F/TV 29
Lighting for Film and Television

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of studio and location lighting for film, television, animated, and composited production. Aesthetic style and techniques of lighting in professional productions will be analyzed and applied through practical exercises filmed in the sound stage or on location. The focus will be on set-based principles involving basic electricity, lighting instruments, dimming equipment, color, recording media, and grip equipment.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24749 F/TV 29 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Milena Grozeva ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

F/TV-029.-50Z: Fully ONLINE. This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382 . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .

Course Details

4 Units
Three and one-half hours lecture, one and one-half hours laboratory (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


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