Besides having an amazing cast and crew and a great script, one of the fundamentals to a successful film production is stylized lighting. The way you light your shots will help convey the story and set the mood. Lighting can make or break the overall impact you are aiming to achieve with your production.
It helps to be familiar with the different ways light is used in filmmaking. There are a wide variety of options, but each has an important role. Here’s a guide to the most common types of lighting in video production. Read more