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Large Format Cinematography with James Laxton ASC

ARRI Academy

4.4
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In this ARRI Academy masterclass from Camerimage 2018, James Laxton ASC discusses his approach to cinematography and how large-format cameras have helped him to discover a new level of emotional connectivity, including his experiences shooting on the ARRI ALEXA 65 camera and Signature Primes lenses.

Certified Online Training for Camera Systems

ARRI Academy

5
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This ARRI-certified course covers all aspects of shooting with the ARRI ALEXA LF, ALEXA Mini, ALEXA SXT W and AMIRA camera systems including detailed guides to ARRIRAW and other recording formats, ARRI advanced look workflows and HDR. Using ARRI's online camera simulators, online tools and industry standard post-production software you will become familiar with typical on-set situations and explore common post-production workflows, experimenting with the application of different ARRI looks and LUTs to suit individual setups. Upon completion of the course you will receive ARRI certification.

Filmmaking for Photographers

Philip Bloom

PREORDER NOW - Philip Bloom returns with Filmmaking for Photographers, the ultimate guide to making the jump from telling a story in a single frame to telling a story over time and space. Following on from his acclaimed Cinematic Masterclass, this course is aimed at established photographers, but includes new techniques, practice and workflows that makes it equally relevant to filmmakers alike. As always it will be educational, entertaining and cinematic, with his usual blend of unique humour and tips.

Directing Color

Ollie Kenchington

4.55
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In Directing Color, filmmaker, editor and colorist Ollie Kenchington explores how visual language cues, color theory and even color grading techniques can be used throughout the filmmaking process to not just create a “look” but to enhance storytelling. He challenges directors, cinematographers and filmmakers to think of color first rather than the more common approach of leaving color considerations until post-production.

What the Flash?

Bob Davis

4.65
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Bounce flash is great, but after a while it all looks the same, flat and dull. In "What the Flash?" Bob Davis shows you how to get amazing results in almost any situation using off-camera speedlites. He demonstrates lighting portraits, corporate headshots, engagement photos, fashion and glamour photos, and even takes you behind the scenes for an entire wedding shoot, using versatile lighting throughout.

Speedlites: The Power in the Possibilities

Stephen Eastwood

4

In this series, Stephen Eastwood shows you how to conquer beauty and fashion photography in just about any lighting scenario. He covers studio, indoor, and outdoor locations, where he'll show you how to create numerous lighting schemes with Speedlites. You'll learn how to both overpower and harness sunlight, fluorescent light, incandescent light and more.

The Art of Visual Storytelling

Alex Buono

4.65
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Visual storytelling cuts to the heart of the filmmaker, combining all elements of the craft to engage the viewer. Over four and a half hours, Alex Buono will teach you advanced techniques for lighting, lens selection, blocking, camera movement, audio, workflow, camera settings, visual structure, and more, to help you improve your filmmaking results.

Vincent Laforet's Directing Motion

Vincent Laforet

4.9
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One of the most important skills modern directors and DPs are required to master is moving the camera in a dynamic and engaging fashion. Commercial Director and Pulitzer-Prize winning Photographer Vincent Laforet teaches filmmakers of all levels the precise cinematic language of motion, and how to move not only the camera itself, but also the components in your scene in order to bring a richer viewing experience while enhancing the story. This course will give you a solid foundation in camera movement, blocking, lensing, and sequencing, and show you how to direct any crew precisely and effectively to execute your vision.

The Cutting Edge

Adam Epstein

4.6
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In this course, Saturday Night Live film unit Editor Adam Epstein shows you exactly how he takes a project from an empty timeline to a network broadcast in under 24 hours. Combining all elements of post production including sequencing, audio, motion graphics and compositing, Adam shares his tips, techniques and theories to maximize your results on any project.

