How Video Works - For Professionals or Video Junkies

All you ever wanted to know about video and how it works whether you're creating TV, a feature film or a youtube video
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  • Lectures 11
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 12/2012 English

Course Description

Face it, you may work with video all day, or  at the very least you use it to capture the best moments of your life. But what do you really know about how video and television works? Do you know the various high-def formats? Whether video uses an additive or subtractive color system? What are the television digital standards? Or what video compression is really all about? When something is such an important part of your life, it’s a good idea to get to know it better. Rev Up's new online course can help you do just that.

In How Video Works for Professionals and Video Junkies you have access to eleven tutorial movies on different video topics including:

  1. A Short History of Television
  2. The Analog Television Signal
  3. Color Video
  4. The Color Difference Signal
  5. Horizontal and Vertical Blanking
  6. Interlace and Progressing Scanning
  7. Digital Television Standards
  8. High Definition Television
  9. Audio for Video
  10. Video Compression

In an hour this course will take you through almost everything you wanted to learn about video. So, whether you do just use video to capture the moments of your life, or you upload to youtube, or you create content or work at a television or movie studio this course is for you!  

For more information about Rev Up Transmedia  or email us with any questions or comments.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisite knowledge required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course you'll have a complete understanding of the different television formats.
  • You'll also know the different between lossless and lossy video compression.
  • You fully comprehend exactly what Dolby Digital is.
  • You'll understand the differences between interlaced and progressing scanning and much more.

What is the target audience?

  • Ideal for students of film and television production, media arts and journalism.
  • Ideal for anyone who creates video content.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and Welcome
03:42

Face it, you may work with video all day. Or at the very least, you use it to capture the best moments of your life. But what do you really know about video and television? Do you know the various high-def formats? Whether video uses an additive or subtractive color system?  What are the television digital standards? Or what compression is really all about? When something is such an important part of your life, it’s a good idea to get to know it better. Rev Up's new online course can help you do just that.

In How Video Works you have access to eleven tutorial movies on different video topics.  That will take you through a little history of how video began to where it is today. From Analog to Digital.  From standard definition to high definition.  How audio is recorded, and much more.

So, whether you do just use video to capture the moments of your life, or you upload to youtube, or you create content or work at a television or movie studio this course is for you!  For more information about Rev Up Transmedia  or email us with any questions or comments.

Section 2: The Television Signal
The Analog Signal
Preview
05:17
Color Video
Preview
03:57
The Color Difference Signal
02:57
Horizontal & Vertical Blanking
06:26
Interlace & Progressive Scanning
05:29
Section 3: Television Standards
Digital Television Standards
02:20
High Definition Television
07:03
Section 4: Recording Audio and Compressing Video
Audio for Video - Part 1
07:49
Audio for Video - Part 2
10:58
Video Compression
14:59

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Instructor Biography

Diana Weynand Rev Up Transmedia, Apple Authorized Training Center

Diana is the author of several best selling books including the Apple Pro Training Series, Final Cut Pro X which is the book used in all the Apple Training Centers around the country, The Secrets of Videoblogging, How Video Works, and Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors.  Diana is a co-owner of Rev Up Transmedia, an Apple Authorized Training Center based in Los Angeles that trains video editing and video content creation to the film and television industries.  In business for almost two decades, Rev Up Transmedia (formerly Weynand Training) is well known within the computer education world.  Some of their clients include, ABC, Disney, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, The Tonight Show, The Ellen Show, NBC Universal, etc. 

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