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Soul Searcher: 10 Minute Lighting Masterclass
Excellent low-budget lighting masterclass for movie making.
N.B. this video was shot “in the era of DV filmmaking” (2002), so lighting should be easier with current video and DSLR cameras.

Quote: “A quick guide to the principles of creating moody, noir-style lighting. Looks at everything from the best angles for your key light and the use of shadows, to how many lamps you can safely plug into one socket. For lots more cinematography tips and breakdowns, visit

You can view the entire 1:31 hour movie here: Soul Searcher

You can also watch a documentary on the making of Soul Searcher here:
Going to Hell: The Making of Soul Searcher.

Source: Neil Oseman on YouTube