How to Wow

Jerry Ghionis

4.9
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In one of his most ambitious endeavors, top wedding and portrait photographer Jerry Ghionis will teach you how to wow your clients every time with extraordinary images. Learn Jerry’s method of resourcefully transforming any location and utilizing available light to create timeless pieces. Get in on the action with professional models, multiple sets, real time problem-solving, tips and templates to market and grow your business. In "How to Wow" you will be inspired, challenged, educated and entertained by one of photography's brightest stars.

Illumination Cinematography Workshop

Shane Hurlbut ASC

4.65
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Join Hollywood DP Shane Hurlbut ASC as he guides you through his complete cinematography playbook. This comprehensive workshop covers both theory and practical application of lighting, lensing and composing scenes, giving you unlimited on-set and behind-the-scenes access with Shane.

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2

Alex Buono

4.55
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Building on the curriculum of "The Art of Visual Storytelling", Alex Buono deconstructs the architecture of visual style, and through live demonstration shows you how to recreate various genres and looks on almost any budget. In the second part of the course Alex gives a masterclass on Visual Subtext, explaining the "why" behind the "how".

Cinema Sound

Mark Edward Lewis

5
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In this detailed course, seasoned audio guru Mark Edward Lewis guides you through every aspect of sound that you'll ever need to know as a filmmaker. Recording, dialogue, sound effects, foley, ADR, mixing, fixing - it's all here for you to master in the most comprehensive audio-for-film series ever created.

Canon C200 Camera Primer

Matthew Allard ACS

3.7
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In this comprehensive primer for the Canon Cinema EOS C200, news cameraman and award-winning cinematographer Matt Allard ACS takes you through the essential features and controls to help you get the most from this incredible camera.

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

Philip Bloom

4.8
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Join filmmaker, educator and pioneer Philip Bloom as he embarks on his most adventurous project to date. From the wind-swept coast of Ireland to the unforgiving heat of the Mojave desert, USA, travel with Philip as he guides you through the art and science of filmmaking, and shares his most important advice for capturing the style of cinematic images that have made him one of the world's most beloved independent filmmakers. Available in gorgeous 4K resolution, Philip Bloom’s Cinematic Masterclass is an eight hour journey that will educate, entertain and inspire you.

Understanding LUTs: Theory and Application

AbelCine Education Team

3.85
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The application of LUTs goes well beyond a “creative look” to plug in to your final project, and in this beginner’s course, AbelCine’s technology specialists Geoff Smith and Ian McCausland give you a thorough understanding of LUTs, their various applications, how to create your own and how to best utilitize them throughout production and post-production.

ARRI Alexa Mini Camera Primer

AbelCine Education Team

4.15

In this comprehensive camera primer AbelCine Camera Technology Specialist Corey Christian takes you through the ARRI Alexa Mini, one of the world’s most popular digital cinema camera systems. Over 90 minutes this course teaches you exactly how to set up, configure and operate the camera, including the operation of the camera’s body controls, the menu system, working with audio, monitoring waveforms, working with LUTs and ARRI Looks and finally on to post production and how to understand and handle ARRIRaw files.

Experience Lighting Masterclass

Shane Hurlbut ASC

4.8
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The Experience Lighting Masterclass takes you on-set and behind the scenes with feature-film DP Shane Hurlbut ASC, as he teaches you powerful lighting principles and techniques for all your filmmaking projects. Attain the highest level of visual artistry by learning to unleash the power of your camera and mastering the manipulation of light.

The Science of Storytelling

Patrick Moreau

4.5
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The Science of Storytelling is a comprehensive course that gives you everything you need to make remarkable films, profitably and consistently. Created by Patrick Moreau and the Muse Storytelling team, it takes you behind the scenes to explain the process they use to create award-winning films. In short, it’s a deep dive into the process of creating films worth watching — discussing everything from the first pitch to the final frame. And along the way, you’ll see Muse’s methods in action with real-world examples from their original series, The Remarkable Ones. The Science of Storytelling is designed to give you clarity and confidence in your filmmaking, to increase your budgets and creative freedom, and to give you the ability to create films you love—every time.

