Film Craft 105
Michael Wohl • 25 videos • 70 minutes •
The Cinematographer is, essentially, the filmmaker… He shoots the film! In this Film Craft course, Michael Wohl gives you an inside look at the art and science of cinematography.
“Following a course by Michael Wohl is like opening a door to another reality. His way of communicating somethimes the difficult themes, he does with elegance and a lot of humour. Take all his cours...”
— B. B. B. Kjelbye
“Excellent job on delivery great information!”
— Daniel Bonaparte
Michael starts this example-filled course with a series of tutorials that cover essential techniques. It is here that you learn camera basics. He shows focus techniques and explains the roles of the camera team. From there you learn about exposure, camera sensitivity, lenses and white balance.
The next collection of tutorials is where science and art crossfade. Michael explains framing, composition and camera movement. Here, you learn about focal length, depth of field, shooting angles, the rule of thirds, tracking, dolly shots and much, much more.
Throughout this course, Michael gives you lots of insider knowledge and shows you actual filmed examples based upon his extraordinary experience both as an award-winning filmmaker and an acclaimed educator. There is no better way to learn the art and craft of cinematography than in this Film Craft series by Michael Wohl! Read More...
- 2Essential Controls (02:38)
- 3Camera Focus (02:28)
- 4Focus Techniques (03:00)
- 5Focus Assist (01:17)
- 6Exposure & Camera Sensitivity (03:05)
7Exposure & Lenses (03:37)Preview
- 8Setting Exposure (03:29)
- 9White Balance (02:46)
- 10Focal Length (05:06)
- 11Depth of Field (03:39)
- 12Vertical Angles (03:08)
- 13Incorporating Angles (02:46)
- 14Basic Composition (02:26)
15The Rule of Thirds (01:55)Preview
- 16Framing People (02:33)
- 17The Background (03:13)
- 18Using Depth (01:23)
- 19Moving the Camera (02:04)
- 20Pans and Tilts (04:38)
- 21Handheld Camerawork (01:33)
- 22Tracking and Dolly Shots (03:37)
- 23Zooming the Camera (02:41)
- 24Other Types of Movement (01:37)
- 25Summary and Conclusion (01:53)
Following a course by Michael Wohl is like opening a door to another reality. His way of communicating somethimes the difficult themes, he does with elegance and a lot of humour. Take all his courses. It is worthwhile.
Excellent job on delivery great information!
Michael Wohl does an excellent job in conveying his knowledge of cinematography, in a fun and inspiring course. I get a kick out of the fact that after watching this course, I now know (and could even explain) the what the really cool term "zolly" means. Cheers Graham.
I'm just starting to dedicate some time to make movies, and this course helped me a lot. Simple things that can make a movie look good.
Michael Wohl just continues to blow me away! MPV has a price to value of tutorial ratio that is off the charts! If your on the fence on joining MPV, move towards the LIGHT:-)
So good. everything about these has been top notch.
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