Phantom Filmschool 2 - Video editing, 360 tours & more

Learn 6 new killer drone shots, video editing skills, in depth theory, 360 pano's & more in this course!
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  • Lectures 31
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Mark Baxter

"I just started Phantom Filmschool 2 this morning but had to stop after only the first two lessons to come here and say how awesome this course is! I learned more about flying my phantom in a few minutes- just in these first lessons about heading and gimbal pitch- then I have since flying and searching online the past 9 months. Just the investment of time it would have taken to find this information on my own is by far much greater and, in monetary comparison, WELL worthy every penny I paid for the course! Excellent work"

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Michel Rivet

"This filmschool course 2 is a great add-on to the filmschool 1 both are amazing. The filmschool 2 teaches you how to do color grading in your videos and also you will teach how to do panorama 360 spherical and the possibility to send them to youtube, vimeo and others. if you Learnt from number one like I did you will love this new course, its so amazing. "

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Paul Lakenbach

"The first phase of Phantom Filmschool was excellent, But Laurence Seberini has outdone himself in Phantom Filmschool 2. Clear and concise information on how to take great video with the Litchi app. Great job and I hope Laurence produces more."

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*This course is for anyone with a Phantom 3/4 or Inspire*

This course builds on from everything taught in Phantom Filmschool 1 and you will learn even more skills and methods to get amazing footage from your drone.

The course begins with some in depth theory lectures on Heading, Rotation and Gimbal Pitch modes. Then we go into video editing specifically for aerial video and tackle color correction and exposure correction for those above the horizon bright areas. We have 5 new killer shots and then end off with the easy way to create edit and publish 360 pano's or photospheres.

After completing this course you will have new knowledge and skills giving you a greater level of confidence when flying and shooting video. Your audience will be blown away by your awesome pro cinematic shots which will look beautiful and well edited. You will also get more quality footage per battery and fly with a greater degree of safety saving your self hundreds of wasted dollars in repairs.

Here is the curriculum

- The theory of Heading, Rotation and Gimbal Pitch modes such as interpolate (useful concepts for mastering autopilot)

- Video editing for aerial: color correction & handling exposure issues specific to aerial video

- The Rise : Basic Rise, Lookdown Twist, Rise and Pan and Rise and Reveal (4 shots in this 1 shot)

- The Lookdown approach (a beautiful new approach shot)

- The Pan (overcome the challenge of trying to do a smooth yaw manually with the left stick - just use autopilot)

- The Selfie (as seen on the Solo - 2 methods to setting up with awesome shot)

- The Up and Over (a new shot aimed at rising above tall subjects like buildings, trees etc)

- How to create, edit and publish a Photosphere/360 Pano (the easy way to do this)

 - The Pullback shot: an amazing shot that draws your viewers right in and gets them to say "wow"

- Aerial virtual tours: you can create an aerial 360 pano, but don't stop there: create a bunch of them together and join them together as an aerial tour. Add some voice over and its a guided aerial tour. I will teach you how!

You have a DJI Phantom 3 which is brilliant piece of technology. Come join this course and use your Phantom to create stunning pro cinematic video!

After this course you will take to the skies with your drone with confidence and the necessary skill set to shoot awesome pro footage!


What are the requirements?

  • Be familiar with the techniques taught in Phantom Filmschool 1
  • Must be able to fly a Phantom & Must have read the Phantom manual
  • Must know the rules and regulations & must know how to properly calibrate a Phantom
  • Must be able to measure height of obstacles in area to ensure that you set your missions above obstacle height
  • Must have a decent PC that can run Adobe Premier Pro or Final Cut or similar

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Shoot pro cinematic footage with your Phantom 3/4 & Inspire
  • Shoot amazing auto pilot shots with the Litchi app
  • Shoot 5 new killer shots
  • Color correct videos
  • Edit videos with high exposure above the horizon
  • Create, edit, stitch & publish a 360 pano/Photosphere
  • Understand the principles of Heading & rotation
  • Understand the principles of the Gimbal pitch modes & interpolate
  • Get more usable footage per battery
  • Fly and shoot aerial videos with greater confidence

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to master aerial videography & shoot stunning pro cinematic videos
  • Anyone who owns a Phantom 3/4 or Inspire
  • Preferable if you have completed Phantom Filmschool 1
  • Not for Phantom 2 owners

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the course
03:51

This is an overview of what will be covered in this course.

C button technique for Phantom Standard
02:15
Section 2: Theory
10:00

Understand the principles of heading & rotation. Apply these principle to setting up missions & to get best results.

07:24

Learn the different Gimbal modes & gain a proper understanding of Focus POI versus Interpolate.

Section 3: Video editing
15:04

This lecture demonstrates fast & effective color correction techniques on Adobe Premier to get the best results when shooting with the recommended pro settings.

New Color correction (Lumetri color tool)
18:59
Color filters explained
16:35
14:43

Aerial video brings about unique exposure issues typically with the sky area above the horizon. Learn a mask technique on how to correct this and get the best results.

Section 4: The Rise
00:53

Learn how to perform a perfect Rise shot, which is essentially a vertical ascent. We will cover 4 variations being:

- Basic rise

- Rise & lookdown twist

- Rise & pan

- Rise reveal

Done on autopilot the Rise is executed smoothly and professionally and can be a great shot for any project.

03:50

A simple yet powerful shot, using a constant heading and gimbal pitch.

03:21

A rise with a twist! With the gimbal set to -90 and the heading rotating 180 degrees this makes for an interesting abstract shot.

02:50

Smooth and classic combination of a rise with a beautiful smooth pan.

03:38

This is a sophisticated shot combining the mystery of a reveal with a rotation and climb all in one!

Section 5: The Lookdown Approach
07:19

A beautiful cinematic shot used when approaching a subject

Section 6: The Pan
09:40

The classic pan has always been tricky to achieve with the yaw stick on the Phantom controller. Now with autopilot you will learn how to get a smooth beautiful pan the first time and everytime

Section 7: The Selfie
10:05

Learn from 2 methods on how to set up the Selfie. You will learn the planned method on groundstation and the on the fly method for when you are feeling spontaneous!

Section 8: The Up & Over
10:05

An unsual and cinematic way for approaching a subject from below and then flyig over that subject. Feel like a bird!

Section 9: 360 Pano's
Introduction to 360 Pano's (4th series)
02:24
Camera & app settings for 360 Pano's
09:18
Using Pano flight mode
09:50
Editing and stitching the 360 pano
21:43
How to edit AEB photos
08:49
How to publish your 360 Pano
10:17
How to get your 360 Pano onto Google maps
02:13
How to fix control point errors on PTGui
04:17
Easy method to fix floor or sky for 360 pano's lecture
10:44
Section 10: The Pullback shot
The Pullback shot
12:26
Section 11: Aerial virtual tours
Aerial virtual tours
17:56
Section 12: Extra stuff
Photography tips lecture
14:19
Battery tips lecture
05:57
Section 13: Bonus lecture
Bonus lecture
03:32

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Instructor Biography

Laurence Seberini, Aerial videographer

I am a passionate about aerial videography & have been in the game since 2012. I love the Phantom 3 but often get frustrated with the remote controller limitations. However, recently with the introduction of autopilot capabilities the Phantom 3 is now capable of amazing cinematic pro shots. I have spent a lot of time figuring out autopilot shots and created this course to share my techniques with you. I really hope your videography gets taken to the next level with this course.

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