4 Week Video Production Course

Hello creative people! I invite you to a free educational experience to explore the Video production process and learn some tools of the trade. This is a 4-Week video production course I'm leading, and we are now on the 2nd week which is about " Pre-Production". The first week was an overview of the whole video production process ( Pre-production, production, and post-production) and tomorrow we will jump deeper into Pre-production. This 4-week video production course is not only an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of creating videos but a time to build friendships that will help each of us become our best!


Date(s): Every Thursday from November 21st- December 19th ( excluding Thanksgiving)

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Location: 101 N Stone Ave (Joel D Valdez Library) in the Santa Rita Room

Instructor: Michael JonesĀ 


Course Outline:


Week 1 ( Nov 21st): The Video Production Process

We'll overview pre-production, production, and post-production, camera operation, lighting, equipment, editing software, and some video language by making your own about me video similar to this: Still Beautiful.


Week 2 ( rescheduled for Dec 12th): Pre-Production

You will learn how to create a screenplay, storyboard, and shot list. This includes developing a plan for music videos, and documentaries. We'll also go over some legal things like talent releases, and property releases that protect you as a videographer or filmmaker.


Week 3: (January 2nd) Production

You will learn lighting techniques, production equipment, camera techniques, best camera settings, different recording formats, how to capture crystal clear audio, and some directing tips.


Week 4: ( January 9th) Post-Production

You will learn video editing, multi-cam editing, how to sync audio, color correct, color grade, and export video to different platforms like Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and DVD.


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