Video Production for DSLR Photographers (Full Series)
Instructor: Scott Hastings
This series of intensive weekend courses is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts of video for DSLR photographers. Through classroom discussions, visual examples and hands-on workshops we discuss how to add DSLR video to a photographer's repertoire.
Each weekend session focuses on one of three essential aspects of video production and can be taken individually or as a full packaged series.
Click on any individual session for a more detailed break-down:
Video Recording for DSLR Photographers (May 4-5, 2013)
Learn the basics of pre-production, cinematography, lighting, stabilization and motion while capturing footage for a short video project, and then finish the project off using the fundamentals of video editing software.
Day 1: Digital SLR Video Production
Day 2: Non-Linear Video Editing
Sound Recording for DSLR Photographers (May 18-19, 2013)
Learn how to capture and edit sound using various external microphones and recording gear to give your videos the professional sound they deserve, and learn the basics of post-production audio editing and mixing.
Day 1: Digital Audio
Day 2: Editing and Mixing Audio & Video
Video Editing for DSLR Photographers (June 1-2, 2013)
Dive head-first into non-linear video editing to put the polish on your digital video projects. Learn editing concepts and get introduced to video transitions, effects, titles and simple motion graphics.
Day 1: Non-Linear Video Editing
Day 2: Effects and Video Manipulation
At the end of this course you will have more confidence in using your camera and equipment, an understanding of basic video production principles, increased skill in manipulating creative tools and a renewed excitement for what DSLR cameras have to offer. Whether you are an aspiring professional, a dedicated hobbyist or a weekend warrior, this course is sure to satisfy your taste for video production!
"The VanArts DSLR course with Scott Hastings was exactly what I needed to help me make the transition from documentary filmmaking to web video production. Scott clearly knows his stuff, has an upbeat teaching style and is thorough in imparting production and post-production information I needed to take my next steps."
-Quinn, student at VanArts
Here is a sample of one project that was completed in the course's first weekend by student Jimmy Sira.
Here is a new video produced by student Cathie Archbould after taking the course:
About the Instructor: Scott Hastings
Scott is a Media Producer & Trainer with 15 years of professional experience. Scott brings great relevance to his training through patience, humour, and proven communication techniques to convey complex concepts in simple understandable ways. Scott is an active video producer, editor, graphic designer, web developer, blogger and consultant.
Video-capable digital SLR camera with at least 1 lens
Pre-requisites: Digital Photography 101 or equivalent fundamental understanding of digital photography
Duration: Each session is 2 days, Saturday / Sunday from 10am to 5pm
Cost: $375 for individual sessions or $995 package for all 3 sessions