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Lighting Intensive

Behind the scenes of 'The Greenhouse' | Directed by Thomas Wilson-White | Photo: Jack Baxter

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The aim of this five day course is to teach basic lighting skills in cinematography and how they apply to the visualization of a story or concept. The course is taught in our state-of-the-art studios examining artificial light sources, and on a location shoot studying the changeability of natural light.

Natural light and artificial light, colour temperature, direct/bounce light, soft/hard light, the use of anti-fill, cutters & diffusion gels

Types of film lights, camera filters and basic lighting equipment packages for use on location

Lighting continuity, lighting the face, contrast ratios, reflections, on set communication, camera techniques to assist lighting, post production

Is the Lighting Intensive right for you?

The aim of this five day course is to teach basic lighting skills in cinematography and how they apply to the visualization of a story or concept. This course is suitable for beginners in the area of lighting or for those in the industry looking to change fields

Meet Your Tutors

Simon Higgins

Director of Photography Simon Higgins has worked in the Australian film and TVC industry since the early 90s. Initially studying…

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What you will need

This course is suitable for beginners in the area of lighting or for those in the industry looking to change fields. This course is only open to students aged 18 +. If you are under 18, you will not be eligible to attend this course.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

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