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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student should be able to analyze the light and understand howe the lighting have come true "paint with light". To be able to create a lighting that supports the story. To reflect and discuss the light and lighting with colleagues.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have knowledge of lighting as a narrative element. Understanding the terminology and mastering the tools. The student should also know the principals of postproduction, keying and grading in film and television.

Course contents

More complex lightning and the basics of exposing. Color correcting in the post, cromakey shooting and post production. An
individual atmosphere and commercial practice.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Single camera 1. Single camera 2

Previous course names

Lighting and editing

Additional information

Please contact the Course Administrator for more information.

Recommended or required reading

BROWN, BLAIN: 2002. Cinematography, theory and practice.
Imagemaking for cinematographers, directors and
videographers. Focal Press

FITT BRIAN, THORNLEY, JOE: 2002. Lighting Technology. A Guide
for television, film and theatre. Focal Press

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 13 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 55 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 30 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

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Completed individual assignments.
Compulsory attendance (80%)


  • Grabber Klaus
  • Nordström Fred
  • Nordström Robert


Nordström Robert

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Se - see ARBS

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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