[LESS INFO] 25 VIEWS | ADDED 16:14:12 08/23/11
It only takes a few minutes on set to realize night scenes are one of the hardest setups to master well. To help you get the best night light setup, we'll give you some tips on how to light car interiors and outdoor settings in a professional way.
[LESS INFO] 28 VIEWS | ADDED 17:23:36 08/17/11
Learn a few tried and true methods to lighting car interiors such as using a truck to power and tow the car, placing small, hidden lights inside the car or using a studio. These approaches can help you make your car scenes look just like professional scenes in the movies.
[LESS INFO] 28 VIEWS | ADDED 17:44:43 08/09/11
In order to master how to control product lighting with any surface, we'll give you some tips on how to place lights so that your products can look both tempting and professional.
[LESS INFO] 24 VIEWS | ADDED 21:44:10 07/26/11
Studios can save a lot of time in a shooting schedule. In order to set up your own, we'll show you what to consider when choosing a studio space such as size, electricity, and sound so that you can make a studio that not only makes your life easier, but impresses your clients as well.
[LESS INFO] 33 VIEWS | ADDED 20:47:00 07/19/11
Effects and filters can help titles look realistic and compelling. We'll show you how to use great effects like light flares, particle generators, noise, and motion tracking in a way that will make your titles look professional.
[LESS INFO] 31 VIEWS | ADDED 22:06:14 07/12/11
Animating text frame-by-frame takes a lot of time, but keyframing makes quick work of any animation. We'll show you how to use this powerful feature to creatively animate opacity, position, scale, and rotation in a way that looks eye-catching and professional.
[LESS INFO] 36 VIEWS | ADDED 16:10:37 07/06/11
Today's digital environment makes it easy for graphic designers to have all the tools necessary to create visually stunning titles and graphics. We'll show you how to use typography concepts like contrast, spacing, and composition to create text that both engages your audience and moves them to action.
[LESS INFO] 32 VIEWS | ADDED 18:16:40 06/27/11
Opening titles and bugs present you with an excellent opportunity to create a compelling image of your company and to imprint that image into the minds of your audience. We'll show you how to use these critical graphic elements to your advantage.
[LESS INFO] 26 VIEWS | ADDED 16:23:27 06/21/11
One of the most important graphic elements you will ever create is the logo. They're often simple in design, but seldom simple in execution. We'll help you make great logos by going over why logos are made, how to form your creative idea, and how to design each so that they are informational and memorable.
[LESS INFO] 39 VIEWS | ADDED 21:01:50 06/14/11
The most common type of graphic used to identify people and companies are lower thirds. We'll be looking at their purpose and design and take you step-by-step through their creation as well. With these basic skills and a bit of imagination, you'll soon see your work rise from the depths of the mundane to the heights of audience pleasing excellence.
[LESS INFO] 46 VIEWS | ADDED 15:21:50 06/07/11
Audio plays many roles in a documentary. To help you make your audio sound great, we'll be looking at the proper ways to use microphones, how to monitor sound, and lastly, how to set up and operate field mixers. With this kind of knowledge you'll be able to make sure your audio is always sounding its best.
[LESS INFO] 29 VIEWS | ADDED 20:17:01 05/31/11
Though great lighting does require some artistic prowess, even the first-time video enthusiast can get great results. To help you make professional looking lighting, we'll show you the steps everyone should take for a good lighting, how to place lights and equipment in outdoor settings, and proper 4-point, 2-point, and even 1-point lighting setups.
[LESS INFO] 27 VIEWS | ADDED 20:17:49 05/24/11
Good B-roll helps you keep a good pace, cover mistakes, and dive even deeper into your story. To make sure your story has all of that, we'll go over some tips on how to direct and capture people and how to make sure you cover live events in a way that makes your documentary interesting and informative.
[LESS INFO] 16 VIEWS | ADDED 15:44:37 05/17/11
With a little preparation and knowledge, interviews can actually be one of the most thrilling portions of making a documentary. To help you prepare, we show you what to include when briefing your talent, how to ask quality questions, and how to respond to questions that will get you the best answers from your interview.
[LESS INFO] 14 VIEWS | ADDED 20:35:58 05/10/11
To help you get started with your documentary interviews, we show you the equipment you'll need, give you some tips on making a room look good, tell you what you should include in your talent releases, and provide you with some tips to assure that your subject looks great on screen.
[LESS INFO] 27 VIEWS | ADDED 20:20:57 05/03/11
Getting access to the right locations can lend your story credibility and interest. To make it a little easier for you get into the places you need to shoot, we show you the types of venues you'll have to deal with, how to manage locations and when you'll need location releases.