Join James Ball for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding insert angles with action cameras, part of Multi-Camera Video Production and Post.
- Jim, the advent of these action cameras,…GoPros and others like them,…have led to super cheap cameras.…And, I've got to admit,…as a director and a producer,…sometimes it's really tempting to just say,…'Put them everywhere.'…But, you do have to put some care…into how you use these, right?…- Yeah, I mean, GoPro, as all these small cameras,…are becoming common, almost expected, on productions.…So, you know, just throwing them in without putting thought…into them is not really buying you much…in terms of innovation or energy.…
I mean, it's almost expected that you have them.…So the fact that they're that common means you have…to be all that more creative…in determining how you're going to use them.…- Now, if people want to dig deeper into this, Jim,…you and I actually did a Lynda.com title…where we talked about using GoPro cameras…and attaching them in and around cars,…but those same strategies could transfer…into any sort of set.…We talked about a lot of different mounting things,…using clamps, using different types of mounts.…
You'll learn essential preproduction strategies to get the right gear and place it in the right position. You'll also learn techniques for syncing the visuals and audio captured from each camera. Rich and James offer advice for directors running shoots in the field, as well as strategies for crew members who are building sets and logging footage. Finally, in chapters 7 and 8, they share techniques for multicamera postproduction with Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro. In these chapters, you'll learn how to create multicam clips, apply color correction, color match angles, switch between angles, and refine and master your edit. By the end of the course, you'll have a thorough start-to-finish understanding of the multicamera production process.
- Planning the multicamera production
- Evaluating the location
- Creating camera diagrams
- Selecting the right equipment
- Communicating with crew
- Lighting multicam productions
- Matching and syncing cameras
- Directing a multicamera shoot
- Editing multicamera video
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover the essentials of live streaming your multicamera production.
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1. Planning the Production
2. The Production Approach
3. Preparing Cameras for a Multicamera Production
4. Running a Multicamera Production
5. Strategies from the Crew
6. Preparing for Post-Production
7. Multicamera Post-Production with Adobe Premiere Pro
8. Multicamera Post-Production with Final Cut Pro X
9. The Essentials of Live Streaming Your Multicamera Production
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