Intro Editing Camera Sound VFX Wrap Up

Session Three: Camera, Lighting and Grip

Review and Start-Up

Using camera to tell the story:

Scaling Performance to Camera

Working with the camera department

  • Demo of how the actor's interaction with the camera department works
  • Chris Baffa's advice to a stuntman friend who got an on-screen acting job:
  • Finding the lens: Anatomy of a Murder and The Maltese Falcon
  • Lighting

    Technical Demands

    Actors must find ways to accommodate the technology of filmmaking and make it fit into their characters' behavior.


    We did basic, very traditional coverage on our scene last week: master, over, over. If we’d had more time, we’d have done closeups, too.

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