How to Light Horror: Setting the Tone of Terror – Pt. 1

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  13 Minutes of Instructional Video, Detailed Written Breakdown, Lighting Schematics, and Side by Side Comparison for better instruction. ENGLISH SUBTITLES INCLUDED

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  Have you ever wondered how in horror movies filmmakers use different lighting effects to create tension? Here Shane Hurlbut ASC teaches you some of the key tips and tricks for scaring people through film including:

  • What camera techniques can be used to add terror.
  • What lights can be used for shadow
  • What color mixes give a more ominous and “dark” feeling
  • Where blocking can be more effective for a scene.

ahmed.salem555 5 days ago

Hi Shane , my congratulations for the Academy, can we replace the m18 m40 with 1k and 2k as cheap solution for small budget film .