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Colour Grading with DaVinci Resolve
Learn the fundamentals of Colour Correction and Creative Grading with this Industry standard Software. DaVinci Resolve is used in more feature films, television commercials, documentaries, television productions and music videos than any other grading system. With the recent release of the free Resolve Lite, more and more colourists are turning to Blackmagic Design's groundbreaking software for their grade.
More details coming soon.
20th - 21st October (Weekend)
Times: 10.30am - 5.00pm Saturday / 11.30-5.30pm Sunday
Book: Call Filmbase Reception on 01 679 6716 and dial 0, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
More info: Email Training Support Office Richie O'Keeffe at email@example.com
Final Cut Pro X for FCP7 Editors
1 Day Workshop
This one-day workshop is designed to introduce FCP7 editors to the core features of the new Final Cut Pro X. Using your knowledge of the legacy version of Final Cut Pro, an Apple Certified Trainer will guide you through the key elements of this new editing application; importing, organising, editing, trimming, audio adjustments, adding effects, colour correction and exporting.
Each participant will get hands-on experience with Final Cut Pro X using real-world footage and a completed project to enhance the learning experience.
- FCPX's media management; Events and Projects
- An introduction to the new UI (User Interface)
- Importing file and tape-based media
- Organising media using Keywords and Smart Collections
- Building rough cuts with Insert, Append and Connect Edits
- Becoming familiar with new FCP terminology
- Primary Storylines, Clip connections, Magnetic Timeline
- Refining edits using the various trimming methods
- Adding transitions and effects
- Basic colour correction
- Using FCPX's share features
Monday 24th September
Monday 22nd October
Monday 26th November
Cost: €100 members / €120 non-members
Times: 10.00 - 17.00
Editing Documentaries with Final Cut Pro
Learn to use Final Cut Pro 7 by cutting a version of an award-winning short documentary. This three day, hands-on course will cover the entire workflow of editing a documentary in Final Cut Pro. From the initial importing and organization of footage to building a rough cut to final output for the Web or DVD, this course will teach you the skills to tackle even the most complex projects. Topics include:
- System settings and organising footage on external drives
- Organising media using bins, labels, columns of metadata and naming techniques
- Navigating footage, identifying and highlighting material using markers and subclips
- Basic editing techniques
- Finding the story and getting to the first cut
- Refining the cut by rearranging clips and using the trimming tools
- Enhancing the story with audio editing (adding sound effects and music)
- Applying effects such as transitions and colour correction filters to achieve the style and look you want
- Exporting different formats for viewing on the Web and DVD
Cost: €420 members / €450 non-members
Dates: New dates to be confirmed
Time: 10.00 - 17.00
Introduction to Video Compression
3 Hour Session
Do you want to have your video online but you are not sure what is the best way? Are you not sure what compression is? Do you want to rip a DVD or you want to get the best possible quality from your footage?
This half a day session is designed to explain important notions about compression and formats in video and audio and to give you guidelines on the best way to work with your video / audio clips. Learn also how to organise workflows, generate mobile, YouTube, vimeo, email movies, DVD files and more.
This introductory seminar is recommended for editors and filmmakers starting out as well as anyone that uses video and audio for work as well as the more curious video hobbyists. It's also ideal for people who need to archive and organize digital content. Participants will have access to a number of MacBook Pro workstations during the session in order to see the various techniques in practice.
Apple's Compressor, MPEG Streamclip, iTunes, Final Cut Pro & Adobe Photoshop
Date: New dates to be confirmed
Time: 14.00 - 17.00
For more information please contact Paul by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01 679 6716.
Course Cancellation Policy
If notice is received at least (i) 14 days in advance of the class, the Customer is entitled to a full refund, (ii) 7 days of the class, the customer is entitled to a full class credit which must be used within 3 months of the date of the original class to another class offered by Filmbase. Customer is not entitled to a refund or class credit if less than 7 day advance notice is given. Failure to provide notice at least 14 days in advance of the class obligates the Customer to pay the full price of the class.
Filmbase reserves the right to amend or cancel the date, time and location of a Training class including replacing the personnel who may be scheduled to deliver the Training. In the event a Training class is cancelled, the customer is entitled to a full refund. Filmbase shall not be responsible for any other loss incurred by Customer as a result of a cancellation or amendment.
VISA, MasterCard, Laser, company or personal cheque, cash (all in Euros) are all acceptable terms of payment.
To book a place on any of these courses please contact Filmbase reception in person or call on 01 679 6716.