Joker has been one of the biggest movies over the last couple of years, taking home both the best actor and best original score Oscars. But one of the things the movie is also well known for is its lighting. The movie uses a lot of blues and oranges, which is actually pretty common these days, but it does it in a somewhat unique way. In this video, the A-Team takes a look at how you can recreate the lighting in Joker practically, using gels instead of grading in post, with both higher-end gear as well as low budget options. The first lighting setup is using some pretty expensive gear. In fact, a couple of the lights don’t actually seem to exist yet – like the Aputure 300X and Nova 300C lights, first shown off at IBC last year. The Nova 300C is an RGBWW LED panel that offers a bunch of different effects. This light was the first to be placed as a blue-tone key light on the subject, simulating a flickering TV. One 300X was used with the Aputure spotlight attachment and a gobo to project the image of blinds on a window onto a well. This was set to tungsten white balance but it wasn’t quite orange enough, so they added another orange gel.  The same setup was replicated outside of a ...