Visual Storytelling in high definition

SESSION 1: A CRAFTSMAN CHOOSE THE RIGHT TOOLS

(What equipments do you need to get you started)

  • What types of cameras you can use to film your short story

  • Choosing between a Mac and a PC

  • Buying your own vs. renting equipments

SESSION 2: THE ART OF TELLING A STORY

(Basic storyboarding and writing for the screen)

  • Writing a basic concept for a short video

  • Choosing your characters

  • Basic storyboarding

  • Preparing your shot list

SESSION 3: YOUR POCKET IS ENOUGH TO FIT ALL YOUR IDEAS

(Small production budgeting)

  • Is it possible to create a compelling content with a small budget?

  • Planning your shoot

  • The magic of small locations

  • Why your friends can make your life easier

SESSION 4: WRITING THE PROPER TONE OF VOICE

(Basics of interview, setting up audio and cutting dialogues)

Tools: Zoom H6, Wireless mic, Premiere Pro

  • Setting up a basic interview

  • Analysing dialogue

  • Coming up with a radio edit

SESSION 5: WHY THE ICING MAKES THE CAKE EVEN SWEETER

(Post production, editing, graphic templates, sounds)

  • Sourcing your media (AE templates, stock audio, stock video) - Basic editing workflow

  • Syncing your audio

  • Basic colour grading

  • Normalising your sound

SESSION 6: DRAWING THE RIGHT VISUALS TO DRIVE THE MESSAGE

(Shooting B-rolls, cutting sequences)
Tools: Premiere Pro

  • Shooting techniques

  • 15 second rule

  • Proper exposure and shutter speed

  • Intermediate editing skills

SESSION 7: RIGHTS OR WRONG

(Why you need to use licenced media, deploying in YouTube and Vimeo)

  • Why it’s important to determine your audience before choosing the right licence for your media

  • Choosing the correct export settings

  • YouTube vs. Vimeo

  • Writing captions for your videos

  • Using social media to promote your content