Learn how to combine your creative interests—video, graphic design, writing, and sound—and design multimedia content that entertains, informs, and inspires. From video production and script writing to editing and audio recording, learn the essential skills and best practices you need to become multimedia specialist.
Learn the essentials of video production and editing.
Understand script writing, video cameras, and lighting gear.
Practice shooting interviews and using video editing software.
Learning Video Production and Editing with Rob Garrott
Reviews the tools and techniques aspiring video editors, cinematographers, and directors need to know to start a career in video production and editing.
20m 33s • COURSE
Video Script Writing with Rick Allen Lippert
Guides you through the process of script writing for informational videos, commercials, and public service announcements.
1h 54m • COURSE
Video Foundations: Cameras and Shooting with Anthony Q. Artis
Introduces the core ideas behind how video cameras capture moving images, and explains how to light and mic a shoot.
2h 58m • COURSE
Video Production: Location Lighting with Anthony Q. Artis
Discover the gear and video lighting techniques you need to light indoor and outdoor scenes.
59m 35s • COURSE
Video Production: Location Audio Recording with Anthony Q. Artis
An audio "cookbook" with step-by-step "recipes" for capturing great sounding audio in situations like conference panels, stage shows, and narrative dialogue scenes.
1h 23m • COURSE
Video Production: Promotional Videos with Anthony Q. Artis
Discover logistical, business, and storytelling aspects of shooting video for hire and learn how to make your clients happy.
1h 37m • COURSE
Introduction to Video Editing with Ashley Kennedy
Learn how to edit video in this project-based introduction to both the aesthetic and technical aspects of video editing.
2h 54m • COURSE
Premiere Pro CC 2015 Essential Training with Ashley Kennedy
New to Premiere Pro? Start here and learn how to professionally edit video using techniques from the experts.
11h 16m • COURSE
You'll learn multimedia skills with these experts.
Rob Garrott is a video and motion graphics artist, instructor and content manager for Video at Lynda.com.
Prior to Lynda.com, he worked as an art director, animator, and editor for ad agencies and television networks, accumulating many years of hands-on experience in the print and broadcast industries, working. He focused on creative direction, design, editing, and animation using CINEMA 4D, After Effects, and Final Cut Pro. He designed and produced broadcast projects for many top brands, creating everything from TV Guide ads to on-air network graphics packages, promos, television shows, and sales tapes.
In addition, Rob is an instructor at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, where he teaches 3D motion graphics, compositing, and motion design.
Rick Allen Lippert is an award-winning writer/producer/director and a 35+ year video veteran.
Rick Allen Lippert is an award-winning writer/producer/director and a 35+ year video veteran. His company, Lippert Media LLC, produces informational videos and television commercials. Rick also works as an actor and a voice-over and on-camera narrator. A few of his clients include the FAA, NHTSA, U.S. Coast Guard, Sonic, Six Flags, and Leadership Oklahoma. As an Apple Certified Trainer in Final Cut Pro and Motion, Rick teaches certification classes and provides on-site private training. He also offers private coaching for on-camera presentation and media survival. Rick teaches a variety of media-related courses as a journeyman adjunct professor.
Lippert holds two degrees from the University of Central Oklahoma, a B.A. in Broadcasting and a M.A. in Creative Studies.
Anthony Artis is a 20-year veteran of the film industry and author of The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide.
Anthony Q. Artis is a 20-year veteran of the film and TV industry and the author of The Shut Up and Shoot Documentary Guide and The Shut Up and Shoot Freelance Video Guide by Focal Press. He is also the co-host of The Double Down Film Show podcast. His features and shows have been screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, the IFP Feature Market, Slamdance, and on MTV. Most notably, Anthony produced the 2003 IFP Feature Market grand prize winner Shelter; associate-produced the IFP-produced feature documentary Paper Chasers; and served as a Segment Producer for the popular MTV reality series Flipped. He has worked professionally in positions as diverse as producer, cinematographer, gaffer, sound mixer, and location manager. He is presently an administrator and adjunct instructor at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. His web site is DownAndDirtyDV.com.
Ashley Kennedy is a senior staff author at LinkedIn, creating video post-production courses for Lynda.com.
Ashley Kennedy is a former instructor at Avid and Columbia College Chicago. She teaches video editing and storytelling. In addition to creating online courses, she has hundreds of hours of experience leading face-to-face classes and facilitating online and hybrid courses. She has also written two textbooks on video editing, which have been widely used by editors and film students worldwide.
Prior to joining the lynda.com team, she taught in the post-production track at Columbia College Chicago for five years. Before that, she was the principle instructor and certifications program manager at Avid, where she taught and developed the Avid Certified curriculum and managed the Avid Certified Instructor worldwide program.
Ashley holds a BS in broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois, and an MFA in film from Boston University. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband and two children.