Film Lighting 2: Fixtures and Gripping
Partnership with DukeCreate & Cinematic Arts
The Cinematic Arts Filmcraft Workshop Series
The Cinematic Arts Filmcraft Workshop Series gives students the opportunity to learn hard skills and advance their ability in practical areas of filmmaking, such as cinematography, editing, post-production, and sound. The workshops run for six weeks, starting the Friday that drop/add ends, September 3rd. Each workshop is offered twice, on Friday afternoon and the following Saturday morning. No experience or registration is required.
Fixtures and Gripping
In this workshop we will light a handful of scenes and sets, and in so doing introduce the requisite skills and equipment of cinema lighting. By understanding the simple qualities of light as they occur in the world and as they can be constructed for film, we begin to navigate the infinite possibilities offered by modern lighting tools. It is a subject worthy of a lifetime of study and practice, but one which still yields valuable secrets with a few hours of exploration.
This is a companion to the Film Lighting – Strategy and Technique workshop, in which students learn the the practical, on-set techniques of cinematic lighting, but neither is a prerequisite for the other.
About the Instructor
Steve Milligan is a professional cinematographer. Over the last fifteen years he has worked in long and short form documentary, narrative features, commercials, music videos, and projection design. He has been a lecturing fellow in the Duke Arts of the Moving Image program since 2015.
About the Location
This workshop will is located in the Cinematic Arts Film Studio in the Rubenstein Arts Center, room 232.