Strong audio design is extremely important for films or videos to be able to tell their stories. This course, Intro to Effective Digital Sound Design in Final Cut Pro X, will help you take weak, unusable audio and turn it into workable sound. First, you'll learn how to set up your media project, exploring the how and why of using sound effects, audio filters, and compositions.
Duration: 1hr 10m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2ch | 760 MB
Join Chad Perkins, an author and videographer, as he introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera. Targeted at beginning videographers and anyone interested in shooting better video, this course covers cinematography basics, DSLR pitfalls, important gear, and postproduction workflow. Along the way, discover how to choose lenses, record audio, and make shots more professional.
.MP4, AVC, 1000 kbps, 1280x720 | English, AAC, 64 kbps, 2 Ch | 0.1 hours | 569 MB
Instructor: Cindy Burgess
The way a film or video camera moves in a scene is as much a part of storytelling as the script or actors. A rack focus—or focus pull—is a creative way to shift the focus from an object or person in the foreground to one in the background, or vice versa. In this Coffee Break Course, you’ll learn why a rack focus is used, and how to do it well!
Duration: 55m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2ch | 918 MB
Color correction is the part of the post-production process where you balance all your clips to neutralize colors and get a uniform look to all the shots. Without color correction, your sequence can look disjointed and mismatched. This is different than color grading, in which you deliberately pull the look of the clips away from the natural and true to give them a stylized look to help sell the setting or mood.
Duration: 3 Hours | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2ch | 2.2 GB
Duration: 25m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2ch | 472 MB
When superimposed over video footage or still photos, a LIGHT LEAK adds a distinct style and feel to your content. You can use them as an overlay and even as a transition between two video clips.
Duration: 43m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2ch | 1.81 GB
To produce high quality videos, you need to capture and edit high quality sound. Learning the tips and tricks to record and edit audio is a great way to raise the production value of your whole project. In this course, we teach you everything from the initial recording process to using post production filters, as well as syncing your audio to video and producing a great sound mix. These essential tools will enhance the audio in your project to achieve a more professional result.
This course will prepare you for all the nasty little stumbling blocks that trip up even seasoned videophiles. Need help planning your storyboards? Not a problem! Think your camera work is too jittery? We'll show you how to handle it with ease! Problems with composition? We've got your back! The Videomaker experts have spent years collecting the best shooting advice and they're itching to all share it with you!
Are you ready to make your indie film a success and learn from someone who's still works in the film business and has ACTUALLY made successful films? Filmmaking Hacks is a course that takes you into REAL WORLD CASE STUDIES on how TWO AWARD WINNING FILMS were shot, marketed and distributed.
This 45-minute film class is packed with knowledge, and is perfect for aspiring filmmakers, directors, cinematographers, visual effects artists, producers, and any creator who is interested in bringing their passion project to life in the form of a live-action film.
Special effects used to be an art practiced only by highly paid Hollywood technicians with big budgets. Today, with a combination of creativity and knowledge, you can incorporate some big-budget Hollywood techniques with low budget camera tricks and editing software.
No documentary can be made without funding, but funding is often exceedingly hard to acquire. This feature looks at finding sources for funds, writing a thorough prospectus, knowing the details of an accurate budget sheet, organizing a successful fundraiser, editing a demo reel that impresses, and presenting the techniques of an effective pitch. These tips will help you to get the funding you need to make your dream a reality.
Videomaker - How To: Directing and Pre-Production
Directing is hard work and takes some serious organization. No matter how big or small your production, every director benefits from some planning and preparation. This course shows you how to break down a script, cast a production and organize a shoot. From there learn how to block shots, get good performances from actors, and manage a production crew. Follow the steps we've provided and your shoot will go off without a hitch.
Establishing a solid workflow can help eliminate wasted time, make you more profitable, and result in a better product. This course is designed to teach you about the different steps of the post-production process, as well as how to jump from application to application all while staying organized. Editing technique is one thing, but proper workflow is what truly elevates editors to pro-status.