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REDucation G&E Training Oct 15-18

RED Digital Cinema

Monday, October 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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REDucation Grip and Electric training Ended $400.00 $21.95

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Event Details


Day 1 – Safety & Setiquette

Day 2 – Logistics & Lighting

Day 3 – Light Quality, Color Theory, and Ratios

Day 4 – Lighting Styles: Aesthetics

Day 1 

  • Electrical Safety
  • Tying cables, cross-overs, paper tape - Strain relief
  • GFCIʼs
  • Distro Safety
  • Grip Safety
  • Stand use (selecting stand, rocky mountain) - C-Stand 101 (tennis balls)
  • Proper sandbag use
  • Apple box/ ladder
  • Rags, frames, safety knots
  • Grip gear heat tolerance (fire safety)
  • Setiquette
  • The “Sacred Set”
  • Terminology (points, hot points, striking, flashing, powering down) - “Never waiting on G/E”
  • Walkie talk & open channels
  • The deal memo & pre-negotiated terms
  • Taking care of your boss = job security

Day 2

  • Logistics & Lighting
  • The tools
  • The location scout (scout 4 locations: 3 INT / 1 EXT)
  • The right package for the right look for the right location - House Power
  • Power Balance
  • Location Rigging

Day 3

  • Quality of Light
  • The units & their light quality (fresnel, open, softbox) Tungsten, HMI, LED, Fluorescent
  • Color Theory & Pragmatic application (gels)
  • Shaping Light (hard & soft cuts)
  • Diffusion & bounce
  • Lighting Ratios (key/fill) (negative fill & scrims) - Modeling (exercise repetition)


Day 4

  • Lighting Styles: Aesthetics
  • Return to scouted locations & utilize group chosen lighting packages to execute specific looks.

Following this training course we are providing immediate work for you to practice and hone your skills learned here. With this course happening in conjuction with REDucation X we offer 5 weeks of production experience. We invite you to join us during our production weeks to gain immediate experience. The production dates are:

October 22-26

October 29-November 2

November 12-16

November 26-30

December 3-7



REDucation X is a completely hands-on, highly-focused school program that teaches the technical skills of digital movie making, with the practical skills of creating real projects with those tools. REDucation X bridges the gap between a traditional, multi-year film school, and a short-term intensive training class.

Have questions about REDucation G&E Training Oct 15-18? Contact RED Digital Cinema

When & Where

RED Studios Hollywood
846 North Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Monday, October 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:00 PM (PDT)

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