Producing Great Video

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In this course, the team at Hello Studios (Adam, Jake and Jonah) will take you through all the essential steps required to produce great video.

 

Throughout 50+ easy-to-digest lessons you’ll learn about writing a script, developing your project, managing the production, using cameras, directing, shooting and lighting techniques, sound, editing, and post-production. Examples are illustrated using a short film shot especially for this course: The Laptop Conspiracy.

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Introduction

01:07

1.Welcome
2 lessons, 04:58

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1.1
Introduction
01:07

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1.2
"The Laptop Conspiracy" Short Film
03:51

2.Writing Your Script
6 lessons, 11:17

2.1
Why Write?
01:24

2.2
The Elements of Storytelling
02:54

2.3
Getting Ideas and Writing Your First Draft
01:39

2.4
Evaluating your Draft
01:54

2.5
Writing in the Screenplay Format
02:43

2.6
Conclusion
00:43

3.Planning Your Project
5 lessons, 10:39

3.1
Overview of Producer/Director Role
01:06

3.2
Producer Responsibilities
01:29

3.3
Securing Locations
01:14

3.4
Director Responsibilities
00:34

3.5
Breaking Down the Script
06:16

4.Managing Your Production
5 lessons, 07:23

4.1
Management Roles
01:35

4.2
Schedule/Call Sheet
00:51

4.3
Locations
01:40

4.4
Equipment, Props, and Food
01:17

4.5
People
02:00

5.Camera Parts And What They Do
3 lessons, 12:24

5.1
Camera Body
02:29

5.2
Camera Lens
02:45

5.3
Camera Functions
07:10

6.Camera Work And Shooting Principles
5 lessons, 12:21

6.1
Camera Movement
05:52

6.2
Rule of Thirds
00:48

6.3
Eye Line
01:31

6.4
Head Room
02:31

6.5
Lead Room
01:39

7.Lighting Your Scene and Subjects
6 lessons, 09:11

7.1
Backlit Video
01:43

7.2
Three Point Lighting
02:45

7.3
Using a Reflector
00:53

7.4
Practical Lights
00:35

7.5
White Balancing
01:20

7.6
Inverse Square Law
01:55

8.Directing Actors and Crew
6 lessons, 10:58

8.1
What Does a Director Do?
01:23

8.2
Five Characteristics of a Good Director
02:40

8.3
Directing the Camera
00:59

8.4
Film Language
01:23

8.5
Continuity and Filming for the Edit
01:51

8.6
Directing the Actors
02:42

9.Recording on Location Audio
4 lessons, 18:21

9.1
An Introduction to Location Sound
02:14

9.2
Building Your Kit
06:46

9.3
The Art of Booming
02:48

9.4
The Field Mixer/Recorder vs. DSLRs
06:33

10.Editing Principles
9 lessons, 30:37

10.1
Prepping the Edit
01:05

10.2
File Redundancy and Organization
02:16

10.3
Importing and Conforming Assets
08:06

10.4
Editing Principles
01:51

10.5
The Language of Editing
08:27

10.6
Common Editing Pitfalls and Problems
03:13

10.7
Backups and Safety Precautions
02:09

10.8
Reviewing and Locking Your Edit
01:13

10.9
Exporting
02:17

11.Post Production Sound
5 lessons, 26:26

11.1
Introduction to Post-Production Sound
01:27

11.2
Working with Dialogue
05:08

11.3
Advanced Dialogue Editing Techniques
06:42

11.4
Working with Sound Effects
05:52

11.5
Music Spotting and Edits
07:17

12.Effects and Motion Graphics
2 lessons, 09:56

12.1
Motion Graphics
04:35

12.2
Effects
05:21

13.Conclusion
1 lesson, 02:01

13.1
Outro and Credits
02:01


Preview for Producing Great Video
Lessons:
59
Length:
2.8 hours
Located in downtown Lynchburg, VA, Hello Studios is a video production company specializing in Visual FX and Graphic Animation. We have worked on projects for several major organizations including GE, Hampton Inn, Camp Woodward, Liberty University, Centra Health, Pizza Hut, Flint Hill Schools and Appalachian Power.
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