• Instructors

    Danny author
    Danny Gevirtz
  • Skill Level

    Level 1

    You’re a beginner who wants to learn the ropes of cinematic lighting.

  • What You Get

    1.5 hours of learning

    + 7 segments

    + 10% Moment discount

  • Learn To

    Problem-solve and create cinematic lighting in any scenario.
    • Gear for cinematic lighting
    • Reading light scenarios
    • Shooting interiors and exteriors
    • Shooting during daytime and at night
    • How to place lights and reflectors

What You'll Learn


1/7 (0:01:55)

Meet Danny as he welcomes you to the course and walks you through what you’ll learn. Danny explains why lighting is paramount and how you can master it.

My Philosophy

2/7 (0:02:51)

In this segment, Danny breaks down his philosophy when it comes to cinematic lighting. Filmmakers have the tendency to over-complicate lighting. Danny’s opinion? Good problem-solving skills are key.

My Framework

3/7 (0:04:48)

Danny teaches his method for achieving cinematic lighting in any scenario. He explains how to read the existing lighting in a scene and work it to your needs.

Daytime Lighting

4/7 (1:02:00)

Danny shows how to light two interior scenes and one exterior scene. He breaks down how to transform daytime lighting into cinematic goodness.

Nighttime Lighting

5/7 (0:17:30)

Night falls and it’s a different ball game. In this segment, Danny shows how to light two scenes, one interior and one exterior.

Lighting Breakdown of Favorite Series

6/7 (0:07:39)

Sit down with Danny as he talks about some of his favorite shots and breaks down how he achieved them.


7/7 (0:02:53)

Danny wraps up the course with an overview and some final thoughts. Your turn.

Danny Gevirtz

Hey! I'm Danny Gevirtz (@dannygevirtz), a Commercial & Documentary Cinematographer from Philadelphia, PA.
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