AVAILABLE LEARNING JOURNEYS
★ PRO STORYBOARDING
Storyboarding is all about showing your moving image intentions IN PICTURES. This learning journey aims to show you how that's done, with a little help and magic from our friends at the Star Wars Storyboarding and PreViz team.
★ USER GUIDE
Always start here if you're new. Learn key processes, top tips, uploading assignments, resources, marking and grading. We offer video tutorials of how to use the video resources! How meta! NOTE: UKfilmNet takes no responsibility for lost work or materials uploaded, - ever. Always keep local copies of everything.
★ EDITING CONCEPTS
Editing is the defining process of story-telling in moving image. Using real examples from BBC Drama, and working with experts from Hollywood and the UK, here is where the final images are chosen, the final story is told, whether factual or drama.
★ VIDEO NEWS PRODUCTION
TV News demands a high degree of clarity, accuracy and fidelity. This resource provides an expert led introduction to the processes & policy of video news production with help from Channel 4 News (UK), The BBC Six O'clock News and Sky news.
THE STAFF ROOM
As the name says, this is simply a place where teachers and trainers can chat and discuss ideas, news, tips and tricks You can ask a question, you can even suggest new topics or let us know how to make this better.
This is the grown-ups room. Y'all be nice now!
This resource builds on & extends what you've learned in “Introduction to lighting" It's takes a more in-depth look at cameras, lenses & lighting & how to achieve that "film look" courtesy of expert help from three former Heads of Cinematography at the National Film & TV School. So turbo charge your moviemaking and get ready for your first Oscar.
★ CAMERA CONCEPTS
With experts from the BBC & ITV and the NFTS here you'll explore the behaviour of video cameras and how they manage the recording of light (images), and what technologies, techniques, codes and conventions need to be understood in order to manually operate a camera professionally.
★ FILM & TV LIGHTING
Lighting is the difference between a pro and amateur. It tells story, sets emotions and mood, reveals action. Our experts from BBC Drama, the USA, Sky Studios, the BSC and the ASC all give you the key knowledge. Without these your moving images, whether doc or film - will look awful, look flat, and engage no-one.
★ LOCATION SOUND
The sound you record with your moving images is just as important as the quality of the pictures. This resource is all about ensuring that happens and thanks to our experts from the BBC, ITN News and from the School of Audio Engineering and AMPAS, you'll get sound advice.
★ EDITING WITH AVID
AVID still remains the most commonly used editing tool in the professional world of film and TV editing for broadcasters and film makers. We take a closer look at this important tool with a broadcast AVID editor with 23 years on the job!
This is version 6. Watch out for a similar resource for the super new Avid 2019 soon!
★ EDITING IN PREMIERE CS6
Surprisingly Premiere CS6 is still used everywhere as a powerful editing tool.
This resource explores how different types of edit , color correction, matching shots, audio handling, software camera stabilization and much else are all done in CS6 with expert help from Adobe's lead expert himself! And if you use ProCC watch this space!