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David Mullen, ASC, who comments here, has a great instructional video on youtube (4 replies and 2 comments)

BamaPete
2 weeks ago
BamaPete 2 weeks ago

In the link below,  Mr. Mullen presents a lecture at the AbelCine EXPO.  An hour of fascinating insight into how he overcame lighting problems in some of his feature films.  In particular is the film 'MANURE' where he breaks down several problematic lighting challenges and how he finally resolved them.  I mean, he really goes into detail and give the viewer an inside peek into the shooting of a feature.  Hope he doesn't mind me linking.

https://youtu.be/DHBwZT06zR8»

BamaPete
2 weeks ago
BamaPete 2 weeks ago

Note:  Film title was changed from Manure, to The Smell of Success.

Mike
2 weeks ago
Mike 2 weeks ago

Very interesting and extremely informative. I liked the way David maintained the energy all the way through his talk, keeping the audience on the edge of their seat and then switching onto another topic. Rather clever if you don't mind me saying so! Perhaps some people thought it was too long but David could have gone on for another few hours as I was riveted to the screen and listened intently to his rather charming dulcet tones.

BamaPete
2 weeks ago

I agree Mike, totally.

andrewtrost
2 weeks ago
andrewtrost 2 weeks ago

Thanks for posting this!  I particularly appreciate the tip about quartz lights (roughly 46:45) burning hotter than fire; what a great way to augment fireside scenes!  

 

 

dmullenasc
1 week ago
dmullenasc 1 week ago

I'm glad some people are finding the information useful!

Davi_Silveira
3 days ago

Are you kidding! David, thank you so much for all you do here and at Cinematography.com and other forums. Your knowledge and work inspires me to learn more, shoot more. 🙂

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