Direcção de Fotografia

Video e Cinema Documental
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Nelson Alexandre Araújo Valente Tondela

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Master:
a. Camera and lighting
b. Work processes
Understand:
c. DP functions
d. The "photographic image"
Develop:
e. Teamwork strategies
f. Skills in light mechanics
g. Your own "image look" speech
h. Stimulate research

Program
1. Cinematographer, Director and Art Director relationship.
2. The Director of Photography's work.
3. Kodak Masterclasses analysis.
4. Lighting Techniques for Interiors and Exteriors (day and night).
5. The Photography Brief.
6. Photography at Production stage.
7. DaVinci Resolve - Primary Corrections.
8. DaVinci Resolve - Secondary Corrections.

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing Assessment:
Project 1 (10%)
Project 2 (60%)
Project 3 (20%)
Attendance (10%)

Regular Exam/Supplementary and Special evaluation:
Project 1 (5%)
Project 2 (30%)
Project 3 (15%)
Exam (50%)

Bibliography
- ALTON, J. (1996). Painting with light. Berkeley:: University of California Press
- MALKIEWICZ, K. (1986). Film Lighting. Nova Iorque: Prentice-Hall
- SCHAEFER, D. e SALVATO, L. (2013). Masters of Light. California: University of California Press
- STORARO, V. (2004). Storaro: Writing With Light Trilogy. California: Aperture

Method of interaction
a. Lectures in the classroom.
b. Practical lessons in the classroom.
c. Practical lessons in the field.

Software used in class
DaVinci Resolve