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Lighting Workshop | 30th & 31st January

Dates: Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st January  (9.30am – 4.30pm)
Venue: Galway Film Centre, Cluain Mhuire, Wellpark Road
Fee: €150 members/€170 non-members
Contact:education@galwayfilmcentre.ie or phone 091-770748

This fast-paced, practical workshop is aimed at beginners and those who wish to refresh their skills in lighting technique. It will teach a systematic method to correctly light for different scenarios when filming with digital video cameras. Topics covered will include:

  • Health and safety
  • Exposure
  • Introduction to lighting instruments
  • Lighting modifiers
  • Beyond three point lighting
  • Mixed lighting scenarios
  • Interview lighting
  • Dramatic lighting


About the Tutor

Aidan Maguire has shot a number of festival screened short films, including Needle Exchange, The Knife (Venom Film) and time lapse visuals for Joyrider (Fastnet Films) as well as corporate shoots for UCD, Coca Cola, Sony and Red Bull. He is also the founder of Time Lapse in Motion (timelapse.ie), providing 4K motion control solutions for documentaries, features, commercials and corporate videos.

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