The 6th Edition of Herat International Women’s Film Festival (HIWFF 2020) Presents:
A journey through the experience of visual storytelling.
The second day of cinematography workshop kicked off yesterday, 20 August 2020. The participants engaged practically through the experience of making a night-scene.
The workshop in the intensive covers the fundamental technical aspects and aesthetic considerations of the craft and process of cinematography. Students explore the camera as a tool and the theory of cinematic storytelling. They are introduced to fundamental concepts through lectures and demonstrations. They explore the theory and use of exposure, lens selection, frame rate, shutter angle, depth-of-field and composition. Through hands-on exercises on location, led by Reza Didar, Well-known DP and cinematographer, participants get their feet wet shooting with digital cinema cameras including Red Camera and DSLRs, as well as with various lenses, filtration, and lighting units. The dynamics of working as a crew are explored, and students are introduced to the primary roles and responsibilities of each member of a camera crew, including Director of Photography, Camera Operator, and Camera Assistant, and their relationships to one another in production.