Three Lighting Tips For Your Next Action Film

Filming an action film is a daunting task even under the best of circumstances. More overwhelming is when you only have three in your lighting crew and you’re cramming two days worth of set-ups into one day. That was what we had to pull off for the short film, “Easy Day” (2013). In this post, I’m going to share how we did it, and then give you three lighting tips that will make your next action film look amazing.

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Introduction: The shallow depth of field look has become really popular. And that look or style of shooting can make it difficult to get great looking wide shots and close ups. Close up are are especially challenging as the actor goes in and out of focus during the shot. But did you know that through […]