Small-To-No-Crew: Cinematic Video Lighting

Field Workshops for Creatives  

Date & Time:

Thursday, October 17 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Offsite: Group meets directly at Baza Studio

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For many people lighting is the most mysterious and hardest part of production. It sometimes feels like a dark art. While it might be impossible to master lighting, it is easy to learn how to effectively light your videos with cinematic techniques.

In this full-day workshop, Jem Schofield of theC47 and his team will take attendees through how to light for documentary, in-house and corporate based projects. He will take attendees through the process of planning & lighting using largely low-key, cinematic techniques. This class will feature lighting, lighting control, composition and also typical camera set-ups to teach you how to light for a variety of projects. It will also discuss and demonstrate certain "rules" that can be followed to help you consistently shoot great looking and natural one and two camera interviews. 

The workshop will be held at Baza Studio where the group will meet directly at 8:30AM (Class starts at 9:00AM). Address: 34-36 W 32nd St., 4th floor, New York, NY 10001 

The workshop will be delivered in a conversational style that allows Jem to work effectively with his crew (including attendees), while still teaching the process and craft of small to no crew production. Exactly like being on set or on location!


Note: This workshop is limited to 25 attendees. Please register early as these workshops tend to fill up quickly.


Topics Covered: 

  • Project Planning & Location Scouts

  • Choosing Your Equipment (Lighting & Grip)

  • Camera & Lens Choices

  • Properly Exposing Your Images

  • One and Two Camera Lighting Set-Ups

  • Tabletop/Product Lighting

  • How to Effectively Bounce, Block, Cut & Diffuse Light Sources 

  • Working effectively as a small crew with great results 

Target Audience: Directors of Photography, Camera Operators, Producers, Directors and anyone that wants to understand lighting in modern, small crew corporate production environments. 

For more information about Jem & his whereabouts visit or his YouTube Channel where he posts ongoing content-related video production and the filmmaking industry at


Baza Studio 

 *Note: This field workshop requires separate registration. 


Jem Schofield
Producer/Director/Educator | theC47