Light & Shadow: Techniques in Cinematic Lighting

Brooklyn, NY — This single-day intensive workshop is a hands-on class, focused on light theory and how to manipulate light for film. It’s designed to give filmmakers a broad understanding of lighting techniques to achieve greater control over their image. Participants will learn the essentials of lighting for film, including light quality, light-shaping tools and exposure.


The workshop is conducted by David H. Castillo, a filmmaker and photographer who has worked as a Director of Photography on film sets for more than twenty years. David was a senior technical representative for and in-house cinematographer for Canon USA, where he traveled around the world to educate professional filmmakers about advanced cinematic lighting techniques.

David is the co-founder of Blue Barn Pictures, Inc. and currently develops visual media for clients such as Canon USA, Dom Pérignon, HarperCollins, Playboy, AOL and Yamaha, amongst others.

Light & Shadow: Techniques in Cinematic Lighting
Saturday 09 May 10am – 6pm
Space is limited to 10 people
Cost: $275

To reserve your place, please email

Payment must be made in full to hold your reservation. Payments are not refundable, but in the event that you make a reservation and are unable to attend, you will be able to transfer your reservation to the next available workshop.


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