AbelCine Education Team
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shane Hurlbut ASC
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.
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".
Mark Edward Lewis
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.
Matthew Allard ACS
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.
AbelCine Education Team
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.
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.
AbelCine Education Team
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.
AbelCine Education Team
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.
Shane Hurlbut ASC
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 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.
AbelCine Education Team
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.
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.
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.
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