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Basic Cinematography

This two-day intensive workshop covers the aesthetic and technical aspects of digital cinematography, including camcorder operations and lighting.

What will be covered
  • What is Cinematography?
  • The Camera
    • Lenses and depth of field
    • Frame rates and persistence of vision
    • Camera angles and perspective
    • Camera movement
    • Composition
    • Exposure
    • Filters
  • Lights
    • Lighting set-ups
    • Lighting ratio
    • Gels and other filtration materials
  • Grips and other equipment
  • The cinematographer’s crew
  • Camera department
  • Lighting department
  • The cinematographer’s role in pre-production, production, and post-production
    • Ocular
    • Technical requirements
    • Color grading
    • Compositing
  • Aesthetics
    • According to genre
    • According to intention
Who should attend

This workshop is for corporate videographers, wedding videographers, and novice filmmakers who want to improve their craft.


Participants should have completed PCCI's Basic Video & Film Production workshop, or have equivalent experience.

What to bring

Participants who have their own digital camcorders or DSLR camera are encouraged to bring them to class.


  • to be announced

9 AM to 5 PM


PhP 6,950 (USD 155)

Includes materials, lunch and snacks.

Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.


Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

Course Date(s)

Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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