hands-on Videography training class, you can work on the technical and creative
side of DSLR video (or any other video camera you may have!). You will learn
from an industry expert how to go from pre-production to post-production while
working hands-on with real equipment and scenarios.
start with the design of your story, picking your locations, framing your
shots, lighting your shots (if needed), using a green screen, micing your
subjects and capturing great footage using your video-capable DSLR* (or any other
video camera you may have). Then, well put all of the pieces together while
enhancing picture and sound. The end file will be optimized for web and
and get some hands-on experience with equipment and techniques, or bring your
own equipment and learn how to better take advantage of its capabilities. This
class will provide you with real-world video experience from start to finish
with a green screen
interested in obtaining or reinforcing basic videography skills for use in
video, web, DVD and multimedia development. It is strongly recommended to
attend a Premiere Pro Intro course after completion of this course for even
further video techniques.
Prerequisites: No prior knowledge
of videography is required. Basic knowledge and experience in camera usage and
computer technology is required. Users with experience in multimedia
applications who are moving toward integrating video will gain from taking this
course. It is suggested that students bring in their own camera to class.
Writing the script:
do you want to communicate?
is your audience?
will they get your material?
do you need to shoot?
you need lights?
you need special equipment (rails, jibs, etc)?
audio considerations? Is it noisy?
check- right gear for the job
an equipment list What do you need?
will this really go?
place to be to take advantage of the existing light
the shot The rule of thirds
not cross the shooting line!
is for manual Learn how to set up your camera in manual mode
Lighting the scene
(3-point lighting the easy way!)
should you put the lights?
to use an assistant
Shooting for more interesting footage
to shoot and when to wait
Lapse best practices
Editing w/ Adobe Premiere Pro
editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
Sync the fast and easy way!
Audio cleanup (Adobe Audition)
Exporting your video
is a codec and why should I care?
the best way to export for YouTube? Vimeo? Others?
the Adobe Media Encoder