Do you want to learn how to shoot, edit and deliver 360 video? Do you want to jump into an exploding industry within the film business? Want to learn how to become a specialist in 360 video? Then this course is for you.
Whether you want to start your own business creating this kind of content for clients, or if you just want to add this skill to your freelance or business arsenal – this course will bring you up to speed.
360° video is the next step in professional video production. Thanks to Facebook, YouTube, & Samsung adopting standards, 360 video technology has become cheap and good enough that both professionals videographers and hobbyists alike can now produce incredibly immersive 360° video content.
However, it's one thing to shoot a live and raw 360 video and share it on Facebook, but it takes a whole another level of skills to professionally produce and deliver high-end 360 video content.
In this course we explain:
360 Video Specialist Josh Gibson helps you assemble and edit a final, and deliver 360° video content using Adobe Premiere, a GoPro 360 Rig, and Color Autopano Video but once you have mastered the basics, you can apply the lessons to your own preferred tools and workflows.
We're passionate about immersive media, and we want to help you learn how to create stunning 360 video content. Let's get started. See you on the inside.
There are plenty of places to learn what you will learn in this course, but here, you'll find everything you need in one place.
Understand the basics of 360º video and what it means.
Understand the basics of 360º video terminology.
Understand that there is more to making great 360º and immersive content than just knowing the technology and which buttons to push.
Test your knowledge of the basics of 360º video.
Have a better idea of what sorts of things you'll need to prepare for before shooting your 360º video.
This list will show you some of the major things you'll want to consider before shooting 360º video.
A handy checklist that you can start with to assure you're prepared for your shoot.
The most common GoPro setup you'll generally use when shooting with a GoPro rig.
The ins and outs of 360º video cinematography – things you'll want to avoid, and things you'll want to remember when shooting.
Todos and To-don'ts of 360º video cinematography, written out in paragraph form.
360º video is obviously different from two-dimensional video – how can you take on these changes as a filmmaker?
Some tips and tricks on staying organized and efficient when working with 360º video media.
Understanding the best practices for importing and organizing your media files.
How to sync each video source (each GoPro clip) as accurately as possible to avoid stitching issues later on.
Gain a full understanding of Kolor's Autopano Video Pro and its user interface.
Stitching 101 – the basics to one of the biggest steps in the 360º video process.
The value of "prelim stitches" and why they're important and how they help you stay efficient in your overall workflow.
Feel confident in getting your stitched shots out of Autopano Video Pro and into the next phase of editing.
Dive deeper into the options you have when exporting your stitched clips from Autopano Video Pro.
Gain a full understanding of Adobe's Premiere CC, its user interface, and overall best practices for editing 360° video.
Understand how to best set up your sequences inside Premiere for editing 360° video.
Wrap your head around the differences in style and creativity when editing 360° video vs. two-dimensional video.
Understand the best workflow for editing 360º as efficiently as possible.
Know when you should use adaptive stitching, and what kinds of stitching scenarios are best for this method.
Know when you should use range stitching, and what kinds of stitching scenarios are best for this method.
Fully understand the RMS curve and how it can help you be more efficient with your stitching workflow.
Understand when masking in Autopano Giga is necessary, and how it can help make perfecting the stitch easier.
Occasionally you'll have a scenario where you might want to animate masks in Autopano Giga, this is how it's done.
Understand when blend modes are useful from Autopano Video Pro, and how to best use them in your project.
Understand how Photoshop can play a role in fixing your stitches.
Blend modes in Autopano Video Pro can give some flexibility when fine tuning your stitch – understand how and when to use those in your workflow.
Autopano Video Pro has some useful stabilization options built-in. Here's how they work.
There are plugins and other software that perform automatic stabilization, but in this lesson I explain how to do a completely manual stabilization for those extra shaky clips.
Learn how to remove tripods, camera operators, and other objects from the bottom of the 360° view when the shot is mostly stationary.
Learn how to remove tripods, camera operators, and other objects from the bottom of the 360° view when the shot is handheld or moving slightly.
Learn how to remove tripods, camera operators, and other objects from the bottom of the 360° view when the shot is completely stationary.
Learn the most advanced method for removing tripods, camera operators, and other objects from the bottom of the 360° view when the shot is moving.
Learn how to export all your distorted clips from Autopano Video Pro for further advanced editing and adjusting in a compositing app like After Effects.
Understand how to add graphics, logos, or any other 2D element to a static 360° video shot.
Understand how to add graphics, logos, or any other 2D element to a moving 360° video shot.
Understand how effects, filters, etc. that usually are applied to 2D video, work with 360° video.
Learn how color correction and grading can be utilized for 360° video. Also, learn how to utilize the full dynamic range of the cameras you're filming with.
Learn a few more things to be aware of when it comes to color correction with 360° video.
Recap on the flexibility of exporting multiple versions of the same clip.
Learn a good workflow for replacing your prelim stitches with your final renders.
Understand the best options you have when exporting from Premiere. What settings and formats to choose, etc.
Understand the steps to follow to assure you deliver a flawless product to your client.
Learn what director's cuts are and how they can be useful for branding and marketing your 360º video content.
Know the ins and outs of distributing your 360º content, so you can know the best practices for yourself, and for consulting your clients.
Indie Film Hustle is a creator, publisher and distributor of high-quality online courses covering all avenues of the filmmaking and marketing crafts. We bring together industry leading experts from all disciplines so you can learn from the best.
Our expert instructors will teach you skills that will have an immediate positive impact on your career or business.
Our founder, Alex Ferrari. has been in the film industry for over 20 years and have worked on over 1000 feature films, shorts, commercials, music videos, network promos, documentaries and webisodes. His personal films have been screened in 600+ film festivals around the world.
Many filmmakers have walked through his doors over the years and he has had the pleasure of a front row seat to see how all these projects start and finish. From Sundance and Academy Award™ winners to the beginning film student, Alex has worked with them all. He's also the founder & host of the Indie Film Hustle Podcast, a free resource for all creatives interested in hearing the truth about the film industry.
You'll find his approach to my courses a bit raw and real. That's because I care about my students, fellow artists and filmmakers. He has seen and personally made many missteps over the years and he wants to help you avoid making the same costly mistakes. The industry is abusive to the new comer and he hopes Indie Film Hustle can help you navigate the shark infested waters of the film industry.
Josh is a passionate filmmaker with a decade of experience and a love for technology. He's a 360° video director has produced projects globally. Josh's background is in documentary filmmaking and has travelled all over the world helping to tell stories about extraordinary people and organizations. Josh believes that immersive media is a huge part of the future of storytelling, and loves teaching and sharing his knowledge of how to most effectively utilize 360° video in the filmmaking and storytelling industry.
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