Introduction to Television Lighting
This introductory level course is suitable for those who may have to light occasional small scale productions in studio or on location. The training is both practical and theoretically based and is designed to enhance the delegates understanding and operational ability. It combines a mix of location and multi-camera lighting with vision control.
Course Duration: 5 days.
At the end of this course you will have:
- The ability to specify basic equipment, rig and fine set lighting for single camera working both in studio and on location.
- The ability to work confidently on simple shoots.
- An understanding of lighting terminology and theory.
- An understanding of the relationship between picture quality, vision control and lighting.
Knowledge and experience of location and studio production techniques is useful, but not a pre-requisite.
The topics covered will include:
- Introduction to the technical and artistic requirements of television lighting
- Introduction to studio & location lighting equipment and techniques
- Simple interview and basic set lighting
- An introduction to location and studio lighting for the single camera interview
- Colour temperature correction and use of colour media
- Introduction to lighting grip equipment and the use reflective materials
- Introduction to vision and lighting control
- Introduction to rigging methods utilised in studio and on location
- Electrical and general safety when using lighting systems.