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June 28, 2012

Premiere Pro basics / help / tutorials

Premiere Pro basic Tutorial - Import, Edit, Export from clay asbury on Vimeo.

There are some big differences between the CS5 and CS6 versions of Premiere.
Make sure you do tutorials that match with the version you are using.

Help with Adobe Premiere Pro
http://www.adobe.com/support/premiere/gettingstarted/

ADOBE TV
http://tv.adobe.com/show/learn-premiere-pro-cs5/
Importing
http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-premiere-pro-cs5/gs03-importing-files-into-adobe-premiere-pro/


Creative Cow tutorials for CS6 version
http://library.creativecow.net/tutorials/adobepremierepro

Intro to CS6
http://library.creativecow.net/devis_andrew/Premiere-Pro-CS6-Basics_1/1

Premeire Pro 5.5
Edit Techniques
http://layersmagazine.com/premiere-pro-cs-5-5-editing-techniques.html#more-15517

Premeire Pro CS5

Import / Export
http://layersmagazine.com/input-and-export-from-premiere-pro-cs5.html

Importing Video (CS5 version)
http://www.mediacollege.com/adobe/premiere/pro/import/
http://www.mediacollege.com/adobe/premiere/pro/import/ingest.html

How to use Vimeo

Please set up your own vimeo account (free) to share your short digital video project.

More info here:
Sign-up
http://vimeo.com/sign_up
Basics
http://vimeo.com/help/basics
Vimeo Help Center / Frequently Asked Questions
http://vimeo.com/help/faq
Vimeo Video School
http://vimeo.com/videoschool
HD Channel
http://vimeo.com/channels/hd

June 19, 2012

Sundance Institute Directors Lab


Get behind the cameras of Sundance Institute's Directors Lab. Take an insider's tour of the place where filmmaking dreams come to light as the 2009 Directors Lab Fellows climb out of their writing caves and land on the mountain ready for "Action!"
View all of season 1:
http://www.youtube.com/show/sundanceinstitute?feature=context-season&s=1
Here is Lab 4: Visual Style
http://youtu.be/nhr40MXD_oE

Transitions

Storyboarding for Toy Story

Match Cuts / Jump Cuts / Cutaways

Here's a famous match cut from Lawrence of Arabia
http://youtu.be/Ypul7nPcMII

and one from 2001: A Space Odyssey
http://youtu.be/iP4riIK0fa0

2D / 3D Space in Cinema

Cinematic Storytelling Sample

June 11, 2012

Stepping Stones in Film History

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Book by David Parkinson

Blog by Maria Popova
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/05/18/100-ideas-that-changed-film/

June 6, 2012

Panasonic Lumix GH2 cameras

Operating Manual / Download here:
http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/DMCGH2.PDF


Quick Menu tutorial
http://snapsort.com/video/MfrasymEQ4M/Panasonic-DMC-GH2-Quick-Menu

Cinematography and Light


Links:

Examples of shots, angles and lighting:
http://www.d.umn.edu/~jrock2/shots.html

Beautiful Stills
http://filmgrab.wordpress.com/dops-a-z/

http://121clicks.com/articlesreviews/25-movies-every-photographer-cinematographer-must-watch

http://www.andsoitbeginsfilms.com/2012/05/my-11-favorite-cinematographers.html

Vocabulary Camera Angles:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camera_angle

Not Quite Stills?
http://iwdrm.tumblr.com/