Pre-production with Frederic van Strydonck
You’ll learn how to plan the shoot, what gear to bring, pick locations, select talent, and build a production plan. It sounds boring, but this is the secret sauce to making your video project successful. Learn to: Develop a pre-production plan. Make a storyboard. Scout Locations. Find the right gear. Find talent and run rehearsals. Make a budget.
Lighting with Spenser Sakurai
Learn the techniques for adding and controlling light. We’ll take you through different types of scenes, showing you how to make your lighting cinematic. Learn to: Convey mood through lighting. Make films cinematic and professional. Shape and manipulate light. Craft a beautiful frame.
Shooting with Lizzie Peirce
The camera goodness, you’ll learn new moves and specific techniques for capturing better footage. We’ll run through equipment, composition, and motion. Plus cover lots of small, must-know tips. Learn: Camera movements. Shooting techniques. Gear like tripods and gimbals. Shoot techniques. How to create mood using shooting style.
Sound with Patrick Tomasso
Your film is only as good as your sound (or music). We’ll show you how to capture richer sound, select music, and make it all come together as one video. Learn to: Record Professional-Sounding Voice Over. Record Audio On Set. Properly Use A Lav Mic. Implement Sound Design. Master Your Audio In Post.
Editing with Jack Coyne
Maybe the most important class of the workshop -- you’ll learn lots of preferences on how to organize footage, lay up your project, and cut your footage. We leave plenty of time for Q&A. Learn to: Cut and sequence your footage. Pacing. Shot selection. Bring your story to life in post-production.