VIDEO PRODUCTION TRAINING

Learn to shoot video and edit professionally.

DURATION: 4 days

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Learn how to create professional looking video in just four days. This course is designed to take a complete novice with no prior video production experiance and teach them the necessary basics of planing a video shoot, how to use a video or DSLR camera, practice shooting material, injest footage and edit it using a professional video editing package, and finally output it for multimedia distribution.

 

Video Production Training

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Any one wishing to use a video camera & obtain professional looking results, whatever the nature of the video shoot should attend this course. Anyone from video journalists, marketing departments, in-house bvideo production units, training departments, market research, internal coms and design teams can all benefit from this training.

PRE-REQUISITES:

No previous knowledge of video production or camera skills are required. Group training & educational discounts are available

LEARN TO:
Set up & work any level of video camera, from DV to broadcast. Use a tripod, Recce a site, Plan a shoot, create pre production paperwork, frame shots, use different shots, shoot an interview, use sound, understand basic lighting, Edit Video.

COURSE CONTENT:

Day 1: Video Pre - Production & Production The Thinking Process • Audience, purpose, content style. Pre Production • Pre-production thinking & the paperwork that you produce from it • Idea, outline, treatment • Shooting script • Storyboard • Camera & lighting plan • Production schedule • Production checklist • Production checklist Research: • Research • Recce Production: • Importance of technical quality: • Good sound • Good lighting • White balance • Using a tripod Good Shots • Well framed • Balanced composition relevant / neutral background • Shoot optimum amount storyboard • Logging Shots   Appropriate Illustrative Material • B Roll, GV’s / Cutaways • Establishing shot • Get as many cutaways as possible • Relevant cut-aways • Noddies • Think in sequences of shots • Close Ups • Continuity • Camera Shots: • Long Shot, Wide Shot • Mid Shot, Medium Close Up, Close Up, Extreme Close Up • Camera Moves • Pans, Tilts, Zooms, Tracking Shot, Dolly Shot , Sweep Framing Shots • The Rule of Thirds & Balance Compostition Crossing The Line Focus • Soft, Sharp, Depth of Field, Pull • How to Use the Manual Focus • Adjust focus ring • Camera Controls • Iris, Shutter , Gain , Lens angle (zoom), Camera filter • Backlight • Neutral Density (ND) White Balance Setting up for an interview Basic Lighting Set-up • Shooting outdoors • Shooting Indoors • Arrangement   Sound • Handheld mic, Omnidirectional, Bidirectional, Unidirectional • Boom Mic • Radio Clip Mic • Built in camera mic • Traps to avoid Production • Skill of the Interviewer • Closed & Open questions • Making the interviewee feel at easy • Repeating questions • Logging the shots

Day 2: Shooting Content • Practice Shooting Vox Pops / Interview / B Roll

Day 3 & Day 4: Editing / Post Production • Ingest Footage & Edit 2 min news package • Learn basics of Premiere Pro interface & Editing Process • Digitising / ingesting Footage • Organising Media / file management • Overview of Premiere Pro Interface • Organising Clips in Project Window • Skimming & Playing Clips • Marking Clips in the Source Monitor • Basic keyboard short cuts • Creating a rough Cut • Editing to the Timeline • Insert & Overwrite Edits • Playing and Viewing a sequence: The Programme monitor • Viewing audio wave form • Refining a rough Cut • Replacing Clips • Reordering a sequence • Duplicating a sequence • Trimming clips using The Ripple Tool • The razor Blade Tool / splicing clips • Creating breathing Space • Normalising audio levels for Dialogue • Adding Additional Audio & Mixing/ adjusting audio levels • Adding Cut away Shots • Trimming Cut Away Shots • Refining a Sequence • The Slip / Slide / Roll Tools • 3 Point Edits • Creating Split Edits • Fading Audio • Fading Video • Adding basic video & audio transitions • Adding basic video effects • Basic Colour Correction • Adding captions & Titles • Rendering a sequence • Exporting a movie

For further details, to book a course, or to find out about bespoke training;

Tel: 0845 644 6962 Or Email: training@cut-it.tv

 

 

 

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