature & White Balance14:44
Basic Light Safety & Gear11:48
Lighting a Subject15:36
Lighting a Room in Daylight12:55
Lighting Day to Look Like Night13:52
Creating Drama with Light38:03
Lighting at Dusk18:23
Lighting in the Shade21:04
Changing Light: Shooting at Sunset26:03
Lighting for Night11:30
50% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
This is a wonderful class with a very knowledgeable and experienced instructor. It starts with the principles you need to understand and then walks you through the process of actually doing the work on set. You can see what it takes to accomplish the work. I will be watching this over and over to let it all soak in. Thank you Bill for putting this together.
great class! i've struggled with proper lighting and he broke it down in a matter of minutes. very simple and easy to understand. i would recommend this to someone that is still trying to find their "voice"
I fully agree with Carston. Understanding what they are doing to change the lighting and seeing what needs to be corrected and changed is so important to learning. This is especially a problem in the last two segments. This was a huge waste of time. Everything that I learned could have been summarized in about 5 minutes.
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