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Official Nu Boyana BTS Video!

Wrap on Week 2 at Nu Boyana!

Week 2! Wow.  We are now half way through a small, character-driven, feature-length drama… shot entirely by film students, under our supervision.  It’s a truly unique opportunity for these students to endure an entire feature film, from the frontlines, often in key roles (including director, dp, camera operator, focus puller, art director, etc.).  It’s a
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Day 1 at Nu Boyana!

Making The Movie Friday was Day 1 of the “Making the Movie” feature film program at Nu Boyana Film School.  I’ve joined this new film education program to take 40 students on a 6 week adventure…  shooting a feature film at the Nu Boyana Film Studio. Beautiful, talented&unique! Making the movie class! Let the show
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Making the Movie – Nu Boyana Film School

Very excited to be a part of the first year of film education at Nu Boyana! More details to come from this new film school in Bulgaria, very soon!  

2 Steps to Easy Lighting! The Back Cross Key

Start Simple Lighting schemes can become extremely complicated, but they can also be very simple.  When you are first starting out, start simple.  (Watch my Two-Minute Lighting Tutorial) Whether I have two lights in the trunk of a sedan or 20 lights on a truck, the back cross key is one of my favorite tools
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I Am Not a Female Cinematographer.

As a fledgling Cinematographer, coming to LA in 2003, I was always forgetting that I was a woman. I was very fortunate to grow up surrounded by a sense of equality between the sexes; such that if ever I encountered undue disrespect on set, or in the pursuit of a job, I considered every possible
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What Happens in Vegas…

I learned a lesson on this shoot. One I’ll not soon forget. We shot “Bachelor Night” with the Red Scarlet and Optimo DP Zooms. Read More…

FilmSkills.com features Laura Beth Love, DP

Back in 2009,  I was interviewed for the comprehensive online film course “FilmSkills.com”.  It was an intense five-hour interview on cinematography, discussing lighting, cameras, composition, technique, aesthetic, you name it… One hundred professionals were interviewed for the Film Skills tutorial series, I am one of twelve that interviewed specifically for the Cinematography Modules.  Film Skills.com
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Two-Minute Lighting Tutorial

Lighting is an incredibly complex field, and to be a gaffer or cinematographer is to commit to a life long journey in the study of lighting.  At the same time, we can get real about some basic principles that you can immediately put to work to improve your projects, right now!

How to Build Your No-Budget Lighting Package

As NAB is around the corner again this year and we all get excited about the premiere of new gear, I am reminded about the simplest gear… Sometimes we can’t afford to have all of the nice stuff we want. Sometimes, we can’t afford to have ANY of the gear that we need.  How to Work
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