Cinematography

Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 3,0 OT

Lecturer

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
1.1 Diagnostic evaluation for assessing student's knowledge acquired on
previous years, including 2nd year's Camera and Lighting Class
2.1 The relationship between the DP and the production teams and art department.
3.1 Film examples and methods used
4.1 Practical lessons in lighting INT and EXT. Day and Night.
5.1 DaVinci Resolve - Interface and Workflow.
6.1 DaVinci Resolve - Corrections/Etalonáge.
7.1 DaVinci Resolve - Grading.

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing Assessment:
1. Attendance/participation (10%)
2. In-class Exercises (30%)
3. Lighting exercise 2 (40%)
4. Grading (20%)

Exam/Re-sit and Special assessment:
1. Light/Composition exercise(30%)
2. Grading (20%)
3. 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. Traditional face-to-face lectures.
b. Face-to-face practical classes.
c. Practical field classes.

Software used in class
DaVinci Resolve