2. Writing the script:
What do you want to communicate?
Who is your audience?
How will they get your material?
3. Location Scouting:
Where do you need to shoot?
Do you need lights?
Do you need special equipment (rails, jibs, etc)?
Any audio considerations? Is it noisy?
What about power?
Gear check- right gear for the job
Create an equipment list – What do you need?
Logistics Tech scout
How will this really go?
5. Camera Setup:
Best place to be to take advantage of the existing light
Framing the shot – The rule of thirds
Do not cross the shooting “line”!
“M” is for manual – Learn how to set up your camera in manual mode
6. Lighting the scene (3-point lighting the easy way!):
Working with lights
Working with diffusers
Working with reflectors
Where should you put the lights?
The following topics may be included at the discretion of your instructor.
Working with Talent
When to use an assistant
Working with Audio
Getting the shot
Dynamic Shooting for more interesting footage
When to shoot and when to wait
Time Lapse – best practices
9. Editing Demo:
Media Management – Importing
Basic Editing w/ Adobe Premiere Pro
Multicamera editing in Adobe Premiere Pro
Audio Sync the fast and easy way!
Basic color correction
Basic Audio cleanup (Adobe Audition)
Basic GreenScreen Keying
What is a codec and why should I care?
What’s the best way to export for YouTube? Vimeo? Others?
Exploring the Adobe Media Encoder