On Cooke Optics TV, Gaffer Julian White talks about film lighting, what lights should you use, and what are the best lighting options when you need to save money.
Julian White has worked on Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Tolkien (2019), Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Breathe (2017), One More Time With Feeling (2016), Game Of Thrones (TV series 2016), The Martian (2015), Legend (2015), Cinderella (2015), Testament Of Youth (2014), Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014), Locke (2013), Attack The Block (2010), The American (2009), Control (2007), Rescue Dawn (2006), Venus (2006), and Enduring Love (2003).
Julian talks about choosing lights that can do more than one job and the importance of using HMI fixtures.
It’s also interesting to hear him say that in a lot of cases less is more. How you don’t need to spend a lot of money to still obtain good results.
If you are interested, above you can watch Julian’s Deconstructing Film Lighting Masterclass.