In this 60 minute course you'll learn the essential components of lighting actors using chrome and illuminated props, selecting gels for dramatic mood, choosing gels in combinations to achieve the perfect set and mood for the re-enactment of dramatic scenes.The course teaches the key words and jargon used by professional directors and key lighting techs to communicate the language of set lighting and balancing the colors on a live set. You'll learn: Lighting: Chrome Objects, knives, swords, weapons. Using Gels: Saturated Gels, Colorful Gels, Milder Gels, Distance Between Gels, Extreme Color Gels. Using Realistic Props: Guns, Flashlights. Lighting for Re-Enactments: Scenes, Points Of Light, Light Sources, Intensity. Set Communication: Lighting Jargon, How To Ask For What You Need, Instructions to and from Director to Lighting Tech and finally how to arrive at the final frame.
Lighting the Set series includes complete sections devoted to Pro Lighting. Matching your lighting to fire-light, Christmas lights, uncorrected fluorescents, flashlights, candles with light and dark skin tones, work lamps, window lights, office interview, lighting chrome weapons and keying. While a professional crew sets up each you'll learn about the equipment they are setting up and why they do it. The closest thing to learning by working on a real set.