10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

TUITION: $199.00



This course is designed for individuals looking to explore video lighting or for intermediate Vloggers looking to expand their on-set tool kit for more professional looking videos.

Whether you are a business, individual, presenter, beauty guru, or online video star, look your best on screen. Master lighting yourself, or other presenters, regardless of your genre or location.



Get to know production lighting equipment as well as light shaping and modifying to get the best look possible for your video projects.

This is an intro/intermediate level workshop for video makers ready to up their lighting style with basic lighting techniques.



Topics of discussion will include:

- Types of lights and their uses

- Tools to shape and modify the light

- Lighting looks, Interview, beauty, dramatic,

- Working with different types of light and Balancing for location light

- DYI lighting kits

- A discussion on the importance of audio recording for better Vlogs

This is a one day, two-part workshop, will cover the following:

The workshop will begin with a review and discussion of different lighting techniques along with a crash course in general lighting.

During the afternoon session we will review individual project needs and discuss ways to improve on your projects . This will include tweaking your looks and suggesting additional gear you can use to improve your overall production.


Cohlie Brocatto


Cohlie is an NYC-based director, cinematographer, and writer. As CEO and Creative Director at Ticking Clock, a boutique creative agency and production company, Cohlie’s focus is crafting work with care and passion. His story development and cinematography have afforded him the opportunity to work with wonderful causes and clients such as MTV, WeWork, Time, New York Comic Con, ESPN, RedBull and to shoot interviews with a long roster of celebrities including Oprah, Patrick Stewart, Natalie Portman, and the Obamas in the White House. His most recent work includes The Accidental Wolf, a digital series cited by the New York Times as a series to watch. Cohlie operates on the principle that kindness, diligence, and humor are key to any effective work environment.

No Experience necessary to participate in the One-Week Introduction to Filmmaking Seminar.  Class size will be limited.  No additional expenses, beyond tuition, will be required.  All course materials will be provided.  Location, Final Schedule, and Course Syllabus will be available prior to the start of the seminar.  Please note that the workshop begins on a Monday and ends on a Friday.  Classes begin promptly at 10:00 AM unless otherwise specified. In the event that a field trip is scheduled throughout the week students will be provided directions to meet at the specified location.  All site visits scheduled will be within New York City.  During production related session no open shoes, sandals, flip flops should be worn to protect participants from injury.  To participate in technical workshops requiring the use of electricity and or heavy equipment, students will be asked to sign a waiver releasing the IFI and the location from any and all liability claims due to injury caused by using facilities and equipment.  Safety is our priority when on set.