Advanced Video Production
- Light: learn to use video production equipment to achieve a variety of expressive lighting styles using an understanding of what light can be used to achieve (drama, texture, 3D positioning etc)
- Colour: Learn to use colour for it’s emotive and informational capabilities, using a knowledge of colour psychology and advanced shooting techniques (including log, neutral profiles increased colour bit depth and higher recording bit rates)
- 2D Space: Learn how to use the video frame effectively, with a considered shot composition, focal length choices, camera placement and movement, use of DoF, use of masking and an understanding of graphic mass and vectors.
- 3D Space: Learn to use depth effectively within the confines and of the 2D frame, building on the previous session with an understanding volume and depth, depth indicators, size referencing and z-vectors to inform effective focal length choices, use of DoF, and camera placement and movement.
- Time & Motion: Learn to understand the principles of movement, time and action density to further inform shot composition and planning to control the energy of an action or a scene.
YOU SHOULD ENROL IF:
- You want to shoot and create your own videos,
- You want to increase your service offering as a photographer,
- You want to make the most out of your existing camera gear.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- You will need a camera capable of shooting video that gives easy access to the basic settings: ISO, shutter speed and iris. (DSLRs, cine cameras and standard video cameras are all acceptable)
- Unfortunately, a smartphone or action camera (GoPro, for instance) or drones are not acceptable for this course.
- You will need your own external storage either HDDs, SSDs. or a large flash drives
- You will also need a set of earphones or headphones to monitor audio on the cameras or levels while editing the footage.
- Any additional gear is welcomed, but not required.
WHAT PREVIOUS STUDENTS HAVE SAID:
“I enjoyed it being so practical learning a concept and getting time in class to practice it. The course is quite condensed, really a lot to take it. And it is all quite necessary.”