Cinematographer, first cameraman, lighting cameraman, or director of photography, whose responsibility is to achieve the photographic images and effects desired by the director. TV & Film is a highly technical medium and using the lights and cameras is a creative job. The training of a cameraperson involves understanding the potential of the equipment as well as developing an artistic bent of mind during the training. Students absorb the technical and creative demands of cinematography for television, feature, documentary, advertising or music videos. They gain a thorough proficiency with our certificate course in cinematography. Cinematography, the art and technology of motion-picture photography. It involves such techniques as the general composition of a scene; the lighting of the set or location; the choice of cameras, lenses, filters, and film stock; the camera angle and movements; and the integration of any special effects.. All these concerns may involve a sizable crew on a feature film, headed by a person variously known as the Cinematographer.