Cinematography

Course Details
Course Summary

Cinematography is a scientific art form, and our two-day practical cinematography workshop will help you become a master of capturing motion picture photography, focussing on two key areas of cinematography: camera work and lighting techniques.  This course in practical cinematography covers lighting and operating for film and digital video with in-depth technical explanations and hands-on shooting experience.

Course Highlights
  • This 8 weeks cinematography course covers lighting and operating for film and digital video.
  • Professional lighting set ups for film (examples of lighting plans and practical demonstrations)
  • Making the most of digital film through lighting and camera functions (white balance, shutter speed, manual focus)
  • Technical differences between shooting on various formats
  • Differences between shooting for documentary & drama
  • Shooting in a studio, on location and under available light conditions
  • The course will move from technical explanations to looking at specific examples and then on to hands on shooting.
  • Students will also have the opportunity to develop their camera maintenance skills, including camera set ups, loading magazines, changing lenses, fitting and adjusting video assist and other accessories.
Entry Requirements

The Certificate in cinematography course is for students aged 18+. We require a whole-hearted commitment to the 8 week course as it is highly intensive and requires passion and dedication.

Fees & Duration

Tuition -  $1,000  Registration Fee - $50

Duration: 8 weeks Start date: 20 January 2020

Deadline for October Start Date - 20 January 2020
Accommodation arrangements can be made based on request

Location: Cotonou


Schedule:

  • 20 JANUARY 2020 — 15 MARCH 2020
  • 4 MAY 2020 — 29 JUNE 2020
  • 3 AUGUST 2020 — 28 SEPTEMBER 2020
  • 20 JANUARY 2021 — 15 MARCH 2021
  • 4 MAY 2021 — 29 JUNE 2021
  • 3 AUGUST 2021 — 28 SEPTEMBER 2021
  • 20 JANUARY 2022 — 15 MARCH 2022