Lighting Workshop for Filmmakers



A workshop geared toward smartphone filmmakers, documentarians, indy directors, and students, this one-day class takes place at Horizon Productions in Durham and features instruction on lighting gear and techniques plus five workstations to try different setups and equipment. Topics may include: Sidelight, front light, and backlight; Rembrandt, paramount, shoulder, and zombie lights; ambient and natural light; one- , two- , and three-light setups; softboxes; LED panels; and lighting stands and mounts.

Includes lunch. Students should bring a tripod and camera (mobile phone, GoPro, video camera, DSLR).

Hal Goodtree is a career filmmaker who has worked with James Earl Jones, Cindy Crawford, the New York Times, and the National Football League. His work has been awarded an Emmy, a Cannes Lion, and most recently, Best Short Documentary at the Longleaf Film Festival. He has been an instructor in photography and filmmaking at the Center for Documentary Studies since 2015.


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Center for Documentary Studies
Goodtree 4/11 - 4/11 Sa 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM $160.00 View