Noir, Romance, Horror and Sci-fi: 4 Simple Cinematic Lighting Setups for Filmmakers
In this video, Chase from Zacuto briefly demonstrates cinematic lighting set ups that filmmakers can use for 4 popular film genres: Noir, Romance, Horror and Sci-fi.
Starting with sci-fi, the team creates a colorful, other-worldly look with textured backgrounds and multiple lights.
For noir, they demonstrate what can be done with just one powerful light along with careful placement of light modifiers to create a classic look.
The romance look teaches the importance of soft, high-key light, and how to turn set pieces into diffused light sources.
Lastly, the horror look shows how to create a frightening atmosphere with shadows and fog, plus you’ll get to see a clever practical light trick.
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