Intermediate Digital Cinematography

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Enrolment is limited to: 

Learn about the artistic and technical aspects of filming in this intensive workshop using two of LIFT’s digital cameras (Sony F3 and EX1). In this hands-on workshop, participants will work in groups alternating between roles of cinematographer, camera operator, grip and gaffer and will be asked to build lighting setups and create a strategy for shooting the scene. This workshop is only intended for those who have a basic understanding of the principles of camera theory and cinematography, and would like to put their knowledge into practice.


This is not an introductory level class, participants should understand basic camera and lighting principles. LIFT’s Camera Theory, Cinematography Fundamentals and Lighting Fundamentals workshops are all strongly recommended as prerequisites to this class.



Andrea Cuda is a cinematographer who studied at York University’s competitive Film program. Over the course of his four year degree, Andrea’s work has contributed to countless short films in both the narrative and documentary fields, several of which have seen success at festivals in Canada and internationally. Andrea himself was recognized with the 2012 Best Cinematography award at Toronto’s Cinesiege Festival, for one such film. Since his time at York, he has gained extensive experience with all components of set and lighting design, and has shot both fictional and factual entertainment for the big and small screens. More recently, he has worked on television shows for TVO and HGTV, along with a number of award nominated short films.