Camera & Lighting I

New York Film Academy Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Camera & Lighting I

  • Host University

    New York Film Academy Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Film Studies, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    In the first week of the course, students are trained to use the 16mm Arriflex-S motion picture camera and its accessories. Within the first week, they perform test shoots to learn about the latitude of the film stock, how to get a correct exposure, the effect of different lenses, focus
    pulling, and in-camera effects. In lighting class, they learn fundamental lighting techniques through shooting tests on film. As students transition to dialogue projects on the Canon 5D, they are taught the principals of shooting and lighting high definition video. The Semester 1
    Digital Dialogue project will be shot on this format.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.