Try This At Home | Lights for Home Filming


3 Jul 2020

News Story

We’ve all been on those video calls where one participant is shrouded in darkness or bathed in screen glaring sunlight. It’s an inconvenience for a meeting, but a major issue when making a piece of theatre in isolation!

That’s where National Theatre of Scotland’s Head of Lighting Euan McLaren comes in. In this instructional video, Euan shows you how to create the ideal conditions to film at home. Don’t worry, you don’t need to have expensive equipment either as Euan shows you some tips and tricks with everyday items.

These films were created by the National Theatre of Scotland team to enable Scenes for Survival artists to produce their own videos from isolation. Now you might find these videos useful to try this at home.