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  • view course page for Filmmaking Forum: Conversations

    Get filmmaking tips in our new biweekly series. Join online conversations with modern filmmakers, as they discuss technology, technique, and storytelling, and offer advice for new directors and editors entering the industry.

    2h 52m
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  • view course page for Advanced Cinematic Video Lighting

    Learn how to create the mood for a narrative scene, a commercial project, and a corporate project. Get tips on making creative decisions and choosing the right equipment, space, and lighting setups for each project.

    1h 19m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Video Production and Post Tip of the Week

    Learn about video production and post-production. Learn how to create point-of-view shots, record at high frame rates to achieve super slow motion, and broadcast or stream on the web.

    8h 39m
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  • view course page for Unreal Engine Motion Graphics Techniques

    Expand your motion graphics skillset by learning how to prepare and import assets into the video game engine Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). In this course, Scott Pagano demonstrates techniques for designing and building animated assets that will translate with ease from Maya or Cinema 4D into UE4 for real-time motion graphics rendering. He covers importing and exporting workflows, blendshapes, rigs, using FBX and Alembic files, and rendering out a finished project.

    1h 35m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Video Gear: Technical Tips

    Video Gear: Technical Tips

    with Richard Harrington

    Make your video productions run a little smoother with these tips and useful tools for shooting high-frame-rate and green-screen footage, recovering files from corrupted disks, and more.

    4h 0m
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  • view course page for Video Gear: Support & Grip

    Video Gear: Support & Grip

    with Richard Harrington

    Learn how to use video gear like gimbals, tripods, dollies, sliders, and rails to get smoother shots with more controlled motion and capture more unusual angles.

    4h 48m
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  • view course page for Filmmaking Forum: Scene Analysis

    Learn how film professionals arrive at the finished product. Ashley Kennedy breaks down scenes and interviews the filmmakers about their aesthetic, approach, workflow, and collaboration style in this biweekly series.

    3h 6m
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  • view course page for Crowdfunding Campaigns for Independent Film

  • view course page for Video Budgeting

    Video Budgeting

    with Walter Biscardi

    In this course, learn how to plan and create professional budgets and proposals for video projects. Instructor Walter Biscardi Jr provides detailed information and advice that's applicable to the various types of projects video professionals handle in their business operations. Learn how to tackle client assessments, develop a working concept, put your budget together using Showbiz Budgeting, and present your budget and proposal.

    2h 15m
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  • view course page for DaVinci Resolve 12 Advanced Color Grading

  • view course page for Contracting for Creatives

    Contracting for Creatives

    with Seth C. Polansky

    Understand the contracting process from a creative artist's point of view. Learn how to read and understand NDAs, contractor agreements, SOWs, and more.

    1h 0m
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  • view course page for Video Gear: Action Cams & Drones

    Video Gear: Action Cams & Drones

    with Richard Harrington

    Learn how to use action cameras and drones to add more production value to your video shoots. Review the GoPro HERO, Sony HD Action Cam, Garmin Verb, Polaroid Cube, and DJI Phantom quadcopter.

    3h 46m
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  • view course page for Video Gear: Lighting

    Video Gear: Lighting

    with Richard Harrington

    Learn about the latest and greatest lighting equipment for video production, including LEDs, portable lighting, and solutions for textured, pure white, and pure black backdrops.

    1h 35m
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  • view course page for Video Gear: Cameras & Lenses

    Video Gear: Cameras & Lenses

    with Richard Harrington

    Review the latest and greatest gear for video production. Learn about the most popular cameras, including the URSA 4K, Canon C300, and Sony a7, as well as cost-effective lenses, adapters, and devices.

    7h 0m
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  • view course page for The Motionographer Story

    Hear the story behind Motionographer, the online community for motion graphics artists, animators, and filmmakers around the world, and its founder Justin Cone, in this short inspirational documentary.

    12m 24s
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  • view course page for Premiere Pro CC Essential Training (2015)

  • view course page for Premiere Pro CC 2017: New Features

    Premiere Pro CC 2017: New Features

    with Richard Harrington

    Explore the new features that will get video producers and editors excited about Premiere Pro CC 2017.

    54m 16s
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  • view course page for Video Gear: Audio

    Video Gear: Audio

    with Richard Harrington

    Don't neglect audio when you invest in video gear. Learn about adapters, wireless mics, accessories, and portable solutions for recording audio for video production.

    1h 53m
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  • view course page for Creating a PSA Commercial

    Creating a PSA Commercial

    with Richard Harrington

    Take a look behind the scenes at the production of a real-world television commercial. Learn what it takes to plan, shoot, and edit a public service announcement for delivery to broadcast and the web.

    2h 28m
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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 After Effects Guru: Advanced Photoshop Integration

    Use Photoshop to repair and build assets for After Effects projects. Learn how to develop raw images, correct lens distortion, create 3D objects and LUTs, and build more effective backdrops and keys.

    2h 56m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for After Effects Duik Rigging & Animation Tools

  • view course page for Houdini: Advanced Motion Graphics

    Learn four advanced procedural animation techniques that leverage the unique strengths of Houdini: strand movement, audio-reactive motion graphics, a vine-growing system, and dynamic simulations for destroying objects.

