Phantom Filmschool 3 - 3D models, Focus, Follow & more...

Master new editing skills, flying skills and learn new applications like Large format panos & 3d models with your drone
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Michel Rivet

"wow..more awsome tutorials in this version 3 that complement the previous version 1 and 2. If you use litchi as a beginner (hobby) or an advanced professional film maker these course are a must. I highly recommand them.. I rate the 3 versions 10/10."

Gord Frost

"What an amazing course. Who would have believed, way back when we first bought our Phantoms that we would be able to do such things. Well presented and clearly explained lesson content that allows for "almost professional" results the very first attempt. I am Very sick and very old yet I was successful first time out. WOW! Words can't explain the excitement of seeing one success after the other as you work your way through this course. Laurence you are to be commended for such a well presented course, thank you for making my hobby just that much more fun."


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

Phantom Filmschool 3 takes your drone skills to the next level. You will learn so many new skills and techniques in this course that by the end of it you will really have a lot of value you can add to your customers, or if this is a hobby you will really be able to do so much more! 

You will learn new video editing techniques such as:

  • 4k zoom: how to use a technique to zoom in on your subject to give greater effect and focus
  • Editing to music: take your videos to the next level by properly aligning your video and music tracks 
  • Acceleration: a technique that allows your clips to speed up & rapidly slow down to add extra effect to blow your audience away

Then we will cover a new flying skill which is called Focus mode.  It is basically the ability to create awesome auto pilot shots on the fly without all the pre-planning usually required. Often you are up in the air and spontaneously see a new shot you would like to take but haven't created a mission.

Then we will teach you a new aerial photography technique called Large Format pano's. With this technique you will learn how to shoot Pano photographs which can be printed in a large format in some cases over 1.5 meters in length with stunning resolution and accuracy. You will learn how to shoot in AEB and how to do HDR merges as well as pano merges and editing. You will be able to shoot such stunning shots and create such beautiful art that you could very well turn this into a business and shoot these shots commercially with much success. 

Then you will learn another awesome aerial photography technique based on the science oh Photogrammetry. You will learn 2 different methods to shoot, edit and create 3d models, Digital elevation models, Orthomosaics, volumetric measurements and NDVI (plant health models) and how to publish and share them. This could also lead to a new commercial venture as these are real skills required by real businesses. 

Phantom Filmschool 3 teaches you new skills and techniques taking your abilities with your Phantom and Inspire to the next level. I hope you enjoy the course and also find ways to monetize these new skills and create a successful drone business with them. 

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?

  • 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
  • Must have the Litchi app (camera settings in Litchi only supported on Android version)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Master Focus mode & enjoy spontaneous autopilot flying
  • Learn new editing techniques like 4k zoom, editing to music and acceleration effect
  • Shoot, edit and print mind blowing Large Format Pano's
  • Create, edit and publish Aerial 3D Models, Orthomosaics, Digital Elevation Models and NDVI's (Plant health models)
  • Master Follow mode to do awesome tracking shots
  • Fly and shoot aerial videos with greater confidence

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone looking to start a drone business in order to do large format prints, 3d aerial models, orthomosaics, digital elevation models, NDVI's or volume measurements
  • Anyone who wants to master aerial videography & shoot stunning pro cinematic videos
  • Anyone who owns a Phantom 3/4 or Inspire
  • Do not take this course if you have a Phantom 2

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to the course

An overview of of this course and what you are going to learn

Section 2: Video editing

The Phantom and Inspire camera is a fixed lens camera and not capable of zoom but with this editing trick you will be able to greatly enhance your videos by adding a zoom effect. 


Music can greatly enhance your production but it is essential that the video footage is timed perfectly to the rhythm of the music.  In this lecture you will learn how to align your video and music to achieve the best possible results


Learn how to use the Acceleration effect to add more punch to your productions

Section 3: Mastering Focus mode

Are you ever flying and spontaneously want to capture a beautiful subject but haven't set up a mission? Well with Focus mode you will be able to spontaneously capture pro cinematic autopilot shots without any pre planning required.

Section 4: Large Format Pano's

Take your photography to the next level with Large Format Pano. You will learn a technique that delivers amazing and stunning results. The lectures cover everything to do with capturing, editing and printing the beautiful Large Format Pano.


In this lecture we go into detail on using Lightroom to take the raw footage and convert them into an amazing piece of art


This technique shows you how to create a beautiful Pano that has the effect of looking up from below to the horizon.  This is a truly unique perspective to aerial photography and will blow your audiences away


Learn about the printing options for your Large Format Pano from Acrylic to canvas and also understand the concepts affecting printing size.

Section 5: Lookdown pano's
Method 1: 4k extract lecture
Method 2: Pause & resume introduction lecture
Method 2: Pause & resume capture lecture
Method 2: Pause & resume edit lecture
Section 6: 3D Aerial Models

Welcome to the world of Aerial 3d models, orthomosaics, digital elevation models,  plant health models and quantity surveying.  In this series of lectures you will learn everything you need to know to be able to shoot and produce top quality 3d models and more


In this lecture you will learn the best practices as well as the easiest methods for capturing the data set you will need to create your 3d model


Agisoft is one of the leading 3d model applications that can create stunning photo realistic models from 2d still images.  The software is complex but you will be shown the easiest and best work flows to achieve maximum results 

Using Agisoft Photoscan Part 2

DroneDeploy is a cloud based solution making it super easy to create 3d Models and more.  In this lecture you will learn everything there is to know on which package to choose and how to use the solution for best results

Section 7: Follow mode
Introduction to Follow mode
Follow mode settings
Follow mode executing in the air
Magic leash
Review of Follow mode footage
Section 8: Extra stuff
How to shoot a race

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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 but often get frustrated with the remote controller limitations. However, recently with the introduction of autopilot capabilities the Phantom 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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