Quasar Science: On Set February Freeze Technical Seminar

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William F. White Centre

800 Islington Avenue

Toronto, ON M8Z 6A1

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Modern Lighting meets creative consciousness within the rapid pace of modern day filmmaking. Industry professionals, Evans Brown and Steven Strong will lead this deep dive into the practicalities of Quasar Science products on set and how they translate to on screen. This seminar will take place using a fully functional interactive set.

Discussion:

The Science

  • What is an LED
  • How does it work
  • Why is “good color” important
  • Environmental impact of Motion Picture Lighting

Lighting with an elongated linear device. “The Tube”

  • Vertical vs. Horizontal projection of light
  • The way light travels in a space.
  • Creating hard light with a soft source
  • Cutting a vertical source vs. a horizontal source.
  • What is meant by a light field and how is this controlled with diffusion.

What is “Soft Noir Lighting” in the modern age of digital filmmaking?

  • The way it was done in the 1920’s to the 1950’s
  • The way we do this now
  • Hard Light vs. Soft Light and why soft light has become so popular in its approach.
  • Light as a reflection in the skin of the person on screen. This is no different than lighting a car commercial.

Single source lighting with the Quasar Q Line Products, and How does the color of light make us feel.

  • The process of seeing light as a result in your minds eye as it relates to the emotional experience of a story and it’s characters and how color can benefit these story-telling mythologies: Happy, Sad, Funny, Love, Hate, Interested, Not Interested, Engaged, Not Engaged.

Parking and shuttle service at 1536 The Queensway.

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William F. White Centre

800 Islington Avenue

Toronto, ON M8Z 6A1

Canada

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