Horror film lighting
Posted 27 October 2009 - 03:50 PM
OK, so i'm in my final year of uni and doing DOP and camera for a short film. It is a horror film with two locations. A bleak apartment and a basement that houses a chair with a man being tortured.
I'm not the best with lighting, loving filming but am a bit rubbish with lighting, it elludes me.
The apartment is bleak, only a couch and tv in the room. TV lighting the protags face. The torture room is spotlit with dark shadows in the corner. We're shooting HD so i really need to make this look good.
I have a general understanding of key and backlight but i'm still a bit over my head. School allows us a few 200's, 600's and 800 watt lights and dido lights.Are there any lens i may need? I admit i feel a bit over my head here. Any help with suggestions with light or even books on light torture and interrogation scenes? Thanks
Posted 31 October 2009 - 12:43 AM
Posted 31 October 2009 - 01:53 PM
Check out Jayson Crother's post for his film "The Brazen Bull" and you'll get a lot of good ideas (lots of visual aids with it), there's some really great inspiration in there. http://www.cinematog...showtopic=39945
Posted 31 October 2009 - 07:03 PM
Posted 27 December 2009 - 09:11 PM