LESSON 3: CINEMATOGRAPHY

This lesson will teach students how movies are filmed by professional cinematographers and the camera techniques they use. | taught by Richard Pritchard

Lesson Description

LESSON TIME:

40mins Basic Lesson

Allow an extra 30mins with Exercise 2: matching camera angles.

Lesson:
This lesson will teach students how movies are filmed by professional cinematographers and the camera techniques they use.

Workshop:
The workshop will allow students match camera shot size and camera angles with a guided PDF to make teaching extra fun.

Students will learn:

  1. The names of different camera angles
  2. Use camera angles to help tell a story.
  3. An understanding of professional Cinematographers and their role in moving making.

Resources:

  1. Student Production Journal PDF
  2. Step by step video guides
  3. Student success criteria
  4. Student Workshop

System Requirements:
MAC OS

  1. Internet connection
  2. Camera to film
  3. Editing program (optional)

ANDROID/ WINDOWS

  1. Internet Connection
  2. Camera to film
  3. Editing program (optional)

*Note: Lesson curriculum may change

Richard Pritchard
Richard Pritchard
Director

With over 10 years experience Richard works as a VFX Artist/Director. He has worked on a wide range of highend commercials and feature films including Happy Feet 1 & 2, The Great Gatsby, Prometheus and Mad Max: Fury Road.

Richard has worked in many of Australia’s top film and animation studios including Sydney’s Animal Logic. He also worked for and with Australia's most awarded film director George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road) for six years.

Lesson Curriculum

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