Video and Media Production
Contains 160 Videos
In the final episode of the series Ollie delves into the most exciting part of colour grading - conveying mood and eliciting emotion with colour. He shows us how this is used so effectively in ‘Whiplash’, where colour becomes a signifier to the emotional journey of the film’s protagonist. Show Less
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 white balance and contrast are consistent across all cameras; Ollie shows us his top tips for in-camera colour management. Show Less
As we continue looking at post-production, Ollie shows how hue and saturation can be used to direct the viewer's eye in the frame. Using examples from ‘Blade Runner 2049’, Ollie demonstrates how this technique can be used most effectively in your films. Show Less
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 developing in every frame. Show Less
In the first episode of the series, Ollie introduces us to the concept of “Directing Colour” as he begins to produce a commercial for a boutique catering company. He takes us through the process of how he developed a colour palette for their brand which will be woven into the production design for the commercial, and explains how the relationships between colours can create compositional balance in your images. Show Less
Matthew Allard begins by introducing the Canon C200, explaining its key features and capabilities. We Look at what is included with the camera as well as what you'll need to add to get up and running, before finishing with a comparison to both the less expensive C100 Mk II and the more expensive C300 Mk II. Show Less
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 WiFi remote control functionality. Show Less
In this episode, we delve deeply into room tuning, the kids of equipment we need to buy - and in what order - speaker placement, person placement, and how to cheat the whole process!
In this episode Mark shares his wisdom on getting work as an audio expert in media, how to have a powerful mindest to accomplish getting the $50 million impact into your production, and leads you in taking the pledge of excellence.
In this final and controversial video on mixing, Mark goes over the critical aspects of creating a mix for the internet in the loudness war generation, and proves that louder makes people "like" your production better.
In this episode, we learn how to route busses for 5.1 export, how to organise and check your files, and Mark puts to rest the age-old argument about real-time vs. offline bouncing.
In this final video on practical examples of mixing. we lean about dealing with black cuts and tails, creating active motion in static music and more using the Action and Donuts example video mixes.
in this video, Mark shows us the critical nature of integrating and tweezing the final tracks into a cohesive and powerful whole by explaining how to choose which tracks to emphasise at a given time in the Macbeth and Beach example videos.