Canon C300 MkII Camera Primer

AbelCine Education Team

3.9
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Get to know the Canon Cinema EOS C300 MkII camera inside-out in this comprehensive camera primer, presented by AbelCine Camera Technology Specialist Megan Donnelly. After watching this course you will have a thorough understanding of the camera’s core features and how to operate it professionally on shoots ranging from one-man crews all the way through to large multi-camera productions.

Writing 101

Seth Worley

4.5
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Join writer and director Seth Worley as he gives a succinct break-down of the fundamentals of screenwriting, using established storytelling paradigms and well-known cinematic examples. This course is ideal for anyone new to screenwriting as well as established writers looking for refreshing ideas to help them organically flesh out a story.

Mastering Color

Ollie Kenchington

4.7
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In Mastering Color, professional colorist Ollie Kenchington deconstructs the art and science of color grading, providing a complete guide to professional color for video. From the fundamental principles of manipulating color and contrast, to the latest HDR workflows with raw media, Ollie leaves no stone un-turned in this comprehensive masterclass that is relevant to beginners and professional colorists alike.

Writing 201

Seth Worley

4.6
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Continuing on from Writing 101, we join writer and director Seth Worley again as he deconstructs the traditional three-act screenplay structure as well as his approach to creating a screenplay from breaking the story all the way through to pitching it to production.

Panasonic EVA1 Camera Primer

AbelCine Education Team

4.4

Join AbelCine Camera Technology Specialist Nic Somera as he breaks down the Panasonic AU-EVA1 digital cinema camera. After watching this course you will have a thorough understanding of the camera’s core features and how to operate it professionally on shoots ranging from one-man crews all the way through to large multi-camera productions.

ARRI Amira Camera Primer

AbelCine Education Team

4.85
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In this comprehensive camera primer, join AbelCine Camera Technology Specialist Megan Donnelly to discover how to setup and operate the ARRI Amira digital camera system. This course teaches you exactly how to set up, configure and operate the camera, including the operation of the camera’s body controls, the menu system, working with audio, monitoring waveforms, working with LUTs and ARRI Looks and finally on to post production and how to understand and handle ARRIRaw files.

The Definitive Guide to DaVinci Resolve

Ollie Kenchington

4.8
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The Definitive Guide to DaVinci Resolve is Blackmagic Designʼs official training course for people wanting to get a basic overview of the editing, motion graphics, color correction and audio tools in DaVinci Resolve. Presented over more than eight hours, Ollie Kenchington, a Blackmagic Design Certified Trainer, guides you through the fundamentals of this incredibly powerful program which prepares you for Blackmagic Design's own certification exam. The course also includes a bonus module that takes you through the additions to Davinci Resolve 16.

Cinematography: Mastering the Image

Shane Hurlbut ASC

4.9
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Go behind the scenes with acclaimed director of photography Shane Hurlbut ASC, as he takes you through each step of his filmmaking process, teaching you how to light and lens cinematically. From creating a visual language in pre-production, through to lighting selection, power distribution on-set, working with directors and actors, blocking, coverage and more, this masterclass will help you achieve cinematic results and build your on set confidence.

The Secrets of Optics

Mitch Gross

4.3
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Ever been confused by focal length? Lens breathing? How about crop factors? What is the “Cooke Look” compared to that of Zeiss? In The Secrets of Optics you’ll learn the basics of lenses - what they do, how they do it, what types of lenses there are - so you have a solid foundation for selecting and operating lenses.

How to Photograph Everyone

Clay Blackmore

3.9
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This course takes you inside the mind of one of the world's greatest portrait photographers, Clay Blackmore. During this six hour course Clay will show you how photograph all walks of life including men, women, children, corporate portraits, wedding, maternity, group portraits and more. Each technique is broken down so you understand how to re-create these signature methods on your own and create timeless portraits like Clay.

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