    4h 23m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: LUTs and Look Files

    Learn how to color correct footage with lookup tables (LUTs) and looks in Premiere Pro. Create custom LUTs and exchange LUTs with Photoshop, After Effects, and more.

    1h 30m
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  • view course page for SynthEyes: Tracking with Survey Data

    Real-world survey data can speed up camera tracking. Learn how to use still images, 3D models, and text files to solve 3D tracking shots with SynthEyes.

    58m 21s
    Advanced
     
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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 After Effects: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates

    Learn about the significant new motion graphics and visual effects features introduced in Adobe After Effects CC 2015—as soon as they are released.

    2h 17m
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  • view course page for Premiere Pro: 2015 Creative Cloud Updates

  • view course page for Advanced Photoshop: Lookup Tables and Gradient Maps

  • view course page for Scanimate: The Origins of Computer Motion Graphics

  • view course page for DSLR Video Tips: Software

    DSLR Video Tips: Software

    with Richard Harrington

    Get tips for importing, processing, editing, and color grading single- and multi-camera footage from a DSLR with software such as Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, and SpeedGrade.

    3h 33m
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  • view course page for DSLR Video Tips: Lighting

    DSLR Video Tips: Lighting

    with Richard Harrington

    Get simple solutions to the most common video lighting challenges, such as controlling exposure in bright locations, using available light, working without power, and enhancing lighting in post.

    1h 43m
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  • view course page for Creating a Short Film: 04 Working with Actors

  • view course page for DSLR Video Tips: Technical Knowledge

    Learn the technical aspects of shooting with DSLR cameras, including frame size and rate, compression, and exposure, and get tips on troubleshooting common technical problems and setting up multicamera shoots.

    4h 7m
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  • 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 DSLR Video Tips: Gadgets & Gear

    DSLR Video Tips: Gadgets & Gear

    with Richard Harrington

    Learn the essential gear every video professional needs to capture better angles, control the camera remotely, stabilize shaky footage, check focus and exposure, and more.

    3h 57m
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  • view course page for Capturing Audio for Video 03: Real World Solutions

    Audio specialist Jeff Jacoby shares his solutions for challenging real-world audio issues, such as getting good audio from long shots and multiple actors and dealing with background noise.

    23m 57s
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  • view course page for DSLR Video Tips: Cameras & Lenses

    DSLR Video Tips: Cameras & Lenses

    with Richard Harrington

    Explore the different camera and lens options for digital video. Learn about the difference between cropped and full-sized sensors, prime vs. zoom lenses, and shooting with a Canon, Nikon, Blackmagic, iPhone, or GoPro camera.

    8h 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 Frame.io Video Collaboration and Review

    Make your media collaboration strategy smarter with Frame.io. Learn about the benefits and features of Frame.io and find out how to integrate Frame.io with Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X.

    1h 56m
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  • view course page for Budgeting Video Projects

    Budgeting Video Projects

    with Richard Harrington

    Budgets keep video productions in line and on time. Learn how to develop professional budgets, quotes, and proposals for any kind of shoot, and transform those estimates into invoices.

    3h 7m
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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 Video Post Production for Low-Budget Films

    Learn tried-and-true post-production tips and techniques for low-budget or ultra-low-budget video projects. Learn effective post-production techniques from Emmy-winning filmmaker Eduardo Angel.

    1h 5m
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  • view course page for Maya: Motion Graphics Workflow with MASH

    Learn how to incorporate the powerful MASH procedural animation tools—included with the Maya 2016 Extension 2—into your Maya workflow and build more dynamic motion graphics.

    3h 33m
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  • view course page for Video Pre-production for Low-Budget Films

    Learn pre-production steps for low-budget and ultra-low-budget films. Emmy-winning director Eduardo Angel covers the entire pre-production workflow, from concepting to pre-shooting.

    56m 46s
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  • view course page for Video Gear Weekly

    Video Gear Weekly

    with Richard Harrington

    Get reviews and tips on the latest video gear, from cameras like the Blackmagic 4K and GoPros, to lighting, accessories, and adapters.

    25h 47m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Introduction to Documentary Video Storytelling

    Learn about the history and importance of documentary filmmaking. This course explores the narrative building blocks of documentaries, and delves into specific examples of nonfiction filmmaking to explore the myriad of ways filmmakers have approached this craft over the past 120 years—culminating into the evolution of today's documentary film.

    1h 54m
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  • view course page for Premiere Pro Guru: Transcoding Workflows

    Post-production pro Jason Osder shows the ins and outs of working with transcoded footage. Learn different transcoding workflows for Premiere Pro, Adobe Media Encoder, and Prelude: transcoding at the very beginning, in the middle while you're working, or at the end during output.

    2h 8m
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  • view course page for Multi-Camera Video Production and Post

    Learn how to organize and run multicamera video productions, and use tools such as Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro to fine-tune the results.

    3h 55m
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  • view course page for Video Editing: Moving from Production to Post

    Learn how to shoot and prepare footage for editing in Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro. Get smart video production strategies that will streamline video editing and maximize your creative choices in post.

    2h 22m
    Appropriate for all
     
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