3384 - Cinematography
Film/Video Section Resource Page

Images - student productions, test footage and behind the scenes
from 2004 - 2019




Resource Pages

Cinematography - 3384 Syllabus and Topics
Outside Viewing Reports 3384

Lighting as Texture - Painting with Light
Cine and Art - Craft of Observation

Production and Set Etiquette - All Crew
Production and Set Responsibilities

Screen Shots 01
Screen Shots 02

Top 15 Mistakes Beginner Filmmakers Make
Production Blog - click here

DIY Gear



Misconceptions in Lighting
Script for A Meets B at table
Script for A Meets B with box
Camera Assistant Manual

Pre-Production Notes, Check List and Scheduling - Production Management
Canon ZR20 Instruction Manual
UTA Intro Film/Video Reservation
How to Feed the Crew
So you wanna work in movies?
10 Tips for Directing a Low Budget Music Video Shoot
How to Succeed in Any Business





Cinematographers

Gordon Willis, ASC * Wally Pfister, ASC
Conrad Hall, ASC * William A Fraker, ASC
Allen Daviau, ASC * Richard Crudo, ASC

Ron Dexter * Scott Wilson * Roberto Blasini
Peter Gray * John Rotan * Brown Cooper
Michael Brennan (HD) * Bill Schwarz



























Sample Production Budget Forms

Short Form (15 pages)
Feature Sample (83 pages) * Super Sample (112 pages)
Dreamworks (15) * Fox (19) * Touchstone (60)

Example Production Forms

Example - Breakdown Sheet
Example - Call Sheet Cast
Example - Call Sheet Crew
Example - Crew Call and Wrap Sheet
Example - Emergency Medical Information for Cast and Crew
Example - Location Breakdown
Example - Location Spec
Example - Personal Release
Example - Production Location Contract
Example - Production Location Release
Example - Wording for Multiple Signs
Notes - How to Feed the Crew
Notes - Pre-Production
Day Rates 2010 US S and SE
Sales Tax Exemption

Special Interest

Car Mount Samples

2019 Major Camera Comparison Chart
2018 Major Camera Comparison Chart
2016 Major Camera Comparison Chart
2015 Major Camera Comparison Chart
2014 Major Camera Comparison Chart
2013 Major Camera Comparison Chart
2012 Major Camera Comparison Chart
Determining Exposure Index of a Video Camera
Exposure Meters - Jim Branch
Exposure Meters and The Cinematographer

Above and Below the Line
CU Student Guide 2003 - Short Version
What is DV? * NTSC Basics
Screen Ratios for Crop Mask
Shooting Ratio Film Cost
Table of Footcandles

- Instruction Manuals -

35mm film cameras
Arriflex 435 Manual
Arriflex 435 Manual Advance
Arriflex 435 Quick Guide
Arriflex 435 Zip file of all the above

SD video camera manuals
Panasonic AG-DVX100B Operations Instructions - SD video 1/3"

HD video camera manuals (1/4 small)
Panasonic AG-HMC40 Operations Instructions- HD video 1/4"

HD video camera manuals (1/3 small)
Panasonic AG-HVX200a Operations Instructions - HD video 1/3"
Panasonic AG-HMC150 Operations Instructions - HD video 1/3"
Panasonic AG-HPX170 Operations Instructions - HD vodeo 1/3"
JVC GY-HM700u Operations Instructions - HD video 1/3"

HD video camera manuals (4/3 medium)
Panasonic AG-AF100P Operations Instructions - HD video 4/3"

HD video camera manuals (cinema format)
Canon T2i - Operations Manual
Canon T3i - Operations Manual
Canon T4i - Operations Manual
Canon T5i - Operations Manual
Canon T6 - Operations Manual
Sony PMF-F3 HD video

HD video camera manuals (large format)
Canon 5D Mark III

Light meter manuals
Sekonic L-398M Studio Deluxe II
Sekonic L-246 Foot Candle Meter
Sekonic L-188 Auto Leader
Sekonic L-158 Auto-Lumi
Sekonic L-558 Dual Master
Sekonic L-608 Super Zoom Master
Sekonic L-508 Zoom Master
Sekonic L-508 Cine Zoom Master
Sekonic L-718 Digi Master
Sekonic L-408 MultiMaster
Sekonic L-358 Flash Master
Sekonic L-308B II Flashmate

Audio recorder manuals
Zoom H4 Digital Audio Recorder - Operations Manual
Zoom H4n Digital Audio Recorder - Operations Manual
Zoom H5 Digital Audio Recorder - Operations Manual
Zoom H6 Digital Audio Recorder - Operations Manual
Zoom F4 Digital Audio Recorder - Operations Manual
Marantz Portable Stereo Audio Recorder PMD660 Owner's Manual
Tascam Portable Stereo Audio Recorder HP-P2 Owner's Manual
























Some behind-the-scenes stills. All productions were shot on 16mm or 35mm film.