Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Creative and Design


Acting the Part

Acting the Part

Featuring Brett Wood, this programme shows students how to develop scripted and improvised parts, and we see how one scenario can be changed in many different ways, whether it's by a change in tone, a word or an action.
Aerial Cinematography and Drones

Aerial Cinematography and Drones

With the ease of access to drones, aerial shots have almost become ubiquitous. In this video Philip shows you how to get truly cinematic aerial shots and sequences, whether you've just picked up your first drone or are an experienced operator.
Alex's Biggest Mistakes

Alex's Biggest Mistakes

Making mistakes is an essential part to learning one's craft. In this episode Alex opens up about his biggest on-set mistakes from dropping lenses, to under-exposing shots on his Academy-award nominated short film "Johnny Flynton". He goes on to...Show More
American Abstract Expressionism: The Cold War and the CIA

American Abstract Expressionism: The Cold War and the CIA

Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock represented the liberal ideals of freedom of speech and self-expression in the United States. This video explores the historical context behind the birth of American Abstract Expressionism,...Show More
American Pop Art: Popular Culture and Paparazzi

American Pop Art: Popular Culture and Paparazzi

American pop artists such as Andy Warhol were inspired by their firsthand experiences of mass production and consumerism. This video explores the historical context behind the birth of American Pop Art, from its beginnings in the post-war...Show More
Auto Focus, High-Speed, and WiFi Control

Auto Focus, High-Speed, and WiFi Control

In this lesson Matt showcases some of the C200's biggest features, starting with its unique Dual Pixel Auto Focus system. We then look at high-speed/slow-motion shooting on the camera with some example footage, before ending with a look at the...Show More
Calibrating Colour

Calibrating Colour

In this video, Ollie takes us through the process of building custom LUTs on set for monitoring. He shows how simple steps before rolling the camera can ensure everyone on set is connected with the image and able to see how the film’s look is...Show More
Camera and Lighting Primer

Camera and Lighting Primer

In this episode Bob continues his overview of equipment by covering different cameras and lighting options within them as well as different lens options.
Career Advice

Career Advice

In the final episode Adam closes the series with career advice, including his tips and guidelines for working well with directors and producers.
Case Study:

Case Study: "SNL Title Sequence"

Alex opens the series with an overview of its content, then dives straight into a case study on visual style using the SNL 40th anniversary title sequence.
Case Study: 'Crazy/Beautiful'

Case Study: 'Crazy/Beautiful'

Moving on from 'how' to light, Shane delves into the 'why', using his 2000 film 'Crazy/Beautiful' as a case study. He shares his creative process for deconstructing a script and creating a visual tone for lighting and cinematography, and sets up...Show More
Case Study: 'Need for Speed'

Case Study: 'Need for Speed'

In this final episode of the workshop Shane deconstructs a high-action night car chase scene from his work on 'Need for Speed'. he shows how he was able to light the entire sequence using primarily practical lighting and the versatility of...Show More
Case Study: 'The Rat Pack'

Case Study: 'The Rat Pack'

Shane talks through his inspiration for lighting on 'The Rat Pack', deconstructing a key scene from the film. We then get to see him recreate the same scene, and finally Shane shows how to achieve a similar look on a budget.
Case Study: Nike TVC

Case Study: Nike TVC

In the final episode of the series Vincent takes us through his process for a high-end corporate commercial based on his work on the Nike Flyknit TVC. He explains his steps from conception through the proposal and bid, budgeting, storyboarding...Show More
Celtic Art

Celtic Art

Discover who the Celts were and what types of art they produced in this engaging and light-hearted programme. From metalwork to illuminated manuscripts to iconic knotted patterns, the world of Celtic art has a rich history that continues to amaze...Show More
Classic Dance: Dunhaung

Classic Dance: Dunhaung

Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artefacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious,...Show More
Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

This programme provides an overview of the historical development of Long Sleeve Dance, a dance form dating back to the 7th century BCE, a time that is known as the Spring-and-Autumn period in Chinese history. It introduces a some of the codified...Show More
Colour

Colour

The element of colour is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks, including Vasily Kandinsky’s ‘Painting with Green Center’, Paul Cézanne’s ‘Still Life with Apples and a Pot of...Show More
Colour Balancing

Colour Balancing

In this episode, Ollie discusses the basic concepts of the additive colour model and how we can use this knowledge to counteract colour casts in our images. Along the way, we learn how to use the Parade, Vectorscope, RGB Overlay Waveform Monitor,...Show More
Colour Correction

Colour Correction

With colour correction being such an integral facet of filmmaking, Alex talks about it briefly in this episode, sharing the precise correct order of events that he employs to ensure he gets the best results when correcting footage either on a...Show More
Colour Management

Colour Management

With everything now set to record, Ollie focuses on how simple colour and contrast management in production can maximise the quality of your digital negative. From using probes to ensure camera monitors are calibrated, to using charts to ensure...Show More
Constructing Scenes to Engage

Constructing Scenes to Engage

In this episode we continue to examine complex and combined camera movements, with the emphasis on sequencing to create an effective and engaging scene. Using examples from a range of classic films such as "The Shawshank Redemption" and...Show More
Continuity

Continuity

Continuity is the unsung hero in colour grading, and an often overlooked part of the process. In this lesson, Ollie takes on the challenge of matching Canon and Sony cameras on a multicam shoot, using an X-Rite Colour Checker Video chart. He then...Show More
Contrast

Contrast

Here, Ollie breaks down the differences between contrast, tonality, dynamic range, and luminance perception. He also teaches us the fundamentals of reading histograms and waveform monitors, to help avoid clipping and crushing when using lift,...Show More
Couples

Couples

Shooting couple portraits can result in some of the most powerful and memorable images, but come with their own unique challenges. In this episode Clay shares with us his complete techniques for getting the best results when shooting couples.