Cinematography 101: Absolute beginners course.

Learn the Basics of Cinematography
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (444 ratings)
12,399 students
Cinematography 101: Absolute beginners course.
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (444 ratings)
12,401 students
Learn how to chose a Camera
Use a Shotlist
Picture Profiles
White Balance
Shoot in Low Light
Color Temperature
Video Lights


  • Desire to learn Cinematography
  • Pen and Paper
  • Camera (DSLR)

Join over 20,000 students learning from our courses!

Learn the Basics of Cinematography! You will Learn Exposure, Apertures, Shutter Speed and many Cinematography Fundamentals.

We will have several exercises for you to complete as well as at home training. You will also learn to shoot outside, while utilization open Apertures to achieve shallow Depth of Field!



. How to choose the right camera for you!

. Learn Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO

. How to White Balance

. Learn Camera Exposure

. What is Colour Temperature

. How to Film Outside

. How to Colour Grade / Correct

We will have several exercises for you to complete as well as at home training. This course has been developed for Beginner and Intermediate Filmmakers. 

So what are you waiting for filmmakers? Whether you are fresh out of film school, a screenwriter who wants to create his/her own content or just someone who wants to make a feature film this course is for you. 

They DON'T teach you this in Film School!


What people are saying about our courses: 

THIS COURSE IS AMAZING!!! I'm learning SO FREAKIN MUCH from it, and it's totally blowing my mind. Thanks so much to Gil and Alex for putting this course together. I'm a director working on my first horror film, which has a bit of action in it, and this course is totally giving me rocket boots. If you have more courses from Gil, please let me know and TAKE MY MONEY! - Colby R Rice

Excellent content. But you'd better pay attention or you will miss something. This course is packed with loads or useful and well explained stuff. - Mr Mick Farmer

Instructor is clearly in command of craft and engages with questions, simple explanations and familiar examples. Video and audio are excellent. - Bill Halford


Join over 19,000 students learning from our courses!

Learn Final cut Pro with a Professional Filmmaker:

In this course, you will learn to set up your edit, cut scenes, add titles, shortcuts and more!

Enroll NOW! Let's get started!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner and Intermediate Filmmakers
Course content
7 sections • 16 lectures • 1h 18m total length
  • Index
  • Download Workbook / Lets get started!
  • Use a Shot list
  • 3 ways to Create Depth!
  • Assignment #1 - Create Depth!
  • Thank You!
  • Budget Cameras
  • White Balance
  • Exposure
  • Colour Temperatures
  • LED Lights
  • Composition
  • 180 Degree Rule
  • Creating Depth Outside
  • Assignment 1 | Cinematography 101
    2 questions
  • Colour Grading
  • End of this Course!

MFA Candidate, B.S, Host @RedCapeLearning 235,000 + Students
Mitchell Bouchard
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 12,729 Reviews
  • 237,840 Students
  • 36 Courses

Mitch is a Canadian filmmaker from Harrow Ontario, Canada. In 2016 he graduated from Dakota State University with a B.S, in Computer Graphics specializing in Film and Cinematic Arts.

Currently, Mitch operates as the Chairman of Red Cape Studios, Inc. where he continues his passion for filmmaking. He is also the Host of Red Cape Learning and Produces / Directs content for Red Cape Films.

He has reached over 235,000 + Students on Udemy and Produced more than 3X Best-Selling Courses.

Mitch is currently working as a Graduate Assistant and is an MFA Candidate at the University of Windsor.

Winning several awards at Dakota State University such as "1st Place BeadleMania", "Winner College 10th Anniversary Dordt Film Festival" as well as "Outstanding Artist Award College of Arts and Sciences".

Mitch has been Featured on CBC's "Windsors Shorts" Tv Show and was also the Producer/Director for TEDX Windsor, featuring speakers from across the Country. 

Filmmaking Education, Cameras, Lighting, Audio and More!
Red Cape Learning
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 868 Reviews
  • 68,510 Students
  • 6 Courses

Red Cape Learning is about providing value to filmmakers all around the world.

We strive to always LEARN. CREATE. INSPIRE.

We have now reached over 20,000 Students and we are looking to impact even more!

Here at Red Cape Learning, we create quality video content. We specialize in Content Creation.

Our Education is constantly improving. Founder *Mitchell Bouchard* has been learning ways to boost all of the learning material.

We have Courses on Cinematography, Final Cut X editing and entire Filmmaking courses.