TeacherFilmmaker, musician, engineer, and educator, the Basic Filmmaker has spent years teaching thousands of new and experienced filmmakers the fundamentals of filmmaking. View Profile
- Total Time 30 min
- Lessons 4
- Attachments 12
- Exercises 18
4 Lessons in This Course
3 minFREEVideography lesson 1Free2 CQ
If you are looking for a lesson about lighting video shoots, then look no further! Discover indoor lighting basics, and learn what to do outside.
5 minVideography lesson 23 CQ
If you're a filmmaker on a budget, it's important not to sacrifice lighting quality! In this lesson, learn how to make a DIY light bank for green screen work.
10 minVideography lesson 36 CQ
Now that you are familiar with the basics of lighting, it is time to get into lighting a green screen and ensuring you shoot the best quality video footage!
11 minVideo Editing lesson 46 CQ
Follow along with this video production lesson and discover essential tips, tricks, and techniques that will make your next green screen video shoot perfect!
20187 min20-part Video Editing course105 CQ
What does filmmaking entail? This comprehensive course by director, cinematographer, and visual effects artist Tom Antos offers hope and detailed guidelines for independent filmmakers on tight budget. You’ll learn videography basics like the rule of thirds and depth of field, what type of lighting to use and when, and how to make a DIY dolly or car mount for filming. You won’t even need elaborate costumes or backgrounds because you’ll learn how to shoot with blue and green screens.with Tom Antos
What does filmmaking entail? This comprehensive course by director, cinematographer, and visual effects artist Tom Antos offers hope and detailed guidelines for independent filmmakers on tight budget. You’ll learn videography basics like the rule of thirds and depth of field, what type of lighting to use and when, and how to make a DIY dolly or car mount for filming. You won’t even need elaborate costumes or backgrounds because you’ll learn how to shoot with blue and green screens.
15146 min15-part Videography course81 CQ
Learn how to fly the the DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone and film great aerial videos and photos! This course covers safety guidelines, flight drills, and tips for filming and editing quality video.
728 min7-part Videography course18 CQ
In this course, explore the essentials of DSLR videography to get going as a filmmaker. Learn how to choose the right camera, use quality external audio equipment, extend your battery life, and more!
31160 min31-part Videography course95 CQ
This cinematography course for beginners covers how to shoot beautiful videos with any camera! Learn to feel confident shooting, whether you're working on a documentary, narrative, or a wedding video.
1056 min10-part Videography course33 CQ
Improve your visual storytelling skills with this introductory digital cinematography course. Learn about camera angles, focus, depth of field, color grading, filmmaking terms that pros use, and more!
337 min3-part 3D Design course20 CQ
Want to produce a professional-looking music video with multiple cameras? This course from award-winning filmmaker and digital strategy consultant Jesse Borkowski shows how to edit a multicam video.
1039 min10-part Video Editing course26 CQ
Master the art of video editing with this beginner-friendly course on using Final Cut Pro X. Learn how to perform basic functions in the software, and get key tips for speeding up the editing process.
18226 min18-part Video Editing course122 CQ
In this course for iMovie novices, discover everything you need to know for working with video, including organizing clips, editing video, adding sound effects, and exporting the final product!
36226 min36-part Video Editing course132 CQ
Start editing video professionally with Adobe Premiere Pro! In this course for beginner video editors learn with the software used by professionals worldwide for every type of film production project.
658 min6-part Adobe Suite course32 CQ
What does it take to make animated text—otherwise known as kinetic typography—for projects like music videos or title text for film? Discover in this kinetic typography course covering the basics!