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How to light a film using the Waffle System

The Waffle System helps you light any situation. Learn it now!

Lighting a short film or feature film or web-series is hard when you’re a beginner. There are so many kinds of lights, and so many options. Where do you start? How do you become confident?

In this video I share with you my system – this is what worked for me, and it’s what I use. I call it the “Waffle System”, because it is designed to help you navigate any lighting situation. Once you learn how to approach it systematically, you will be confident enough to start lighting scenes from screenplays.

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