Full Sail DC3 announced the launch of the online course The Craft of Cinematography: Mastering Visual Language in partnership with Emmy® award-winning producer and technologist, Stephen Beres. The online exclusive course will allow aspiring filmmakers to enter the world of visual storytelling, as well as anyone who is looking to expand their filmmaking toolbox with new skills, terminology, and the ability to learn equipment capabilities, and technology that can aid in achieving your Visual Language intent for film.
Stephen Beres is an Emmy® award-winning producer and technologist who has led production and post teams that are responsible for record-setting television shows and movies such as Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, Sesame Street, Succession, Westworld, and Who Killed the Electric Car. Stephen was instrumental in transitioning HBO from film capture into the digital world, received a Television Academy Emmy® award for his work on Westworld VR and has produced HBO’s one-of-a-kind Camera Assessment Series and Image Study Series for over a decade. A graduate of Full Sail University’s Film degree, Stephen was inducted into the university’s prestigious Hall of Fame in 2017.
In reflecting on the course, Stephen Beres stated, “We’re not just teaching you how to use a camera, we’re going to dive deep into technologies that allow you to empower your creativity.”
Following the immersive 6-week online course, students will be given the tools to:
- Break down complex visual elements to better understand their components, and how to use them to convey visual language.
- Assess cameras and movement to select the right equipment for the project.
- Apply postproduction technology such as color correction and texture to better convey visual language.
- Apply new and familiar industry terminology when expressing visual language to others.
To learn more about The Craft of Cinematography: Mastering Visual Language with Emmy® award-winning producer and technologist Stephen Beres, click here.