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Holidays and travel are expensive.
Aren't they worth preserving for many years to come?
Fancy getting great vacation and travel films every time?
"It gave me the structure and the ideas I needed to know on how to built a story out of a vacation trip.
Thanks, I really appreciated this course."
Would you like to avoid that sinking feeling that your videos are never quite good enough?
How about seeing genuine smiles of appreciation on the face of family and friends as they watch your films of the time you shared together?
And then there's the impact that great travel and vacation films can have on social media...
"Exactly what I was looking for, a beginning guide to make short films while out and about with my family and friends."
This course will take you set-by-step to the rapid and easy way to make great videos.
Taught by a professional film director, who knows exactly what is required to make shots work. And illustrated throughout by examples.
"Paul gives you a lot of things to think about when filming your vacation. The course is not long or too technical and I think he achieved what he set out to do, that is to help you make your vacation video more than a mishmash of disjointed shots."
Enrol in the course now to make a big change in your holiday and trip video-making!
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|Section 1: Introduction to the course|
Welcome to the course!Preview
The limitation is you!Preview
Vacation films to get closer
The role of memory
|Section 2: What to do before setting out|
What to avoidPreview
A wee bit of planning
Best place for a first assessment of gear
Best place for a more detailed assessment of gear
How to think about your camera
Questions to ask yourself before the trip
|Section 3: Filming for Results|
The basic building block for your filmsPreview
Move your feet - where and why
Angles matter - here's how to get them
The Golden Rule for shots
Shot planning on location
Light and what to beware
How to take advantage of backlight
Why shooting digitally-clean will help you
How to step into a scene with your cameraPreview
Shooting ratios and how to think about length
How to approach audio
Shooting in low light
How to get B-roll to cut into your films
|Section 4: Beyond just shooting|
Getting a sense of storyPreview
Shooting for the edit
Questions to ask yourself during the shoot
Preparing for editing
|Section 5: Next steps|
Closing thoughts & next steps
|Section 6: Bonus lecture|
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Effective and creative storytelling is an essential part of success in many walks of life - and fun when you do it right, because you feel the 'flow'.
Film and video techniques and visual storytelling can add much to your overall creative output, and be highly satisfying and impactful arts in their own right.
The techniques I teach, I use daily as a professional documentary film director and online business owner.
In my courses, you'll get insights, strategies and tactics that I've developed over 20+ years while making films for the world's top broadcasters (BBC, PBS, ARTE etc), and concurrently over the past 3 years as an 'edupreneur'.
My teaching style is to guide you through the processes that matter - explaining why they matter - in a personal, 'fireside' fashion.
You also get direct access to me through the Discussion area of each course. This means that any challenges or questions you have can be resolved directly.
I'm very open to feedback, therefore please feel free to feed ideas for lectures and courses to me and I'll do my very best to accommodate.
See you inside the courses!