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Anyone can set up a light, but the real art in lighting lies in how you craft or shape the light. In this module, we’ll take you to Panavision in Hollywood  where you will learn tools and techniques for shaping light once it is emanated from a light source.


  • 17:51 video that teaches you techniques and tools to effectively shape light on set
  • Complete companion guide


  • How to effectively shape the light emanating from a light source
  • How to use barndoors
  • How to use blackwrap
  • How to use a cucoloris
  • How to use mirrors
  • How to use solids
  • How to create a brancheloris
  • The difference between internal and external shadows
“Well done. Interesting and gave a great deal of good, solid information. Love the whole concept and think it is a breakthrough for this type of teaching.”
   - Lisa Seguin, Grove City College