2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IDFLM 2215 Cinematography

In filmmaking, the cinematographer is responsible for how a film looks. They are the director of the camera team, lighting and grip crews. The cinematographer is the person primarily responsible for bringing the visual aspects of the film to the screen. This course is an in-depth exploration of film cinematography, covering tools, techniques and practices common in the field. Students will study cinema, and gain hands-on experience in a variety of aspects of cinematography. This course is more than just making pretty pictures: it is about understanding all the aspects of Cinematography and using them to create an integrated cinematic vision.