Lighting 101 with Larry McKee
March 16, 2019 | 10:30am – 1:00pm
Art Institute Houston
4140 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027
What equipment do you really need? How do you light in the real world on location? Emmy Award winning cinematographer Larry McKee brings his decades of experience to teach you some tricks of the trade for real world lighting.
Instructor: Larry McKee
Emmy Award winning cinematographer began his visual arts career over thirty years ago as a still photographer, training under the direction of master photographer Dean Collins and five-time Academy Award nominated cinematographer Allen Daviau (ASC), McKee mastered the art of capturing life through still and moving images. McKee has worked with the likes of Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Woody Harrelson, Danny Trejo, Owen Wilson, Antonio Banderas, and many others. McKee’s television credits include productions for PBS, The Discovery Channel, TNN, and The Outlaw Music Channel. He worked as Producer and Director of Photography on the popular FOX 26 series, Bailamos, which consistently received six times as many viewers as other programs in its time slot. McKee has worked on several documentaries, including a piece chronicling the life of serial killer Elmer Wayne Henley, Jr. and another centered around guitar legend Sam “Lightnin” Hopkins. He has served as Director of Photography on a number of motion pictures, including Through the Valley, In the Mirror Dimly, Escape of the Wild Thing and Suicide Notes.
For over a decade, McKee has written and been interviewed for technical articles published in several film and video trade publications and websites.