Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started
Viewers: in countries Watching now:
Video shoots require a lot of organization. Whether you're the director for a large crew, a solo shooter, or something in between, you need to develop a solid workflow for planning a shoot and keeping it on track. The portability and versatility of the iPad is helpful in any of these scenarios, keeping your footprint light and your budget even lighter.
With a handful of inexpensive apps and services that work with the iPad, you can create a very effective production toolkit. This course reveals the workflow that author and lynda.com content producer Nick Brazzi uses to plan and run shoots for low-budget productions and "no-budget" web series using iPad apps, cloud-based services, and optional desktop software. Find out how Google Drive, Dropbox, and specialty apps like Shot Lister, MovieSlate, Teleprompt+, and Easy Release can help you run a tighter ship and bring your production in on schedule and under budget.
Hi. Welcome to managing a video production with an iPad. I'm Nick Brazzi. This course is all about developing a workflow for planning, scheduling, and managing a live action video shoot, using iPad apps. The goal is to achieve a partially or completely paper-free workflow, for managing the logistics of a video production. We'll start by analyzing two different types of scripts, a narrative script and a promo script.
To identify scene numbers and shot numbers for the entire script. Next, we'll use an app called Shot Lister, to develop a detailed shot list, which we'll use on set to make sure that every shot that we need is collected during the video shoot. We'll create a detailed schedule and a set of casting crew call sheets, using information from the shot list, to make sure that our shoot runs on time. I'll take a look at using the iPad as a teleprompter, using the app Teleprompt+, allowing us to be more efficient with the amount of equipment we're carrying, not to mention keeping equipment cost down.
We'll use the Movie Slate app, not only as a slate to mark our shots on camera, but also as a detailed shot-logging tool to send notes and metadata to the editor. Finally, we'll talk about an app called Easy Release, which is a great tool for collecting signed, model and property releases and managing them on your iPad. Developing a workflow for managing your video productions is a very personal process. It depends on the size and style of your shoot, and the preferences of you and your director. This course will not dictate a specific workflow.
Instead, I'll be introducing you to some valuable iPad apps which make the entire process much easier. I'll give you some insights into the workflow that I use for my productions. But there's plenty of opportunity for you to come to your own conclusions, and develop your own processes. I hope you're ready to dive in. Let's get started with managing a video production with an iPad.
There are currently no FAQs about Managing a Video Production with an iPad.
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.