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Media Arts


Creative Process

Creative Process

Miniclips

In this Miniclip, students are introduced to practical strategies to help form an effective creative workflow for a tackling a project of their own. Students will learn how to develop an idea through brainstorming, how to create an appropriate...Show More
The 12 Principles of Animation

The 12 Principles of Animation

Miniclips

What is animation? This Miniclip explores how animators bring characters and objects to life. These 12 principles of animation were first introduced by Disney animators Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas in 1981. Today, animators around the globe...Show More
Sequences

Sequences

Filmmaking for Photographers

In photography everything depends on that single image, however in film no single image stands on its own. In filmmaking everything we see on screen is a sequence, and understanding how we construct them is essential to filmmaking. In this...Show More
Movement

Movement

Filmmaking for Photographers

The biggest difference between photography and film is movement. It's not just how we move but why. In this lesson Philip explains the reasoning behind movement in filmmaking. We will look at the different styles of movement, from basic handheld...Show More
Working with Light

Working with Light

Filmmaking for Photographers

In this episode Philip explores light and the different approach you require for filmmaking. We'll look at filming exteriors, how we're affected by factors like the time of day or year, the weather, the location, and how the movement of that...Show More
Setup and Audio

Setup and Audio

Filmmaking for Photographers

In this first episode, Philip shows you what you will need to turn your stills camera into a filmmaking machine and get the most out of it. Then we look at the first major difference between stills and film (and something that is equally...Show More
Story and Narrative

Story and Narrative

Filmmaking for Photographers

It's stories that make us watch films, without them our attention span is very limited. As a species we communicate through stories and have passed down our history and lessons for millenia. In this modern age where we have so much content around...Show More
Post Production

Post Production

Filmmaking for Photographers

One of the biggest differences between photography and video is the amount of time you spend in post production. Editing video can be very time-intensive, even for experienced filmmakers. In this episode Philip takes us through key post steps...Show More
Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how American broadcaster Oprah Winfrey's unique communication skills helped her succeed in a male-dominated industry and give voice to working people. When children learn about inspirational people who...Show More
How to Inspire Positive Social Change

How to Inspire Positive Social Change

Producing Videos for Change

Making your audience care about your message is a skill that many filmmakers continue to develop throughout their careers. This programme looks at seven easy ways to ensure a video’s message about social change hits its audience exactly where...Show More
How to Get Started on Your Video for Change

How to Get Started on Your Video for Change

Producing Videos for Change

In this short video, Charlie shows you the basics of how to get started on creating a video to inspire change in society. With four easy-to-follow tips, viewers will learn the importance of background research, choosing the right message, and...Show More
4 Tips to Get Maximum Impact with Minimum Resources

4 Tips to Get Maximum Impact with Minimum Resources

Producing Videos for Change

Without an unlimited budget or a fully-kitted-out film studio, it might seem nearly impossible to produce a professional looking video that will capture an audience’s attention. In this short video, Shamita explains four easy tips that will...Show More
Deconstructing Colour I

Deconstructing Colour I

Directing Colour

With production wrapped on the commercial, Ollie brings us into the grading suite to discuss how contrast can be introduced in post-production to add depth. Ollie also shows us examples from ‘The Crown’ to reinforce this.
Deconstructing Colour III

Deconstructing Colour III

Directing Colour

In the final episode of the series Ollie delves into the most exciting part of colour grading - conveying mood and eliciting emotion with colour. He shows us how this is used so effectively in ‘Whiplash’, where colour becomes a signifier to...Show More
Colour Management

Colour Management

Directing Colour

With everything now set to record, Ollie focuses on how simple colour and contrast management in production can maximise the quality of your digital negative. From using probes to ensure camera monitors are calibrated, to using charts to ensure...Show More
Deconstructing Colour II

Deconstructing Colour II

Directing Colour

As we continue looking at post-production, Ollie shows how hue and saturation can be used to direct the viewer's eye in the frame. Using examples from ‘Blade Runner 2049’, Ollie demonstrates how this technique can be used most effectively in...Show More
Calibrating Colour

Calibrating Colour

Directing Colour

In this video, Ollie takes us through the process of building custom LUTs on set for monitoring. He shows how simple steps before rolling the camera can ensure everyone on set is connected with the image and able to see how the film’s look is...Show More
Creating a Palette

Creating a Palette

Directing Colour

In the first episode of the series, Ollie introduces us to the concept of “Directing Colour” as he begins to produce a commercial for a boutique catering company. He takes us through the process of how he developed a colour palette for their...Show More
Perceiving Colour

Perceiving Colour

Directing Colour

Here, Ollie gives us a quick primer on how the human visual system affects our perception of colour and why that means certain colours recede and others advance in our perception.
Post Production

Post Production

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In the final episode of the series Philip takes us through his all-important post production workflow. Media management, editing, audio, colour correction and grading is all covered as he shows us how to get the best possible results from the...Show More
Visual Storytelling

Visual Storytelling

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this programme Philip deconstructs composition, showing you exactly how lens selection establishes the framing of your shot. He then moves on to camera motion, showing the various tools available to make your shots more dynamic, before...Show More
Timelapse

Timelapse

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this episode Philip demystifies timelapse shots. He steps us through the equipment as well as his tips and techniques for of all styles—short, long, day-to-night and astro timelapse—and gives an understanding of how he uses this visual...Show More
Interviews

Interviews

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

This video covers everything you need to know to get the most out of interviewing subjects. Starting with your setup—lighting, camera position, audio—and then to the actual interview technique and how to get the best results.
The Story

The Story

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

In this episode Philip combines all the lessons of the previous episodes, as we go behind the scenes and on location with him to learn his process, and see how he creates a story that will entertain and engage an audience.
The Basics

The Basics

Philip Bloom's Cinematic Masterclass

Philip gives us an overview of the essential kit required to shoot cinematic shots and sequences, as well as the range of equipment available. He then dives into camera settings and setup to show how to get the very best out of almost any type of...Show More