October 28, 2017
Find out how to recreate the looks of some of the best horror films and TV shows using only a single light source.
Horror films are all about mood and one way to create one that spooks your audience is by using lighting. There are many different ways horror filmmakers light their most terrifying scenes, from creating silhouettes to casting dramatic shadows, but many of these approaches don’t require an entire professional lighting kit to pull off. In fact, you can light your horror scenes with a single light source. In this video, Jordy Vandeput of Cinecom recreates five different lighting setups from films and TV shows like Stranger Things, It, and The Exorcist using only one light and a few cheap or free accessories. Check it out below:
Here are all of the examples Vandeput shares in the video: