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Study type: Online

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Overview

In this course we will cover every element of video production from pre-production tips and tricks to post production solutions. For any person considering a career in the video production business this is for you. Here is a detailed breakdown of the various topics we will cover: 

Introduction:

  • What does a producer do?
  • Where does a producer sit in a typical organisation & salary?
  • Creating an online video strategy
  • Making stories

Pre-production

  • Deconstructing a brief/pitch
  • How to have a creative brainstorm
  • Sources of inspiration 
  • The video length myth 
  • Targeting an audience 
  • Scripting
  • Budget and ROI
  • Planning a shoot 
  • Choosing talent/influencers/working with agents 
  • Choosing a location 
  • Choosing a crew
  • Creating shareable content 
  • What is a call sheet? 
  • How to design a studio (colourama’s for mobile) 
  • Schedule of the shoot day 
  • What frame size should I use? 16×9, 1×1 or 9×16 
  • Shot list & storyboard 
  • What is a risk assessment & do I need insurance? (Insurance & public liability)

Production

  • Think from the edit
  • What type of kit should we use?
  • Multi-camera shoots vs single camera 
  • Multi-unit filming 
  • On-location vs Studio filming 
  • Interactive content – clickable stories 
  • Live filming
  • Long-form vs short-form 
  • Filming abroad
  • Backing up footage on-location 
  • Errors during filming (sound interruptions, sets collapsing, etc)
  • Why use a film slate? 
  • Using green screens 
  • Should I hide the mic? 
  • Filming stunts & special effects
  • Location & content release forms 
  • BECTU, BVE, NAB, IBC, & other sources of information 

Post-production

  • Why the edit is so important
  • A brief history of editing
  • What editing software to use? Adobe Premiere, Final Cut X, avid 
  • Managing media – folder structure
  • Codecs/Ingesting/transcoding footage & what export setting should I use? 
  • What music should I use? Places for good royalty free music. Mood, tone of edit.
  • Should I add subtitles? 
  • Using other peoples copyright

Publishing

  • What is optimising content? 
  • YouTube
  • Facebook 
  • Instagram 
  • Twitter 

Expected Outcomes

  1. At the end of the course you should be able to understand the full process of how professional video content is produced, from pre-production to publishing