Shane Hurlbut ASC
In this unique course, Director of Photography Shane Hurlbut ASC takes you through his complete preparation process for bringing a story to life on screen. Using the film Deadfall as a case study, we step through a complete scene, from location scout through to the final shooting wrap, learning how to deconstruct the script, block the camera and actors, create moods for different times of day and lighting conditions, and then finally call "Action!" to shoot the scene.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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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