Lighting Fundamentals

at DCTV - TriBeCa

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$200 2 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Nov 13, 6:30pm - Nov 14, 9:30pm (2 sessions)

Location:
TriBeCa, Manhattan
87 Lafayette St
Btwn White & Walker Streets
New York, New York 10013
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8

What you'll learn in this lighting class:

The proper use of lighting equipment can make the difference between an amateur production and a professional one. Practice 3-point lighting among other basic setups, and get introduced to how cinematographers and gaffers use light to tell a visual story. This essential workshop covers electrical safety, on-set vocabulary, and principles of light, all while providing hands-on opportunity.

This is a Production workshop at the Fundamentals level.

Topics include:
  • Safety
  • Looking at Light
  • Exposure
  • Color Temperature
  • Electricity
  • Lighting Accessories
  • Key, Fill, and Backlight Setups
Prerequisite(s): Camera Fundamentals or equivalent experience is required.

Materials: 


All you need to bring is yourself! We provide all equipment and are committed to a 2:1 student to camera ratio. Personal equipment is not permitted.

Note: 

The price of workshop includes a one year DCTV Membership giving you access to equipment rentals, post production facilities, and discounts on workshops and events.

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Refund Policy
We understand that emergencies and last minute changes happen. Note that we are also serving many people and want to ensure fairness and keep prices low.

Student Cancellation Details:
If you register for a workshop and are unable to attend, we can offer the following compensation:

If your cancellation is confirmed by DCTV:
* at least 5 full business days prior to workshopʼs start date - You can receive 
Full Refund
* at least 2 full business days prior to workshopʼs start date - Full Credit (valid for 3 months) or a 50% Refund
* less than 2 business days prior to workshopʼs start date - No compensation
  
No compensation, neither Refund nor Credit is available for cancellations less than 2 full business days prior to a workshopʼs start time or for non-attendance. For example, if you cancel your registration for a workshop that starts at 6:30pm on Monday, we must confirm your cancellation no later than 6:30pm the Thursday before. There are absolutely no make-ups allowed for any missed session(s) of a workshop. It is not possible for students to make up a missed session of their Workshop by attending an equivalent session on another day. There are no refunds for missed sessions.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD 2 $200
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Thu, Nov 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm TBD

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Reviews of Classes at DCTV (220)

(220 Reviews)
Lighting Fundamentals
Reviewed by MARIA U. on 10/13/2016
This workshop is all that you need to learn about the lighting basics!
Lighting Fundamentals
Reviewed by Julien M. on 3/9/2016
Wonderful class and wonderful teacher. Valuable in-depth look at lighting from all perspectives (safety, creative, scientific, practical).
Lighting Fundamentals
Reviewed by Patricia Kramer on 5/28/2014
Instructor is knowledgeable and opportunities to utilize equipment were incorporated into curriculum on both days.
Lighting Fundamentals
Reviewed by Allie M. on 7/17/2019
Lighting Fundamentals
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/15/2015
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