Cinematography Course: Shoot Expert Video on Any Camera
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Cinematography Course: Shoot Expert Video on Any Camera

Your Online Guide to Professional Cinematography. Learn to Shoot Stunning Video Like a Professional With Any Camera.
4.5 (2,206 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
7,545 students enrolled
Created by Dale McManus
Last updated 6/2018
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Current price: $51.99 Original price: $74.99 Discount: 31% off
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Shoot professional video by utilizing shot composition.
  • Optimize your camera settings for taking better video.
  • Replicate cinematic movie-like movement for your video.
  • Create professional lighting for any scenario.
  • Apply storytelling to your shots to instantly boost production quality.
  • Film people, landscapes, and architecture like a pro.
  • Properly document your travels, shoot short films, and boost your social media content.
Requirements
  • All you need is access to any camera (Smartphone, DSLR, Camcorder, etc). That's it!
Description

Want to shoot amazing video like the pros?

This course is designed to deliver you the most up to date cinematography tips WITHOUT all the useless fluff. No one wants to sit through a 9 hour course and walk away with only 2 hours of useful information. This course brings you all the professional knowledge that you need to shoot like a seasoned cinematographer AND you can can start practicing today WITHOUT spending thousands of dollars on expensive gear. It is designed for DSLRs and smartphones so there's nothing stopping you from getting started immediately.

What makes me qualified to teach you?

My name is Dale McManus and I’m a professional Cinematographer, Photographer, and Award-Winning Youtuber. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Film and 7 years of experience in the field of cinematography and photography.

Quotes from my students:

"Thank you Dale for a class that was simple on my tech challenged brain, yet in depth enough that it was totally satisfying and engaging."

"The instructor has a friendly, encouraging and relaxed style. Very good! I recommend!"

"Very clear and easy to follow."

"To the point and very practical. Makes you want to go shoot right away."

"Because of how he explained everything so clearly, I feel I will become a pro in no time!"

"The instructor is articulate and very direct."

"Dale makes it all very easy to understand!"

"Well presented with dynamic illustrations!"

As your instructor, I'll be here every step of the way to answer any questions you might have. 

Just send me a message!

If you want to take your videos to a whole new level, boost your social media content, or even start a career in professional cinematography, then this is the course for you!

This course is designed for:

-Anyone that wants to become a skilled videographer/cinematographer.

-Anyone that wants to shoot incredible video without spending thousands on expensive gear.

-Anyone that wants to stunningly document their travels and amp up their social media accounts.

-Anyone that wants to turn video & cinematography into a professional career.

-Anyone that wants to shoot short films & movies and learn the art of storytelling.

Here’s just some of what you’re going to learn:

-How to shoot professional video by utilizing shot composition.

-How to optimize your camera settings for taking better video.

-How to replicate cinematic movie-like movement for your video.

-How to create professional lighting for any scenario.

-How storytelling can instantly boost your production quality.

-How to film people, landscapes, architecture, and more.

-How to properly document your travels, shoot short films, and boost your social media content.

This course comes with a 30-day 100% money back guarantee, so you can get started right now with no fears or reservations!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone that wants to become a skilled videographer/cinematographer.
  • Anyone that wants to shoot incredible video without spending thousands on expensive gear.
  • Anyone that wants to stunningly document their travels and amp up their social media accounts.
  • Anyone that wants to turn video & cinematography into a professional career.
  • Anyone that wants to shoot short films & movies, and learn the art of storytelling.
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 01:22:02
+ The Camera Atlas: Truly Understanding Your Camera
8 lectures 24:25
Intro to Camera Section
00:59
What is Video Resolution?
05:28
What is Aspect Ratio?
01:48
Why Frame Rate is So Important
03:29
Lenses
04:07
How to Change Resolution and Frame Rate on a DSLR
01:13
How to Change Resolution and Frame Rate on the iPhone
01:54
What's in My Camera Bag?
05:27
Camera Quiz
10 questions
+ Exposure in Cinematography
4 lectures 11:40
Understanding Aperture for Cinematography
06:35
Why a Little Darker is Always Better
02:05
How Frame Rate and Shutter Speed Affect Exposure
02:03
Exposure Quiz
10 questions
+ Shot Composition for Better Cinematography
6 lectures 15:59
The 6 Perspectives and Storytelling
05:40
Vantage Point
03:23
Rule of Thirds
02:29
Lead Room and Head Room
01:21
Shot Composition Quiz
10 questions
+ Movement: How to Move With Purpose
5 lectures 12:34
Handheld Vs Stabilized
02:30
The Types of Movement in Cinematography
05:20
Starting and Clearing the Scene
01:21
Drone Cinematography
02:21
Movement Quiz
8 questions
+ Lighting 101
4 lectures 09:05
Shooting Outdoors With Natural Light
02:32
Shooting Indoors With Controlled Light
01:31
Understanding White Balance / Color Temperature
03:26
Lighting Quiz
10 questions
+ Location Scouting
2 lectures 03:25
Intro to Section: Visualize The Scene
01:46
Why the Time of Day Matters
01:39