The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2021-08-01 to 2021-10-24)
  • 2 (2021-10-25 to 2021-12-31)
  • 3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)
  • 4 (2022-03-14 to 2022-07-31)


General studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student will learn to understand his/her technical tools as a cinematographer.

Learning outcomes

The student will learn to understand his/her technical tools as a cinematographer.

Course contents

This is a self-study-course based on readings on lighting and camera technical litterature. Three books from the list below are chosen by the student to be read. Exams are arranged approximately ones a month.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basic course in single camera production, Fiction 1, Documentary film or similar

Previous course names

No previous name

Recommended or required reading

Brian Fitt, Joe Thornley: Lighting Technology 2nd edition. Brown Blain: Cinematography, Theory and Practice Mascelli Joseph V: The five C's of Cinematography or possible other titels in discussion with examiner

Study activities

  • Lectures - 6 hours
  • Individual studies - 127 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

The student announces in advance which book(s) he or she wishes to write an exam on. To be successfully graduated from the course the student have to write an exam on the books from the reading list.


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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

TENTAMENSTILLFÄLLEN ordnas enligt behov. Ta kontakt med Monics Löv för närmare information.

Course enrolment period

2021-08-09 to 2021-09-05

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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