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Learn basic grip tools and how to effectively and properly reduce the output of a light source.  Taught at Panavision in Hollywood, learn how to use scrims, nets, neutral density gels and dimmers to quickly slow down light.


  • 20:31 video that walks you through techniques to reduce light on set
  • Complete resource guide
  • Scene Study from four different scenes


  • How to reduce light on set
  • How to use scrims
  • How to use nets
  • How to use silks
  • How to use solids
  • How to use dimmers
  • How to use neutral density gels
  • Proper set etiquette when choosing a light source and reducing it
It was a very well thought out video and I love the attention to detail and the fact that the subject matter focused on the
aesthetic and storytelling aspects of editing.
   - Cedric Pounds, Chabot College