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Introduction to Filmmaking
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Cinematography FundamentalsThe cinematographer is responsible for all the visual elements of a film. They make every creative choice related to composition, lighting, and camera motion—anything that audiences can see in a given shot. Whether you are interested in directing or shooting, this lecture-based class will give you a solid understanding of the elements of cinematography. Topics include: the cinematographer's role in pre-production, production, and post-production, film and digital formats, focus and depth of field, natural and practical lighting, shooting for editing.
The Camera Theory workshop is required as a prerequisite to this class. This workshop is recommended as a companion to the Lighting Fundamentals and Creative Lighting workshops.
Please note that a workshop does not substitute the need for LIFT members to perform a proficiency test in order to rent particular LIFT equipment and/or facilities from our Technical Department. This includes our Sony F3 Camera Package.
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Prior to the class, please create a profile on Zoom and download the free version of the application. You will receive an email from LIFT with an invitation link to join the workshop one hour before the classbeginswhich will prompt you to open the application or web browser. Please ensure that you log in using a Zoom account with a profile name that appears as the same name registered for the class. If not, for security reasons, you may not be permitted to join. During the workshop, we advise that you keep your microphone on mute to minimize external noise and that you unmute when participating in class discussions. Please also arrive to the session on time for attendance and class participation. ONLINE workshops may be recorded for staff and facilitator assessment. Recorded material will not be made available to participants. Review all workshop policies before registering.
part 1: Sat 12 February 2022, 10 am - 2 pm(Registration deadline is Fri 11 February 5:00 pm)
part 2: Sun 13 February 2022, 10 am - 2 pm
Instructor: Christine Buijs
Christine Buijs is a director of photography and director based in Toronto. She is a graduate of the Women in the Director’s Chair program (2013), was a recipient of the NSI Drama Prize (2014), and a finalist for the Cayle Chernin Award in Media Arts (2015). Her diverse portfolio includes numerous short films, music videos, corporate videos, and series pilots. Her recent projects include Orchid directed by Molly Flood, Golden Boys directed by Jill Riley, Charlie directed by Lesley Johnson, and the 2018 MediaPLUS Trailer for Women In View directed by Mars Horodyski. She is an affiliate member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers.
Maximum Capacity: 15
8 hours of instruction in 2 parts$125 /member$150 /nonmember