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Lights

Film lighting can be effective even with limited resources. Watch video of Mike Figgis talking about lighting on a low budget.

Mike Figgis is well known for his innovations with equipment, particularly on a budget. Here he demonstrates how to make a simple but effective light very cheaply.

Sometimes aspiring filmmakers assume they will need expensive and heavy duty lighting equipment, but it is possible to do a good job with limited resources and ingenuity.

In Week 4, you will be given an opportunity to undertake a small scale task with lighting.

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