Online Courses

Cinematography Fundamentals


TWELVE MONTHS - Fees : 75000

Cinematography Fundamentals

Learn how to capturing beautiful images through cinematography tips, tools, and techniques. The course is taught in a clear and concise manner online, getting straight to the point to get you out there filming. If you have been on the fence about getting into cinematography, or overwhelmed with it, let this course be the one that teaches you the fundamentals to help start your cinematography journey.


What you'll learn - Course content

  • Study about basic still photography
  • Role of an cinematographer
  • History of cinematography
  • Study of different types of motion picture cameras
  • Persistence of vision
  • Intermittent mechanisms of motion picture cameras
  • Introduction to lenses
  • Types of lenses
  • Formats and lenses
  • F-stops
  • Circle of confusion
  • Depth of field
  • Lens perspective
  • Lens distortion and aberrations
  • Composition and rule of thirds
  • Aspect ratio
  • Exposure
  • Types of light meters
  • Camera filters
  • Cinematic continuity
  • Screen direction Introduction to digital cinematography
  • Types of digital cameras
  • Image sensors
  • Methods of image capture
  • Digital video encoding
  • Image data storage
  • Lighting for high definition video
  • Color grading
  • Fundamentals of light & vision
  • Electromagnetic magnetic spectrum
  • Color temperature
  • Origin of motion picture lighting
  • Tools of lighting
  • Lighting objectives and methods