Photography: Cinematography and photo-captivity theories, including shooting speeds, types of negatives, labs, and movie sensitivity.
Cinematography studio, staff and different professions within the job and the role of everyone. The role of the director of cinematography and how to perform professional work. Introduction to lighting, its importance in cinematography, the dramatic effect of lighting and various angles of light.
Curriculum for Cinematography.
1. A historical introduction to the invention of photography in general and cinematography in particular, and the development in this field until the present time.
2. The main parts of the camera, and the practical and theoretical application of the presence of these parts in the photographic, television and cinematographic machines.
3. Cinematography and photo-caption theories, including shooting speeds, types of negatives, laboratories, and film sensitivity.
4. Cinematic lenses, their types, the differences between them, the dramatic effect of each, and depth field theories.
5. Camera movements and equipment used in cinematography – theoretical.
6. Camera movements and equipment used in cinematography – practical to film cameras.
7. Cinematography studio, staff, and different professions within the job and the role of everyone.
8. Types of cinematic films, extending from the laboratory, types of negativity, developing and printing.
9. Relationship between the director of photography to the scenario and direction, with an introduction to cinematography and footage sizes.
10. Digital photography.
11. The composition in the cinematic picture, its relationship to the dramatic event, and the selection of the appropriate angle and sizes.
12. The composition elements in the image and the exploitation of lines, areas, color and blocks – practical using cameras.
13. Introduction to lighting, its importance in cinematography, the dramatic effect of lighting and various light angles.
14. The different types of lighting in terms of color temperature, size, strength, dramatic effect, and use of each.
15. Practical training in the use of lighting and distributing light to people – using various lighting bulbs and cameras.
16. Practical training in lighting different places with a variety of dramatic effects – using various lighting bulbs and cameras.
17. Color temperature and its effect on the image, adjusting the colors with different imaging cameras, or choosing the appropriate type of film, the difference between the temperature of bulbs, negatives, and the camera, and the methods of equalizing the color temperature.
18. Filters, their types, their basics and aesthetic role.
19. Illumination meters and color temperature meters.
20. A cinematography lecture – practical – using one of the cinematographic cameras.
21. Integrated practical training using: camera – lighting – measuring devices and an integrated team (output – photography – acting – scenario – montage – sound engineering).
22. The role of director of cinematography and how to perform professional work.