Category: Lighting

Take My New Location Lighting Course on Lynda.com (For Free!)

Posted by Anthony - December 3, 2013 - Cinematography, Education, Lighting, Lynda.com AntLightingCourse

Good production people, many of you have lamented that you’d like to take a filmmaking class or seminar with me, but moving to New York and attending NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for 4 years isn’t exactly convenient for you with your day job, family life and house in another city and all.  Well, [...]

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TOOLZ: Could the New Lumapad LED Light Be Better Than a LitePanels LED Light?

Posted by Anthony - March 28, 2013 - Equipment, Lighting LumaPad2

Here’s a very intriguing new KickStarter project that could shake a few things up in the world of film lighting. LED’s have slowly, but surely been working their way onto more and more film sets. LED lighting units have become popular for their high light output relative to their low power consumption and they stay [...]

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Check Out My Brand New “Fundamentals of Video” Course on Lynda.com

Posted by Anthony - June 11, 2012 - Audio, Cinematography, Education, Lighting, Lynda.com LyndaLogo2

  It’s been a long minute since I’ve last put up a blog post, so wanted to come back with a bang.  I mentioned awhile back that I would have some big news in the realm of film education and I can now officially share that news- which is my brand-spanking new video course on Lynda.com entitled [...]

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STUDY HALL: Color Theory for Filmmakers

Posted by Anthony - February 24, 2012 - Cinematography, Education, Film Books, Lighting pariahstill

(Above: Scene from Dee Reese’s Pariah as “painted” by D.P., Bradford Young) This week while teaching interview lighting techniques to the documentary classes at NYU I began discussing the use of color as yet another element of storytelling and thought I would extend that conversation to this blog, because I don’t think color gets all [...]

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A Sweet DIY Light Background FX for Under $20

Posted by Anthony - January 26, 2012 - Cinematography, Equipment, Lighting LightBoard1

Tim Cash of The Oregon Filmmaker put together this cool and funny little tutorial for a design to create your own quick and cheap “light board” using standard Christmas lights, which looks like it would make a pretty sweet background for interviews or music videos or any similar project where you are shooting with a [...]

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