Lessons

  • Weekend Challenge: One to One Hundred

    This weekend, make a video using only one second clips! It's a simple project with boundless possibilities.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Coverage & Cutaways

    Prepare your editor with choices in the cutting room by capturing enough coverage and cutaways during your shoot!

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Holding a Camera Like a Pro

    Holding a camera steady with your hands while shooting is a tough task. Check out these helpful tips.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How To Stop Shaky Camera Syndrome Featured

    A shaky video can sometimes make your video look amateurish. In this lesson you can learn what the proper tools are to make your shots look smooooooth.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Acting 101 Featured

    To be, or not to be? We may never know for sure, but it isn't as hard as you'd think to convincingly deliver your favorite Bill Shakespeare lines. We got some tips on the basics of acting to help you pull off Hamlet — or a guy trying to save the world from asteroids — with total confidence.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Words of Wisdom

    Take a little time to pass on some good advice for the betterment of humanity!

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Holiday Video Tips Featured

    Simple things to keep in mind when you start rolling on your holiday fun time extravaganzas.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • Tech Tip - White Balance

    When shooting video and digital, it's important to set the WHITE BALANCE. Scott spears talks about the different ways in this tech tip for beginners. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv)…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Film Ed Academy Of The Arts - Training Video

    A video created for the Film Ed* Academy of the Arts Summer Workshop and for student training in film production.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Big Ole Lens Test

    A bunch of Boston area shooters got together for an informal look at how lenses of different costs (ranging from $450-$18K) looked on the same camera (a Panasonic AF-100) in the same…

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Shutter speed test at 25fps

    Testing the effect of shutter speed on a fast moving object when shooting video. Shot with two Canon 7Ds. This is the version with both cameras at 25fps and the baseline shutter speed…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How To Shoot With Tilt/Shift Lenses. Canon Cinema Caravan (2010)

    from chicago, to the grand canyon and hoover damn, we really traveled far and wide to put this one together. the tilt/shift lenses can be a rather technical set to wrap your head around…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Exporting for Upload to Vimeo with Adobe Media Encoder CS4

    Note: If your video is standard definition, set your data rate to 2000kbps and your display resolution to either 640x480 (4:3) or 640x360 (16:9). For more information and tutorials,…

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Testing Canon's ISO noise in Video mode on the 60D

    Technicolor just released a Picture Profile called CineStyle (bit.ly/lTApYK) for Canon DSLR's. It's similar to the SuperFlat style most users have defined for themselves,…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Light writing guide

    Photographic light recording.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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