Advanced Videography

Advanced Videography for Event Coverage

Length: 3 Days

Course Description

This course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to plan, shoot, and edit a video beyond basics.

Video is now an essential communication channel in any organisation and to effectively convey a message, one must have an understanding of visual storytelling.  This involves mastering the use of video creation tools to a higher level.

Who Should Attend

This course is primarily designed for people with at least intermediate knowledge in videography as well as video editing.  They must also have prior experience in producing finished working videos on a basic level.

What You Will Achieve – Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be equipped
with the necessary skills and techniques to enhance their personal effectiveness in advanced videography for event coverage.

What You Will Learn

  • Advanced Camera Video Shooting Techniques
  • Advanced Video Editing using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017
  • Integrating with Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition & speed grade (Adobe 2017)
  • Beyond buttons – Telling a story in shooting and editing

Agenda – Programme Outline

Day One

  • Overview Basic Videography Refresher
  • Camera Gear, Accessories, and Settings – Refresher
  • Composition 101 – Refresher
    • Difference between Photography composition
    • Similarity of Photography and videography composition
    • Rule of third, placement of interview subject (individual and group); primary camera and secondary
      camera composition.
  • Exposure 101 – Refresher
    • Understanding video settings
      • Shooting for edits
      • Correct settings vs post editing to correct (e.g. what do you have to perfect on camera vs what you can edit / correct in post)
  • Camera Handling 101 – Refresher
    • Shooting with tripod, rigs, and stabiliser.
  • Video event coverage
    • Pre event preparation
    • Event Coverage
      • Shooting for production (Montage/storyboard)
      • Shooting for archiving
  • Project (1-hour in the classroom): Hands-on mini mock event shoot.  Footage will be used in the next day’s editing session.

Day Two

Advance Post editing for Videographers using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017

  • Introduction, tips and tricks for workspace navigation
    • Introduction to advanced functions in the workspace
    • Helpful navigational features and shortcuts Premiere Pro
    • Selecting footage
    • Understanding digital non-linear editing
    • Editing vs. delivery formats
    • Progressive video vs. interlaced video
    • Overview of the post-production workflow
  • Advanced video editing techniques
    • Using Automate to sequence
    • Making a Three-Point edit
    • Setting an In Point on the Timeline
    • Setting In and Out Points on a clip
    • Making Ripple and Roll Edits
    • Making Slip and Slide Edits
    • Adjusting the clip speed
    • Creating sub clips
  • Compositing
    • Alpha channels
    • Matte keys
    • Using masking and mattes
  • Voicing professional narrations (The audio mixer and advanced audio editing)
  • The Project Manager (Backing up a project with Project Manager)

Day Three

  • Integrating with Photoshop, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition & speed grade (Adobe 2017)
  • Using Photoshop for DV productions
  • Text animation
  • Advanced transitions
  • Colour correction and matching
  • Preparing and exporting for; web broadcast (COLours), FB, TV/DVD or Presentation etc.
  • The Adobe Media Encoder & Adobe Encore
    • Creating a new Encore project Using Adobe Dynamic Link in Encore
    • Creating a Timeline
    • Renaming chapter markers
    • Organizing the Project panel
    • Creating Menus Linking buttons to chapter markers
    • Setting a first play item
    • Previewing a DVD