This is a completely free, fast-track basics course for anyone starting out in filmmaking. It gives you a good grounding in everything you need to shoot good quality films, record good sound and know what to shoot.
It explains the basics of good editing and the various publication options available to you.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Whether you shoot video on a small camcorder, smart phone or GoPro this is the course for you if you want to know how to make films, what shots to get, how to manage the action and footage.
This is a perfect course for anyone wanting to shoot more sophisticated family, wedding or other such videos.
Learn the basics of how to get from one shot, to a whole sequence of shots to make a more sophisticated film that you can publish online and engage a wider audience.
This fast track course is for for amateurs and beginners wanting just the basics to make a decent start in filmmaking.
This entire course is completely free and will give you a good grounding to get into the industry and make decent films. It covers all the basics you'll need before moving on to the professional Master-classes also offered here. All of the Master-classes on the Dean Arnett video school are professional courses, designed for the broadcast and film industry.
WHAT DO I NEED?
Presumably, you'll already have access to a video camera and have a desire to imporve your shots and quality of your films. Any basic video camera, even a smart phone will be ok at this level, but in the course we'll talk about what extra kit you may need or what cameras give the best results.
At the end of the course, expect to have an understanding of how to get better material from your camera, how to shoot and edit better films and where you can share and publish those films.
The course covers...
- What's the best camera
- How to get decent sound
- What makes a good film
- What are the key shots to get
- The secrets of good editing
- Archiving, broadcast, online publication and theatrical screening
- Tips, tricks and must know info before you start filming
- And much more
So click on the ENROLL NOW button below. The course is completely free and you won't get charged a penny for any of it!
Dean Arnett is an ex-BBC, internationally award winning, self-shoot documentary producer and media trainer.
He has worked all over the world, most notably for the BBC and Discovery.
He is also an award winning media trainer, designing and delivering film and editing courses for video-journalists and self-shoot producers.
In 2014 he was awarded the coverted, 'Rising Star award' at the 2014 Canadian International Film Festival for his BBC documentary 'Burying the Past. He continues to shoot documentaries and deliver training for broadcast and commercial organisations all over the world, including: the BBC, Canon Europe, Press Association, The Frontline Club and many others.
StartFree Course pt 1 - Introduction (0:04)
StartFree Course pt 2 - What is the right camera? (2:29)
StartFree Course pt 3 - What makes a good film? (1:59)
StartFree Course pt 4 - How to record decent sound (5:38)
StartFree Course pt 5 - Is it ok to shoot in automatic (1:53)
StartFree Course pt 6 - What shots should I shoot? (4:52)
StartFree Course pt 7 - When to move the camera (2:20)
StartFree Course pt 8 - The secrets to an enagaging film (5:24)
StartFree Course pt 9 - Is it best to direct films or not? (4:48)
StartFree Course pt 10 - What do you do when you've finished filming? (3:42)
StartFree Course pt 11 - The secrets of good editing (5:56)
StartFree Course pt 12 - Broadcast, publishing & showing (11:10)
StartFree Course pt 13 - 7 tips to making better films (16:34)
StartFree Course pt 14 - Summary & what next (2:22)
Frequently Asked Questions
The course is a video based presentation designed to be easy to engage with and convey as much information as possible, as efficiently as possible, without being overwhelming. You can ask questions in the online forums and Ill answer any questions as quickly as possible.
This course is aimed squarely at filmmaking beginners, those wanting to make the step to semi-professional. If you're tempted by any of the Master-Classes here but feel you may be overwhelmed by the content then check this course out first. It's completely free after all. And you even get a 20% discount on other courses once you've completed it!
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