Jacques Crafford's Pro Tips
Cinematography Tips from Film Director Jacques Crafford
Jacques is a freelance filmmaker based in sunny South Africa. At first, it was wedding videos but after a few travel projects he lost his heart to nature and the great outdoors. Today, he specialises in tourism, travel and adventure films. Jacques is also an educator and has hosted a variety of workshops, both locally and abroad.
Get his tips, techniques and secrets to capturing truly cinematic, impactful films with beautiful narratives and impactful scenes. He’ll go into detail on the various key aspects of cinematography, such as lighting, sound effects, grading and balance.
What makes a film cinematic? Jacques Crafford shares the key variables to focus on, such as having a strong narrative, effective casting, picking the right music, good sound design and visual framing, and last but not least, a good eye for balance when editing.