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  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 06 Working on Set

    Get an insider's perspective on the movie-making process. Learn about the roles different crew members play on set, and how to deal with delays, continuity issues, props, and more.

    2h 13m
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  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 05 Directing

    Learn the secrets to being a great film director, from directing actors and crew to planning and capturing great shots. Get filmmaking tips to become a better director, storyteller, and communicator.

    2h 27m
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  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors

  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 03 Pre-Production

    Learn how to prepare to make a short film with these pre-production tips. Find out how to prep your shot list, create a shooting schedule and budget, scout locations, and get props and costumes ready for action.

    2h 13m
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  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 02 Writing

    Learn the basics of writing a great script, including storytelling, working with screenwriting software, and revising scripts. These filmmaking tips are designed for anyone who wants to make a short film.

    3h 17m
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  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 01 Producing

    Creating a Short Film is a 13-part training series that shows how to make movies, as well as the actual struggles filmmakers have to overcome to get films made. This installment covers the role of the producer: getting financing, dealing with legal issues, and increasing production value.

    1h 6m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Optical Flares

    Learn how to create lens flare—the popular visual effect seen in commercials, TV shows, and feature films alike—with the After Effects plugin Optical Flares.

    2h 37m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Trapcode Form

    Learn to master Trapcode Form and create stunning visual effects and motion graphics.

    3h 46m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Magic Bullet Suite

    Create significantly more professional footage with tools that do everything from removing noise to performing high-end color grading.

    3h 17m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with DSLR Filmmaking

    Introduces the essential concepts and techniques necessary for shooting video with a DSLR camera.

    1h 10m
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  • view course page for Element 3D Essential Training

    Walks you through the Element 3D third-party compositing plugin for After Effects.

    4h 57m
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  • view course page for Getting Started with SpeedGrade CS6

    Find out how to perform a basic color grade, create looks, mask footage, and apply grades to multiple clips, and see how SpeedGrade fits into your overall post-production workflow.

    2h 15m
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